What does a Danish shipping magnate want with transparency and social media storytelling? Nothing, according to its management team in Copenhagen. That is, until the team was turned around by Anna Granholm-Brun, corporate brand manager at Maersk Group. According to MIT Sloan Management Review, California-native Granholm-Brun has been with Maersk for four and a half […]
It was a good day in golf. The good guy, Phil Mickelson, shot four birdies through the last six holes today to win the British Open at Muirfield, an historic course and one that eats lesser men alive. It was also a good day for KPMG the global audit, tax and advisory firm with headquarters […]
Content marketing, I’m sad to say, is fast becoming the new social media. In other words, what has always been a fundamental part of the marketing mix, is now a cliché falling from brand manager’s lips at an unspeakable rate. And this means noise — lots and lots of noise. As with advertising, the trick […]
Content marketing in a B2B context isn’t as sexy as launching a new show on cable, making a glossy magazine, or cutting a record, but it can be entertaining and informative to a broad audience, nevertheless. Take the Free Press online newsroom from Intel. Social Media Today calls it a “leading example of not only […]
I like what American Express OPEN Forum contributor, Ivana Taylor, has to say about maximizing the utility of business-to-business websites. Your website is a huge budget-friendly untapped resource that you’ve been ignoring for too long. Maybe you haven’t had the time to invest or maybe you’re just convinced that your customers don’t use your website […]
Gas Station TV is offering a delivery guarantee for any advertising program purchased from now until June 30, 2011. During the advertiser’s campaign, GSTV will offer a five-time “makegood” – versus the typical industry standard one-time makegood for any impressions not delivered. To help get the word out about the promotion, GSTV created a print […]
I guess being a “temp staffing” firm isn’t as sexy as “business performance advising.” Introducing Insperity. And who better to pitch it than that paragon of business knowledge, sportscaster Jim Nantz. Does a name like “Insperity” inspire you? Seems very non-descriptive to me. Or maybe that’s the point.
A couple of months ago, I watched the HBO documentary Schmatta, a history of the garment industry in New York. In it, they pointed out that in 1965, 95% of the clothing sold in America was made in America. In 2005, that was 5%. I think it’s shameful. Admittedly, my clothing purchases don’t help the […]