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the blog

We have a lot to say.

Admittedly, some of it probably shouldn’t be said in public, so we’ll keep it to the stuff that matters. Don’t expect us to only spew words or facts. We’ll tell you what we think, and more importantly, why it should matter to you.

Dynamic Branding: Refresh vs Rebrand

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
It’s important to remain relevant in this fast-moving world, especially as a brand. When your brand falls behind and loses its luster in the marketplace, it can quickly feel daunting and nearly impossible to catch up. Here at G/L, we want to help brands become dynamic so they are able to adapt and remain aligned […]

The Digital Download: Is TikTok More Than Just Dancing Videos?

Melissa Ross
The future of social media is recommendation. Otherwise, it’s a pay-to-play game, and even ads to boost content can come off as unauthentic. With platforms like TikTok driven by user preference more than ever, your social strategy has to be equally targeted towards people who don’t know who you are just as it is for […]

The Digital Download: Reframing the way you view influencers

Melissa Ross
Influencer marketing isn’t limited to celebrities anymore. Thanks to the rise in popularity of social media platforms like Instagram and TikTok, anyone with a devoted following and curated community can hold influence.  But in a post-pandemic world, after so many people worldwide were forced to feed their social needs online … and everyone began evaluating […]

HIRING: Brand Manager

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
Geile/Leon Marketing Communications is now hiring a brand manager! The Brand Manager ensures that client needs are met by completing a variety of tasks that guarantee projects are completed on time and on budget and agency workflow is managed appropriately.  This person has a drive to provide excellent client service and has 4-5 years of […]

To keep your brand relevant, don’t blow it up. Get Dynamic Branding!

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
B2B
The world is changing more quickly than ever. And so are consumers. With that in mind, do you know if your brand is still relevant? With that in mind, we’ve been working on a strategy to help brands be dynamic, so they can shift with behavior changes and stay aligned with consumer sentiment. We’re pretty […]

Chatting with Randy on Peer Groups and Relevancy

Randy Micheletti
For many of us, the past couple years have been the toughest times of our lives, both personally and professionally. No one has gone through anything like this. We all had many considerations. “How will I respond to isolation?” “How will I handle this new routine?” “Is my product or business still relevant?” And one […]

The Digital Download: Futuristic Trends from SMMW22

Melissa Ross
At Geile/Leon, we meet every Wednesday to discuss different trends in marketing, communications and all aspects of business. It’s fun and always insightful to find new perspectives, explore new technology and identify changes in different industries. Sure, we have a good time doing it, but it helps us focus on how we can capitalize on […]

Opinion | St. Louis needs to build a new brand. Here’s what it should say.

Tim Leon
This article is featured in the current issue of the St. Louis Business Journal printed on April 1st, 2022. I recently received an email from the St. Louis Business Journal inviting me to fill out a survey regarding how St. Louis is perceived in the business community, the challenges of the region, and possible solutions for addressing […]

The Digital Download: A new blog series by our Digital Content Producer

Melissa Ross
Over the past eight years working in social media marketing, I’ve learned that it’s impossible to find success without staying relevant and up-to-date on trends in the social atmosphere. As Geile/Leon’s digital content producer, I know our client’s success depends on my dedication to staying on top of what’s happening in the digital space. That […]

Construction + Tool Brand Portfolio

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
We like to consider ourselves a design-build marketing agency Having worked in the construction industry and other related trades over the last 20+ years, we were exposed to a term in the industry called “design-build”.  A design-build construction firm provides the architectural design, engineering, and construction on a project… a one-stop-shop in theory.   From initial […]
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