During a recent dinner with a colleague it dawned on me that although it takes a tough man to make a tender chicken, it takes a very resourceful and persistent marketer to successfully reach out and touch someone.
Snapchat went public the day I wrote this column, opening at $17 a share, handing insiders a windfall as its IPO closed at more than $24, making its founder a billionaire and valuing the company greater than American or United Airlines, Hershey or Hilton.
Have you ever pulled up a barstool, turned to the guy sitting inches away from you and said, “Hey, aren’t you … ?”
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Like many of my fellow baby boomers I like classic boats, classic cars and classic rock. That said, I am not a fan of classic technology or marketing tools that lack a digital component.
A marketing campaign can only do so much when the seas around you are receding and your market is shrinking.
Native advertising first sailed into the public consciousness in the summer of 2014, the butt of satire on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with John Oliver.”