WVU Marketing Communications Today
Big Data, Big Tech, Big Measurement - How the complexity of measuring media balances art and science.

Big Data, Big Tech, Big Measurement - How the complexity of measuring media balances art and science.

March 28, 2020

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The media landscape has increased in complexity and the ability to reach consumers in a variety of different ways. In this podcast, we will look at the different approaches that exist in the industry, the balance of art and science in these approaches and how a blend of these methods can help an advertiser get a clearer picture of how consumers are engaging with your brand.


WVU Marketing Communications Today is hosted by Cyndi Greenglass from West Virginia University which is a program on the Funnel Radio Channel

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The New Normal: Advocacy Communications in the Midst of a Global Pandemic

The New Normal: Advocacy Communications in the Midst of a Global Pandemic

March 26, 2020

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In just a few weeks, the global pandemic has had immeasurable impacts on healthcare, economic and communications. Social distancing to flatten the curve of infected people needing testing and care has led to across-the-board cancellations and postponements of in-person meetings and events communicators and advocates rely on heavily. The coronavirus has also spurred wholesale remote work environments and a refresh of planned message platforms on all communications channels.

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Are data departments the modern-day renaissance capability?

Are data departments the modern-day renaissance capability?

March 20, 2020

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As data become easier to access, manage, and analyze, the responsibilities of data professionals have changed. Once the wild west of specialization where few companies were really investing in “data” people, today companies are a lot better at democratizing insights and closing the data literacy gap. This shift has resulted in an evolution of the data professional where pivot table gunslingers are a thing of the past and now communication skills are coveted above all else.

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Amplifying Executive Voices with Social Media

Amplifying Executive Voices with Social Media

March 13, 2020

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Consumers today expect businesses and executives to take a stand. It has never been more important for the C-suite to have a voice and a platform on which to share it.

Many companies dedicate time and energy to their brand’s social media presence but don’t feel that it’s the right channel for executive communications, or that it’s already too late in the game to get started from scratch. In this podcast, we’ll talk about the shifting expectations for CEOs, how social media can help with positioning, and ways for organizations to build or enhance a successful digital executive communications program.

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How to Use Data to Better Align Sales and Marketing?

How to Use Data to Better Align Sales and Marketing?

March 6, 2020

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Sales and marketing go hand-in-hand and when you can use data from one to inform the other, you’re in a better position to come up with strategies (and tweaks to those strategies) to give your consumers what they want.  But that’s easier said than done. 

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Content Marketing is Smarter Marketing

Content Marketing is Smarter Marketing

February 29, 2020

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Content marketing can be a powerful tool when you really know your audience and can provide information and insights they need and want. Gennifer Chenault, a content marketing strategist for SOC Telemed, walks us through her creative process and how to use data to measure your successes (and failures). She’ll help you determine if content marketing is right for your organization and, if so, how you can find the subject matter experts who can get at the issues and answer the questions that are important to your consumers.
 

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