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Promote Your Business with Free Resources

Big retailers spend a lot of money to promote their businesses. And they use all types of offline and online media in doing so. But what about about small retailers? Many don’t even use the excellent site of the Small … Continue reading

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Cross-Channel Integration in 2017

This post builds on the one from yesterday, which reported on a study by Yes Lifecycle Marketing. eMarketer reports that: “Retail marketers are looking to [better] incorporate online and offline channels to get greater insights into their customers in 2017. … Continue reading

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E-Mail Still Key for Retailers

In this day of social media and mobile apps, many retailers continue to place a lot of emphasis on E-mail — which clearly is not fading away. As eMarketer has noted: An October 2016 survey from Yes Lifecycle Marketing found … Continue reading

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What’s Happening with Virtual Assistants?

Over the last year, artificial intelligence (AI) personal assistants have become BIG!! The leading ones are (alphabetically): Alexa from Amazon, Cortana from Microsoft, Google Assistant, and Siri from Apple. These AI options can answer questions, play music, give directions, tell … Continue reading

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Look to the Golden Globes for Ad Creativity

The Golden Globe Awards were presented last Sunday. As more of a “party” show than others, the Golden Globe show attracts edgier ads. Here are two examples. As reported by T. L. Stanley for Adweek: “For fans who didn’t know … Continue reading

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Self-Branding for Professional Success: A Primer

Want to learn more about branding and its features—including the evolution of branding and brand positioning? Want to learn more about how to create and nurture your own self-brand to enhance your professional growth opportunities? If you answer yes to … Continue reading

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Star Wars’ Rogue One Is Here!

Professor Evans recently did a radio interview following up on an Evans on Marketing post on Rogue One. Click to listen to that interview.    

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