Marketing to the Military Explained

The military market is huge—it’s made up of approximately 37 million service members with $1.2 trillion in buying power. Three in four members of the military said they actively seek out brands that offer a military discount and that they have a strong overall trust of those companies.  Offering a military discount is an effective ...
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Your Campaign Checklist for Marketing to the Military this Veterans Day

The guns fell silent at 11am on November 11, 1918. After four long years, the Great War was over. Veterans Day celebrates the end of this conflict and is also a time to honor those who served—and still serve—in the US Armed Forces. Recognizing the military on this special day with an offer just for ...
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How Successful Brands Honor the Military and Win Their Business

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On June 9, 1944, Private Joe Gandara’s detachment came under heavy enemy fire from a German force in Amfreville, France. After the gunfire had pinned him and his fellow soldiers to the ground for several hours, Gandara advanced voluntarily and alone toward the enemy, destroying three machine guns before he was fatally wounded. He posthumously ...
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Teachers Will Reward Brands That Support Them — Infographic

The pandemic has upended education. And while teachers’ commitment to their students has never wavered, the form it takes has.  According to our seventh annual marketing to teachers survey, conducted in partnership with Agile Education Marketing, 9 in 10 teachers said they used their own money to fill the gap in their school budgets. Before ...
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New Forrester Consulting Study Reveals Marketers’ #1 Challenge and How to Solve It

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There’s a simple rule in business: Give consumers who share common characteristics what they need, and you will build a repeatable revenue model. This concept is at the heart of personalized marketing and gives brands a powerful way to both understand and deliver what consumers want, at scale.  The promise is great. I learn the ...
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4 Key Takeaways from Adweek Elevate: Commerce

Adweek recently wrapped Elevate: Commerce. The virtual event offers six sessions focused on how marketers can effectively respond to the most pressing issues they face in today’s rapidly evolving economy, particularly in the wake of the coronavirus health crisis. Here are four great pieces of advice we took away: 01 Prioritize the Health of Customer ...
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How to Connect with Customers through Emotional Marketing

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“The thrill of victory, and the agony of defeat.” This classic line in ABC’s Wide World of Sports opener promised viewers an emotional roller coaster as they watched the “human drama of athletic competition” unfold.  These kinds of visceral experiences are at the heart of emotional marketing, a strategy brands use to connect with their ...
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How a Personalized Offer to Nurses Brought in 8,000 New Customers

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Nurses deserve our support—now more than ever—and leading brands like AT&T and The North Face are giving them personalized offers to say thank you. Honoring nurses is a smart marketing strategy because it supports people we count on and helps brands acquire new customers. When CheapCaribbean launched its personalized offer to nurses, it had 2x ...
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Doctors Are Fighting the Pandemic. Here’s How Brands Can Help.

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Doctors are one of the consumer tribes that have been hardest hit by COVID-19. They are working long hours on the front line, fighting to save people’s lives while exposing themselves—and their families—to infection. It’s no wonder more than 70% of frontline healthcare workers are experiencing psychological distress.  Communities everywhere are expressing their support. Even ...
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SheerID CEO in MarTech Advisor: Why Telecom Brands Are Taking a New Approach to Personalized Marketing

Marketers continue to search for the best way to create a lasting connection with consumers. And identity marketing, a new form of personalized marketing, is rising to the top.  Especially now, during these uncertain times, consumers are paying close attention to how brands are engaging with them. Quality communication is far more important than quantity.  ...
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