• ENGAGE:MOMS
    Want To Reach Moms? Celebrate Imperfection, Authentically
    Motherhood is as old as time. And so is perpetuating the myth of the perfect mother. Whether a stay-at-home mom or a work-away-from-home mom, most women do not relate to the flawless and faultless mother archetype that media and advertising continue to exalt.
  • ENGAGE:MOMS
    Will Moms Buy Groceries Online?
    In late 2015, Oreo cookies ran a successful promotion tied to the holidays called "Oreo Colorfilled." The brand cleverly engaged consumers online by allowing them to personalize special holiday-themed packages of Oreos to send to friends. The entire experience took place online from personalization of the cookie packages all the way to credit card capture and check out.
  • ENGAGE:MOMS
    Dear Doctor: How To Market To Moms
    I recently completed a four-article series on marketing to moms for "Bentson Clark reSource," a quarterly publication dedicated entirely to orthodontic practices. Why orthodontists, you may ask? This particular healthcare category is all about moms and their children, of course.
  • ENGAGE:MOMS
    Want To Sell Products To Parents? Stop Ignoring Dad
    On this year's Super Bowl broadcast, Audi became the latest brand to depict a new kind of father in its advertising, one who is sensitive, thoughtful, and deeply committed to the well-being of his children. In the 60-second commercial, a dad watches his daughter compete in a go-cart race while expressing the hope that she will one day be treated as an equal to her male peers. After years of commercials dominated by bumbling men, ads like Audi's are not only a breath of fresh air for the audience but also a business necessity for the brands that produce them.