Why Your Email Marketing Newsletter Can’t Suck

As I sit in a hotel at the foot of the University of Texas campus for a day and a half of reliving my youth while simultaneously brainwashing my child, 413 email marketing newsletters await my attention this morning. Deleted them all. Today's … [Read more...]

Content Marketing Strategy: The Importance of Ecosystem Thinking

Let me show you an example of how this might work, using Chapter 14, of my book, The Invisible Sale, “Creating Text-Based Content.” Chapter 14 easily deconstructs into multiple individual blog posts. One blog post idea is to repurpose the "Talking vs … [Read more...]

Why Conversations Are Essential in Successful Influencer Marketing Campaigns

Most influencer campaigns today are really thinly veiled awareness ad campaigns. Companies are simply renting access to an influencer's audience on the misguided belief that this access will generate sales by association. But this is a short-sighted … [Read more...]

Facebook News Feed Changes: Why You Don’t Need A New Strategy

Facebook's announcement that "The new algorithm will emphasize posts from friends and family over viral videos and clickbait headlines from Pages." doesn't mean you need a new social media strategy. It means you'll need to execute better against the … [Read more...]

Is Your Brand Activation Creating Word of Mouth?

Companies spend millions on brand activations and Netflix's recent CES activation was no different. The super weird booth from fake company Psychasec promoting their "sleeve" product, a spare body you can transfer your consciousness into seems to be … [Read more...]