Let me tell you about one of the most amusing parts of my job. At the types of trade shows, user conferences, and marketing technology industry events I attend, the prevalent demographics are usually pretty similar: men and women in their 40s, 50s, and sometimes even 60s (almost all white and…Continue reading "Marketing to Millennials? Then Take Us Seriously"
Archive for the ‘Customer Behavior’ Category
Thursday, April 25, 2013
All marketers will agree that market research is important. Because the media landscape is in a constant state of flux and marketers are constantly overwhelmed with data and business priorities, though, marketers tend to shave timelines, do “internal” research, and lose sight of the need for…Continue reading "Five Reasons Why Market Research Matters (and Five Tips for Using It)"
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
I recently read this article describing a radically different job interview approach being used by Heineken, the Dutch brewer. The company conducted quirky video interviews with candidates, then posted the videos internally and asked current employees to vote for the most appealing candidate. Then,…Continue reading "Two Surefire Openings to Grab Your Audience’s Attention"
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Many people have a negative attitude towards video blogging. They understand it as a person talking directly at a camera and explaining a strong opinion. Yes, that is video blogging—but not the only kind. Like a written blog, a video blog can be about anything and presented any way you choose.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Recently, I’ve noticed that charity, that noble concept of giving back to those less fortunate, has fallen to victim to—no surprise here—commercialism.
Charitable efforts continue to play a significant role in our culture, traditions, and identity, as they have since the beginnings of civiliz…Continue reading "Corporate Charity Work: Give Back Without Gimmicks or Give Me a Break"
Monday, April 15, 2013
The latest mobile technology has made it possible for virtually every company and every type of company to create an app.
An app (or application) is a piece of code that you create that is completely separate from your website. That means that you have to create something entirely new and manage …Continue reading "Seven Reasons Your Company May Want Its Own Mobile App"