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 matters to you.

Jan 22, 2020

Trending From G/L: Timing Is Everything

Shawn Maher Advertising, Creative, G/L Approach, Social Media, Trending Now, Trends

It’s time for some more trends. There’s been a lot of work in 2020 that’s had us buzzing, and this week was no exception. In fact, in this week’s trend discussion, G/L found a really interesting counterpoint between two brands attempting to ride social media buzz. The lesson we learned? When it comes to social media, timing is everything. The …

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Jan 15, 2020

Is Peloton in a No-Spin Zone?

Shawn Maher Advertising, Creative, Trending Now, Trends

In this holiday ad cycle, nothing ground many people’s gears like the now-infamous Peloton ad. Bike puns aside, many you have seen the controversial Peloton advertisement at this point. And probably even the Ryan Reynolds spinoff ad used to sell his gin and make light of a heated topic. Unsurprisingly, this marketing morass made its way into our Monday trends …

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Jan 09, 2020

Trending from G/L: Marketing a Sensitive Subject

Geile/Leon Advertising, Creative, General, Trends

In our weekly status meetings, we bring in advertising and marketing trends that we want to discuss. While it’s always a great thought exercise, this week Grace brought in a video from the Marie Curie Foundation from Great Britian, a non-profit organization that deals with palliative care and encouraging families to discuss the plans for a loved one’s impending death. …

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Nov 19, 2019

Community Outreach: Focus on People, Not Products

Shawn Maher Advertising, Full Funnel Marketing, G/L Approach, G/L Work

Despite the insistence of conspiracy theorists decked out in the latest tin foil hat fashion, marketing isn’t just a way to trick people into buying something. Very often, it might not be trying to sell a thing. That’s especially true when it comes to community outreach.  For some of our clients, the objective of our efforts has nothing to do …

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Jun 03, 2019

4 Essential Truths In Advertising That Haven’t Changed in 30 Years

Geile/Leon #Geil30n, Advertising, Communications Agency, Creative, Design, Full Funnel Marketing, G/L Approach, G/L Work, General

Throughout 30 years, massive changes are inevitable for every industry, and advertising is no exception. New research, changing demographics and media landscapes and more have made the best practices of old almost unrecognizable from the best practices of today. But through it all, there are concrete and essential truths that have never changed about this industry. Here’s just a few… …

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