Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, Social Media Case Studies, Book Reviews, Integrated Marketing and Media

How to Market to People Not Like You

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Sometimes business success isn’t about changing the message, but rather changing the market. That’s the premise of the new book How to Market to People Not Like You: “Know It or Blow It” Rules for Reaching Diverse Customers(amazon link), written by my friend Kelly McDonald. Bursting with fascinating anecdotes, sound advice, and interesting facts about […]

Content Marketing, Mobile

Using Location-based Services for Content Marketing

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Sure, location-based services like Foursquare are great for customer engagement and loyalty rewards. But they are also potential sources of great content. When we say “content creation” what we usually think of is the company in question creating informational materials themselves, and putting that information on a website, blog, and/or YouTube. But when you look […]

Content Marketing, Convince and Convert, Social Media Strategy, Social Media Tools, The Now Revolution

The Reality of Competition in a Maturing Social Marketplace

Interview with Steve Lundin from Big Frontier when I was in Chicago for a presentation of The NOW Revolution. We discuss: Competition and social media gurus, wheat, and chaff; The future of Twitter and its stickiness problem; Agencies stubbing their social media toes; Do social crises create measurable business declines; The path to social ubiquity […]