“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.” — Charles Darwin.
In marketing strategy, first-mover advantage, also commonly referred to as technological leadership is the advantage gained by the initial significant occupant of a market segment.
In my previous blog post, I shared 5 forces that dictate any digital strategy. The first and most powerful out of the 5 were the Buyers a.k.a. prospective clients. They want all the possible information about the services/products to make an informed choice about the vendor but at the same time, are hesitant to give out adequate information over the phone or at the first contact.
Before I finally decided to pen down this article, I always felt that competition is usually a tug-of-war between two or more powerful rivals craving for market share. But a renowned Harvard Business School Professor, Michael Porter said that competition is far more complex than what it looks like. According to him, a brand with a more profitable digital strategy is far superior than one with a big name or organizational structure.
Topics: Digital Strategy
In the last year, there has been numerous articles about how the growth of retail stores in malls is hindered because of the rise in e-commerce as well as the changes in consumer behavior, with the most prominent example being shops along Orchard road.
With the recent changes to Facebook’s algorithm and the platform essentially becoming a pay-to-play environment for marketers, the age of question how branding vs performance marketing has been a highly heated discussion among not only my clients but others in the digital industry once again. Here are my thoughts on the subject.
Like every other morning, this morning as well I groped for my phone with blurry eyes for a few seconds, found it under my pillow (as usual) and tapped on the Instagram icon.
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I had the opportunity to fly to Bangkok on a Thursday afternoon to participate in a panel discussion on Digital Trends vs. Social Media. The event, Digital Thai | Digital Asia (DTDA), was an initiative organised by Adcamie to bring together industry partners to talk about digital happenings in Thailand & the region. It was a humbling experience, sharing a stage with some of the industry's best and brightest.