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Zillow: Social Media Superstar

authors: Erich Aguillon, Grieta King, Samantha Nadel, Case Powell and Jeanne Schneider On Wednesday, March 14 we welcomed Grant Gurewitz (UO ’13, @GrantGurewitz) and Ahva Pakzadan (UO ’16, @theahva), Marketing Manager and Social Media Coordinator at Zillow Group to speak about Zillow’s social media strategy. Grant highlighted many of the concepts we have been discussing in class this term. One of the…read more
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Constructing Your Persona

By: Lola Butcher Constructing Your Persona Photo: Lola Butcher When it comes to personas the possibilities are endless. Building a persona, or multiple in this case, to epitomize your business is a key component to humanizing your brand and making it more relatable in order to represent your audience. In order to make an effective persona, the following elements are…read more
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Creating Personas and B2B Marketing: Know Your Target Audience

  Authors: Sophia Meyer, Ali O'Shaughnessy, Celine De Clercq, Parker Doyle   On Monday’s class, we had the pleasure of speaking with two professionals, Doug Wilson and Amber Naslund. Doug is a Senior Instructor of Marketing here at the U of O and the founder of DL Wilson Consulting, and Amber is a B2B tech marketing executive based in Chicago,…read more
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Building Personas

By: Aaron De Ocampo What is your persona? In terms of creating personas you will need the following: research, analyze & survey data for personas demographics, behavior, lifestyle product use start constructing your personas name and define situation and attitude. Check out this great article I found on UX Booth about creating personas by Eeva Llama.  There are two points…read more
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Brand Persona: Mini Case Study

By Marisa L Biggins It’s always refreshing when you’ve taken a course that carries over to relevant topics in a new one. As a former student of Doug Wilson’s Marketing Strategy class and Katie Mercurio Brand Strategy, brand persona is something that I know all too well (plug: Highly recommend you take their classes if you can). Doug is absolutely…read more
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The Connection Between B2B and Significant Others

  By: Kaitlin-Ann Mulligan You are a business. Constantly university students are reminded that each of us are our own business, but how is this relevant to Business-to-Business interaction and personal relationships? Today in class Amber Naslund explained her views and definition of Business-to-Business and I realized something interesting that I never before bothered to acknowledge. Business-to-Business interactions and relationships…read more
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Powerful Personas

By: Jeanne Schneider Building personas is all about taking your key demographic data and creating personalities with real names, values, interests and behaviors to effectively communicate exactly who you are trying to reach with your social media campaign. According to Forbes, Generation Z represents $143M in global spending power...and they don't even have credit cards yet. Having come of age…read more
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Virtual Reality: Benefits of a Second Life

By: Georgia Orgain Virtual reality is stimulating our senses more than ever, creating new illusions in our everyday reality. We aren't just experiencing virtual reality when strapping on a Microsoft HoloLens but when we create our personalized Bitmoji character or playing online games such as Minecraft, Sims, and Second Life Official. Although virtual reality can be portrayed as a way to escape the real world resulting in…read more