Speechless: An Open Letter to Apple

Posted Posted in Brand Community Media Strategy, Email and Social Media Marketing

[updated 1/3/09] [updated 1/5/09] [updated 1/14/09] “Et tu, Apple?” Dear Apple, This week you announced that this year’s Macworld Conference & Expo would be your last, and that Apple’s SVP of Worldwide Product Marketing Philip Schiller will stand in for boss Steve Jobs as the opening keynoter. You defended your decision, stating: “Apple is reaching […]

Marcomm Integration with Brand Community Media / Custom Publishing

Posted Posted in Brand Community Media Process, Brand Community Media Strategy, Custom Media, Custom Publishing, Publishing Strategy

How a brand community media program can incorporate multiple marcomm objectives Marketing organizations use a mix of communications activities – such as advertising, direct mail, customer research, and P.R. – to pursue diverse objectives. A company might develop one marcomm program to keep “at risk” customers from switching to an upstart competitor, another to support […]