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Interview With Brafton’s CMO: Jeff Baker

2021-09-17 by JamesD
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Interview with Jeff Baker, the CMO for Brafton's marketing team. He specializes in SEO research and testing. In his personal time, he is a woodworker and jogger. He hosts a podcast that can be found below: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/above-the-fold-by-brafton/id1413932916 1.    What is the biggest challenge you’ve faced as a CMO? I come from an account management and production background. In many ways, life is a lot simpler when you have someone telling you exactly what you need to do and when it needs to be done. Your priorities are laid out perfectly in front of you; your calendar is filled with what... Read More >

Women’s empowerment as the message of a brand

2021-09-11 by JamesD
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Women’s empowerment means promoting women’s sense of self-worth, their capacity to make their own choices, and their right to influence social change for themselves and others. It is important to find out how women across different age groups perceive women’s empowerment and what type of messaging would resonate best with them. Now women are not portrayed as flawless beings, having their unspoken but understood place in the home, office, and social arena. But there seems to have been a change in the representation of women. It seems to acknowledge the fact that women of all ages, races, and sizes deserve... Read More >

China’s Influence on the Market for Luxury Goods

2021-09-05 by JamesD
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Chinese customers constitute a third of the world’s luxury shoppers, so you can bet the world’s top luxury brands pay close attention to events and holidays in China. This focus is in order to harness the Chinese market in order to grow brands in the world’s most populated country. It is in line with this ideology that Fendi selected actor Xu Kai to be its brand ambassador after running several campaigns featuring the Chinese actor over the years.   Luxury brands like Fendi believe in using local Chinese celebrities and personalities to promote their brands and expand their reach into... Read More >

Innovation in Marketing and Operations

2021-09-02 by Jim Crickell
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The self-driving startup from Russia, Yandex, and the online food ordering company GrubHub, have started collaborating to deliver food to college campuses across the United States. This collaboration is the latest innovation, which will have hundreds of self-driving robots on six wheels basically act as food delivery trucks in various cities across the US. Although this delivery service powered by robots isn’t going to start until the fall, when college students finally return to their campuses, it’s set to be incredibly effective. Yandex, frequently described as the Google of Russia, the company that will be operating the self-driving robot. The... Read More >

Successfully Shifting Operations and Strategies

2021-08-30 by Julio Juarez
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The viral smartphone game Pokémon Go is turning five this year, and despite not being as viral as when it first started, it’s still as popular as when it was first introduced. The game has a large number of fans, creating various anniversary events around the world, and is making a lot of profit. According to certain analytics, it seems like the game has brought in over $5 billion since it was first launched back in July 2016. That means it averages around a billion dollars every year, for a game that first began as a viral sensation. This means... Read More >

Deciding on a Course of Action During Backlash

2021-08-23 by Jim Crickell
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Plenty of Amazon employees across the US have been talking about the work conditions in Amazon warehouses for several months now. The latest complaint from warehouse workers is that the internal temperature has become too hot to be able to work efficiently. Recently, there was a federal complaint that was filed by a group of employees that works at the largest Amazon warehouse in New York City. In it, the warehouse workers stated that there was no ventilation, and the dirty fans ended up spreading the warehouse debris into the worker’s eyes. Some employees were also fainting from heat exhaustion,... Read More >

Louis Vuitton set to launch Mobile Game to Celebrate Anniversary

2021-08-17 by JamesD
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Luxury Powerhouse company Louis Vuitton is one of the companies that set the tone for the rebound of the luxury market post-covid-19.  LVMH, the umbrella group that owns Dior, Tiffany, and Louis Vuitton, made nearly 14 billion Euros, a whole 14% higher than the revenue the group earned some years back, before the pandemic. After conquering the luxury goods market, next to Louis Vuitton has its sights set on the mobile game market, with its launch of a mobile game on android and iOS platforms called Louis: The Game with NFTs. The game was released on Wednesday to celebrate the... Read More >

Effectively Introducing a Startup Company

2021-08-13 by JamesD
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Introducing a brand new business, or a startup happens every day, which is why having a short pre-prepared speech which can explain what the company does in a clear and succinct way is necessary for business owners. This short introduction is also called an elevator pitch, and it’s used to get others interested in what a company does. An elevator pitch is also useful to create more interest in a product, a project, an idea, or even a person, and it’s usually only a few sentences long. Introducing a company isn’t just useful for sales people that are looking to... Read More >

Business Development for the Future

2021-08-10 by Jim Crickell
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The last year has been a turbulent time for everyone, especially start-ups, with the pandemic forcing some to completely pivot while others managed to survive and thrive. The world also saw a big shift to online socializing, working, shopping, and more. Companies that are looking to incorporate some of the lessons they’ve learned in the last few months to be able to build a stronger business for the future should expect even more transformation in the future. Remote Work While this may have been an obvious point, there’s plenty of room for growth when it comes to remote work all... Read More >

Different Types of Copy in Marketing and PR

2021-08-02 by JamesD
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Although the past year accelerated the digital trend, most people and companies around the world were already going digital long before that. Going digital goes hand-in-hand with digital marketing and a remote buying experience, which makes writing efficient and attractive copy essential for many companies. All pieces of content and copy should be used to convert the page visitors into buying customers. Website Copy These days, the face of any business is its website. Most industries have seen an improved performance on their websites in the past few months, which means instead of businesses seeing a very digital trend, they’re... Read More >

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