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.

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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May 28, 2020

TikTok Expansion Hurting Advertisers?

Melissa Ross Digital, Education, General, Social Media, Strategy, Trending Now, Trends

Since the start of the pandemic, millions of people worldwide have found themselves trying to kill time during quarantine, yearning to connect with people both inside and outside their front door. Some families needed an outlet to be together with each other that would allow them to have fun, and other individuals wanted an avenue of creative flow.   Enter TikTok.  …

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May 12, 2020

Revising Your B2B Strategy in the Post-COVID-19 Era

Mary Sawyer Planning, Strategy, Trending Now, Trends

The world has been turned upside down by the COVID-19 crisis, and every industry had to adapt to new circumstances to survive. What does that mean for the future of your business? Digital sales will undoubtedly play an increasingly bigger role in your marketing success. McKinsey and Company, the global management consulting firm, is reporting major changes in the way …

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Apr 09, 2020

In a Time of Crisis, Turn to Maslow for Marketing Advice

Melissa Ross Advertising, Brainstorms, Return On Empathy, Strategy

My time during these past few weeks has been occupied much in the same way yours and many others’ has. I spend my time at home worrying. The irony is that we are all isolated while feeling the same sense of worry.   Is there going to be toilet paper when I brave the grocery store? Is my loved one going …

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Apr 08, 2020

When What You Say Matters Most, Choose Your Words Carefully

Shawn Maher Communications Agency, General, Return On Empathy, Strategy

During this worldwide health crisis, brands should be communicating frequently with their customers and stakeholders. And even more importantly, listening carefully. Maximizing your Return on Empathy is crucial right now, and communication is a large part of that.  However, when it comes to crisis communications, nobody’s getting an A for effort. It’s NOT the thought that counts. People will hang …

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