What’s the reason for the new Rolls-Royce brand community?

Rolls-Royce, the legendary British marque that is world-famous for its impeccable perfectionism and exclusive clientele, has just launched a brand community app – Whispers. Brand communities are increasingly popular among automotive marketers these days, but this is one of rare distinction. A virtual members club reportedly offering experiences like backstage access to the Grammys and … Continued

Dialogue launches automotive podcast series

Dialogue has launched a new series of automotive marketing podcasts. It’s our second series of podcasts following the first set that looked at content marketing. To coincide with our recent Automotive Marketing Report and the Brand Communities Report (The Automotive Edit), Dialogue’s Content Strategist Howard Wilmot speaks to specialists in the worlds of automotive, branding … Continued

Dialogue release new Automotive Brand Communities Report

The concept of automotive brand communities is nothing new – many automotive brands have long nurtured membership clubs. However, with the advent of content marketing and social media, these have often been absorbed into a generic marketing mix. Yet, the need for a very clear sense of community is vital in the evolving automotive marketing … Continued

Brand communities and Generation Y, Millennials and Generation Z

Brand communities and Generation Y, Millennials and Generation Z are an increasing consideration for marketers seeking to engage with audiences starting to earn and have disposable wealth. However for many brands it’s still unchartered territory… “A group needs only two things to be a tribe: a shared interest and a way to communicate.” So wrote … Continued

Types of loyalty marketing

It’s a well-known fact that nurturing your existing customers to spend more with your brand is easier than recruiting new customers. The Harvard Business Review discovered it costs businesses between five and 25 times more to gain a new customer than it does to sell to an existing one. Not only that, but returning customers … Continued

What can companies learn from the Harley-Davidson brand community?

Search for ‘brand community’ on Google and most searches will cite the Harley-Davidson brand community as the blueprint of how to do it well. Harvard Business Review even has a case study on some of the programs the company uses to develop relationships with its consumers. Content and community agency Archant Dialogue has worked with Harley-Davidson’s … Continued

Dialogue Launches Content Marketing Podcasts

Dialogue has launched a content marketing podcast series for marketers and brands looking for greater insight into the ever-changing world of content marketing, branding and consumer behaviours. In this inaugural series, Dialogue’s Content and Brand Director Ryan Battles and Content Strategist Howard Wilmot speak to leading figures across the industry touching on audio branding, branded … Continued

How to create a brand community: Set up and success

The changing face of a brand community The advent of social media has helped revolutionise the notion of a ‘brand community’; a group of like-minded people who form an attachment to a brand or product. Ultimately, this is the Holy Grail for brands as it enables them insight into and connection with people who can … Continued

Exciting brand collaboration between Porsche Club and Canon

An encouraging dialogue brings Porsche Club and Canon together in brand collaboration for members event Beautiful cars deserve beautiful photography so Dialogue was delighted to hear of the brand collaboration between our friends at Porsche Club GB and Canon UK as they hosted a joint photography tuition day at the club’s headquarters in the Cotswolds … Continued