Category: Ronn Torossian

Apologetic Responses and PR Crises

For many years, the French manufacturing corporation for consumer products, Bic, was criticized for its lines of products that are directly marketed to women, using names such as “Bic for Her” or “Miss Bic”. A few years ago, the brand crossed a line with the public by releasing an ad during South Africa’s Women’s Day that consumers around the world viewed as very sexist. The ad campaign featured the brand’s logo, an image of a woman in a business suit, and a statement saying “Look like a girl, act…

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Developing a Content Formula

Many companies think that their content has to be innovative to attract the attention of the audience. Yet there are plenty of movies on the Hallmark Channel that share a similar plot as well as the same actors. Nonetheless, these films are quite successful on the channel. The type of repetitiveness included in them might sound like a formula for failure, but that’s not the case. In fact, the same repetitive formula has also been adapted by other platforms, including Netflix, to create other successful films and shows. The…

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Responsible Marketing Efforts

Many companies understand the importance of marketing that’s centered around consumers, but these days, “responsible marketing” is becoming a lot more popular, and it’s also helping businesses fill the gaps wherever consumer-centric marketing efforts are failing. Simply put, responsible marketing efforts are any marketing efforts from companies with a conscience. That means the companies are ensuring that they’re not simply doing things for the sake of doing them or simply because everyone else is doing the same things. Those companies are going above and beyond to put their consumers first…

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Data Segmentation and SEO

It’s not always easy to find value in a lot of data, which is why one of the essential elements of successful SEO strategies is recognizing patterns. Although this can seem daunting, most issues regarding the amount of data that most companies have can easily be solved through data segmentation. Companies should shift their focus towards generating insights that are based on patterns they’re able to recognize, and then they should rely on those same patterns to implement beneficial SEO strategies. Companies can use two different data segmentation strategies:…

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Consumer Motivation

Motivation occurs when a need is aroused in a consumer that they have to satisfy. Quite a few factors can drive motivation, like perceived risks, personal relevance, need for safety, making a statement, conformism, prestige, and a consumer’s personal values. Nowadays, consumers will give up on brands that don’t support their values in favor of those that do. Brand switching is becoming more and more common along with the willingness to pay more. Motivation leads to involvement. Some consumers get very attached to brands and businesses. However, the degree…

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Multicultural Marketing

Organizations should not underestimate the fact that cultures and communities are constantly morphing. Brands must develop adaptive strengths to keep them attuned to their audience. Being adaptive is the kind of risky business that many companies avoid. A business should understand society and culture, not just consumers. Customers should not be defined strictly in terms of their consumption proclivities. Businesses should consider how culture and community fit into the experience of their audience. The background of customers influences how they consume content, products, and services. Multicultural marketing emphasizes understanding…

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Customer Experience in Branding

The world has come a long way since decades ago when McCarthy first created the four Ps of marketing: product, price, place, and promotion. In fact, he couldn’t have been able to predict the roles that both globalization and technology would have in the evolution of the marketing industry. These days, it’s the global marketplace that has the main influence on pricing strategies and product designs. The internet and globalization have managed to reduce the amount of large inventories and storage spaces. Companies have all turned into current manufacturing,…

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Top Tools for Social Media Cross-Posting

In practically every marketing strategy, social media has become one of the core elements, with brands utilizing different platforms for different promotional efforts. Many marketers have started investing in various social media tools to help businesses stay consistent with the rate at which content is shared. Those tools help companies post regularly, track analytics, engage with the target audience, manage ads, and more. SocialPilot One of the best social media posting tools, that is also affordable for smaller businesses, is SocialPilot. It’s very functional and comes with powerful cross-posting…

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Optimizing LinkedIn Business Pages

Although most of the engagement on LinkedIn tends to take place between personal accounts , LinkedIn business pages have plenty of engagement potential when they’re properly optimized. A company’s business page on the platform can be used as a powerful communication and engagement channel. Additionally, the platform itself tends to frequently introduce new features for companies, which helps businesses add more tools to their social media marketing toolbox. Accurate Profile Information Given the fact that LinkedIn profiles are searchable on the platform as well as on search engines outside…

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The Importance of UX Design in Customer Conversions

The primary driving force behind the growth of any business is what the customers prefer. These days most customers want an easy, fast, and efficient user experience when they open up a business website. That’s why companies need an excellent user interface and design that will meet the needs of customers. User experience (UX) refers to the experience that customers have when they visit a company’s app or westie. All of the aspects of the interaction between the customer and the company fall under the umbrella of user experience.…

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