While traditional brands suffer from this misconception as discussed in this great article in Venture Beat, for natural brands the missed opportunity to capitalize on the online green community is breathtaking. Unlike the mass market of traditional brands, the green world lives and breathes online! Unless you live in enclaves like Portland/Boulder/ Marin, it’s easier to find fellow green consumers online than in your own neighborhood. So, natural products consumers build relationships with like-minded folks and brands on the internet,…
It’s the hot new buzz word and seems simple at a glance. But how does a green brand…or any brand for that matter put together a strong content marketing program that drives consumers to purchase.
Note that I said, “drive consumers to purchase”, not “drive traffic to the website”. Because website traffic is not the end goal and much of content marketing can be done outside of company properties.
Deep green, light green, pistachio – the more being green becomes mainstream the harder it can be to exactly define the green consumer.Taking the time to define those consumers- how they live, where they get information, what drives them can provide insight and a much better idea of how to target your brand. No longer does the green consumer rule for green brands…unless you consider all of the different shades.