In response to recent stalls in sales, IHOP is launching a new line of burgers. Because burgers are an unexpected addition to the IHOP menu, the breakfast chain needed to generate buzz. Enter: a name change that went viral.
As a marketer, you should be familiar with the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) that will be fully enforced on May 25th. Having been ratified in April 2016 by the European Union with a two-year grace period for implementation, the timeline for compliance is rapidly coming to a close. It is important to understand how these changes can impact your marketing approach.
Advertising has taken a lot of heat over the years for the role it plays in the consumer journey and the increase in bad purchasing habits that have been formed. With the rise in obesity across the world, advertisers for junk food and restaurant products have been under the most pressure to do their jobs well without adding to the negative impact excess amounts of unhealthy food has on the population.
Last week, SC Johnson launched a new advertising campaign for their latest product: Windex Foaming Glass Cleaner. With 15, 30, and 90-second video spots, social components, and a pop-up mural in Los Angeles, the privately held manufacturing company knocked it out of the park with these creative advertisements.
In August, Marketo announced a long-term collaboration with Google Cloud to help scale Marketo solutions and make them more widely available to marketers. The first product of this collaboration, AudienceAI, debuted today. This solution is a program that uses the Google infrastructure and artificial intelligence to help marketers more easily expand target audiences.
A long-time client of ours is expanding his reach to help the community. Chiropractor and owner of Ideal Health, Dr. Greg Funk, launched HopeNWellness, an online affiliate of Metagenics supplements. Fifty percent of the sales through HopeNWellness go to Feeding America, which helps provide food for hungry families in the United States.
As digital marketers, we get this question all the time. Each time we speak to someone who is wondering about the best marketing tactics to drive traffic to their website, our answer is always the same: “It depends.” In order to choose the most effective tactic to complement a marketing strategy, one must take into consideration a number of different aspects of the company's current situation.
BodyArmor released four 30-second spots on Wednesday that take aim at Gatorade, the sports drink giant. Featuring NBA, WNBA, and MLB stars, each spot depicts an ironically outdated scenario (from 80s workout classes to carrier pigeons) that poke fun at Gatorade's outdated product. Each spot closes with the line, “Thanks Gatorade, we'll take it from here.”