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‘I’m With Her’: Deconstructing Clinton’s Failed Presidential Bid

It’s highly doubtful that Hillary Clinton’s campaign slogan doomed her presidential hopes. No, that falls into another area of communication: her inability to connect with people on a human level. But, roll with me here a minute on the slogan. … Continue reading

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How Belgium conquered the world.

From the age of seven, I spent about ten years in Belgium, culminating in grad school in Leuven—home of Stella Artois—and a stint working in Brussels, the capital city. Belgium is a small country about the size of Maryland, with … Continue reading

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WILL YOU MAKE A BABY WITH ME?

(AKBaby, 2011) It all started in the fall of 2011, when the Japanese pop music sensation AKB48, Guinness World Record holder (Guinness World Records, 2010) for the world’s largest 64 member pop band, started a new marketing communication blitz launching the … Continue reading

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The Rabbit and the Hare

Stunning the campus, the state and higher education, the University of Virginia’s governing board forced the resignation of its first female president. Citing “philosophical differences of opinion” President Teresa Sullivan will step down August 15 after two years and two … Continue reading

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Making Marketing Mobile

Another significant shift is beginning to occur in how consumers utilize the interactive space.  The growth of ownership and usage of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets is beginning to affect user behavioral patterns and interactions with online content.  … Continue reading

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April Fools Day: An Innocent Joke or an Opportunistic Marketing Communication Strategy?

Once a year the public have become accustomed to an inundation of bogus stories circulating through popular press outlets. April Fool’s Day offers an opportunity for journalists to distribute wacky and farfetched content in the hope that they can hoodwink … Continue reading

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