Marketing & Strategy section contains articles on marketing concepts & strategies, branding of products & services, advertisement campaigns, promotional activities of brands and analysis of popular global brands.
Originality vs Embellishment - The Better Marketing Strategy
20 September 2016
"Consumer is the king" we as a whole are familiar with this language of advertising. In any case, in this day and age which is a media and innovation rich world "The customer is not only the ruler but consumer is the one who runs the show". As the technology expands it is very simple for the advertisers to publicize their items the way they need their items to be seen. It's simple for them to achieve an expansive number of the clients, by focusing on the specific portion for which their item is work for. In a way technology is their great companion.
Simplicity is the Modern Mantra for Successful Branding
13 September 2016
SIMPLICITY for Successful Branding appears to be a very unorthodox concept and very rarely pondered upon. However, if we delve into the very concepts of Marketing and Branding and look out for successful brands, we will come across multiple examples where organizations have used the principle of Simplicity very pertinently to build their brands and enjoy ‘top of the mind recall’ with consumers. The golden words by Leonardo Da Vinci, “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” signifies how deep-rooted the concept is and has been following for years.
Customer Engagement using the HASHTAG Media
06 September 2016
Hashtags have become an important aspect of marketing in the digital world. Social media marketing is a set of multi-disciplinary marketing programs through which firms try to reach their stakeholder network effectively. In the current disruptive era, brands and customers are equally participating in social media marketing to achieve a gamut of benefits.
How “Internet of Things” will Change Traditional Business
01 September 2016
IoT or Internet of Things is the most recent buzzword in almost all the industries. IoT is expected to set a new era of technological prosperity because of its high productive potential. It mainly revolves around the idea that products communicate on customer’s behalf after getting transformed to smart products. Almost all the big companies are struggling their way to fit their traditional model into the world of IoT. As everyone is on the run to get first mover advantage, it is time for us to find out what exactly is Internet of Things and how is it going to change the business from traditional to a whole new experience?
Social Commerce - Influence on Business & Brand Image
28 August 2016
“Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Youtube, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr, Flickr, Reddit"....and the list goes on. Pause for a second and realize the commonality in these names.
Yes, you could have easily recalled it; these are some well-known social media sites of 21st century which have burgeoned since their advent increasing their followers from thousands to millions to billions and the inclusion process continues. How could have such large-scale adherence of people towards social media passed unnoticed by marketers and trade practitioners. It was just a matter of time before our market strategists realized the potential and thrift of social media being a succinct channel for e-commerce and hence, devised the concept of Social Commerce which can be defined as a marriage between e-commerce and social media.
Cannibalization of Sales- Similar Products Affecting Business
22 August 2016
Many a times companies launch a new item in excitement and anticipate increase in their market share. However, it has been observed that they soon start getting concerned over the fact that whether the new item will eat up the profits of other items of the company because both are quite identical. It is a general misnomer among people that Cannibalizing the profits of other items via launch of a similar new item is a bad move. However, in today’s changing market dynamics, Cannibalization if implemented thoroughly and effectively can add on to the profits of the organization.