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Brand Marketing: Making a Mark Effectively

March 24, 2014 by Miriam Hara

Making a Mark

Brand marketing means determining a stance composed of strategy, a slew of tactics and the commitment to stay the course. However, in today’s workplace and at today’s speed of business, maintaining a commitment to stay the course is more complex and difficult than it has been in the past.[read more]

Did the Penn State Brand Get the Death Penalty?

August 6, 2012 by Steve Olenski

Can the Penn State brand ever recover and achieve the same level of brand equity?[read more]


A 5-step methodology to sell creative ideas with Social Media

June 25, 2012 by Laurent Francois

When it comes to creativity, most decision-makers may appear reluctant because it lacks tangible arguments & facts. In the meantime, traditional marketing tools are not enough to justify an investment. There's a need for creativity marketing to take the lead. Here's a 5-step methodology proposal in slides, which attempts to plug in creatives and marketers.[read more]

Social Media Demographics

April 11, 2012 by Steve Olenski


A very telling and interesting look at the demographics of the popular social media platforms.[read more]

Only One Quarter Of American Consumers Are Brand Loyal

March 27, 2012 by Steve Olenski

Marketers in the US need to take note of the fact that more and more consumers are becoming less and less brand loyal.[read more]

Why Women Are the Most Powerful Brand Ambassadors In the World

March 19, 2012 by Steve Olenski

Brand managers and brand marketers need to realize that women make the most powerful of brand ambassadors.[read more]

Did Twitter Just Open A Pandora's Box Or A Golden Opportunity For Brand Marketers?

March 1, 2012 by Steve Olenski

In a move which surely cause delight and dismay in the marketing world and among consumer privacy groups, respectively - Twitter is now allowing companies to search and analyze two years worth of Tweets instead of the previously-allowed 30 days.[read more]

The Lines Between Social Media and Sports Continue to Blur

February 14, 2012 by Steve Olenski

The Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League (NLL) made history yesterday by becoming the first professional sports team in North America to don jerseys that had their Twitter names on the back of their jerseys. Could this be the sign of things to come as more sports teams look for ways to engage their fans through the use of social media?[read more]

Social Media, the Super Bowl & Why Brands Need to Stay In the Game

February 3, 2012 by Steve Olenski

Brands cannot sit on the sidelines during the Super Bowl because you never know when a penalty flag may get thrown their way.[read more]

Even More Proof of the Major Disconnect Between Brands and Consumers When It Comes to Social Media

January 6, 2012 by Steve Olenski

Here's even more proof that brand managers and all marketers are failing to realize the real reason people interact with their brands via social media.[read more]

Top Five Things I Resolve to Never Hear a Marketer Say About Social Media in 2012… And Beyond

January 4, 2012 by Steve Olenski

There are still what I consider a large portion of marketers who still believe social media is a passing fancy; that it’s not here to stay; that people will grow tired of it.[read more]

How Does FedEx Grade Out for Their Handling of Their Recent Delivery Driver Debacle

December 23, 2011 by Steve Olenski

How a brand handles a crisis is of course very important. The recent FedEx delivery driver debacle once again brought to light the need for proper crisis management. A nationally-renowned expert of crisis management weighs in.[read more]

Why Brand Marketers Need More Brand Ambassadors

December 22, 2011 by Steve Olenski

The world of social media, where consumers rule the roost, has taken the power of suggestion to a whole new level and brand marketers and product managers and ALL marketers would be very wise to engage and empower as many ambassadors for their brands as they can.[read more]

The Major Disconnect Between Brands and Consumers When It Comes to Social Media

December 22, 2011 by Steve Olenski

A survey conducted by the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council and Lithium, a social media tech firm, revealed a huge divide between what marketers think consumers want vs. what consumers really want when it comes to social media.[read more]

Are B2B Marketers Not Using Twitter Correctly?

December 15, 2011 by Steve Olenski

A recent study revealed that while 91% of business to business marketers are using Twitter as part of their integrated social media campaign only 15% state they generate leads from it compared to LinkedIn where nearly 1/3 of B2B marketers report generating a lead.[read more]

Brand Interaction Increasing On Twitter

November 2, 2011 by Steve Olenski

The good news for brands and marketers is that 1/3 of brand followers are interacting via Twitter more this year than last year. The bad news is these same brand followers are very choosy about whom they follow with 80% following less than 10 brands via Twitter.[read more]


5 SEO Strategies When Naming and Branding Your Company

October 3, 2011 by Phillip Davis

Rather than place all your branding eggs in the keyword basket, build a company brand identity that leverages multiple online channels.[read more]