Viral marketing may seem appealing – but it’s not exactly simple. Though there are no hard and fast statistics, the chances of content going viral are very slim. There are 2.6 billion users on Facebook – that’s 2.6 billion potential impressions for content shared on the platform. But how do marketers reach them?
Lockdowns Hit Gig Workers Hard
Gig workers don’t have many protections in place. They don’t have guaranteed wages, and they don’t have sick pay or health care – things that are crucial in a public health crisis. Now, many gig workers face a dilemma: break the lockdown orders to try to pay the bills or stay home without pay.
Shifting Tastes in the World of Wine
While there are often strict regulations surrounding the sale of liquor, beer and wine sales are more lenient. That’s an entire audience of consumers who might prefer higher alcohol content and the accompanying burn but who cannot purchase their drinks of choice as easily as they might purchase a bottle of wine or a six-pack of beer.
Many wineries have begun to capitalize on this, repositioning themselves through product and process alterations. How? They’re aging their wines in spirit barrels.
Marketing in a Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has rocked the world, showing a profound impact on countless industries. Among those hit the hardest: tourism, travel, and retail. How do companies within these industries stay in touch with their consumer base amid worldwide closures? Let’s take a look two companies that are doing it right: Disney and Target.
Music to Advertiser’s Ears?
Here’s an easy question: did you listen to music on your phone or another streaming device in the last few days? How about a podcast? If you listened to one recently, you are a part […]
Online Shopping in 2019
Just as a product’s placement in a grocery store affects purchases – “eye level is buy level” – brand’s must continue to fight for shelf space in online retail. MarketingLand updated it’s 2018 guide, which […]
Walmart: Let’s Talk Groceries
Last week Walmart announced an easy way for shoppers to order groceries – using voice commands. The partnership is with any device the features Google Assistant, including Google Home, Android devices, and iPhones, with “other […]
eWinning in eSports
Seemingly overnight, eSports – defined by eMarketer as organized gaming competitions among professional players and teams – became a global phenomenon with much at stake for game developers, players, audiences, streaming platforms and live venues. […]
The Paradox of Choice
We make an estimated 35,000 decisions every day; what to eat, wear, buy, think, say, where to go, who to sit next to, and so on. We face so many decisions that we can even […]