The Benefits of Being A Digital Leader vs. Laggard

A recent study conducted by McKinsey & Company shows companies at the forefront of using digital tools including social media to engage consumers along the purchase decision journey are gaining a significant advantage over their competitors. It's the digital leaders vs.the digital laggards and the financial implications are enormous. The...

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Holy #Hashtag! Loyalty in The Digital Age

Loyalty may be marketing’s Holy Grail, but the rules are changing in the digital age. So you just might want to hold that tweet and lighten up on the hashtags.

That was the take-away from Wharton’s recent marketing conference, “Building Loyal Customers in the Information Age.” While marketers have more data than ever, the truth is that customer loyalty is declining according to Chris Malone, managing partner at Fidelum Partners, a global marketing firm.

Michael Wilhite, senior vice president of insight analytics for a strategy consulting firm pointed out that far too many companies are approaching digital marketing from the wrong perspective.