Living a Core Marketing Philosophy – The McDonald’s Way at Caspers Company

On May 25th Bob Conigliaro – VP of Community Relations at the Caspers Company – was Tampa Bay AMA’s featured keynote luncheon speaker. He boiled down his executive marketing and public relations job description into two words – generating happiness – and further claiming that it’s the primary reason that Casper’s stores generate nearly 30%

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Marketing the McDonald’s Way. Learn how Tampa based McDonald’s Franchisee – Caspers Company – delivers nearly 30% higher revenue than the national average for McDonald’s Restaurants.

McDonald’s is the largest fast food chain in the world. They serve 68 million customers per day in 120 countries from more than 35,000 restaurants. If you visit a McDonald’s in the Tampa Bay area, it’s most likely owned and operated by the Caspers Company, which is now being ably managed by the third generation

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Healthcare Marketing in Tampa Bay Needs to Focus on Patients as Consumers

By Mike Stephenson As healthcare marketing in Tampa Bay and elsewhere becomes increasingly competitive, Jim Jacobsohn advises doing what any marketer would do: “Think about your strengths … and advertise the heck out of them,” he told the crowd of nearly three dozen at the American Marketing Association of Tampa Bay Healthcare Shared Interest Group

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Visual marketing and communications: Setting your plan in motion

By Mike Stephenson   More than 60 percent of marketers and small business owners say they plan to invest more in video marketing this year.  Visual marketing and communications are surging in importance as we’ve discussed in parts one and two of our series for AMA Tampa Bay. In our final installment, we’ll look at

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The Landscape of Tampa Bay Healthcare

AMA Tampa Bay Healthcare Shared Interest Group Event Preview Consumerism has drastically changed the way most of the largest companies and sectors do business. It has forced companies to give fast, efficient answers to their customer’s problems, yet healthcare seems to be taking a back seat in access to information and care.  Jim Jacobsohn, VP

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Congratulations AMA Tampa Bay Marketer of the Year Recipients!

The American Marketing Association of Tampa Bay hosted their 2nd annual Marketer of the Year awards last night. What a memorable night, mingling with so many amazing marketers from the Tampa Bay area and seeing their award winning campaigns! It was like the Oscars of Marketing! As the only Tampa Bay results-based marketing awards, the

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Announcing Marketer of the Year Finalists

Finalists are Announced for the 2016 Marketer of the Year Awards The AMA Tampa Bay Marketer of the Year Finalists have been announced! These are Tampa Bay’s most prestigious brands and agencies and they are finalists for the coveted Marketer of the Year awards. From the list of finalists, category winners will be announced on Thursday,

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Visual marketing and communications: How to make photos and graphics

By Mike Stephenson With visual marketing and communications becoming dominant, more and more companies are focusing on the how to of incorporating visual content into their efforts to get their message out. “As we continue on in the next couple years, the need for visual storytelling is going to become greater …” Indiana University Health

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Marketer of the Year – If not you then who, if not now, then when?

The American Marketing Association exists to unite a community of professional marketers in an unparalleled discussion on marketing excellence. No other organization provides more ways for marketers and academics to connect with the people and resources they need to be successful. Tampa Bay AMA is your local professional marketing community where you can learn, share

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Visual marketing and communication: It’s important to show your work

By Mike Stephenson Your Facebook feed is cluttered with photos, videos and graphics. Your attention constantly bounces from checking your Twitter feed to skimming your email to thumbing out a text-message reply. But what do you remember? What communication is breaking through? Increasingly, it’s visual marketing and communication. While studies show people remember 10 percent

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