Author: Gini Dietrich
Publisher: Que Publishing
Release Date: 2012-04-24
Genre: Business & Economics
Drive more value from all your marketing and communications channels--together! Demolish your silos and sync all your messaging, strategies, and tactics (really!). Optimize every medium and platform, from iPad and Facebook to TV and direct. This book is a must-read for every senior marketing, communications, and PR decision-maker. It’s not about social media. Or new (or old) media. It’s about results—and there’s only one way to get results. You must finally bite the bullet, tear down your silos, and integrate all your marketing and communications. That’s how you choose the best platforms and messages for each customer. That’s how you make research and metrics work. That’s how you overcome today’s insane levels of complexity and clutter. You’re thinking: Oh, that’s all I need to do? “Just” integrate my whole organization? Are you nuts? No. We’re not. It can be done. This book’s authors have done it. They’ve shown others how to do it. And now they’re going to show you. Step by step. Strategy. Tactics. Research. Metrics. Culture. Social. Mobile. Direct. Broadcast. Print. All of it. With you, the marketing/communications decision-maker, right at the center...right where you belong! Even now, organizational silos prevent most companies from conversing coherently with customers, delivering the right targeted messages, and building real synergies across all their marketing and communications programs. Now, Gini Dietrich and Geoff Livingston show how to finally break down those silos, bridging traditional and newer disciplines to drive more value from all of them. You’ll learn how to create a flexible marketing hub with integrated spokes including sales, PR, advertising, customer service, HR, social media, and the executive team. Then, you’ll learn how to use your hub to speak cohesively with each customer through the tools and platforms that deliver the best results at the lowest cost. Dietrich and Livingston guide you through hands-on strategic planning, illustrating key points with real case studies and offering practical exercises for applying their principles. You’ll learn how to perform baseline analyses of media from iPad apps to radio, optimize resource allocation, change culture to overcome siloed behavior, use measurement to clear away obstacles, and gain more value from every marketing investment you make. Pull it all together--finally! How to successfully integrate your tactics, tools, messages, and teams Better goals, better results: beyond “SMART” to “SMARTER” Specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, time-bound, evaluate, and reevaluate Better listening: stakeholders, customers, and research that works How to make sure you hear what really matters Four powerful ways to market in the round When to go direct, come from above, use the groundswell, or execute flanking maneuvers
Author: Linda Courtenay Botterill
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2012-01-06
This detailed account tells the background story of a privatised monopoly whose sharp practices embroiled a national government in scandal and shocked a nation that prides itself on the strength of its institutions. AWB Limited, the former Australian Wheat Board that in the 1990s was sold into the private sector, paid more than $US200m in kickbacks to the pariah regime of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, exploiting the provisions of the United Nations’ Oil for Food program by inflating the price of the wheat it sent there to disguise the pay-offs that secured the contracts. The ensuing uproar threatened the careers of key cabinet ministers in the Howard government and contributed to the rise and subsequent election victory of the Australian Labor Party’s Kevin Rudd.
Corporate branding and communication is big business. Companies throughout the world invest millions in strategies which aim to reinvent their profile in subtle yet important ways. The investment must be working, but what is it being spent on, and how do these rebranding exercises work? Including contributions from academics and practitioners, this important collection unravels the complexities of this growing field of study. The text is split into three coherent sections, focusing in turn on identity, communication and reputation. Case studies are used throughout the book to illustrate important issues, such as the basic principles of visual communication, the importance of reaching both internal and external stakeholders, and the challenges faced by companies working in multi-cultural environments. This book brings clarity and new theoretical insights to an important aspect of modern business. It is an invaluable companion for all students, researchers and practitioners with an interest in marketing, communications and international business.
Since the first International Corporate Identity Group’s symposium in 1994, the fields of corporate identity, corporate communications and corporate branding have become a focal point for scholars and managers alike. Recently, the term corporate marketing has incorporated a host of key corporate-level concepts, representing a new paradigm of thought. Contemplating Corporate Marketing, Identity and Communication is a collection of papers and extended abstracts from the 12th ICIG symposium, presenting a variety of perspectives with a view towards stimulating debate about the advances in corporate marketing, identity and communication. The contributions in this volume examine critically the development of the field and focus for future research in order to encourage cutting-edge scholarship along with practitioner insights. In a field characterized by paradoxes – unity and variety; integration and specialization – the aim is to integrate diverse practices to inspire a more sophisticated approach or theoretical framework. The papers in this volume are both challenging and distinctive.
Author: Jörg Link
Release Date: 2011-06-27
Genre: Business & Economics
Immer mehr Unternehmen beschäftigen sich mit der Frage der Wirtschaftlichkeit, des richtigen Zeitpunktes sowie der Konzeption und optimalen Ausgestaltung eines eigenen Internet-Auftritts. Allgemein besteht immer noch eine relativ hohe Unsicherheit in all diesen Fragen; gesucht werden daher Erfahrungsberichte und Musterbeispiele, die eine Orientierungsfunktion im Sinne eines Benchmarking bieten können. Zusätzlich zu den 11 besonders namhaften und erfolgreichen Unternehmen aus der ersten Auflage (u.a. DELL, Lufthansa, Victoria-Versicherung) schildern in der neuen Auflage auch Best Western Hotels, Booz ̈Allen & Hamilton sowie UPS, welche Marktsituation, Ziele, Strategien und Gestaltungsmerkmale ihrem Internet-Auftritt zugrundeliegen, und welche Erfahrungen und Erfolge bislang vorliegen. Viele der vorgestellten Online-Auftritte sind in ihrer besonderen Qualität, z.B. durch Preisverleihungen, Rankings, Besuchs- oder Umsatzerfolge, bestätigt worden.
Author: Yu-li Liu
Release Date: 2014-04-16
Genre: Social Science
With digital media becoming ever more prevalent, it is essential to study policy and marketing strategies tailored to this new development. In this volume, contributors examine government policy for a range of media, including digital television, IPTV, mobile TV, and OTT TV. They also address marketing strategies that can harness the unique nature of digital media’s innovation, production design, and accessibility. They draw on case studies in Asia, North America, and Europe to offer best practices for both policy and marketing strategies.
Author: Professor Helene P M Johansen
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Release Date: 2013-04-28
This book offers a critical re-thinking of the way in which traditional market logic – derived from mainstream economics and managerial marketing – has for decades commonly been applied in the theoretical understanding of democratic politics within influential quarters of political science and in later years also the relatively new but rapidly expanding field of political marketing. Such approaches are founded on the assumption that all markets are driven exclusively by exchange dynamics and this has in turn rendered the most basic workings of co-production and participation-oriented party-centred political systems theoretically invisible. The author starts by providing a thorough and wide-ranging critical assessment of the theoretical underpinnings of the contemporary political marketing literature and its market-based political science antecedents. Using a relationship marketing perspective the author goes on to offer a re-conceptualisation of these political spheres in terms of 'markets' which addresses the theoretical inadequacies of prior research. She closes by examining some of the most important practical implications that this alternative approach to party-centred politics may have for the marketing efforts of contemporary membership parties. This book is essential reading to all those interested in party-centred politics and political marketing, as well as democratic theorists and students of political theory in general.