Forum News

I trust all is well in your world. There has been plenty of excitement with CPG Branding and Marketing Forum over the past few weeks, including two new contributors!

The first is Jim Joseph, President and Partner of Lippe Taylor. In addition to his first posting on “Nike on the London Grid”, Jim has also included an excerpt from his book, “The Experience Effect”. Take a look in the new book section of the website http://cpgbranding.com/?page_id=2501

Matt Simpson, Marketing Director of Bulbstorm, has also become a contributor to the website. Matt shares his thoughts on “Coupon Blogger Outreach” this week.

Jim and Matt join our growing list of contributors that includes Jeff Boron, Jeannie Chan, Rochelle Fainstein, Steve Friedman, Rowland Heming, Tom Huetz, Rhonda Page, Tracy Pepe, Adam Schorr, Simon Williams, and myself.

Review the backgrounds of all current contributors at http://cpgbranding.com/?page_id=662 . Links their site posts and Linkedin profiles are available.

If you would like to be considered as a contributor or if you are interested in submitting book reviews or book excerpts for publication on the site, please send an email to editor@cpgbranding.com. Be sure to include your name, company’s name and contact information with your email, as well as a description of how you would like to contribute to our community. I hope you will join us!

In other forum news, contributor Tracy Pepe has been named Key Note Speaker on the Scent Brand Project at The Institute for International Research (IIR) and forum member Christine Mau, Brand Design Director at Kimberly-Clark was named one of AdAge’s Women to Watch for 2010. Also, be sure to look for links on branding insight from Marty Neumeier and branding consultancy Landor on http://cpgbranding.com/

Additionally, the group forum on Linkedin has seen many new discussions posted. Forum members, Steve Frenda, Donald Riker, Bryan-David Scott, Sally M. Williams, Cornelius Ringe, Don Carli, Jenny Feng, Todd Sebastian, Chip (Fred) Wood Guy Powell and Steve Friedman, have all posted discussions, just to name a few.

Join in the conversation—add comments to the existing topics or start your own discussion today!

That’s it for now, be sure to check the forum on the website or Linkedin for all the latest!

Best regards,
- Tom

Thomas H. Gilmore
Managing Editor and Founder
CPG Branding and Marketing Forum

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