Great customer experience recognises consumers interact with brands in multiple ways and it’s important to take them all into consideration when assessing brand equity.
We are overloaded with data – it’s coming from our call centers, our websites, our retail partners, our media agencies. Yet in spite of being awash with data, we have a data black hole. We’ve got GRPs, click-throughs, Likes, Share of Voice to..
Challenger banks are all the rage! From Atom to Monzo, Virgin to Metro, everybody’s talking about the changing face of banking. Open banking and the CASS initiative is laying the groundwork for easy switching.
The advent of publicly published league tables of customer service quality for banks has made a few waves. First Direct topped the table of customers surveyed – and promptly trumpeted the fact through all conceivable media. But does this make..
Marketing and insight clients often ask us: How can I get a picture of how all my touchpoints work together? How can I understand the effectiveness of owned and earned media as well as paid media? Which media should I be putting my budget towards..
The whole idea of ‘brand purpose’ is everywhere these days. For marketers, it’s not just about nice words, but about knowing how people really feel about their brand, and what is really driving brand loyalty in today’s world.
We are surrounded by headlines like “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). We knew that digital would..
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’”..
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.
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..
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.