The average consumer might have fewer choices for energy and water providers than, say, stores to buy clothes or cars. But utility marketing shouldn’t take that for granted. It’s important to articulate the value that you deliver to them and build and reinforce your customer relationships, and that requires utilities to go beyond running perfunctory brand campaigns and start putting the same care into marketing as B2C organizations in competitive industries.
The average cost for a day in the ballpark for two people is just over $75. This includes tickets, hot dogs, beverages and parking to a major league baseball game. While some professional sports and MLB teams do a great job offering lower ticket price options, the teams ultimately rely on the star power of the players, the excitement of current events and the team’s winning record to drive ticket sales and attendance.
Would it surprise you to know that healthcare spending accounts for 17.9 percent of the U.S. economy? Staggering, huh? And women drive a majority of that spending by making the majority of healthcare decisions, not only for themselves, but also for family. In fact, 59 percent of women make healthcare decisions for others.
Mergers, consolidation and closures make thoughtful organizational branding crucial for any healthcare system or hospital group to engage and retain patients, as well as recruit top physicians and nurses.
Here are the key factors you should consider to establish and maintain an effective brand strategy.
Before you issue your next RFP to select an agency partner, stop and ask, “why.” Are you legally required to issue RFPs? Do your bylaws require it? Or is it just the way it’s always been done? If it’s not required, consider these reasons to ditch RFPs. If it is required, read on for four ways to find the right agency partner using RFPs.