Yesterday I had a long talk with a CPG senior executive about marketing. One of his biggest complaints was “why in the hell should I care about Facebook’s or Twitter’s sales forecast ? What does that have to do with MY business ?”. He explained that while they are using social media he is still [...]
According to Stephen Reily is founder and chairman of Vibrant Nation in a recent survey of more than 700 women aged 45-65 what makes them more likely to try a new product for the first time, and the most effective methods are: consumer reviews and articles, free shipping, and free samples. They look for this content [...]
Millennials consist of people born from 1980 to 2000. To put it more simply for them, since they grew up not having to do a lot of math in their heads, thanks to computers, the group is made up mostly of teens and 20-somethings. At 80 million strong, they are the biggest age grouping in [...]
It never fails. Create a buzz word, big data, and everyone jumps on the bandwagon and has to get their hands on “big data”. While data can help put together a picture of your customers and their needs it can only tell you what happened not what is going to happen and why. Data [...]
It’s not hard to search the Internet and come up with a real treasure of good free research and data. You can add nice looking charts to your Power Point presentations but there is a real serious disconnect when it comes to obtaining data and knowing what to do with it for most organizations. Data can only tell you so much and can often send you in the wrong direction. There is no...