Nike Pushes the Envelope

Nike has been a leading advertiser for many years. And it has sponsored social causes. For example, see Behind the Scenes Nike Just Does It. But beginning this week, Nike pushes the envelope more than ever. It has decided to feature Colin Kaepernick, the NFL player behind the national anthem protests, in new ads. In […]

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Music Is Scoring Big on Social Media

As we know, music is scoring big on social media. And people are willing to pay for streaming. Today’s guest post is from Russ Crupnik, Managing Partner of MusicWatch. [Aside: Evans on Marketing is proud to say Russ is a former student of mine at Hofstra University!! 🙂 ] ALL of the material below is […]

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Fourth of July Fascinating Facts

As we posted last year, the Fourth of July holiday remains a big deal. Below are two infographics on Fourth of July fascinating facts. What will YOU do this Year? PLEASE BE SAFE. Drive carefully. Be careful with fireworks. And do not overeat.   Infographics with Fourth of July Fascinating Facts From WalletHub: “Fireworks and […]

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Best Motivational Speeches

  In general, how good a public speaker are YOU? With any answer on your part, you should check out this post. How to Be a Better Public Speaker. And we all should learn and gain inspiration by viewing the best motivational speeches. For us (Evans on Marketing), the most inspiring speech we’ve seen is […]

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NBA Players Give Back

  As we reported last week, world-class athletes are extremely popular. And they often do more than just make a lot of money. They also work with various charities. For example, NBA players give back in many ways. Around the world. The NBA merely illustrates what athletes in all sports do. In some cases, negative […]

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2018 World’s Most Popular Athletes

Today, we will cite 2018 world’s most popular athletes according to ESPN’s most recent research. This is ESPN’s third annual report. And it comes with a funny video. As we noted last year in highlighting the 2017 report: “A number of athletes are celebrities and well-known around the globe. Why does matter from a marketing […]

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Music Streaming Payment Rates Differ by Platform

We know that music streaming has taken off in a big way. But if you are a music company or an artist, how do music streaming payment rates differ by platform? The answer is they differ a lot. To see who pays most and least, read on. In fact, we have come a long way […]

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Big Mac’s Special Coke Can

In honor of its 50th anniversary, McDonald’s and Coca-Cola are teaming up for Big Mac’s special Coke can. And this is a very entertaining approach. Too bad it’s not geared for the U.S. market. 🙁 The new campaign complements some of the marketing tactics separately applied by McDonald’s and Coca-Cola. For example: An “Upscale” McDonald’s […]

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Budweiser Ramping Up Its World Cup 2018 Marketing Efforts

Once again, Anheuser-Busch is a major sponsor of the World Cup, this time in Russia. And already, we see Budweiser ramping up Its World Cup 2018 marketing efforts. The firm’s total costs of marketing/advertising will run into the hundreds of millions of dollars. During the last World Cup in 2014, we asked Are Sports Sponsorships […]

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Self-Publishing Your Own Work

You’re probably a writer. Even if you fail to perceive this. Written a resume? Posted to a blog or other social media? Contributed to a newsletter. Sent a letter to the editor? And the list goes on. A “yes” to any of these questions makes you a writer. Not necessarily a published author. Or one […]

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