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Marketing & Innovation

Build Brand Strategy and Activate Digital Marketing Programs

Through first-hand experience, our team has developed best practices that eliminate the learning curve for clients. We lead comprehensive research, brand, innovation, and digital marketing programs that bypass exploratory stages and progress directly into making a real impact to the business. Clients see stronger, faster results while avoiding the hassle of orchestrating efforts across a series of niche agencies.

Michele Petruccelli

Vice President,
Management Consulting

“Maintaining an unwavering focus on the customer ensures that your brand, product, and messaging will resonate with the intended audience.”

Marketing & Innovation Capabilities

End-to-End Digital Marketing

Digital Marketing

Develop creative assets and messaging that resonates with your targeted audience. Increase brand visibility and website traffic through optimized email, social, SEO, SEM, and PPC programs.

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Marketing Research


Design competitive analysis, market segmentation, and voice of customer (VOC) studies that strengthen brand strategy. Combine qualitative and quantitative elements that galvanize brand strategy.

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Customer Experience

Customer Experience (CX)

Analyze the customer's journey and perceptions from their perspective to reveal actionable insight. Integrate Design Thinking into the development of innovative products and services.

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Brand Strategy & Marketing Delivery

Brand Strategy &
Marketing Delivery

Devise and implement a plan for elevating brand equity and relevance. Bolster in-house resources to expedite marketing program delivery. Implement methods for continuous improvement.

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The customer is at the heart of all we do

Starting with the customer, we ensure a thorough understanding of the market context and marry that with deep customer insight before we delve into developing strong branding elements and help you to develop a strong brand strategy and compelling brand proposition.

Journey Mapping is an indispensable tool within our human-centered approach.  When composed properly, it analyzes what stakeholders are doing, thinking and feeling to reveal the most impactful opportunities to drive growth.

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Customer / Consumer Immersion

Market Enabler Identification

Moment of Truth Isolation

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Capability Details

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End-to-End Digital Marketing

Internet marketing used to be an afterthought in planning a brand's marketing mix. But these days, successful companies of all sizes and industries prioritize the execution of a clear digital marketing strategy to drive sustainable growth. That is due to the efficient lead generation of inbound marketing tactics such as pay per click (PPC), search engine optimization (SEO), and publishing thought leadership content. They passively attract prospects that are exponentially more likely to convert than those reached by brute force outbound methods like mass media, cold calling, and spamming emails.

The platforms and tools for managing these digital programs are designed to be intuitive, but there is definitely a learning curve. Few organizations have the time, resources, and patience to develop those skillsets and maintain those workstreams in-house. It is tough to find a partner qualified to handle all those moving parts, so many fill that gap with a variety of specialized agencies. This piecewise approach solves one issue but creates others. Keeping external teams aligned with the overarching strategy and one another can quickly become a distraction for brand leaders. Enter Aspirant.

Our comprehensive digital marketing expertise creates an all-inclusive solution for building brand equity and fueling sales. We develop and deploy programs tailored to each client's unique needs and strategic goals.

   Digital / graphic design and creative leadership
   Custom website development, hosting, and maintenance [WordPress, HubSpot, Salesforce, Squarespace, Wix]
   Certified Google experts [Google AdWords, Google Ads Display, Google SEO, Google Analytics]
      -    Keyword research
      -    Technical and content-based search engine optimization (SEO)
      -    Search engine marketing (SEM)
      -    Paid search / pay per click (PPC) campaigns
   Keyword-optimized content marketing
      -    Thought leadership blogs and case studies
      -    Website copywriting
   Social media strategy and oversight
   Targeted email marketing
   Real-time KPI dashboards

Marketing Research

The goal of marketing is often described as reaching the right people with the right message at the right time. Doing so requires an intimate understanding of the target audience that can only be gathered through studies that are properly designed, deployed, and analyzed. Combining quantitative and quantitative research methods is instrumental in revealing the nuances that generate potent brand and product strategy. The right research partner will streamline the path to gaining that insight.

The Aspirant team utilizes functional and industry experience as well as proven tools, including our proprietary AI-powered survey platform, to help clients determine who to reach with what message and when.

   Market analysis and customer segmentation
   Quantitative and qualitative research design
   Consumer research, social listening, and sentiment analysis
   Competitive benchmarking
   Market sizing and price sensitivity
   Interpretation of secondary research

Customer Experience (CX)

A rewarding Customer Experience is the secret to building loyalty and advocacy that powers sustainable success. This can only be achieved by crafting and delivering against a value proposition that resonates with the target audience and creates meaningful differentiation from the competition. Find that niche by deconstructing the end user touchpoints and capitalizing on the identified areas of opportunity.

Aspirant helps clients incorporate Design Thinking into strengthening their relationship with customers, which translates directly into improving business results.

   Customer experience capability / maturity assessment
   Design Thinking workshop facilitation
   Building stakeholder personas
   Customer journey map creation
   Value stream mapping
   Customer satisfaction measurement and monitoring
   Customer journey map creation
   New service / product development (NPD) leadership
      -    Design of innovative solutions
      -    Scoping of minimum viable product (MVP)
      -    Product life cycle management

Brand Strategy & Marketing Delivery

Offering a useful product or valuable service does not always translate to winning in the marketplace. Claiming share and defending against competition is predicated on branding that establishes expectations and generates trust. A brand marketing plan must make an authentic connection between market needs and the brand's value proposition in order for it to resonate with the intended audience.

Making progress for established brands can prove even more challenging, where identifying strategic priorities is not so straightforward. Experts with fresh eyes and an external perspective can breathe new life into marketing programs that seem to have plateaued.

Aspirant doesn't just help clients create an actionable growth strategy; we make sure they have the means to make it happen.

   Brand strategy and brand planning
      -    Exploration of customer / consumer insights
      -    Brand identity and competitive brand positioning
      -    Budgeting and marketing mix development
Interim brand management

Structure / process implementation

      -    Innovation stage gate programs
      -    Process improvement
      -    KPI metrics and dashboarding
   Program delivery
      -    Project prioritization
      -    Agile & waterfall project management

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