Integrated Marketing Framework

The most effective marketing programs use a variety of techniques to surround their audience. But often, we get stuck in a rut. Using channels and formats we’re comfortable with, rather than experimenting. Yet, the biggest breakout successes often come from trying something new. We’ve created this handy framework to help shake up your routine, and encourage you to

Brands with Purpose

What makes a brand compelling? What is it about a brand that resonates with its customers? And what happens if your target audience is not aligned with your brand’s primary purpose? We asked these questions, and many more, of Greg Perotto, Vice President of Corporate Marketing, Brand & Communications at Hootsuite in our latest episode

Activating Persona Insights

As leaders, we do a lot of work to understand our audience. We talk to customers, we survey buyers, we watch and interpret traffic patterns. All of this research gives us insights into what messages and offers are most likely to resonate for a given audience segment. However, the knowledge is only valuable if we

Untangling content and product marketing

As the discipline of content marketing matures I’ve had an increasing number of questions about it’s relationship to product marketing. The question arises in many forms. Do product and content marketers do the same job? Should every product marketer be a content marketer? Does product marketing need to exist any more? Do great product marketers need

Three Rules for Publishing High Impact Research

I recently read The Content Experience Report by Uberflip with much interest.  After all, content strategy is a big part of what we do here at the Marketing Advisory Network.  In summary, I think the report offers some good tips and is worth reading, particularly the section about navigation. However, the report also falls victim