Zooey and Me – A Branding Analogy

Apr 10th 2019: As it's National Farm Animals Day and in 1866, the ASPCA was founded - I wanted to repost this article. It's bitter sweet, as my Zooey got sick towards the end of last year and I had to put him down - but have no fear, my new fur baby, Oscar, is … Continue reading Zooey and Me – A Branding Analogy

Another Facebook Data Breach….

Happy Monday, my friends!!! The big news over the weekend was that on Friday Facebook announced another data breach - this time affecting over 50 Million users. An unknown hacker, using a combination of 3 bugs was able to exploit a feature in Facebook's code for user accounts and gained access to sensitive account information, … Continue reading Another Facebook Data Breach….

The Quest for Social Media Followers

It's a new week and September is almost over!!! This year is truly flying by, but the fall weather is here and that is a blessing. It's been a really productive and educational month for Bedford Street Marketing, LLC. After taking a few months off from posting to social media, I started in earnest the … Continue reading The Quest for Social Media Followers

Direct Mail – The Forgotten but Ever Effective Channel

Happy Tuesday and it's finally nice to see Spring show up!!! Quick Quiz for you: What Channel delivered a 5.1% response rate in 2017? Give up.... it's Direct Mail. That's right, the much maligned Direct Mail channel. With everyone pushing for more A.I. driven marketing, digital targeting, mobile targeting and social media targeting - the … Continue reading Direct Mail – The Forgotten but Ever Effective Channel

Direct Marketing – The Art of Storytelling

Happy Friday!!! We made it and the weekend is here. Just a short post tonight, as I know we've all had a long week. I find the National Day Calendar really interesting and fun. It's amazing what strange and fun national days exist and some that make you wonder how did they come up with … Continue reading Direct Marketing – The Art of Storytelling

Marketing DNA – we all are Data Scientists

Happy Wednesday and if you pay attention to the National Days Calendar, today is National DNA day, which commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003 and the discovery of the double helix of DNA in 1953.  An odd topic for a marketing blog to discuss, but there is a connection, I promise. But first, … Continue reading Marketing DNA – we all are Data Scientists

Random Thoughts on a Friday Night

Welcome back to a Friday edition of Marketing Insights!!!! I don't have a theme for this post. It's just a few random thoughts on a variety of topics. Topic 1: 420 Day My Social media news feed and even some of the traditional news channels are talking about 420 day. For those who aren't familiar, … Continue reading Random Thoughts on a Friday Night