I was discussing a new ad national ad campaign by a major advertiser and we were all well aware of the creative concept, but could not remember the company. Lesson: don’t get too clever – it’s best to blend in your brand identity with your creative.
Surveys have shown that millennials consult friends, referrals and experts before making a buying decision. So become an expert…THEIR expert on the topic your business represents. So develop thought leadership using public relations & social media.
What could go wrong? Does your organization also have a defensive marketing and Public Relations plan designed to anticipate and mitigate crises, negative publicity and buzz?
How important is marketing to your organization? For example, do you have a marketing person on your board or advisory council? Most boards load up with financial and operations people and have little marketing guidance from that level.
Company news releases may be all about you, but the best way to get media to cover you is to relate your news to the bigger trends in the news. For example, if media is buzzing about conservation, how can you relate your company news to that trending angle?
Happy New Year! It’s a good time to take a look back over 2018 marketing. What was your biggest success? Have you planned to add to our enhance it in the new year? Talk to your team and get their input too.
December is a time of planning. Definitely imagine the longer term, but for more realistic results, think of a shorter window of a year. What will your company look like in a year? What goals do you want to accomplish?
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