A successfully integrated marketing mix uses all of the tools available to promote a brand. It’s obvious we are seeing less and less of traditional advertising mediums, but don’t believe for a second that they have disappeared! Advertising simply had to grow up and adapt to the digital age. Let’s discuss the traditional offline media sources that some might have called “dead” (until reading this article), and explain how they have been integrated and updated to compete in the digital world....more
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Steve McKee, author of When Growth Stalls: How It Happens, Why You're Stuck, and What to Do About It , talks about today’s marketing and media fragmentation in his Bloomberg article: Integrated Marketing: If You Knew it You’d Do It.
He says: “The good news is that there is a powerful way to overcome fragmentation: integration. But don’t be deceived—it’s more difficult than it appears.”
One of my all time favorite movies is Rodney Dangerfield’s, Back to School, about a father who returns to attend college along side his son. While the parallels are not even, the dawning of the Internet Age has left us wide-eyed and scrambling to attend an online marketing event and monetize our knowledge. ...more