We’re in a Recession. What Should Your Marketing Team Do? (Thinks Out Loud Episode 291) — Headlines and Show Notes
Well, the news we’re all been looking for is finally here: We’re officially in a recession. That of course is on top of the existing bad news about the global pandemic, social unrest, and a contentious political environment in the US — as well as many other places around the world. So, what should your marketing team do?
The good news is that there are a number of things you and your team can do. And they all start with the simplest of tasks: listening. This episode of Thinks Out Loud looks at how you and your team can listen to your customers more effectively, why that’s so important when we’re in a recession, and what will happen if you don’t do the right things with that information.
Want to learn more? Here are the show notes for you:
Relevant Links — We’re in a Recession. What Should Your Marketing Team Do? (Thinks Out Loud Episode 291)
- The US economy is officially in recession
- Half of US Consumers Are Spending Less Money – The Highest Rate in a Decade – Marketing Charts
- Consumer Spending Pullback Similar to 2009-2010
- A Post-Crisis Top-3 Digital Marketing Action Plan – Hospitality Net World Panel
- Why Hotel Marketers Must Think “Backyard and Bundle” When Demand Returns
- When 511 Epidemiologists Expect to Fly, Hug and Do 18 Other Everyday Activities Again – The New York Times
- Amazon, Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft Have a Secret Plan Right Now. Here’s Why You Should Care (Thinks Out Loud Episode 286)
- Zuckerberg announces Facebook Shops e-commerce for businesses
- The Value Of Amazon Buying J.C. Penney Could Far Exceed That Of Buying Target, Kohl’s, Or Anyone Else
- Amazon Reportedly in Talks to Buy Autonomous-Vehicle Startup Zoox
- Michael Tsai – Blog – Unhelpful Amazon Order Confirmation E-mails
- Data is the Crown Jewels: What That Means for Marketers Today (Thinks Out Loud Episode 239)
- Nearly half of marketers are already using or testing machine learning – Econsultancy
- Two Years of Digital Transformation in Two Months (Thinks Out Loud Episode 287)
- AI Won’t Steal Your Job: Smart People Who Put AI to Work Will (Thinks Out Loud Episode 208)
- Why AI Will Change Hospitality Marketing Forever
- Deal With It: Digital Makes Marketing Easier for Everyone, Which Makes Marketing Harder For Everyone (Thinks Out Loud Episode 213)
- Does Discounting Work in a Recession? (Thinks Out Loud Episode 315)
- Why We Need to Use Digital to Listen (Thinks Out Loud Episode 290)
- Worried About a Recession Next Year? Here’s How Marketers Can Cope (Thinks Out Loud Episode 264)
- Is "Content is King" Dead? (Thinks Out Loud Episode 306)
- Marketing in Uncertain Times (Thinks Out Loud Episode 352)
- Doing Digital in the Weirdest Economy Ever (Thinks Out Loud Episode 355)
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