Building a Digitally Fluent Brand

Jeff Hilton will be presenting at Vitafoods Europe in May as part of an educational summit, “Closer to your digital consumers: insights and marketing strategies”. The summit will address the valuable role of a digital marketing strategy in reaching today’s consumers. Jeff’s session will focus on specific strategies brands can leverage to navigate the new …More

“Millennials millennials everywhere”

“Millennials are now the single largest global demographic segment, and these 18-33 year olds are indeed out to change the world. Make no mistake about that.” -Jeff Hilton As a follow-up to last week’s Food Matters Live program in London ExCel, Jeff’s insight into the world’s single largest demographic segment was featured in the latest …More

Public Relations Tips – Connect the Dots

Today’s shortened news cycle and always-on social media demands that brands integrate PR, social media and SEO efforts. Respond to this trend with real-time PR that tracks daily success and adjusts accordingly. Coordinate PR, marketing and social media activity Leverage media and editorial opportunities Integrate content strategies Be part of the conversation #BrandHive

Public Relations Tips – Establish Experts

You know your stuff! Let the world know. Identify your thought leaders and industry spokespeople. Leverage their knowledge and expertise. Whether they are experts in technology, regulatory, research, specific ingredients or products.   Develop contributed content Secure speaking opportunities Publish bylined articles Leverage research Coordinate participation in industry events

Sports Nutrition 2015 – Performance Driven

Addressing the Performance Driven market segment. There is no longer a “typical” sports nutrition consumer, and category segmentation is key. To find leverage in this market, it is critical for product manufacturers to pay attention to a number of unique and emerging consumer segments in the space. In my upcoming posts I will address these …More

Public Relations Tips – Build Media Relationships

Today’s media professionals are pulled in so many different directions! Connect with key reporters and editors, cut out distractions and irrelevant information and convey targeted, pertinent news and compelling updates. Build strong media relationships Perform ongoing, relevant media outreach Proactively develop bylined articles Demonstrate expertise and industry knowledge

Sports Nutrition 2015 – Actively Tuned In

While bodybuilders and extreme athletes are often the target audience focal point for sports nutrition products, these individuals actually account for only about five percent of total sports nutrition category sales. While trends in consumer education and access to information continues to fuel mainstream sports nutrition growth broadly, each of these user segments has its …More