|March 11, 2014|
|How "experiential marketing" builds on key trends|
|By Jay Gronlund|
|“Experiential Marketing” is all about engaging customers to try a product or service. It has emerged as an ideal vehicle for creating new trials and sustaining customer loyalty in both B2C and B2B circles. Our society has become quite cynical about all advertising, so it is looking for alternative, more credible ways to learn about products and services. Concurrent with this shift in buying behavior is the serious decline in “brand trust”, arguably the most important emotion for developing a sense of confidence for all purchase decisions.
There are several types of traditional promotions that will stimulate interest in product/service trial, e.g. sampling, event marketing, sponsorships, etc. These continue to be effective tools, but this new process of “experiential marketing” can better leverage the power of emotional branding and the use of digital marketing. [...]
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|How Many Ideas Should One Piece of Marketing Contain?|
| Let me give you a clue.
"The number of ideas to use in an ad should be odd – and three's too many"
Timo Everi, Hasan & Partners Helsinki
I couldn't put it better myself.
The key to any form of marketing is clarity (of course it also has to be persuasive, but for the purpose of this post, clarity wins through). [...]
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