The Problem: During the 2001 – 2005 period, Florida International University’s College of Engineering and Computing had experienced moderate enrollment growth, mostly due to new program development. At the graduate level, however, enrollment growth had been negligible. To further aggravate the situation, no new graduate programs or increases in merit-aid were planned for 2006 and 2007, creating
The Situation The manufacturer of EZMELTS – a dietary supplements brand – reached out to 4p Strategy in an effort to recraft their marketing strategy and relaunch their brand. There were a number of issues at play. First of all, there were a number of branding and brand reputation issues that needed to be addressed.
It’s easy for entrepreneurs, marketers and communicators to be “sold” into media tactics by agencies who do not have their best interest at heart. Since an agency’s main business is to collect commissions and fees from their clients’ media buys, they generally start with limited media selections which they then retro-fit to the clients’ specifications. While this may