Full disclosure: I’ve been a ‘BzzAgent’ for a number of months now. How did I find out about it? Someone else told me. In turn, I’ve told others and promoted the site to them. And that, is exactly what BzzAgent is trying to do. BzzAgent is part of dunnhumby, a customer science company that analyzes data and customer insight. According to dunnhumby they, “married science with the most expansive suite of consumer advocacy solutions on the planet to create the next generation of advocacy marketing – one created to build and sustain long-term brand growth. From insights and consumer generated content that optimise your product launch plan to widespread reviews that deliver on your brand promise to the authentic customer conversations across social media that drive product sales, you’ll feel the impact of these programs across your entire enterprise. BzzAgent’s Advocacy Suite is a blend of social and science you won’t find anywhere else – with results you won’t find anywhere else, either.” To the customer, they are marketed as a way to get freebies and sample new products that you can ‘brag’ about to your friends. There are twitter accounts and blogs devoted to ‘free stuff’ and giveaways and BzzAgent fits into that demographic perfectly.
Organization Name: Project Management Institute Industry: not-for-profit professional membership association Web Reference: www.pmi.org Contact: PMI, Bruce Branch Board of Directors The introduction and proliferation of social media has changed the world of marketing and how organizations of every type communicate with and market to consumers. Consumers are no longer passive. They have voices, they have needs and they… Read more »
ORGANIZATION NAME: MAPLE LEAF FOODS Maple Leaf Foods – The Morning Rush INDUSTRY: FOOD SERVICES NAME OF CONTACT: MICHAEL MCCAIN, CEO If, “Transparency is the new currency” … What do you do when it hits the fan? When the worst scenario possible happens… What do you do? How do you (literally in the case of Maple Leaf Foods) save your bacon? Customer engagement,… Read more »