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Image Credit: janews / Shutterstock.com It wasn’t that long ago when it was widely thought that marketing and advertising among medical services providers was unsavory and unprofessional. There was a sense that providing healthcare services was almost altruistic and that patients should be thankful for those who were present to accommodate their medical needs. Patients...
Image credit NicoElNino / Shutterstock.com According to Gartner’s ”CMO Spend Survey 2018-2019,” Chief Marketing Officers(CMOs) are moving to spend more on technology in 2019 than on staffing. Marketing technology (martech) this coming year will experience a seven percent increase over 2018 with staff costs declining from 27 percent to 23 percent. The moveaway from human...
Image credit: paulaphoto / Shutterstock.com According to Am Golhar, founder of Abstract PR, there are an estimated 1.5 million influencers in the digital communication world, and approximately 71% of Generation Z’s digital users have a close relationship with at least one influencer. With Instagram leading the influencer journey, many marketers are lamenting the importance of increasing marketing...
The demands of running a business can sometimes be difficult for even the most experienced professionals. Whether at the start-up phase of a new venture or at some point during the life cycle of an existing business, demands often lead to an owner bringing on a partner.  Partnerships  can provide additional capital to improve operational...
This week, Junction Creative Solutions (Junction) CEO Julie Gareleck is slated to represent her firm at two important financial marketing industry events in New York City. The Journal of Financial Advertising and Marketing (JFAM) is presenting back-to-back days encouraging the top minds in strategic financial media to share best practices and promote thought leadership. First...
In recent years, companies have been effectively mobilizing clients and colleagues to participate in the marketing conversation. Through this kind of ambassadorship, businesses are more effectively spreading B2B brand messages via various peer-to-peer (P2P) techniques. Because of this trend, as mobile continues to explode, it has been reinvigorating B2B efforts, with more of these brand-carrying...
As businesses move forward in the new year, they are facing an environment that is fraught with change, significant economic uncertainty, and a vast array of new technologies in communications and marketing; a continually fragmented marketing economy.  It shouldn’t be surprising that marketers and their agencies are about to experience fundamental changes in their relationship.  Traditional time-tested...
The latest phenomenon to hit reality TV is, thankfully, something a bit more substantial than Jersey Shore. MTV’s Catfish follows people who have dated on the internet, but never met in real life. The term ‘catfish’ refers to one or both of the parties creating a false persona online, pretending to be someone they are...
A little over 2 months into the a lockout between the National Hockey League and its players, the results of a public opinion poll were published in an editorial in Canada’s The Globe and Mail suggesting that the league’s brand had suffered damage equivalent to or even worse than British Petroleum (BP) following the 2010...
We often discuss how brands must be much more personal to create equity in the age of social media, but when the relationship between brand and consumer becomes so intimate, the negative impact of a breach of trust can be exponentially greater than ever before. Hurricane Sandy was an opportunity for social media to show...
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