Familiarity or pattern recognition is one of the first heuristics we use as a child to be fed. We know that our mother gives us food, so gravitate more to her than dad. We also learn that crying at the right intervals will get us changed and fed. We recognise the familiar pattern and triggers.Continue reading “Heuristics: Using Familiarity To Nurture Trust And Brand Allegiance”
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Heuristics: Scarcity And Loss Aversion As Motivators
As we have evolved over time – humans have developed a number of decision making shortcuts or Heuristic. We use these to speed up the decision making process. Heuristics usually govern automatic, intuitive judgments. But we can also deliberately use them when working from limited information. By understanding the role of heuristics in human psychology,Continue reading “Heuristics: Scarcity And Loss Aversion As Motivators”
Hard And Early, Out Of Lockdown, Game On!
New Zealand is preparing to exit lockdown and return to a resemblance of normality. We’ll forgo the hugs and high fives we want to give teammates, my pack training runs will have to wait a bit longer, but shops will reopen, and we’ll get back to some of our old routines. Kids will return toContinue reading “Hard And Early, Out Of Lockdown, Game On!”
My CPA Calculator For Marketing Activities
Calculate the true CPA (Cost Per Acquisition) of any marketing initiative with this handy calculator.
Creativity – Daniel Flynn from Thank You Water
Sharing your idea will create LEVERAGE – the more people that know your journey and the ideas you have, the more they can bind to your WHY and generate momentum.
Meet your audience where they are at!
Meet your audience where they are at and show them you’re a thought leader that could be their trusted partner.
The Modern Marketing Manager – A Forerunner
The tasks, skills and abilities required of the modern digital marketing manager, online manager or webmaster are broad. T shaped skills sets are squared off and it is the same for any marketer – on or offline. The influence of technology everywhere means speaking tech and having EQ is the equation for success. We are required notContinue reading “The Modern Marketing Manager – A Forerunner”
Who’s your target market?
When defining who our product or service is for – there are many tools and mechanisms at our disposal. A buyer persona or picture of the median or average customer you hope to reach is often one of the first steps. Creating a ‘buyer persona’ can involve data mining, client interviews and many internal refinementContinue reading “Who’s your target market?”
Using the POST Method to define online initiatives
The POST Method – is a method for defining strategy that’s been around for the web equivalent of a lifetime. Back in 2007 the good folks at Forrester coined the POST methodology. I’ve found it to be a fantastic tool for making strategic and tactical decisions around projects online.If you haven’t guessed it’s not aContinue reading “Using the POST Method to define online initiatives”
Three core tactics in my Twitter Strategy
While I loath to call it a strategy, I have decided to take a strategic methodical approach to my use of Twitter. I’ve decided to: Network, share and support a core group of influential people in my Dunbar 150 list – daily Participate in weekly #sshour social selling chats and one other #hashtag chat fromContinue reading “Three core tactics in my Twitter Strategy”