November 20th, 2019 /
Design can be a powerful tool to convey your brand to your audience. And the first design element your audience typically encounters is your logo. A logo may be small, but it can make a huge impression when done well. So, how can you choose a logo that will make a solid, professional impression of your brand while still representing your company’s personality?
October 12th, 2019 /
Nothing marks the return of fall quite like the return of
the Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL) from Starbucks. Introduced in 2003, the PSL has
become the coffee giant’s most popular seasonal drink, selling roughly 424
January 30th, 2018 /
It’s long been said that one of the most effective words you can use in an ad is “free.” The idea is that people love getting stuff for free, so offering them something for free will get a big response. It’s a rule a lot of companies still follow. How many TV ads do see that say “buy one, get one free” or offer something like a “free credit report”? How many online ads say “download our free white paper” or “get your free sample” just for giving them your email? And that’s the problem – these days it seems like virtually everyone is offering something for free, so “free” isn’t considered as powerful as it once was.
October 20th, 2017 /
If you make a product that solves a problem, you need to advertise to reach the people who have that problem and make them aware of your solution. But what if it’s a problem that people don’t like to talk – or hear – about? This has always been an issue for companies that make such products. A century ago, when advertising was done in newspapers and magazines, mixed among the ads for new shoes and automobiles would be discreet ads for products that cured embarrassing medical problems, all very serious and discreet.
August 31st, 2017 /
If you engage in content marketing, i.e., creating and sharing content, you’ve likely noticed the increased effect that technology plays in your marketing strategy—from PR and social media to advertising. If not, you will. Technology is driving content marketing and will continue to do so as we increase our consumption of content on mobile devices, and as improvements in reporting tools and personalization, mobile optimization, and virtual reality continue. Here are a few developments that we think are interesting that were recently discussed in a Forbes article.Read More