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.

Dec 16, 2021

Brands need to take a stand…at least that’s what consumers are saying

Tim Leon Advertising, Communications Agency, Education, Public Relations, Social Media, Strategy, Trending Now, Trends

As our agency has been blogging and posting about for the last 18 months, brands are being asked to take a stand on social, cultural and societal issues that face our world. Studies have shown that brand loyalty can be positively impacted by brands that take a stand on issues. And consumers want these brands not just to take a …

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Jun 16, 2021

3 Ways Tool Manufacturers Can Grow the Skilled Labor Workforce

Shawn Maher Branding, Communications Agency, Education, G/L Work, Integrated Marketing, Strategy

Over the recent months, we have read a lot about how the labor market is in an unprecedented state of transition. While many jobs that were eliminated have returned, we have also seen many jobs, often those with poor pay and minimal benefits, remained unfilled. At the same time, skilled labor is seeing much of its workforce head to retirement …

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May 20, 2021

Key Takeaways from a Year of Online Product Launches

Shawn Maher Advertising, Branding, Communications Agency, Education, G/L Approach, General, Integrated Marketing, Strategy, Trending Now, Trends

There’s something about a really well-executed product launch event that captures our attention and our imaginations. When it really clicks, the anticipation among consumers is electric. But during the pandemic this past year, packing a giant event space full of people for a product launch simply wasn’t an option.  Of course, necessity is the mother of invention. And if there’s …

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Apr 27, 2021

How to evolve your target personas in higher education post COVID

Randy Micheletti Education, Full Funnel Marketing, G/L Approach, Planning, Strategy

As most of you know, your target personas should be a living document. Because society experiences shifts in attitudes and external factors, these personas should change as frequently as necessary to ensure accuracy. Markets can change quickly, and effective marketing must evolve with it. Many industries have experienced a dramatic shift in response to the past year, but perhaps none …

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Apr 12, 2021

Remote Learning Presents Unique Challenges for Technical Schools

Mary Sawyer Education, Planning, Strategy, Trends

A Wall Street Journal article and accompanying podcast recently addressed several formidable obstacles faced by technical schools during the pandemic. Like other educational institutions, these schools had to quickly pivot from in-person to remote learning. To an even greater extent than traditional schools, the tech schools rely on in-person instruction. When Covid-19 shut down their campuses, their students had access …

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