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Tweet My spring 2017 students in MKTG 384 demonstrated very thoughtful IMC plans that were full of creativity.  Every team truly did a wonderful job! At the end of the semester, students vote for the “Best IMC Plan” after viewing all presentations.  I am pleased to announce that four teams are receiving recognition this semester…

Read More Four Teams Earn IMC Plan Awards for Spring 2017 in MKTG 384

Tweet I am pleased to announce that the names of JMU GOMC Class of 2017 students who have passed the exams necessary to become AdWords Certified.  The certification is a professional accreditation that Google offers to individuals who demonstrate proficiency in basic and advanced aspects of AdWords. According to Christopher S. Penn, professional marketing certifications provide…

Read More AdWords Certifications from the JMU GOMC Class of 2017

Tweet As part of the kickoff meeting for my MKTG 477 class, our good friends from Silverback Strategies generously donated a collection of very cool prizes. The prizes serve to motivate my MKTG 477 students to study hard and perform well on my AdWords test given during the second week of the the semester.  We…

Read More Top Performers in the 2017 Silverback Strategies AdWords Test Challenge at JMU

Tweet On Martin Luther King Jr. Day the JMU College of Business (CoB) participated in its second MLK Day of Service inclusive of many CoB students, organizations, and faculty members. Students in my MKTG 477 class celebrated their MLK Jr. Day by making a difference for a local non-profit, the Explore More Discovery Museum (EMDM).  This…

Read More JMU Marketing Students Participate in 2nd Annual CoB MLK Jr. Day of Service to Help Local Non-Profit

Tweet “Best IMC Plan” awards are a tradition in my Integrated Marketing Communications class (MKTG 384) at JMU.  At the end of the semester, students vote for the “Best IMC Plan” after viewing all presentations in their section.  Based on the student votes, our fall 2016 runners-up and winners are presented below, along with excerpted…

Read More Fall 2016 “Best IMC Plan in Class” Awards

Tweet I have been pondering various marketing dimensions of the recent Presidential campaign.  A July 2016 Advertising Age predicted that the better candidate doesn’t win, the better marketer does.  Some great learning opportunities can be found via leaders from the academic and practitioner community in “Marketing Experts Dissect the Outcome of the Presidential Race“, published…

Read More Marketing in the 2016 Presidential Election

Tweet Lynn Radocha (Team Captain), Nicole Carothers, Briana Cifelli, and Bryce Pangman won first place in the Fall 2016 Direct Marketing Association of Washington’s Educational Foundation (DMAW/EF) Collegiate MAXI competition.  I had the pleasure of working with this JMU team during the fall 2016 semester as they prepared for this five-state regional case competition about…

Read More JMU Dukes win Gold at Fall 2016 DMAW/EF Collegiate MAXI

Tweet Every Monday I read Google’s Weekly Thought Starter from Think with Google.  In this week’s series, Google illustrates the cross-device click-stream data of seven participants from a study conducted Luth Research, U.S.. The analysis of digital activity from study participants yielded seven key insights about the very complex nature of consumer search. Location and…

Read More The Non-linear Path of Consumer Search

Tweet Are you an exceptional student who might benefit from a mentor? Are you looking for an opportunity to visit several greater Washington area organizations? Would you like to build your network of professional contacts? Do you want to gain a better understanding of the direct and interactive marketing industry? Have you competed in a…

Read More 2016 DMAW/EF Mentor for a Day Program

Tweet The DMAW/EF is offering one lucky student a terrific opportunity to learn more about direct marketing. During a complimentary one-on-one Lunch ‘n Learn, the winning student will have a chance to sit down and pick the brains of a renowned direct marketer, Brian Brilliant, founder of Brilliant Communications, an award-winning direct response agency. Brian…

Read More Complimentary DMAW/EF One-on-One Lunch ’n Learn