Business Strategy Articles

Social Media: Are You Convinced Yet?

By Friday November 26th, 2010

Even with convincing arguments from marketing directors, you have to wonder why CFOs and CEOs are sitting and waiting for more financial proof before they carve out a line for social media in their budgets, as if ROI (a very specific financial measurement) is the only metric to quantify the value of social media spend. What about brand saturation, engagement, loyalty and reputation with consumers?

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Brolik Value Proposition, Round 2

By Tuesday November 2nd, 2010

I recently met a newcomer to Philadelphia at a Chamber of Commerce orientation who is positioning himself as a sales trainer that can help clients leverage social media brand strategies to increase referrals and sales. Not only is he providing an updated twist on the generic "sales coach" profession by consulting clients on a developing marketing tool that folks seem to struggle with, he realizes the importance of making sure a captive audience understands his value proposition.

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Consumers Want To Run Your Campaign. Will You Let Them?

By Monday October 25th, 2010

Customers want to interact, control and share their purchasing. Some big brands are responding, using consumer interaction and feedback as the crux of their campaigns. Here are some non-traditional campaign strategies that are quickly becoming commonplace in the digital world.

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Marketing Is Key To Indie Film Success

By Monday August 30th, 2010

You need to think like a blockbuster and grind like an indie. Assume you’re going to have to do it yourself but utilize as many partners as you can in the process. It’s going to take some smarts, some serious nichebusting and probably a crazy stunt or two to get your indie film noticed.

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