Brand Advocate vs Brand Ambassador: What's the Difference?
If you’re looking to elevate your brand through the power of brand ambassadorship or advocacy, but you’re unsure about whether your business would better benefit from the support of brand ambassadors or advocates, or even both, we’re here to help.
Sack Friday? Why Black Friday Is A Dying Holiday
Black Friday has been a staple in companies' marketing strategies for several years - until now. Recently, a lot of brands have been rethinking their involvement in the profit-led holiday, and found ways to re-position their relationship with it. Why do this? The reason's threefold: planet, perceived brand value and profit.
Paul Archer: Are super fans the secret to brand building in 2020?
Back in 2008, Kevin Kelly, the founder of Wired Magazine and all-round future gazer, wrote an essay called ‘1,000 True Fans’ on how an individual, band, artist or craft person only needs 1,000 true fans to make a living.
5 Ideas to Create an Authentic Brand
With hundreds of thousands of products in the world, standing out as a brand is becoming more and more of a challenge. One very important factor in standing out is brand authenticity. Furthermore, as millennials take over as the biggest spending generation, this becomes more true, as authenticity is one of the most dominant millennial brand preferences.
How Can You Supercharge the Growth of Your Fashion Brand?
We live in an era of intensive competition and outrageous opportunity. In the fashion industry, the internet still feels like a gold race. With 6,300 stores shutting down this year, shopping appears to have moved from traditional brick-and-mortar retail to digital channels. Many of the industry lost on the high street has been picked up by fast-growing online brands: like Asos, Missguided, and Farfetch. However, growing in this environment is hardly easy, by 2014, the internet had over 12 million eCommerce stores live, with some of these stores representing the fastest growing brands in the sector. Many successful brick and mortar stores have also turned to the internet to try to engage customers and increase profits.
3 Big Problems Marketers Face Today
Three of the biggest problems marketers are facing today from somebody on the receiving end. Duel speaks to Content Manager, Flora Busby.
Conventional is no longer functional in the advertising world. It seems that we are simply not receptive to, nor a particularly a fan of, broadcasting. Lucie, Account Manager at Duel, considers how this is affecting marketing brands and what we can do to improve the situation. Flora Busby, social media blogger, and Content Manager who has previously worked with the likes of Barclaycard amongst other financial companies, explains the top three issues affecting marketers now.