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.

Mar 17, 2021

How Universities Can Make Online Grad School Exciting

Shawn Maher General

Many of us remember college fondly, but not necessarily for the time we spent in the classroom. The overall college experience is a big part of education marketing: the campus, clubs, sporting events, networking and more. But like anything else, many universities are finding ways to successfully adapt to the (all together now) new normal and find new ways to …

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Mar 04, 2021

Building Brand Loyalty with Construction Marketing

Shawn Maher General

For those in the construction industry, trust is important. From the big-picture view, it is essential to create trust in the performance of your products and your work. There aren’t many other industries where a job well done – one that is sure to last – is more important to the safety and well-being of their customers.  Whether it’s a …

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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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Sep 30, 2020

The Unexpected Ways Video Consumption Has Changed During the Pandemic

Shawn Maher General

We know that you’ve probably heard about the death of television many times over the years, but the statistics actually show video consumption is rising. Especially during the pandemic when we’re all stuck at home.  Well, it appears that it’s not just people flipping on the boob tube, but instead consuming more and more video content than ever from smartphones, …

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Sep 09, 2020

Advertisers Need to Connect with Soothing (and Responsible) Messages

Mary Sawyer General

During the past six months, people have exercised, watched puppy videos, done random acts of kindness and attempted thousands of ways to find relief from the traumas and negativity of 2020. There’s no need to recite the litany of bad news…suffice to say we are a weary and worried population. Consumers are adapting their social and professional lives. In their …

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