Term archive for "Digital Marketing Best Practices"

You Have To Know Who Your Customers Aren’t: Lessons From Fender Guitar

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If you know anything at all about guitars, you know the name Fender. The iconic instrument maker has been around for seventy years. They’re a well-respected, legacy brand. Fender is a well-respected, legacy brand that’s doing everything it can to attract and retain their customers. The way guitars used to be sold – by and… Continue Reading »

The Shiny and the Substantial: Creating Your 2017 Promotional Calendar

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Well, we’ve done it. Another holiday shopping season has come to an end, and aside from a few last-last-last minute shoppers, discount deal hunters, and people who never let a gift card get cold in their pocket, things will be a little calmer for the next few weeks for most businesses. That makes it the… Continue Reading »

Are You In Your Customer’s Mobile Wallet?

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One third of customers use their smartphone to keep loyalty cards, discount coupons, and other offers with them while shopping, both in brick and mortar locations and online. With that in mind, and with a serious look at the calendar which tells us there are less than 100 holiday shopping days left, it’s time to… Continue Reading »

Debranding, Earned Media, and You

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The future of branding is debranding, Forbes magazine proclaims, and this time around, debranding means something different than it did three years ago when everyone was excited about Coke taking their name off of their labels and putting people’s names on. Today, debranding means giving up on traditional advertising and focusing one’s promotional efforts instead… Continue Reading »