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April 8, 2020

You Got This, Love RG

This month’s Brain Candy newsletter looks a little different, on purpose. The last thing you need is another preachy newsletter, or a ‘best tips for working from home’ post, or Crisis Communications 101. It’s time to speak directly, leader to leader, human to human. This quote from one of our favorite humans pretty much sums […]
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March 31, 2020

Continuity Planning, Clear Comms, & Plan for Dynamic Trajectories

Recently, the Ricciardi Group had the opportunity to provide guidance and advice to financial service marketers alongside others named to Gramercy Institute’s Financial Agency Short List. We are humbled to have been provided this opportunity to help other financial marketers. We were asked the question: “What advice do you have for senior marketers at major […]
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March 26, 2020

Avoiding CTA Overload – Common Mistakes to Learn From

Click here to find the ONE solution to solve all of your problems forever. Download the e-book now before it’s too late. Learn more about how you can be making the most money of your life starting tomorrow.  We’ve all seen them. And sometimes we’ve written them ourselves. While the above may highlight some extreme, […]
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February 6, 2020

Master Your Marketing Balance With Our New Guide

How do you find the right balance between brand marketing and performance marketing?” Whether it’s a large corporation or a startup, it’s a common question we receive from CMOs. Should you be focused on building culture and connecting emotionally with customers or trying to find new ones systematically? Our new whitepaper answers this question by […]
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December 23, 2019

A few of our favorite marketing campaigns…

2019 was a busy year filled with charitable student debt relief, chicken sandwich fights, WeWork’s bailout, Shopify crushing Black Friday and “ok, boomer”. Here are our five of our favorite marketing campaigns, recaps and outlooks from 2019: 1. How to say “Cannes” was the most popular Brain Candy Kudos of the year. This creative, yet simple, idea […]
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October 30, 2019

Don’t let marketing metrics scare you…

Metrics—the topic on every business leader’s mind. As marketers, we sometimes struggle with them, but we simply can’t do our job without them. For starters, marketing metrics can be intimidating because they’re associated with emerging technologies that many marketers may not understand, a wide range of key performance indicators (KPIs) that can be difficult to […]
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October 10, 2019
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How to Promote Effective Marketing Decision Making

Recently our team had the pleasure of attending the Pros & Content Conference hosted by Knotch Inc. The one-day event was packed with an all-star crew of marketing executives and CMOs from various industries all centered around one topic: content. But, as one panelist mentioned early in the day –– what is content, really? It’s […]
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September 25, 2019
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Reach the missing middle with local experts and digital micro-influencers

If you’re a marketer or content creator at a brand big or small, no doubt you’re aware that social marketing campaigns have become a sizable line item in any marketing program budget. According to a Forrester study that was published in 2016, “this trend isn’t going anywhere and since 2009, spending on these campaigns has […]
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Finding middle ground with the skeptical consumer

On September 19th, we attended Knotch’s “Pros and Content Conference” to get the inside scoop on how to leverage content and influencers in order to create meaningful connections with consumers. Why? Because, ironically, with all of the new techniques and marketing goodies out there, establishing a genuine bond with consumers often gets lost in the […]
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Turning Yonkers into an Opportunity Zone with Mayor Mike Spano

A lifelong Yonkers resident, husband, father of three, and former State Assembly Member, Mayor Mike Spano has dedicated his life to standing up for Yonkers families. Elected in 1992 as the youngest member of the State Assembly, he proudly represented Yonkers for two decades: fighting for students, protecting taxpayers, and supporting economic growth.  Since taking […]
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