It’s a noisy, cluttered, and competitive market out there, with consumers receiving more messages from more channels — so how can a brand stand out? Everyone knows the right-right–right rule (right message at the right time to the right target), but in today’s environment, every moment represents a new channel opportunity for reaching a fractionated audience.
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For a brand to stand out amid the noise and resonate with information-hungry audiences, marketers need to have a deeper understanding of the target audiences than ever before, says Reid Connolly, president of Evoke Interaction.
Jamie Peck, managing partner at Rosetta, agrees that the most effective type of market research is the one that will help marketers to really…
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Kelly Andrews is Director, Strategic Planning, of MicroMass Communications Inc., a behavioral, science-based marketing organization that provides communication strategies and solutions for the healthcare industry. For more information, visit micromass.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michael Byrnes is VP, RxEdge, a business unit of LeveragePoint Media, which provides a broad array of consumer and patient-directed marketing solutions delivered through retail pharmacies. For more information, visit rx-edge.com.
George Fencl is Strategic Services Director, CRM Strategy, at HealthEd, which uses deep knowledge about patients to unlock the fullest potential of healthcare. For more information, visit healthed.com.
Kristen Goelz is VP, Co-Director of Interactive Media at Flashlight Interactive, a division of the medical-marketing agency Flashpoint Medica. For more information, visit flashlightinteractive.com or e-mail
Joseph E. Kuchta is President and CEO of G&A Healthcare Communication, an independent, full-service agency specializing in healthcare across all audiences. For more information, visit goble-assoc.com or e-mail email@example.com.
Experts on this topic
Shelagh Brooke. Executive VP, Chief Strategic Officer, EvoLogue, part of CommonHealth, a full-service consumer marketing agency. For more information, visit commonhealth.com.
Reid Connolly. President, Evoke Interaction, a full-service interactive agency. For more information, visit evokeinteraction.com.
Bob Mason. Executive VP, Managing Director of Brand Strategy, Palio, a full-spectrum advertising and marketing firm serving primarily the pharma industry. For more information, visit palio.com.
Barclay Missen. Director of Digital Communication, Topin & Associates, a healthcare communications agency that specializes in strategic marketing for healthcare, medical, and pharmaceutical clients. For more information, visit topin.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peter H. Nalen. President and CEO, Compass Healthcare Communications, a full-service online marketing agency exclusively supporting brands in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and medical-device industries. For more information, visit compasshc.com.
Jamie Peck. Managing Partner, Rosetta, an independent digital marketing agency. For more information, visit rosetta.com.
Mark Perlotto. Executive VP, Managing Director, Adair Greene McCann, a full-service healthcare communications agency. For more information, visit adairgreene.com or e-mail email@example.com.
Frank Powers. President, Dudnyk, a full-service multichannel marketing, communications, and branding agency for the healthcare industry. For more information, visit dudnyk.com, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or twitter @fxpowers2.
Anshal Purohit. VP, Strategic Development, Purohit Navigation, an independent, full-service brand solutions company that navigates the full potential of small- to midsized specialty brands. For more information, visit purohitnavigation.com.
Stephen Wray. President and CEO, Cadient Group, an interactive marketing services and solutions provider focused on the healthcare industry. For more information, visit cadient.com.