March 19th, 2020 /
Advertising, Marketing /
There is no
global playbook to manage a situation like we’re experiencing now with the
COVID-19 pandemic. While every business is different and is dealing with unique
implications and repercussions, we are all facing some common challenges. There
are certain things that every business needs to consider and address during a
time like this. We’ve put together a few recommendations that we hope you find
helpful as they may apply to your organization.
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.