The IMC Strategies and Social Media Savviness of IKEA, Old Navy, and Fisher-Price

This week’s assignment for MMC5006, Introduction to Multimedia Communications, is to evaluate three brands for their efficiency in their IMC and social media approaches. Let’s take a look at IKEA, Old Navy, and Fisher Price to see how they fare.   IKEA The IKEA brand clearly has a strong Integrated Marketing Communications strategy. The company implements […]

Three Blogs: A Mogul, A Smarty Pants, and A Snack

What makes a blog successful on the internet? Let’s take a look at three examples and find out!   The Mogul Mom The Mogul Mom is a semi-professional blog “… for moms who run a business, raise a family and rock both. We deliver educational, actionable, inspiring tips, ideas and information to the inboxes of mom entrepreneurs everywhere.” […]

Dunkin’ Donuts: Push and Pull Marketing Strategies

In Last week’s post, Dunkin’ Donuts: Multimedia Communications and Marketing, we examined several of the various types of traditional and social media that the company uses as part of its integrated marketing communication (IMC). Now let’s take a deeper look at how Dunkin’ leverages both push and pull marketing techniques within those communications to create synergy […]

Dunkin’ Donuts: Multimedia Communications and Marketing

“America runs on Dunkin’,” but what does Dunkin’ run on? How about a turbo-shot-charged integrated marketing communications plan rich with plenty of freshly brewed multimedia content to fuel its success? Dunkin’ Donuts has its hands in all the proverbial (coffee) pots by expertly engaging its customers across traditional media and social media platforms. From billboards, to […]

Comparing Aspects of Communication: Traditional Marketing vs. Social Media Marketing

    Communication between a company and its customers is the foundation of any marketing plan, whether it is implemented by way of traditional means such as radio, television, and print media or via newer channels within the social media world. Both classic media marketing and social media marketing have some common elements such as […]