Archive for the ‘Consumer Research’ Category

New Book by Bryan Pearson

Bryan Pearson, President and CEO of LoyaltyOne, has just written a new book outlining how to unlock the key to relevancy and build trust with your consumers. By describing how to turn customer information into customer intimacy, Bryan provides both compelling examples and actionable tools to make better sense of data and build better relationships. [...]

Dimensions of Compatibility

How does a brand make the transition from merely being well thought of to becoming beloved by its customers? Is it just about creating a great product or service, or does it

Brand Resolutions

What Do You Want, What Do You Need? It’s the first year of a new decade and while we consider and promise ourselves ways we can make this new one rewarding for our bodies and souls, as strategists and marketers

How To Drive Sustainable Brand Engagement…

“Engagement” is the magic word when it comes to fan retention, something many brands struggle with because they lack interesting and appropriate content, consumer trust, or the wherewithal to listen and respond to the conversation consumers are having about them.

Why More Brands Are Joining Facebook…

It’s no secret: if you want to connect with consumers, especially that valuable 18-34 demographic, you had better be online. While many of us are still in the habit of considering Google the be-all end-all of online companies, the reality is that Facebook stole Google’s crown in 2010, both in terms of visits as well as engagement (the average Facebook user spends 7 hours a month on the site!).

Enough Seriousness, What’s in Your Cabinet?

Some Food for Thought So, the branding and marketing community spends a great deal of time creating processes, and procedures. We evolve research methodologies and innovation philosophies and practices, but what about the real world? When was the last time you

Home Improvement Faces Opportunity

Brands Can Bust Through with Forward Facing Trends Let’s start with the good news. As a result of the economic downturn, we’re now working with consumers who are ready to work—on their homes that is. While massive remodeling projects are pretty much out the window, consumers are more engaged in smaller, more

How Well Do You Know the College Market?

Beloit College Releases Annual Mindset List Every year Beloit College compiles—what was initially—a listing of an “intelligent but unprepared adolescent consciousness”. The annual listing has become a most anticipated cultural resource