Social media have forced radical changes in all aspects of marketing and branding, reaching a point where marketers try to evolve their digital strategies and stay on top of the latest trends. You can not rely on a couple of social postings each week and demand to have good engagement as a brand. Keeping in mind the latest research findings pointing out that only 2% of … Continue reading Branded Communities:The latest go-to in digital marketing
For those who love traveling, as well as those who do not belong in the category of the frequent travelers, TripAdvisor page is the ideal online tool. TripAdvisor was founded back in 2000 and it is a travel page which offers advises about bar/restaurants, booking tools, accommodation and tourist attractions. The webpage makes up the largest community in the travel world as it reaches … Continue reading TripAdvisor: The ultimate travel online community
Harley Davidson, since the 1980s, has been building up a brand community of shared values, lifestyle and ethos. The launch of The Harley Owners Group (HOG) became the “meeting point” of thousands of Harley enthusiasts who transformed a company at the brink of banckrupcy into an ideal branding example. Thirty five years later Harley still proves that a brand’s power goes beyond sponsorships, celebrity endorsements … Continue reading Harley Davidson- The grandaddy of all communities.
Ben & Jerry’s brand of ice-cream started in 1978 with a $12,000 investment ($4,000 of it borrowed). They opened their first ice-cream shop in a renovated gas station in Burlington, Vermont. Ben & Jerry’s company was expanded by the opening of their first franchise shop in Shelburne, Vermont. Big life changes occurred in 2000, when Ben & Jerry’s became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Unilever. … Continue reading Ben & Jerry’s Euphoria Campaign Successfully Engaged the Instagram Community