Tag: Jessica Hawthorne-Castro

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BIA: Engagement, ROI Key For Advertisers. From InsideRadio

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Author: Paul Heine, Managing Editor of InsideRadio

Original Publication: InsideRadio

Date Published: December 3, 2018

A BIA survey of 1,500 local advertisers found customer-engagement benchmarks and expected ROI are the biggest determining factors in where they invest their marketing dollars. Among radio advertisers, expected ROI came in first (40%), followed by customer-engagement benchmarks (39%), business conditions (38.2%), expected revenues (37.8%) and money left after other expenses are paid (33.7%).

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Jessica Hawthorne-Castro featured on BIA’s Local Impact Webinar Series

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November 28, 2018 — 

BIA’s Advisory Services Webinar: Sales Enablement: Recruitment, Technology Implementation & Coaching

 

Our CEO Jessica Hawthorne-Castro was featured in BIA’s  Local Impact Webinar Series, where she shared insights into the “buy side” of the media business and what it takes to attract and support a high-performance team that can impress agencies. Check out BIA’s additional webinars on advertising & marketing here: https://bit.ly/2zEB6yP

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Midterm Elections and Media Buying

How Advertisers Can Navigate The Chaos Of Election Season

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Author: Jessica Hawthorne-Castro

Original Publication: Forbes

Date Published: November 27, 2018

Huge surges in political ad spending are expected in the run-ups to presidential elections, but spending on the 2018 midterm elections happened on a scale rarely seen before.

Candidates in races across the country poured money into their campaigns and spent heavily on digital media. For example, Wesleyan University researchers found that Texas was the “most digitally wired” race in the country,

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Bronze Stevie Award 2018

Jessica Hawthorne-Castro Honored as Bronze Winner of Two Stevie Awards: Young Female Entrepreneur of the Year and Woman of the Year (Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations)

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We are proud to announce that our CEO, Jessica Hawthorne-Castro, has been named a Bronze Stevie Award winner in two categories: Young Female Entrepreneur of the Year and Woman of the Year (Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations).

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees, and the companies they run– worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.

More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories,

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Omnichannel

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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Neuromarketing

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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CEO WORLD AWARDS 2018 GOLD

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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