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Agency Insights + Perspectives

Agency perspectives, marketing insights and inspiration for businesses who want to connect and understand the digital economy and grow their brands in impactful ways.

Data + Creativity: A Foolproof Recipe for Success?

August 15th, 2022|

Despite years of global economic disruption – a pandemic, a war, a churning jobs market, and political turmoil – people still need food, shelter, clothing, healthcare, and education. However, the ways that they obtain them may well have changed forever. That’s why the relationship between robust data ...

How to Create Effective Customer Journey Maps

August 8th, 2022|

Customers: complex, challenging, and constantly changing. That’s why one of the most effective ways of responding to their wants and needs – often spurred by trendy technology –  is through flexible customer journey maps. Customer journeys are rarely linear. This is why smart marketers represent them in ...

Why Does My Company Need Buyer Personas?

August 1st, 2022|

“As I was trying on sunglasses in the drugstore last week, a teenager reached for exactly the same pair. I’m a retired teacher, so we laughed and compared notes on why we both liked this frame.” Has this situation ever happened to you? It ...

Why You Should Always Cross-Post on Social Media

July 26th, 2022|

Responding to increasingly louder and more diverse consumer demands, specialized social media channels are launched constantly. Pro marketers must respond just as quickly to these new opportunities by maintaining a consistent brand image across all platforms while tailoring the brand voice to the expectations of each audience. ...

Complementary, Not Competitive: On-Page vs. Off-Page SEO

July 18th, 2022|

Basically, two sides of the same marketing technique, SEO is most effective when both approaches are used. This is because Google looks at ranking factors that are found both on and off your pages. Under some circumstances, it can be a good idea to concentrate on just ...

How to Outpace Inflation and Recession with Creativity

July 11th, 2022|

Inflation and recession: two ominous words that are often dreaded by marketers. But there’s a more positive way of viewing these belt-tightening times. As advertising and marketing budgets are pruned across entire segments, in response to dropping sales and shrinking profits, consumer-aware companies fill the communications gaps ...

What’s the Future of IRL Marketing?

July 4th, 2022|

As the world emerges from its pandemic cocoon, digital brands must keep pace with this out-and-about trend. This is why they’re turning to IRL marketing, responding to consumers who are thirsty for hands-on experiences: going to games, movies, and shows, eating out, browsing stores, and catching up ...

Top Growth Marketing and Lead Generation Tactics

June 28th, 2022|

When customers can communicate with companies across multiple channels, these separate contact points enhance customer experiences. With positive feedback and casual (but powerful) word-of-mouth recommendations, this approach attracts new potential buyers and draws them into a company’s sphere of influence. And that’s where casual visitors turn into ...

Six Great Tips for Startups to Thrive In a Post-Pandemic World

June 7th, 2022|

After two and a half challenging years, the path to survival for embattled startups is becoming clear. Two key concepts stand out in this process: flexibility and resistance. Together, they underpinned successful workplace initiatives that responded creatively to pandemic constraints – and even flourished under difficult conditions. ...

Hyper-Personalization: The Future of Digital Marketing?

June 1st, 2022|

When handled effectively, hyper-personalized marketing is a win-win situation for companies and their customers. When brands engage with buyers in more meaningful ways, they build up relationships that are underpinned by trust and customer loyalty. Good examples are Amazon and Uber. These early adopters of hyper-personalization enhance ...

Marketers Can Measure Everything – But Should They?

May 24th, 2022|

Marketers are often told: “You can’t measure some things – like branding or PR results – because they’re intangible.” Unsurprisingly, these naysayers often come from the financial side of the business. But they couldn’t be more out of touch with today’s digital world. In fact, everything is ...

How B2B Content Marketing Can Ease Your Business Problems

May 9th, 2022|

As the Covid tsunami subsides, companies are exploring how to restore, restructure, and renew their pre-pandemic business practices. And one of their main allies in this painful process is B2B content marketing. Many concepts that were once the unquestioned pillars of commerce are crumbling: just-in-time supply chains ...

Whats, Whys, and Hows of Ethical Marketing

May 9th, 2022|

Aligning your marketing strategy with ethical concepts is one of the best ways to burnish your brand. That’s because ethics is becoming increasingly important across a broad range of age brackets and market segments. Is Ethical Marketing Really Necessary? Consumers want to spend their money on goods ...

INSIGHTS

Agency Insights + Perspectives

Agency perspectives, marketing insights, and inspiration for businesses who want to connect and understand the digital economy and grow their brands in impactful ways.

Data + Creativity: A Foolproof Recipe for Success?

August 15th, 2022|

Despite years of global economic disruption – a pandemic, a war, a churning jobs market, and political turmoil – people still need food, shelter, clothing, healthcare, and education. However, the ways that they obtain them may well have changed forever. That’s why the relationship between robust data ...

How to Create Effective Customer Journey Maps

August 8th, 2022|

Customers: complex, challenging, and constantly changing. That’s why one of the most effective ways of responding to their wants and needs – often spurred by trendy technology –  is through flexible customer journey maps. Customer journeys are rarely linear. This is why smart marketers represent them in ...

Why Does My Company Need Buyer Personas?

August 1st, 2022|

“As I was trying on sunglasses in the drugstore last week, a teenager reached for exactly the same pair. I’m a retired teacher, so we laughed and compared notes on why we both liked this frame.” Has this situation ever happened to you? It ...

Why You Should Always Cross-Post on Social Media

July 26th, 2022|

Responding to increasingly louder and more diverse consumer demands, specialized social media channels are launched constantly. Pro marketers must respond just as quickly to these new opportunities by maintaining a consistent brand image across all platforms while tailoring the brand voice to the expectations of each audience. ...

Complementary, Not Competitive: On-Page vs. Off-Page SEO

July 18th, 2022|

Basically, two sides of the same marketing technique, SEO is most effective when both approaches are used. This is because Google looks at ranking factors that are found both on and off your pages. Under some circumstances, it can be a good idea to concentrate on just ...

How to Outpace Inflation and Recession with Creativity

July 11th, 2022|

Inflation and recession: two ominous words that are often dreaded by marketers. But there’s a more positive way of viewing these belt-tightening times. As advertising and marketing budgets are pruned across entire segments, in response to dropping sales and shrinking profits, consumer-aware companies fill the communications gaps ...

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The importance of marketing and brand messaging in uncertain times and how to get it right

Throughout these hard times, businesses have to adapt quicker than they ever have before to ensure key stakeholders are supported and engaged. Plus, marketing teams are under much more pressure to find new ways to communicate even with the necessary budget cuts many companies have to make.

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What’s the Future of IRL Marketing?

July 4th, 2022|

As the world emerges from its pandemic cocoon, digital brands must keep pace with this out-and-about trend. This is why they’re turning to IRL marketing, responding to consumers who are thirsty for ...

Top Growth Marketing and Lead Generation Tactics

June 28th, 2022|

When customers can communicate with companies across multiple channels, these separate contact points enhance customer experiences. With positive feedback and casual (but powerful) word-of-mouth recommendations, this approach attracts new potential buyers and ...

How to Improve Your Brand Reputation

April 25th, 2022|

With so much attention focused on social media, websites can easily be neglected. Although brand-promoting content is important, it’s important to remember that its website is the beating heart of any business ...

14 SEO Hot Tips for 2022

April 25th, 2022|

As the world moves into a new era, one thing remains unchanged: Google still dominates the search engine sector. Nobody ever says “Let me Yandex that” … This means it’s important to ...

Does My Startup Need a Marketing Cofounder?

February 20th, 2022|

The answer’s simple: Yes, it certainly does! A marketing cofounder can tip the scales towards success for fledgling businesses, particularly during those critical early months and years. Creative, ingenious, far-sighted, determined – ...

What Do Boards Want From Marketing?

February 14th, 2022|

That’s a tricky question – and many board members and marketing managers are still looking for answers. In an Internet-driven world steered by social media and underpinned by proliferating data streams, the ...

 

How to Upgrade Media Coverage

January 19th, 2022|

When it comes to editorial coverage, journalists are a brand’s best friends. Always on the hunt for new angles and interesting stories, they are eager for newsworthy pitches that stand out from ...

Invest in Long-Form Content for Better SEO

January 13th, 2022|

Often neglected in the insta-metrics world of digital marketing sizzle and fizzle, long-form content is designed for the long haul. Lacking the flashy appeal that grabs audience attention in social media posts ...

2021: A Digital Marketing Year In Review

December 13th, 2021|

After the omg-what-now scrambles of a locked-down 2020, marketers found a firmer footing in the gotta-go-digital world of 2021. Unsurprisingly, e-commerce thrived while many street-front stores barely survived. Digital buyers currently top ...

2021: A Digital Marketing Year In Review

December 13th, 2021|

After the omg-what-now scrambles of a locked-down 2020, marketers found a firmer footing in the gotta-go-digital world of 2021. Unsurprisingly, e-commerce thrived while many street-front stores barely survived. Digital buyers currently top 2.2 ...

MarTech Trends for 2022

November 8th, 2021|

Marketing technology – aka MarTech – has come a long way from the random email shots that clogged the world’s inboxes and drove users crazy during the 1990s. Today, digital marketing tools ...