Consider the list of devices, products, and services that smartphones already duplicate or replace.
Sidebar to You’ve Got Mail: e-tailers Push Postal Mail Despite the growth of electronic publishing, whether via websites, email newsletters, e-books, blogs, or podcasts, print media delivered the old fashioned way still serves a critical function in a well-rounded communications program. If you’re looking for a way to motivate, cajole, or inspire consumers to respond, […]
Powerhouse e-tailers push postal mail to break through and motivate By Audrey Kalman As a Netflix subscriber, Land’s End customer, and habitual user of Amazon for everything from Mother’s Day gifts to ink cartridges, I receive regular e-mails from all three companies and visit their websites several times a month. By almost any measure, I’m […]
Applying magazine lessons to consumer brands If you build it, they will come, or something to that effect, wrote W.P. Kinsella in his 1982 novel “Shoeless Joe.” If you recall the book or its film incarnation “Field of Dreams,” you know that protagonist Ray Kinsella follows that disembodied call to action, carving a baseball diamond […]
Magazine brand management 101 My friend and colleague Peter Hutchinson is a great writer (and a renowned writing teacher). So as you might imagine, I jumped at his offer to compose a pitch letter to help me place this very series of articles. As I read his draft, I was struck by his description of […]