Brand Value: The New Box of Chocolates

Posted by Energy Wire on February 14, 2019 at 9:40 AM

Stupid happens.

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Topics: future of energy, 2019, utilities, customer experience, Customer Engagement, Customer-Centric Marketing, energy marketing, Utility Marketing, personalization, Customer Insight, brand value

Disrupt, Innovate, Repeat: A DTECH-Themed Round Up

Posted by Shaina Kaye on February 7, 2019 at 10:30 AM

A postcard from New Orleans: Harrison Grubbs, our Director of Strategic Partnerships, is attending the annual DistribuTech Conference and Exhibition this week. The conference gathers the latest disruptive and innovative energy technology products and experts in one place to network, collaborate and share best practices. In between sessions, Harrison has shared a sneak peek for the rest of us here at KSV.

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Topics: future of energy, 2019, utilities, customer experience, Customer Engagement, Customer-Centric Marketing, energy marketing, Utility Marketing, personalization, digital transformation, Customer Insight, innovation, DistribuTech, DTECH2019

Get Ready for the Voice Revolution

Posted by Ashley Nicholls on January 31, 2019 at 10:30 AM

 

 

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Topics: future of energy, 2019, utilities, customer experience, Customer Engagement, Customer-Centric Marketing, energy marketing, Utility Marketing, personalization, digital transformation, Customer Insight, voice, MarTech, innovation

Revisit Your Data Nightmares

Posted by Cavan Chasan on January 24, 2019 at 10:30 AM

 

As marketers, we have been friends with data for decades. As the conversation has evolved and capabilities have grown, we have experienced excitement for data’s potential yet concern for both actionability and privacy, which is inherent to data’s increased sophistication and collection.

At KSV, we believe in being thoughtful, careful and 100 percent customer focused in terms of how we collect and activate data for our clients. The North Star for us with respect to data is customer centricity. How can we help our clients improve satisfaction for their residential and commercial customers via data-driven interactions? This is the key question that guides our team and its strategic use of data.

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Topics: future of energy, 2019, utilities, customer experience, Customer Engagement, Customer-Centric Marketing, energy marketing, Utility Marketing, personalization, digital transformation, data science, metrics, Customer Insight, data

Kill Advertising!

Posted by Energy Wire on January 17, 2019 at 9:45 AM

A new paradigm is emerging in marketing today. A paradigm that enables enhanced revenue and reduced expenses.

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Topics: future of energy, innovation, inspiration, 2019, clean energy, social media, utility of the future, renewable energy, utilities, customer experience, Customer Engagement, Customer-Centric Marketing, creativity, Tesla, energy marketing, Utility Marketing, personalization

One Year Later: Reflecting on Maria, Anticipating Florence

Posted by Shaina Kaye on September 13, 2018 at 11:07 AM

As the first anniversary of Hurricane Maria’s aftermath approaches, the United States is bracing itself for yet another dangerous hurricane season. As we write this, Hurricane Florence is making its way to the Carolina coast.

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Topics: customer centric, utilities, energy efficiency, future of energy, energy marketing, research, innovation, Utility Marketing, marketing solutions, customer motivations, renewable energy, natural disaster, hurricane, microgrid, infrastructure improvement

KSV Future of Energy Series: Offshore Wind is Picking Up Speed

Posted by Harrison Grubbs on September 6, 2018 at 10:00 AM

A decade ago, wind energy mostly meant giant investments, ugly legal battles and major public opposition. As recently as 3 years ago, we saw proposals in many states—good proposals by respected companies—being tossed out. Lack of public support combined with weak political legs dragged the highly visible CapeWind project through the dirt from its initial approvals in 2005, to 2017, when it was finally shut down and deemed defunct.

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Topics: customer centric, utilities, energy efficiency, future of energy, energy marketing, research, innovation, Utility Marketing, marketing solutions, customer motivations, wind energy, offshore wind, renewable energy

Uber, Lyft and How Holistic Thinking Can Transform an Industry

Posted by Harrison Grubbs on August 23, 2018 at 11:00 AM

The utility of the future is a hot topic for our clients in the energy space. What will it look like? Who will be steering the ship and who will be struggling to stay afloat? Transportation is a major part of that conversation, and no companies have upended the transportation industry more than Uber and Lyft. The American dream of automotive independence is being challenged in many cities where it is cheaper to use ride sharing than it is to own a car: New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Los Angeles.

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Topics: customer centric, utilities, energy efficiency, future of energy, energy marketing, Uber, Lyft, research, innovation, Utility Marketing, marketing solutions, customer motivations, customer experience

Communities, Pizza & Energy: 3 Lessons on Grassroots Marketing and the Power of Community

Posted by Ashley Nicholls on August 11, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Communities are the very foundation of a society.

Interesting to think about, right?

Communities are the places we live, work and play. The places we shop for groceries. The schools our children go to. And within those communities are micro-communities. Networks of people. People who all share the same favorite lunch spot. Who all use the same dentist. Networks of new moms. Of retirees. And, over the past decade, networks of folks with ever more niche tastes.

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Topics: utility, Utility Marketing, utility communications, millennials, intent marketing, grassroots marketing, community marketing, data science, hyper-targeting

Hyper-Targeting and the C&I Customer

Posted by Ashley Nicholls on August 4, 2016 at 11:30 AM


A couple of weeks ago we had the chance to present at the AESP Digital Conference on customer engagement. 

It was a great day with some awesome presentations and presenters.

KSV actually had the chance to present during two sessions, one on millennials (you can download our millennial brief here and hear more about millennials when we speak at the BECC conference in October). The second was about targeting large C&I customers with native advertising and we co-presented with our client, Erin Motta from National Grid. 
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Topics: utility, Utility Marketing, utility communications, millennials, intent marketing

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