Archive for the ‘Marketing’ Category

This Collection of Tools Will Improve Your Business Writing Skills

Writing for business is a specific skill that needs to be honed over the course of your career. Many people think they don’t need to develop their skills, as they already have enough skill to get by day to day, but developing those skills pays dividends. Here are the best online tools that you can […]

August 26th, 2016 - By


Why Do Customers Misbehave?

also by Marty Abbott, DM, and Kalle Lyytinen, PhD In a recent GBR article we put forward an argument that in using a product or service consumers are afforded the opportunity to use it in ways not originally intended. We argue that customers do this for a variety of reasons, such as increasing the utility […]

March 6th, 2013 - By


Mobile Billing: The New Frontier of Mobile Marketing

The mobile industry is growing rapidly both domestically and internationally. Many aggregators such as Mobile Messenger (MM) are concentrating on this industry as a new and thriving market.

April 19th, 2012 - By


PODCAST: How To Create Advocates with Loyalty Architect Craig Wilson

In this podcast interview, Loyalty Architect Craig Wilson discusses unearthing your company’s authentic purpose to turn casual customers into loyal advocates.

November 16th, 2011 - By


Q&A with Clare Burton, Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at Herbalife

As vice president of worldwide marketing at Herbalife, Clare Burton is responsible for driving the company’s brand awareness around the world.

January 17th, 2011 - By


Social Media: It’s Not About You

Marketing professor Alan Beard likens social media best practices to that of dinner party conversation – listen, engage, don’t offend, and be interesting.

January 10th, 2011 - By


The Elevator Pitch: You’ve Got 30 Seconds … or Less!

Two rules more than any other can make the difference between a successful elevator pitch and a lost opportunity.

October 18th, 2010 - By


Social Media Strategy Is More Than Just Signing Up

Currently at the Graziadio Business Report we are in the process of revamping our website – having reached the upper limits of the current platform.  Tackling the usual web development project activities – planning, executing, monitoring – we’re now confronted with the task of developing our social media implementation.  Though our initial impulse was to approach social media […]

March 1st, 2010 - By


Know Your Consumers First

Podcast provided by the Oomph! company. In this interview, Dr. Andrea Scott, Professor of Marketing at the Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management, explains the importance of market research and understanding consumer behavior when conducting a branding campaign. Dr. Scott earned her PhD from the University of South Florida and an MBA from Emory University. […]

February 15th, 2010 - By