Let’s face it. With millions of eyes glued to phones and tablets 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, very rarely do mistakes and blunders not get caught in the sift. This holds […]
SoundCloud’s First Ad Campaign Highlights What Makes It Unique: Its Users
If you aren’t too familiar with the audio and music platform, SoundCloud, you will soon be well acquainted as the company launches its first ad campaign titled, “First on SoundCloud.” Not only is this the […]
The Rise of Immersive Content in the Digital Marketing Age
Our world today has become all things digital. From social media to electronic billboards, marketers may find digital platforms for branding and advertising nearly unavoidable if not entirely necessary for a successful campaign. However, […]
Marketing Strategy for 2016: Focus on Sustainability?
As the world continues to shift towards a more environmentally consciousness, brands promoting sustainability, corporate shared responsibility, and shared value are realizing the long-term benefits that come with sustainability.
Coca-Cola to Reintroduce Popular “Share a Coke” Campaign, This Time with More Names and Package Varieties
Coca-Cola is bringing back its successful “Share a Coke” initiative, first launched in Australia in 2011 and brought to the US in 2014. This time, the company will include over three times the names and expand its package varieties in an attempt to increase sales volume primarily from Millennials.
Starbucks’ “Race Together” Campaign is Pulled Following Harsh Criticism
Starbucks is launching a new campaign that has generated much controversy. “Race Together” is meant to spur conversation about race relations in the US between baristas and consumers. Many worry that racial relations in the U.S. is too big of a topic for the company to embrace, yet CEO Howard Schultz stands firm behind his decision.
The Charlotte Hornets’ Recent Rebranding: Short Term and Long Term Impact and Implications
A recent article in The New York Times takes a look at the Charlotte Hornets’ most recent marketing efforts involving the team’s new (or in some ways old) mascot and a door to door approach […]
Making Lemons from Lemonade: How Chevy Took a Mistake at the World Series and Turned it into a Powerful Engagement Opportunity for the Brand
Marketing as one of the outward facing functions within an organization often finds itself executing strategies and tactics that will be viewed by significant portions of the population. When an advertisement (for instance) is being […]
Whole Foods’ First National Ad Campaign and the Value of Social Responsibility from a Marketing Perspective
An interesting article in USA Today discusses Whole Foods Market’s decision to launch its first ever national advertising campaign. The slogan for the campaign is “Values Matter” and the advertisement spots will feature images and […]
Marketing in Real-Time: Evian Combines Social Media Efforts with Product Sample Delivery for Strong Results
An interesting article in Adweek discusses a marketing campaign developed by Evian that enabled the brand to promote its product through a real-time service supported by social media as its communication vehicle. The real-time service […]