Consumers Want Brands to Help Them Make a Difference


It turns out consumers want more from a brand than just the brand using cause related marketing to take a stance on a social cause. In fact, they want brands to help them make a difference. That’s right! According to a new survey done by Futerra of over 1,000 consumers in the US…

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Marketing & Advertising are Subjective, Objectively Speaking


Marketing & advertising are subjective in nature, and your audience probably doesn’t care about how great and awesome your product is. So how do you connect with them? You might have the biggest touchscreen in the world. The best technology. The most luxurious vehicle.…

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Hot Take: No One Cares About Your Logo…


As a collective, we need to take some pressure off logos – don’t get me wrong, they are essential to a business, but they really don’t need to work so hard. Let’s focus on what drives your brand as a whole instead. Over time, companies have started to get into the mindset that…

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How to Build a Brand From Scratch Successfully


It is possible to build a brand from scratch successfully. However, it has become a lot more complex, and also a lot easier than ever before (depending on how you look at it). The millennials are a generation privileged with the upsides of the internet that allow them to bring…

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The Demise of Toys R Us: What We Can Learn


If you’re like me, you’re definitely a “Toys R Us Kid”, so, seeing a once giant retailer like Toys R Us close its doors for good is a little heartbreaking. I spent a lot of time there in my childhood, and, while it was magical as a little kid, I…

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3 Web Design Mistakes That Could Lead to Lost Revenue


So, you’ve started your own business. Congrats! You’ve put all your ideas out into the world and now you’re just waiting to hit the big time! But, are you seeing the results you were hoping for or has business been slower than expected? Well, if it’s the latter then maybe…

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Pros & Cons of Rebranding: What You Should Know


Rebranding a company is no longer as simple as tweaking your logo and slapping the new version onto your website. With so many online marketing channels available today, the process of rebranding your company image has become much more complex. In addition to updating your logo…

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5 Digital Marketing Mistakes Brands Should Avoid Making


Digital marketing mistakes are easy to make. We all know that digital marketing moves fast, and because of that, there’s a tendency to always look towards the next best thing and focus less on the lessons of the past. But developing an awareness and understanding of past…

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What is Brand Identity? And How to Develop a Great One


Just like your personal identity makes you uniquely you, your brand identity is what sets you apart from every other company or organization on the block. Your brand identity design is what shapes your company! But what exactly is brand identity? How do you shape a strong brand…

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Advertising is Free Speech… Let’s Not Tax It


Congress is finally serious about working towards comprehensive tax reform. Something that hasn’t been done since the Regan years. This is great news! There’s just one problem… The current draft being floated contains a proposal to alter the IRS Code to tax advertising for the…

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