Fiona Blades, President and CEO of MESH Experience, recently had the opportunity to speak at the P2P Institute’s League of Leaders in Chicago. This event is one of many, as Fiona has been traveling and spreading the word of a revolution in market research.
For the last year, I and MESH Experience have been working to collect and analyse data across the full spectrum of what people experience about UK retail banking brands - all paid, owned, and earned touchpoints.
The future of retail is transforming before our eyes at a speed we may not have imagined possible. “America is facing a ‘retail refugee crisis’ as thousands of stores shut down and millions of people become the ‘blacksmiths of their era’” (Business Insider, September 2017).
Share of voice (SOV) has always been an important metric for marketers to monitor. It helps us to understand how prominently we are promoting our brand versus competitors. But SOV only measures what we, as marketers, push out.
We’re well aware of the challenges of converting insight to impact. In this paper, presented by MESH Experience and LATAM airline at ESOMAR LATAM in Buenos Aires last month, we explored how taking a human-centered, lean approach to research generated insight that made a real difference to..
If Content is King, Context is certainly Queen and we have been increasingly looking at the context of advertising as well as the content. For an advertiser, avoiding unsavoury content is clearly important, and this has been much discussed over the last year. But think of the other side of the..
Gone are the days when a great product alone drove profits. Marketers today need to consider every way that people encounter their brand. Great experiences creating real value for people build advocacy, which leads to acquisition, as well as retention and increase in share of wallet.
Benchmarks are an important part of our decision-making. However, pick the wrong benchmarks, or contextualise them misguidedly, and you risk making the wrong decisions.
Earlier in my career, I was the Planning Director of an Omnicom agency, Claydon Heeley, where I worked on brands like Mercedes-Benz.