It’s the end of another year, which means it’s a time when many companies like to predict marketing and advertising trends for the coming year. Back in January 2017, we predicted that video, chatbots, and personalization was going to be big that year, and our guess was arguably right on the money. Since the McFadden/Gavender prognosticators are clearly as good as any, we’re ready to reveal what will be the five hottest marketing and advertising trends in 2019.
A trade show can be the most important thing you do all year, but it is not an inexpensive commitment. How can you make your investment pay off, not only in terms of sales but in precious face-to-face time?
With top food and grocery shows coming up – including the produce industry’s Fresh Summit (Oct. 18-20), the natural industry’s Supply Side West (Nov. 12-16) and Expo West (March 6-9), Winter Fancy Food (Jan. 19-21), and Summer Fancy Food (June 29-July 1) – here are some tips from years of experience from all of us at McFadden/Gavender.
Is your company considering a big grand opening event or do you already have one in the works? Let us share a few things before you tackle this job. Your main goal with celebrating a grand opening is to reach out to the community and get its attention. A business has great potential if it has the support of the local community.
Marketers have been leveraging Facebook contests since the social network opened its doors to business profiles in 2007. Many types of Facebook contests exist — all with the same goal of creating more interaction between a brand and the consumer while also reaching new fans. This article aims to explain the differences between the many types of Facebook contests.