Family Ties: How Multi-Brand Franchisors Leverage Marketing Resource Management

Apr 26, 2022

Multi-brand franchising is on the rise. Experts estimate more than half of all franchise units in the U.S. are owned by either multi-unit or multi-brand franchisees. Franchisors are strategically developing new complementary brands and acquiring brands in adjacent industries to build brand families that diversify and synergize their franchise businesses.

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Tags: MRM, marketing resource management, franchise local marketing, franchise marketing, marketing portal, Restaurant marketing, home services marketing, multi-brand marketing, cross-selling, co-branding

Podcast Transcript: How to Build a Brand Internally & Why All Great Brands are Operational

Apr 11, 2022

 

Our Guest: Erin Pryor

Company: First Horizon Bank

Website: first horizon.com

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Tags: branding, digital marketing, bank marketing, buy-in, marketing leadership, brand consistency, sales and marketing alignment, banking customer experience, Bank Marketing Today by Vya, podcast, marketing data, social responsibility

How Your Marketing Portal Can Support Menu Flexibility During Unpredictable Times

Mar 30, 2022

Stephen Covey, the bestselling author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, once said, “If there’s one thing that’s certain in business, it’s uncertainty.” I’m not sure that even Mr. Covey could have envisioned just how uncertain things would become.

Indeed, those in the restaurant business are managing through unprecedented uncertainty every day. In a recent survey by the National Restaurant Association, 96% of restaurant operators said they experienced supply delays or shortages of key food or beverage items in recent months.

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Tags: MRM, marketing resource management, franchise local marketing, franchise marketing, marketing portal, Restaurant marketing, menu flexibility, location profile management

Home Maintenance Services Marketing: Customer Targeting Strategies to Engage Your Best Customers

Feb 15, 2022

Since 2020, the home maintenance services market has been experiencing a pandemic boost, as people’s lives have become more focused than ever around house and home. Homeowners are expected to continue spending in the year ahead. In a recent Thumbtack survey, 30% of U.S. homeowners said they plan to invest $10,000 or more on home projects in the next 12 months, and another 22% plan to spend $5,000-$9,999.

How can you ensure your home maintenance service business or franchise is capturing its share of this booming market? And, how can you continue to connect with your best customers, even after the factors currently driving this favorable market recede?

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Tags: Marketing Communication, marketing channels, customer segmentation, franchise marketing, market research, home services marketing, customer targeting, customer profile

Why Brand Consistency Is So Important

Nov 30, 2021

What does the term brand mean to you? Many people mistakenly see brands as merely logos and color palettes, when in fact, brands are so much more. Your brand is the platform for presenting your business and its values to the marketplace. It differentiates your company, your core products and your services, in a way that guides the customer journey.

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Tags: brand consistency, Marketing Communication, brand experience, marketing channels

Podcast Transcript: Marketing is the Heart of the Matter

Nov 17, 2021

 

Our Guest: Mark Pedrotti, SVP, Director of Marketing

Company: Berkshire Bank

Website: berkshirebank.com

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Tags: branding, digital marketing, bank marketing, Bank Marketing Today by Vya, podcast, marketing data, social responsibility

Best Marketing Strategies for Banking Products

Oct 29, 2021

Through our Bank Marketing Today podcast, I’ve had the distinct pleasure of speaking with a number of successful financial marketing executives who have taught me and our listeners a great deal about successful marketing strategies for banking products.

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Tags: bank marketing, marketing strategy, video, financial services marketing, banking customer experience, Bank Marketing Today by Vya, data-driven marketing, marketing strategy for banking products

What is Marketing Asset Management?

Oct 21, 2021

Marketing asset management is software that enables marketers to efficiently and effectively deploy and manage approved, locally customizable marketing assets across their distributed organizations.

Marketers have a tough job to do – particularly in distributed organizations. Managing all the materials for marketing campaigns, events, programs and sales teams across multiple regions can have you running in circles. To accomplish marketing goals and maintain sanity, effective marketing asset management is essential.

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Tags: brand consistency, MRM, marketing resource management, marketing asset management, streamline marketing, distributed marketing, marketing portal, marketing resource management best practices

How Marketing and HR Can Team Up to Overcome Recruiting and Hiring Challenges

Oct 01, 2021

We’ve all seen the headlines – job openings in the U.S. are at a record high. According to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers nationwide are struggling to fill more than 9.2 million job openings. The events of 2020 have created an unusual workforce environment, marked simultaneously by higher unemployment and a labor shortage.

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Tags: corporate culture, human resources, collaboration, MRM, marketing technology, customer experience, marketing resource management, brand experience, recruiting

Podcast Transcript: “Don’t Stop Believing” - You Can Make a Positive Impact in Banking

Sep 28, 2021

 

Our Guest: Laura Sullivan Ethridge, EVP Chief Marketing Officer

Company: Hancock Whitney

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Tags: bank marketing, brand experience, Bank Marketing Today by Vya, podcast, brand story, data and analytics

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