ExactDrive is excited to be included in a recently article posted on Forbes.comPOST WRITTEN BY: Tim Nichols, co-founder of ExactDrive Inc.

America is in the midst of a great cultural shift. At the center of this change is a new brand of social activism -- a technology-enabled wave of consumer consciousness and support for deeply-held values and beliefs, on all points of the political spectrum.

A new study by Backslash found that 85% of Americans participated in cultural protests in 2017, and, as author Mark Manson noted in the report, "everybody feels like their values are under attack." Brands need to tread very carefully in this type of social environment if they want to avoid alienating their customer base.

As you think about your brand's core values, here are a few things members of the Forbes Agency Council advise keeping in mind.

Images courtesy of FAC members. Members of the Forbes Agency Council Weigh In.

Full article can be found here.

Topics: Brand Reputation, Branding, Forbes, Forbes Agency Council

Tim Nichols

Written by Tim Nichols

Tim Nichols is a founding partner at ExactDrive, a digital media buying agency with white label, reseller and managed service options available. ExactDrive plans, manages, and optimizes online advertising campaigns with the objective of delivering measurable value and empowering clients to find precisely targeted audiences. ExactDrive has offices in Minneapolis, MN and Milwaukee, WI.

Tim Nichols is also a contributing author on Forbes.com.