Tag: Advertising


6 Ways To Thrive In Today’s Challenging Omnichannel Economy

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By Jessica Hawthorne-Castro 

Original Publication: YPO.Org

Date of Publication: October 9, 2018

Today’s marketing landscape is broader, deeper and more complex than ever before. There are more channels, more choices and more customers who get more savvy every day. Thriving in this “omnichannel marketing” playground is a balancing act. Companies have to continuously evaluate and strengthen customer touchpoints while delivering a consistent and seamless experience across all channels.

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Hawthorne has been selected as a winner of 8 Davey Awards!

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October 24, 2018 — Hawthorne has been selected as a winner of 8 Davey Awards (1 Gold and 7 Silver) for:

HomeAdvisor “With HomeAdvisor” Campaign

GOLD in Campaign -Commercial Campaign for Commercials.
With these spots we aimed to expand HomeAdvisor’s target audience to include first-time millennial homeowners looking for help with home improvements and baby boomers looking for a way to help their aging parents with home repair projects.

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Why direct response TV marketing is still effective

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By Bill Cogar

Original Publication: SmartBrief

Date of Publication: October 23, 2018

Any advertisement that engages consumers and asks them to respond directly to a brand in the form of a click, call or purchase, including but not limited to mailers, billboards, social and display advertisements, emails, texts or calls is known as responsive or accountable advertising. When TV is the medium, it is known as Direct Response TV Advertising,

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Galaxy Awards 2018

Hawthorne Selected as Bronze Winner of the 2018 Galaxy Awards in both TV Ad and Video Campaign Categories

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Hawthorne Selected as Bronze Winner of the 2018 Galaxy Awards in both TV Ad and Video Campaign Categories

October 22, 2018 — Hawthorne is awarded the  2018 Bronze Galaxy Awards awards for:

L’Oreal “Revitalift” TV Ad

BRONZE in TV Ad – Single

Hawthorne’s TV ad for “Revitalift” focused on the authority of experts, the experiences of real

testimonials, and easy-to-understand demos explaining the appearance of skin aging and the benefit of the product.

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What Marketers Need to Know About Neuromarketing

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Author:  Kaya Ismail with Jessica Hawthorne-Castro

Original Publication: CMSWire 

Date Published: September 25, 2018

Personalization is now a fundamental feature of any good customer experience. For instance, 84 percent of customers say being treated like a person, not a number, is very important to winning their business. In other words, customers expect brands to remember their names and preferences throughout their customer journey. But marketers have found that when it comes to gathering all that data,

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“If You’re Looking For A Job In Advertising, Strive To Combine Your Right Brain Creativity With Left Brain Data”

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By Jessica Hawthorne-Castro 

Original Publication: Howigotjob.com

Date of Publication: September 24, 2018

Why Did You Seek Out A Career In The Advertising Industry?
Patience has never been my strong suit, so finding a career that allows me to see immediate results was a natural fit for me. Advertising provides the best of both worlds – a perfect combination of working directly with clients and leveraging creativity.

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Data Savvy Marketers

5 Ways Marketers Can Hire Data-Savvy Talent

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By Jessica Hawthorne-Castro 

Original Publication: Recruiter.com

Date of Publication: September 25, 2018

The field of marketing and advertising has historically attracted a wide range of people with a wide range of skill sets and interests. Communication, psychology, art, writing, and business are all part of the marketing stew — and increasingly, so is data science. While the Mad Men days of collaborative brainstorming and flashes of inspiration are not completely gone,

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Jessica Hawthorne-Castro Recognized As A Winner Of The 2018 CEO World Awards

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Jessica Hawthorne-Castro, CEO of Hawthorne, has been named as one of the Gold Winners of The CEO World Awards, within the Female CEO of the Year category. The CEO World Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring CEOs and organizations of all types and sizes in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America. The Annual CEO World Awards is part of the SVUS Awards® recognition program from Silicon Valley.

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How Agencies Can Help Prepare The Next Generation Of Data-Driven Marketers

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By Jessica Hawthorne-Castro 

Original Publication: AdExchanger

Date of Publication: September 20, 2018

Data-Driven Thinking” is written by members of the media community and contains fresh ideas on the digital revolution in media.

Today’s column is written by Jessica Hawthorne-Castro, CEO at Hawthorne.

The rise of data science has had a major impact on just about every industry out there,

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