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.

Feb 25, 2021

Now’s the time to rebuild your construction marketing efforts

Shawn Maher B2B, Branding, G/L Approach, Strategy

During the pandemic and all the social distancing that has come with it, many industries have been affected. However, the construction industry is particularly interesting. Not only for the boots on the ground, but because so much of the marketing efforts in the industry are people oriented. Looking for new clients or even new vendors? Many industry professionals rely upon …

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brand discovery
Jan 28, 2021

Why Brand Strategy Is in Such High Demand

Shawn Maher Brainstorms, Branding, G/L Approach, General, Integrated Marketing, Planning, Strategy

If you know G/L, you know we’ve always talked about the importance of brand strategy. It’s been central to our 30+ years. It’s why we created Distilled Thinking, our 5-step comprehensive brand discovery and development process. However, CMOs throughout the industry are realizing the importance of brand strategy as defining who they are as a brand has become more important …

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Aug 25, 2020

Why Your Branding Is So Important for Potential Employees

Shawn Maher Branding, General, Strategy

When we talk about branding, many would immediately begin thinking about how it works in relationship to the sales cycle and staking a claim in the consumer marketplace. But what about the human resources marketplace?  We all understand how vital our staff is to our success, not only in their skillset, but also their fit with the company’s culture. Having …

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Jul 11, 2018

Trending from G/L: Tracking 2018’s Design Trends

Ben Schwab Branding, Creative, Design, G/L Work, Trending Now, Trends

It’s important for any competitive brand that plans on remaining relevant to stay aware and on top of emerging trends within their industry. A large aspect of this involves staying up to date on the ever-evolving visual landscape we find ourselves enveloped by. To cut through this overgrown jungle of visual noise it’s important to not just note and acknowledge …

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Jul 02, 2018

The Most Patriotic Brands In America

Melissa Ross Advertising, Branding, Public Relations, Strategy, Trending Now, Trends

The 16th annual Brand Keys Most Patriotic Brands in America study has been released, and we’re seeing some interesting trends in terms of patriotic campaigns and who they’re targeting. The survey ranks 297 brands in 2018 that were most resonant when it came to patriotism. With the current division between political parties within the country, it’s no surprise that we’re …

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