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The Brand Experience Playbook For 2019

The Post-Digital Rules Of Brand Building

In the age of the customer, CMOs have a steep hill to climb in building their brands with distracted, empowered customers. In this new era, CMOs must shift from a company-centric approach of...

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  • Report Breakthrough Or Bust: A Formula For Consumer Readiness

    Introducing Forrester's Consumer Energy Index
    April 11, 2019 | Anjali Lai

    Empowered consumers look like an unstoppable force: They latch onto new experiences faster than innovators can generate them. CMOs know the pain of failing to win their attention, lead them to...

  • Report Changing Expectations Fuel Direct-To-Consumer Disruption

    Consumers Redefine Convenience, Quality, And Trust
    April 2, 2019 | Jim Nail, Anjali Lai

    A wave of so-called digitally native direct-to-consumer (DTC) startups have burst on the scene, gaining market share and media attention. Long-standing brands are scrambling to respond with their...

  • Report To Adapt To Direct-To-Consumer Trends, Use A Direct-To-Value Strategy

    Brands Benefit From Direct Consumer Relationships That Offer Unique Value
    April 2, 2019 | Ryan Skinner

    Direct-to-consumer (DTC) startups like Warby Parker and Casper used to be rare; now they number in the hundreds, and they'll soon be in the thousands. Marketers whose response to this competition...

  • Report How Direct Brands Are Transforming The Customer/Brand Relationship

    They Are Uniquely Intelligent, Brutally Honest, And Fanatically Fair
    April 2, 2019 | Dipanjan Chatterjee

    The success of direct-to-consumer companies has transformed the relationship between brands and customers. These brands have changed how we buy, and they have redefined what it means to be a brand....

  • Report Justify Your Social Media Programs By Methodically Measuring Them

    Performance Management: The Social Marketing Playbook
    March 28, 2019 | Jessica Liu

    B2C marketers struggle to quantify the value of their social marketing programs. This report demonstrates how to measure three types of social marketing performance: business impact, marketing...

  • Report Harness Marketing's Most Powerful Tool: Emotion

    New Techniques Reveal Consumers' Real Decision Process
    February 14, 2019 | Jim Nail

    Emotions are essential to marketing, experience, and loyalty but have long seemed beyond rigorous definition and quantification. But market research firms are translating recent neuroscience and...

  • Report Generate Brand Energy With Digital Experiences: Engage, Excite, And Entangle Your Customer

    Processes: The Brand Experience Playbook
    January 30, 2019 | Dipanjan Chatterjee

    In today's consumer environment, brand experiences are overwhelmingly digital — we touch, type, poke, and command our way through interactions. To create and sustain an emotion-driven brand, CMOs...

  • Report Gillette's Close Shave

    A Consumer Energy Index Analysis
    January 22, 2019 | Anjali Lai

    Brands are jumping into the messy arena of polarizing issues with greater fervor, and Gillette just raised the stakes. Within 72 hours of launch, its "We Believe" TV spot shot past 13 million views...

  • Report Facebook: The Myth Of The Monopoly

    A Consumer Energy Index Analysis
    January 18, 2019 | Anjali Lai

    2018 was a challenge for Facebook, Inc.: Between the Cambridge Analytica scandal in Q1 and a security bug in Q4, the headlines revealed that its largest partners had access to users' personal data...

  • Report Transformation Goes Pragmatic

    Key Takeaways From Forrester's Singapore And Hong Kong Predictions 2019 Events

    Forrester's Predictions 2019 events in Singapore and Hong Kong highlighted the major trends, opportunities, and challenges that companies will face and must address in 2019. This report outlines...

  • Report Navigate Four Waypoints To Build Brand Resonance

    Road Map: The Brand Experience Playbook
    January 8, 2019 | Dipanjan Chatterjee

    A powerful brand strives for more than relevance to prospects; it makes itself an invaluable and inextricable part of customers' lives as well. This report outlines a road map for CMOs with four...

  • Report The Mechanics Of Trust

    Processes: The Customer Trust And Privacy Playbook
    December 20, 2018 | Fatemeh Khatibloo

    In today's always-on world of modern marketing, consumers are skeptical of even their favorite brands, so marketers' old methods of building trust simply don't work anymore. This report outlines a...

  • Report Conquer Three Emotional Territories To Power Your Brand Experience

    Assessment: The Brand Experience Playbook
    December 18, 2018 | Dipanjan Chatterjee

    For a CMO to build a powerful brand, it is not enough for her to know that she must infuse it with an energy derived from emotions; she must also know the right emotions to activate to create a...

  • Report B2B Firms Must Focus On Brand Equity To Drive Value

    Benchmarks: The Brand Experience Playbook
    November 27, 2018 | Dipanjan Chatterjee

    Business-to-business (B2B) CMOs must invest in brand equity to drive financial value. This report explores the vital role of equity in brand management and provides a framework to help CMOs measure...

  • Report Put Brand Energy To Work By Building A Five-Step Action Plan

    Tools And Technology: The Brand Experience Playbook
    November 20, 2018 | Dipanjan Chatterjee

    Forrester's brand energy framework is an emotion-driven model that captures the power of a brand and its ability to influence consumer decision making. CMOs: Read this report to learn how to put...

  • Report Predictions 2019: CMO

    Branding Brings Oomph To Differentiate CX

    Marketing needs a boost of energy, but it won't come from purely provocative ads or some cool new technology. In the age of the customer, the best source of energy for a brand is the customer. As...

  • Report Join The Conversation To Build Customer Relationships

    Turn Voice And Language Innovation Into A Conversational Strategy
    October 15, 2018 | Thomas Husson

    After the web and the app eras, we're now entering a period where natural language will take over from computer language. This will accelerate the need for brands to create personalized dialogues...

  • Report Nike Makes No Sacrifices

    A Consumer Energy Index Analysis
    September 21, 2018 | James L. McQuivey, Anjali Lai

    Nike unveiled its 30th anniversary "Just do It" ad campaign featuring its long-sponsored and controversial athlete Colin Kaepernick. Putting aside photos of disgruntled consumers setting Nike shoes...

  • Report The Forrester Automotive Wave™: European Websites, Q3 2018

    European Auto Brands' Sites Don't Meet Customers' Evolving Expectations
    August 29, 2018 | Brendan Miller, Alex Causey

    More than half of European consumers spend 10 hours or more researching a new car, and nearly three-quarters consider three or more brands before they purchase or lease a vehicle. To gauge how...

  • Report What To Learn From Apple's Coming Brawl With Amazon

    August 1, 2018 | James L. McQuivey

    Apple is the iconic brand of this century; soon, it will become the first trillion-dollar company. However, Apple is letting Amazon gradually take over its dominant role by focusing on its elegant,...

  • Report Give Your Brand A Voice — Literally

    Vision: The Brand Experience Playbook
    July 23, 2018 | Dipanjan Chatterjee

    Voice is marketing's most significant paradigm shift this decade — one that has far-reaching implications for how brands engage customers and prospects. CMOs: Read this report to learn why voice...

  • Report The Forrester Automotive Wave™: US Websites, Q2 2018

    The Playing Field Is Wide Open For Carmakers To Break Away
    June 18, 2018 | Brendan Miller, Andrew Hogan

    US new auto sales surpassed 17 million vehicles in 2017 — one of the best years on record for the auto industry. Can it do better? Over 90% of US auto shoppers used manufacturers' websites to guide...

  • Report Bring Brand To Life With Customer Journeys

    Your Brand Promise Is Empty Unless Brand-Infused Customer Journeys Make It A Reality

    To differentiate, companies must create resonance between brand and customer experience (CX) at every step of customers' journeys — but often don't. The result: brand promises that remain...

  • Report Apple "Brands Different": Lessons From The World's Most Valuable Brand

    Strategic Plan: The Brand Experience Playbook
    April 5, 2018 | Dipanjan Chatterjee

    Apple is the most valuable brand in the world. Its unrivalled portfolio, category-defining innovation, legendary design, and, most of all, its rabid fandom makes it one of the most worshipped...

  • Report From Great To Amazing: Building Brands With Enduring Resonance

    January 12, 2018 | Dipanjan Chatterjee

    Great brands are built on great customer experiences. Amazing brands are built on resonance. A brand that resonates does more than deliver on its product, service, and experience promise: It...