One of the major goals of any marketing strategy should be to build a strong brand reputation by improving trust and loyalty. However, there’s only so much you can do to convince your audience that your brand is trustworthy and reliable. This is because consumers, in general, tend…more
Do you need an agency or a full time employee?
Do you need an agency or a full-time employee? That’s right, title as the first sentence, we’re going ALL IN today. It’s a question we’ve heard a lot so we decided to really examine our answer and provide a bit more detail on why we (unsurprisingly) see an…more
How to determine your marketing budget
Nothing halts a conversation faster than mentioning the “b-word,” — budget. It happens all of the time and while money talk can be uncomfortable, when it comes to planning your marketing and branding strategy, it is critical to know what you can spend. Some of your internal thoughts…more
The Language of Color
When we look at color not just from an artistic stance, but from that of a marketer, color is a reinforcing voice that helps drive prospects to a business subliminally. Colors have the powers explained above to create emotional responses that can sway potential customers’ behavior to make…more
Do You *Really* Need a Blog?
Everyone.has.a.blog. Everyone. Dogs, babies, ornery cats, pet rocks–everyone. Wherever you go online you’re DROWNING in content and it’s out of hand and, honestly, consumers are starting to get really tired of it. Today we’re going to be talking about other content you can create to get conversions. Before…more
Avoiding Communication Breakdown
Please note that this post was written by David Ward and originally posted on ANA.net. Whether it’s a major brand or a small boutique agency, nothing can derail a great marketing message and strategy faster than poor communication among team members and other stakeholders. But ensuring that…more
Innovative Packaging Designs We Love
We talk a lot about digital marketing but did you know that we also design packaging? We occasionally geek out on Instagram about packaging designs we find in the real world and fall in love with (#designcrush). We’re always on the lookout for the latest innovations in design…more
Adapt or Die: Is it time for a brand refresh?
There are a limited number of times that the universal consciousness of the consumer will tolerate a rebrand before the sneaking suspicion of instability starts to steer them away from a product or service. I once read on the world wide web that a brand can really only…more