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DigitalFood CampaignsMedia
March 11, 2017

TV Ads Still the Most Powerful Medium for Building Food Brands

In 2017, for the first time ever, digital media spending is expected to overtake TV advertising: businesses around the world will spend more in internet advertising than television. According to eMarketer, in the US, TV’s share will be at 35.8% of Total Media Ad spend and Digital at 38.4%. So it…
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Andrea Schepke and Taylor DeVries at IFEC with EvansHardy+Young
Food PRFoodservice
February 28, 2017

Harnessing The Power Of Networking For Foodservice Clients

After nearly a decade managing foodservice accounts and despite the ascendency of the Digital Age, one thing is clear: industry networking remains a critical ingredient of foodservice marketing and public relations. When I map the most successful partnerships and programs executed on behalf of long-standing client, National Honey Board (NHB), for example,…
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February 14, 2017

What Food Brands Need To Know About Influencer Marketing

For food brands, content marketing works to attract and engage the right audience with the intention of selling product directly to consumers or increasing exposure on menus. Building an audience usually takes time, but there is one proven shortcut: work with influencers. Influencer marketing is a form of relationship-building—a way to…
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Consumer Insights & Trends
February 10, 2017

7 Habits Of Highly Effective Fruit & Veggie Marketers

Stephen Covey first published his hugely popular book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, back in 1989. Since then, a cottage industry seems to have risen up with various pundits proposing their own “seven habits” lists for all kinds of industries and interests. I’m no pundit—and I’m certainly no Stephen…
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December 14, 2016

How To Extend Media Reach & Increase Added Value For Food Brands

When I was a kid in France, we travelled all over Europe camping with the family. My mother would always overpack our little French car, which would infuriate my dad, who tried his best to make it all fit. Mom would keep all the family toiletries in the BOAC travel…
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