“I don’t know.” “We’re not sure.” “Even the experts can’t say.” “Everything is still so uncertain.” The comments above aren’t about the coronavirus. They’re about when business will “get back to normal.” Welcome to marketing in the COVID-19 era.
As marketers continue to develop their Medicare marketing plans for this year’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), the impact of COVID-19 means we are no longer marketing within a business-as-usual setting. While some AEP tactics will change, and others will remain the same, direct mail will remain a key part of an omnichannel strategy. For example, […]
Our world has been turned upside down as we navigate responding to and containing the spread of COVID-19. Nonprofit marketing is no exception. How should nonprofit organizations adjust their marketing strategies during times of uncertainty? I have heard the question, “Should we stop fundraising?” The short answer is No. Your services as a nonprofit are […]
I promise to avoid (almost all) references to 2020 hindsight, but it’s hard to talk about 2020 marketing trends without looking back at 2019. In researching earlier marketing trends, I learned that ANA started surveying their members in 2014 to determine the marketing word of the year. Here’s their list.
The fintech industry is projected to surpass $1 trillion by the end of 2019—thanks in no small part to smart marketing by financial institutions. Here are the proven fintech marketing strategies that work best for this growing industry.
With Halloween in the rearview, it’s prime time to roll out your holiday marketing plans. Do your campaigns leverage multiple channels to increase response? You could be missing out […]
On a recent trip, I came across the 25th Anniversary edition of “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” by Robert Fulghum.
With eleven days until the premiere of “This is Us” season four, I realize I’m not alone in my TV fandom. With millions of Americans having personal experiences with the TV they watch, MSOs have a unique opportunity to reach them […]
At this point in my dating career, I feel like I need to rent a billboard on a major highway and throw my phone number up there. Marketers have the same concern when promoting their businesses—why don't they see ROI on their ad investments? The missing link is having a target market to narrow your audience from the big, loud world down [...]
Going to your doctor to get an annual physical is part of being and staying healthy. We schedule these appointments a year in advance, and if we have been following the doctor’s orders for the previous 365 days, we are rewarded with a clean bill of health (though most of us are also given a […]