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Helping Architects Accept Change and Embrace the Modern Marketing Era

For most purveyors of goods and services, the act of marketing can be traced back in history to the very beginning of commerce when conveying the benefits of ones products and services over a competitor’s was a practice of simple communication, using the very rudimentary of marketing tools and collateral. But practicing the science of […]

 

Gettysburg Cancer Center Impacts Cancer Patients by Providing Comprehensive Care

Comprehensive Cancer Center A Leader in Oncology Care Across the Region Since 1989 Technology and connectivity continues to disrupt how we access information. Once limited to a one-or two line posting in the local telephone Yellow Pages (remember those?) medical practitioners of all disciplines felt little incentive to promote their services any way other than […]

Interesting and Challenging Times Ahead for Marketers

At the coming of the end of each calendar year there comes a practice that appears to be an unavoidable part of our culture. It is understandable that at the end of something there certainly must be a beginning of something else, a sort of evolutionary ideology that mandates a certain continuity of things both […]

Business and Religion; A Risky Mixture?

The fundamental business principles still apply despite a dynamically evolving technical generation. How often have we heard, “Don’t mix religion with business”?  It is advice freely expressed and usually followed across the full spectrum of business and industry for generations. But the mixture is not always detrimental to success. A strategic approach to targeting a […]

Aligning Sales and Marketing to Produce Business Growth

Ask any veteran in business and you’ll hear stories about the ongoing war between the marketing function and the sales department. Many relationships between the sales and the marketing departments often resemble an efficient and effective circular firing squad. As sales slump marketing blames sales for not executing on its plan and sales complains that […]

It’s Not Always the “What” But the “How”

The importance of effective messaging has never been more paramount then in today’s digital, technology driven communication environment. Connecting to an audience requires commitment to the established fundamental basics of communication and an awareness to the challenges that come with the more individualized and direct contact offered by social media. In the past, generalized mass […]

Junction Practices What It Preaches

A company’s website is a living, breathing entity on the internet and, in today’s digital marketing world, your audience’s first impression of your business. Protecting a brand image and maintaining access to your company and its services is critical to the success of any business entity. Stale or aging websites often become technically obsolete, are […]

How Much of Your Advertising Spend Is Getting Blocked?

“Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted,” Philadelphia department store magnate John Wanamaker was famously quoted as saying. “The trouble is I don’t know which half.” And while the markets, methods, media and advertising choices have changed dramatically amidst the digital technology revolution, most of today’s marketers continue to struggle with measuring the […]

The Ultimate Prize for Best Brand Soon to Be Awarded

Winning an election, any election to public office, requires a candidate to capture at least 51 percent of the market. A bit daunting, to say the least particularly when even the most successful marketer has ever come close to capturing more than 50 percent of their market. With digital technology and social media platforms dominating […]

Retail’s Disruptive Future

Despite early announcements of major store closings and employee furloughs by some of retails largest and most prominent players, the National Retail Federation (NRF) is forecasting a growth rate of 3.1 percent in 2016, a performance rate higher than the 10 year average of 2.7 percent. The NRF also predicted non-store retail to grow at […]