Marketing

How to Spark up Your Brand with Participation Marketing

You have been bogged down with how to take your brand to another level, you are so obsessed with the idea but utterly confused on how and where to start, stop the fret, you’ve just hit the jackpot, participation marketing is your antidote. By leveraging participation marketing, you ensure that your brand is on everybody’s lips. With participation marketing or customer participation, you create promotional efforts with the intention of drawing your audience into ongoing engagements, experiences, and conversations with your brand. They will at the end have greater access to a wider variety, faster and more secure products, and market-leading customer service. You confer the status of a living object to your brand and your customers literally see the brand in their shadows and every day living. They will walk, work, talk, eat, and dream your brand. It becomes their next door neighbor, a familiar face down the street. Participation marketing is an innovation brought to the bare, it does not require a big budgeting, it’s something you can carry along in a stride. The overall essence is to directly engage your customers in your marketing campaigns with little or no financial involvement. You will unwittingly transform them into…

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Marketing

How to Integrate Data Science Into Your Marketing

It’s a new dawn, a new era, you can’t afford to be caught with your pants down. Data science is the in-thing. The size of your business shouldn’t be an excuse, integrate now. If you still believed in trying to attract customers only by taking out full-page advertisements in magazines, plastering the town with bright billboards, and even signing up glamorous celebrities for television commercials, you must be operating from another planet and you do have another think coming. Marketing these days has moved to another level and brands are overly becoming more effective, extracting value from data by automating and optimizing processes or producing actionable insights.  Forbes reports that 91 percent of senior marketers indicated that information gathered on customer was essential to making decisions. The interesting thing is that you have all along had all these data for the asking but failed to utilize the begging opportunity. Data is growing faster than ever before and by the year 2020, about 1.7 megabytes of new information will be created every second for every human being on the planet. But according to a report, less than 0.5 percent of all data is analyzed and used You, however, still can avail…

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Business

How The Lean Approach Will Enhance Your ROI

Lean may apply to you as not a solid and firm capable organization but a thin, grim one that will crumble when pressure is applied. Businesses could harbor this fear since a lot of half-baked and ill-planned applications of Lean have failed.

Business

Why Your Small Brand Needs Commitment to Purpose

Your brand’s purpose should set out how your company intends to change the world for the better. In a branding sense, the purpose has become like a sort of “utopia.” Everybody wants to be purposeful, but the majority of people don’t know why and how.

Marketing

Marketing Campaign: The Right Time to Hang Your Boots

The campaign you initiated in 2018 was not the banger you expected,  you must be taking stocks, counting your losses, and probably licking your wounds; it may be time to call it quits with that campaign. You sure did kick off the new campaign with high hopes and expectedly you believed it was going to be a winner, only to see poor results right out of the gate.