A Veritable Tower of Babel… The “Big Data” World We Live In.

04 May, 2015 By: Zain Raj+
Whatever happened to the more disciplined marketing period we grew up in? Do we even remember that time? I think I was in diapers… but thanks to AMC’s show – MadMen, I can define, even if I can’t relate, to the way the marketing world operated. Here’s what… Read More
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Answering the Question. What is Shapiro+Raj? Why Shapiro+Raj?

09 Mar, 2015 By: Zain Raj+
The world is changing. And, quickly. Big data is the buzzword today like mobile was yesterday and digital the day before. We are living in the world of big data. With all the research (both primary and secondary) plus all the primary transactional and behavioral data as well… Read More
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Marketing’s Real Role. Leading the Business.

20 Aug, 2014 By: Zain Raj+
by mark sebastian The discussion about marketers and their evolving role in today’s hyper-complex marketspace seems to be very fashionable these days. Korn Ferry, a leading executive recruitment firm just published their 2014 Marking Pulse Survey. Not surprisingly, their research shows that… Read More
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A New Brand Ritual™… Almost.

12 Jun, 2014 By: Zain Raj+
In my book, Brand Rituals™: How Successful Brands Bond with Customers for Life, I talk about a four-stage approach for brands to follow in order to become a ritual for their core customers. I give quite a few examples of brands that have become rituals… Read More
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How Consistency Creates Brand Rituals™

28 May, 2014 By: Zain Raj+
Ah, Memorial Day Weekend… for many of us it signals the start of summer. For some of us, it’s the first three-day weekend since the holidays and a much needed break. For all of us, it’s a time to remember and be thankful for our brave men and… Read More
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A New Year. A New Beginning.

11 Jan, 2014 By: Zain Raj+
A very Happy New Year to all of you! I hope you had a terrific holiday season and are excited about what 2014 holds for you. I know, I am. As most of you know, I made the decision to leave Epsilon at the end of September last year. After… Read More
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