Author Archives: alwi Suleiman

Multicultural Marketing – Risk of Not Representing Muslims

What Does Multicultural Marketing Really Mean? Simply put, multicultural marketing is the external marketing strategy that is the result of an internal diversity and inclusion program of a business or organization. Isaac Mizrahi, of CMO Network, in his article for Forbes, Diversity And Inclusion And Multicultural Marketing Are Not The Same explains that: “Diversity helps […]

Google Play Store Data Safety – What it Means for Your Islamic App

Islamic Apps and Data Privacy Scandals Remember the shocking news that broke in November 2020 about Muslim Pro? If you don’t, here is a quick reminder. Muslim Pro’s maker allegedly sold user location data to a broker who subsequently supplied the data to U.S. military contractors. Although there are plenty of Islamic apps that respect […]

7 Eid Mubarak Ads: What’s Your Take on Them?

The two most important days of celebration for Muslims are Eid-ul-Fitr (celebrations marking the end of Ramadan) and Eid-ul-Adha (celebrations when the pilgrimage days are coming to an end). We decided to take a look at how different brands brought out ads during these two joyous occasions and highlight the good and the not-so-good.  1- […]

How to Create an Inclusive Eid Ad Campaign

While mainstream advertising has recently started to take diversity and inclusion into account, Islam has been advocating it for one and a half millennia. Yet today most of the advertising targeted toward Muslims is very monotonous in nature and ethnocentric (to apply one’s own culture or ethnicity as a frame of reference) at best. This […]

How to Choose the Right Muslim Marketing Agency

It’s never easy for a brand, a business, or an organization to break into a new market. And with the exponential growth of the Muslim market, you would be right if you decided to work with a Muslim marketing agency to do so. Well-established mainstream brands, businesses, and organizations understand the potential of targeting the […]

3 Astonishing Research Insights to Help Sell More to Muslim Customers

Cheetah Digital recently published the 2022 Digital Consumer Trends Report. We take a look at the three main takeaways from that report and how to use them to sell more to Muslim customers. 1- Email Drives Way More Sales Email is the most prolific channel for driving sales. It is so good that it beats […]

At Risk of Missing Out on the $3 Trillion Muslim Market During Peak Season Again?

“In 2018, the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2018/19 reported that in 2017, the global Islamic economy reached $2.1 trillion and is expected to reach $3 trillion in 2023.” Yet today many mainstream businesses still have no formal plan of entering the Muslim market. In 2016, Tabish Hasan, Chief Executive of Muslim Ad […]

Muslim Consumers and Voice Search – What You Need to Know

Voice is the New Extension If you are old enough, you may remember your first experience using the mouse for your computer. With the mouse in your hand, you no longer need to keep pressing the “enter/return” button over and over again. And although the first mouse felt like you were holding a brick in […]

Preparing Your Marketing for Ramadan 2022- Part 6

Creating a Community Around Your Brand for Ramadan Six-Part Series Part 1: Ramadan Muslim Consumer Behavior Part 2: Preparing Your Products and Services for Ramadan Part 3: Using Your Blog to Promote Your Brand for Ramadan Part 4: Using Social Media to Gain Ramadan Buyers Part 5: Mail and Email as Promoting Tools for Ramadan […]