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.

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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Apr 07, 2021

Digital Strategies for Any Higher Education Institution During a Pandemic

Melissa Ross Advertising, Digital, Education, Social Media, Strategy, Website

While there are countless industries that have struggled since the beginning of the pandemic, one industry that’s facing major challenges and seismic changes is higher education. These institutions have been forced to completely rethink how they’re marketing to potential and current students. Whether it’s navigating new COVID restrictions, rolling out virtual learning, dealing with students opting out of college all …

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