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Susan Gunelius

She has nearly 20 years of experience in the marketing field having spent the first decade of her career directing marketing programs for some of the largest companies in the world, including divisions of AT&T and HSBC. Susan also appears at in-person and virtual events where she speaks about marketing, branding, social media, and more (visit for more information). You can connect with her on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

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In YouGov’s mid-2013 global brand rankings, brands from the technology sector dominated the brand buzz lists in the United States, and the same is true in the 2014 Mid-Year Global Brand Ranking. In fact, if you look at the U.S. and U.K. brand rankings, little has changed since 2013 or 2012.

The Brand Index ranking measures thousands of brands in fifteen counties each day. Global brands fared better in the mid-2014 list … Read the rest

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According to a new infographic from Baynote, data plays an important roe in the online purchase path (see the infographic at the end of this article), but few companies are effectively navigating through the opportunities and roadblocks that all of the data creates.

The infographic breaks the online path to purchase into five distinct steps: discovery, research/intent, interest/checkout, after the sale, and path to purchase future considerations.

Let’s take a look at some of the … Read the rest

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If you’re struggling to find employee buy-in to support your content marketing plan, fighting for every content marketing budget dollar, and disappointed with content marketing performance measurement options, you’re not alone. According to The State of Enterprise Content Marketing 2014 report from the Content Marketing Institute (CMI), many senior-level marketers feel the same way.

The data came from the CMI Executive Form held in San Francisco, California in May with 40 senior-level marketers discussing the … Read the rest

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The most respected brand of 2014 is Coca-Cola while the least respected is Delta Airlines.

The ranking of the most and least respected brands of 2014 comes from the Brand Respect 2014 report from CoreBrand. Using its Corporate Branding Index, which is a 23-year quantitative study, CoreBrand’s team analyzed 1,000 corporate brands (not product or divisional brands) that have been publicly traded for more than five years, and have been tracked by its Index for … Read the rest