Marketing URLs without www in print

I previously wrote about how  Internet addresses can help to promote our brands.  My main points in that post were that we are becoming more accustom to typing Internet addresses without www and that this behavior helps marketers to focus more on their brand. On printed materials this becomes more relevant today. As a basis for my points look at Read More …

The empowered marketer – yesterday, today, and tomorrow

Technology and the Internet are changing the way consumers and marketers interact with each other. This is the second of a two part post about how consumers and marketers provide and consume information leading to purchases. The first post focused on the empowered consumer. In this post I’ll discuss the empowered marketer and how marketers can use technology that is Read More …

1800PetMeds email marketing and your pooch

It’s been tough to find time to write this past week with the kids school ending, kids activities, and home projects. I did come across an email from 1-800-Pet-Meds in my inbox. The email was a marketing promotion to reorder heart worm pills for my dog. They knew it was time for me to reorder because I had ordered a Read More …

Internet Marketing, eCommerce Marketing, and the 4Ps

I had a thought this week that Internet Marketing and eCommerce Marketing should be two distinct positions in an organization. An Internet Marketer is concerned with how to get more people to the store while the eCommerce Marketer is concerned with how to get more people to buy once they are in the store.  But they can’t work independently from Read More …

Internet search recipe? Your brand!

Over the past year, I’ve observed my kids exhibiting a similar behavior when going to various destinations on the Internet. Rather than typing “destination.com” in the address bar, they go to the search box and type “destination”. As I thought about this, three reasons came to mind to explain their behavior: It’s less typing. They have discovered a way to Read More …