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Take Your Brand Viral with Experiential Marketing

More experiences. Less stuff. That pretty much sums up the millennial mindset. Today, more young adults are choosing experiences over possessions…like travel over a new car; or concert tickets instead of designer shoes. Experiences matter—not only in everyday life, but also in marketing. The rise of experiential marketing gives today’s mobile-driven consumers what they want:…

Stop What You’re Doing: Make Video Marketing A Priority (or) For the Love Of Your Brand, Focus On Video Marketing

It’s third quarter 2019 and the engaging power of video is still dominating the social media stage. And here’s why it matters to your brand: Video makes engaging connections and starts a brand-centered conversation with your customers. More than any other channel, video quickly and effectively delivers your brand message: Social video generates 1,200% more…

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Grow Your Business by Marketing to Existing Customers

Do your marketing efforts focus on new customers—or on those loyal to your brand? The answer should be: both. When you consider that acquiring a new customer is five to 25 times more expensive than retaining an existing one (Harvard Business Review), it makes sense to focus on keeping the customers you have, happy. According…

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What Does Your Product Packaging Say About Your Brand?

If you choose a bottle of wine or a bag of trail mix simply because you like the label, you’re not alone: One-third of consumer product choices are based on packaging, according to research by The Paper Worker. Packaging is an essential element of marketing strategy that makes a tangible brand connection with your audience.…

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Optimize Your Co-op Marketing Program. We’ll Show You How.

Consistency is important to establishing and maintaining brand integrity. As companies grow and establish new locations or franchises, that brand consistency often becomes increasingly difficult to manage. It’s a struggle that I’ve helped many clients manage. At Shamrock, we help companies manage their brands—and their marketing budgets—using a smart co-op marketing platform. Whether a company…

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Nonprofit Marketing Tips

While most nonprofit organizations are strapped with doing a lot more with a lot less, among their greatest challenges is to stand out among other nonprofits vying for donors’ attention—and dollars. In today’s digital age, there are a host of simple and inexpensive ways for nonprofits to stretch their budget, while optimizing marketing efforts to…

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Successful Marketing on Pinterest: Lessons from 5 Leading Brands

With more than 291 million active monthly users, Pinterest has become the go-to resource for everything from recipes, to makeup tutorials, to vacation destinations. Pinterest positions itself as the world’s catalog of ideas—but it’s also a prime channel for brand marketing: In a recent survey, 96% of pinners said they use Pinterest to research purchases—and…

Use Marketing Asset Management To Drive Association Membership

In survey after survey, associations of all sizes cite building and retaining membership as their greatest challenges. So how do you attract and engage members? Assuming your association offers attractive, tangible member benefits, the next step is to promote that message through branded marketing. Marketing asset management (MAM) is a smart solution for managing personalized,…