Consumer loyalty is arguably one of the most important assets a brand can have. In today’s marketplace there is an abundance of options for shoppers when making purchasing decisions. Whether in store, or online there is no shortage of alternatives for not only products, and services; but also consumption channels. Creating a loyal consumer base or “Cult Consumers” is what separates successful brands from mediocre ones.
Creating repeat customers can be a struggle for many brands, but with the right strategy and a little incentive for consumers, brands can enter into a mutually beneficial, long term relationship with their purchasers. Loyalty programs and shopper incentives are one of the most tried-and-true methods of engaging with a brand’s audience, while also creating a base of loyal customers.Read More
What is brand safety, and what are the costs of ignoring it? Imagine investing a large portion of your marketing budget into a campaign that was served alongside inappropriate, offensive, or simply misaligned content. Not only could a poorly placed ad be a waste of your investment, but it would tarnish the integrity of your brand. This is the reality that marketers and agencies alike are faced with daily in today’s digital landscape.Read More
In Active's latest #Media360 session on March 1st, a panel of experts discussed how podcasts are reshaping the future of advertising. The discussion was moderated by Active's own Karim Kanji, Director of Social Media Strategy, and also featured the following panelists:
- Jeff Ulster, Chief Content and Technology Officer, The Podcast Exchange
- Robert "Bob" Kane, VP Sales, The Podcast Exchange
- Stuart Coxe, Executive Producer, Entertainment One
- James Fragomeni, Director of Partnerships, leanStream
Karim Kanji has been recently selected as co-chair of the new IAB Canada Audio Committee for 2018.Read More
Here at Active Canada we strive to offer first in-class media opportunities for our clients and partners. With that in mind we have recently started to offer Digital Audio solutions. We're so excited about this growing medium that we've also started our own podcast!Read More
There’s no arguing that the number of social media influencers have grown exponentially over recent years. The likes of Kylie Jenner, Michelle Phan, Kat Von D and other social celebrities have literally built empires with their abilities to influence others.
Despite all of the hype, some marketers may be wondering why exactly influencers are so important. How much influence do they really have?
In this session, Amy Laski from FelicityPR, Richard Wong from #paid, and Jeff Roach from Media Nation discuss:Read More
With the new digital age come new media trends and shifts. Staying aware of emerging opportunities will allow marketers to exploit them and stay ahead of the game.Read More