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Integrate & Ignite | Marketing Insights to Inspire

The Integrate & Ignite podcast explores the nature of what it means to be at the helm of marketing decisions. Every episode is crafted to make people think, to spark some “aha!” moments, and to illustrate just how important a truly integrated marketing strategy and a solid, inspired brand presence is to success and longevity. Your host, Lori Jones, is the President & CEO of Avocet Communications, and she has over 30 years of integrated marketing experience. Lori has interviewed over 300 top business leaders on the show with backgrounds in B2B and B2C from brands such as General Motors, IBM, McDonald's, and Netsuite. It is the wisest and most successful of leaders that know the value of advice, that can listen, and that can also share their experiences with others. Whether you're a CEO, a CMO, Marketing Director, or an entrepreneur who wears many hats, this podcast is for you. For more information and Show Notes, go to www.avocetcommunications.com
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Now displaying: October, 2021
Oct 26, 2021

“There isn’t a brand out there whose customers don’t like to smile.”

Listen & Learn:

  • The eight simple steps to incorporating humor into your marketing strategies.
  • Why some brands are afraid to use humor in their marketing.
  • Where humor works well, and where it doesn’t.
  • How all brands, not matter the industry or the product, can incorporate humor into its marketing strategies.
  • Connecting to your customers with humor.
  • How to find a comedy writer.

Joseph Wilkins founded ProCreative Studios in 2000, where his team produced infomercials, TV spots and web sales videos. Joseph directed thousands of videos for clients including Google, Linkedin, McDonalds, Goldman Sachs, Chevrolet & Home Depot. As viewing habits shifted away from TV, Joseph launched FunnySalesVideos.com where his team creates attention-grabbing "viral style" sales videos that entertain viewers into action. With two decades experience, hundreds of millions of views and over $50 MILLION in tracked sales, Joseph enjoys sharing eight simple steps any business can follow to drive immediate online sales on his podcast "How To Make A Video Go Viral."

 

To drive action, we create connection and relatability with the audiences our clients care about the most. Learn more from Lori Jones by calling today. 303-678-7102.

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Oct 19, 2021

You can’t expect that the expected is going to do what you need it to do.”

Listen & Learn:

  • How thinking divergently fosters growth.
  • Tying bold creative strategies to growth.
  • How to become your clients’ creative agent.
  • Why curiosity is the most important element of all creative strategies.
  • What defines the creative mindset.
  • Why big ideas don’t have to have big budget.
  • Tips for embracing a creative. 

Ben Ingham is a brand and digital communications leader, a content marketing strategist, and the creative director and senior manager of marketing communications at Peraton. He is a MarCom Platinum Award-winning marketer specializing in integrated campaigns, content, and creative strategy. Over the course of his career, he has marketed complex multi-billion-dollar solutions for large companies as well as for a rising mid-sized enterprises across digital, programmatic, and traditional advertising, as well as through social media, print, earned media, and web channels. Ben is known for big ideas, creative energy, solid strategies, and an analytic eye that uses data to prove return on investment. He is a motivator, a mediator, and a collaborator looking to drive complex marketing campaigns that make an impact.

 

Bold and brave strategies for brands that are ready to push beyond the range of acceptability when it comes to creative. Learn more from Lori Jones by calling today. 303-678-7102.

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT PERATON, CLICK HERE.

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Oct 12, 2021

“Every organization has an employee value proposition; you just need to be sure it’s the right one.”

Listen & Learn:

  • Why social media needs to speak to all your stakeholders.
  • Storytelling as a way to get your customers and potential customers excited about your brand.
  • Attracting the right customers vs. the number of customers.
  • Defining your employee value proposition.
  • Creating a culture and environment of belonging.
  • The importance of incorporating goals for your brand’s diversity, equity, and inclusion tenets

Teresa Rehme is a communications manager for Ball Corporation. Her career has taken her from the aerospace and technologies business to the packaging and manufacturing sectors of the business. The company that you might associate with your grandmother’s canning jars has emerged as a world leader in sustainable aluminum beverage packaging (think cans and the new Ball Aluminum cup) and has a rapidly growing aerospace business, with hardware on the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope. Teresa’s work is mostly focused on the employee experience as part of the global communications team. With Ball continuing to grow at a rapid pace, Teresa has worked on an employee value proposition project to capture the internal Ball story and tell it externally in order to attract and retain new and diverse talent. She approaches employer marketing and all her work with curiosity and a desire to grow and learn.

 

Strategic storytelling that defines your brand ultimately impacts your marketing efforts to recruit and define your culture. Learn more from Lori Jones by calling today. 303-678-7102.

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT BALL CORPORATION, CLICK HERE.

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Oct 4, 2021

“If you ask someone about their company’s mission, you just see blank stares.”

 

Listen & Learn:

  • The building blocks for creating a Vivid Vision for your brand.
  • The difference between a mission, a set of goals, company values, and a vision.
  • How a Vivid Vision creates a culture and impacts retention.
  • The questions you should ask to articulate your Vivid Vision.
  • The importance of leadership when creating a Vivid Vision.
  • How a Vivid Vision must start with alignment

Graeme Strachan is the founder and CEO of ViTL Solutions. He brings his 20+ years of management consulting experience to industries as diverse as financial services, mining, education, digital media, and the nonprofit world. He has a passion for helping companies succeed by aligning operational reality to strategic intent. Graeme is known for bringing clients breakthrough thinking to solve complex business challenges.

 

Are you clear on your brand’s mission, its values, and its vision? We help clients define and put into action their Vivid Visions. Learn more from Lori Jones by calling today. 303-678-7102.

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT VITL, CLICK HERE.

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