Right before Christmas my significant other was able to obtain a coveted Sony PlayStation 5 (PS5). This development has led to many late nights of playing games, and much less schoolwork being completed in a timely manner. Though we have had a lot of fun playing video games and becoming completely absorbed into immersive worlds,Continue reading “Sony Keeps Its Finger on the Pulse of Technology”
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Course Recap – MKT 455
Most Interesting The most interesting thing I learned about was about organizational behavior. It was fascinating reading about the tech company who didn’t understand why their social media implementation completely failed. The firm was completely tone deaf and even made using the social media part of their employees’ review (Huy & Shipilov, 2012). ThisContinue reading “Course Recap – MKT 455”
School Update – Campaign Thoughts and Feelings
Feelings I feel relieved that this class is nearly over, and I feel ok about the marketing campaign itself. It was hard to come up with campaign tactics when I had no product or concept to make them about. This could have been included in the class to make it easier. Generally, you know whatContinue reading “School Update – Campaign Thoughts and Feelings”
Is Emotional Capital Important?
It’s the most important factor in sustainability and true success. STATEMENT: The authors (Huy and Shipilov, “The Key to Social Media Success Within Organizations”) argue that the main reason some social media initiatives fail to bring benefits to companies is that the initiatives do not create emotional capital, which they define as a strong emotional connectionContinue reading “Is Emotional Capital Important?”
REFLECTION: Thoughts on the Course
Most Important Two elements stick out to me among the many important pieces of a successful marketing campaign, knowing your segment, and understanding your objectives. Objectives “Well established objectives and goals will form the foundation of full marketing plan strategies and tactics” (Seltzer, 2010). Setting objectives gives a marketer orContinue reading “REFLECTION: Thoughts on the Course”
Summary of “Two Hearts In Three-Quarter Time: How To Waltz The Social Media/Viral Marketing Dance” by Kaplan and Haenlin (2011)
Summary: It can be a very delicate dance trying to manufacture “viral” marketing. Kaplan and Haenlein’s 2011 article explores the intricate relationship between social media and viral marketing. The “social media/viral marketing waltz” is described through six concepts executives and marketers can utilize to achieve success. The following is a summary of the article. 1.Continue reading “Summary of “Two Hearts In Three-Quarter Time: How To Waltz The Social Media/Viral Marketing Dance” by Kaplan and Haenlin (2011)”
Why should we use Marketing Objectives?
How does a firm know that they are on track to succeed? What is the focus of each department, or the firm as a whole? These questions are answerable by establishing marketing objectives or goals. Setting goals and objectives give employees and other stakeholders something to work towards. These goals canContinue reading “Why should we use Marketing Objectives?”
Top 5 Reasons You Should Be Using Pinterest for Marketing!
There are so many social media platforms these days, and the landscape is continually evolving. One of my favorite platforms, as a consumer and as a marketer is Pinterest! Here are my top 5 reasons that businesses shouldn’t ignore Pinterest: 1. HUGE Amount of Users Worldwide Pinterest has roughly 459 million monthly active users. 100Continue reading “Top 5 Reasons You Should Be Using Pinterest for Marketing!”
Hi, I’m Mandy. I am 33 years old, I live in Texas and I am a marketing student at SNHU. This blog is for my classes, and for me to practice writing, so topics may seem kind of strange!