Transforming Marketing Departments

We look at how firms are transforming marketing departments. In sum, how should marketing departments act in today’s evolving competitive environment?

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Marketers as Strategic Influencers

Business strategies set the firm’s objectives. And they outline how to reach them. In this post, we look at the role of marketers as strategic influencers.

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Creating a Business Plan

In creating a business plan, care must be taken. A sloppy, incomplete, and/or unrealistic plan may lead to a quick failure. Or cause a company to not reach its goals. Thus, a simple planning process may be helpful. And that is especially true for new or small firms. See these past posts on planning: 2018 […]

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The Value of Online Surveys: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

Hofstra Professors Joel Evans and Anil Mathur just published a follow-up to their classic 2005 article on “The Value of Online Surveys.” This is the premise of the new article in Internet Research: “Internet-based research has come of age. About 13 years ago, when “The value of online surveys” was published in Internet Research (Evans and Mathur, […]

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Fast Fashion Getting Faster

Today, numerous fashion marketers are following one very strong trend: fast fashion getting faster. And this represents a competitive advantage. These prior posts also look at fashion activities: Macy’s Social Media Superstars Young Adult Views Toward Brands Virtual Reality Live at Vera Bradley Stores Five Fashionistas That Are Thriving What Is the State of Global […]

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Test YOUR Digital Marketing IQ

Each week, eMarketer runs a five-question quiz. The most recent quiz deals with how digital savvy you are. It involves 5 questions that enable you to test your digital marketing IQ. The quiz takes less than five minutes to complete. So, what is your digital marketing IQ? Good luck. 🙂 Test YOUR Digital Marketing IQ […]

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Gen Z Marches Ahead

  As years roll by, it is no surprise that Gen Z marches ahead. According to Wikipedia, “Generation Z refers to the cohort of people born after the Millennial Generation. There is no agreement on the name or exact range of birth dates. Some sources start this generation at the mid or late 1990s. Or from […]

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Can You Afford to Become an Entrepreneur?

Can You Afford to Become an Entrepreneur? According to Megan Darmody of Siege Media: “As a busy entrepreneur who’s building your business from the ground up, you’re likely to face some ups and downs. And that’s regardless of what industry you’re in. There are hurdles in any aspect of business. But what’s most important is […]

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