Military affinity is powerful, yet misunderstood
86% of active military & veterans say their military service experience influences
the decisions they make in their life
Creates both direct affinity and halo effect for a brand: for many companies military is their top
(or only) affinity program
Businesses like USAA have successfully leveraged the power of military affinity
85% of active military and veterans seek to buy from businesses that offer military discount over those which don’t
B2V (Business to Veteran) communications
must be insightful and authentic
Over half of active military and veterans are turned off by communications pandering to veterans with overtly patriotic, disingenuous, or unauthentic messages
No veteran wrapper – Over 67% said they are less likely to consider buying a product or service if military images within an ad have obvious errors, for example hair too long, uniform not to regulations, or not physically fit
MARCH Marketing are experts at tailoring a product or service for the military veteran market, tailor brand positioning for differentiation, and then reaching and influence the military and veteran-targeted audience through a variety of media.
Military veteran marketing – Strategy, best practices, and marketing for military affinity and loyalty programs
Strategy Consulting – Research and insights driven strategic development for veteran programs and initiatives
Military veteran research – Experts in researching the military and veteran audience. Hold vast amount of proprietary insights into military veterans, active military, National Guard, reserve, and military spouses
Full-service marketing agency – Capabilities in new media, recruitment advertising, business development, online media, graphic development, video production, event marketing, social media, sales experience and public relations. MARCH has a large, active network in the veteran marketing and government communities.
Advertising to the military and veteran audience – Experts in developing compelling and insightful communications to the military and veteran audience
Reaching the military and veteran audience through media – Understand unique media consumption and where to effectively reach military and veteran families. Plan and buy media on a large scale.
CRM - Includes a call center and virtual lead refinement center staffed with veterans and military spouses.