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Why the worst disasters can bring out the best in brands.

Photo credit: Rick Wilking, Reuters A man and his dog wade through the Hurricane Harvey floodwaters in Houston. After Hurricane Katrina swept through New Orleans, Tide’s Loads of Hope program rolled into town with a fleet...Read more

Lyft + Taco Bell: A boozy love story.

What do Lyft and Taco Bell have in common? Late-night customers. The ride-hailing company and fast food chain put passenger and diner together after months of informal research. Introducing “Taco Mode,” an in -app option for Lyft passengers. "We realized...Read more

8 signs your website is past its prime.

Time is not kind to websites. In the course of a year or even months, a high performing site can be dealt brutal blows that negatively impact results. Your organization may shift focus, launch new products and services, invest in...Read more

Marketing vasectomies with bros and beer.

Vasectomy is more effective, cheaper and safer than female sterilization. That’s why it’s the preferred choice for birth control in many countries like Canada and the U.K. But not the U.S. In fact, female sterilization is twice as popular as...Read more

Sex may be memorable but does it sell?

Consumers remember sexy ads, but they’re fuzzy on the details—like product and brand. This according to a study published at ScienceDaily.com. Researchers considered 78 peer-reviewed advertising studies published over three decades, measuring consumer recall among men and women. "We found...Read more

Women have money to invest. So, what's stopping them?

When it comes to banking, women are just as likely as men to have the basics—checking, savings, mortgage, retirement plans. In fact, women typically research and initiate bank relationships for the family. But when it comes to stocks, mutual funds...Read more

Marketing Statement - Third Quarter 2017

They’re tech natives. They’re constantly connected. They value diversity and social justice. And they can’t balance a checkbook. So, how can financial brands turn Gen We’s weakness into a win-win? And (of course) Millennials, too. Well, these people care less...Read more

How banks and credit unions can connect with Gen We.

Just because a kid has a bank account, it doesn’t mean she knows how to manage it. A recent report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) suggests that many teens aren’t financially literate. The findings , released...Read more

Women choose strong over skinny.

My college-aged nieces regularly post goofy selfies. Some might say unflattering. Eyes crossed, hair wild, tongues lolling. Anything goes. Their friends respond in kind. #photoshopmenot. We celebrated friend’s birthday recently with a rock climbing trip. It was his 16-year-old daughter’s...Read more

Moms use social media to talk health coverage.

Moms are to Facebook what tweens are to Instagram. It’s where she finds advice, attention and, most importantly, an audience. Torn between two brands? Post it. Kid matriculated to middle school? Share it. Fear of losing coverage for your child’s...Read more

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