Be careful your grassroots efforts don’t catch Fyre

Be careful your grassroots efforts don’t catch Fyre

If you haven’t already heard, the Fyre Festival was an epic failure that is still smoldering. The music festival promised the “unparalleled best” experience on a private island in the Bahamas, but, instead of arriving to high-end accommodations,...
My very first Facebook Messenger ad

My very first Facebook Messenger ad

Ads aren’t new on Facebook. We’re all familiar with sponsored posts in our newsfeed. At H&A we have been responsible for a good number of ads on our clients’ behalf. But I encountered a new type of ad. I received a new message in Facebook Messenger. I...
How to engage brand ambassadors

How to engage brand ambassadors

You’ve set up your brand ambassador program as part of your marketing strategy, and put a process in place for executing activations to build brand awareness. Now: what is your plan to keep your brand ambassadors engaged and doing good work? If ambassadors only...
What to look for in a brand ambassador

What to look for in a brand ambassador

Brand ambassador programs, as we have discussed here and here, are a great addition to your marketing plan because of the strong influence word-of-mouth has in purchasing decisions. If you’re considering a brand ambassador program you will need ambassadors. There are...
4 reasons your brand needs an ambassador program (yesterday)

4 reasons your brand needs an ambassador program (yesterday)

Competition to reach (and influence) the more than 80 million millennials is fierce. So, here’s a great addition to your marketing mix: create a brand ambassador program with your current customers and biggest fans. Generating conversation among their friends and...
What is a brand ambassador program?

What is a brand ambassador program?

People talk about brands to their family, friends and colleagues in everyday conversations and on social media. In fact, in a survey by SDL, 58% of consumers say that they share positive experiences with a brand or ask for recommendations or opinions when they talk...