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.

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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Jan 22, 2020

Trending From G/L: Timing Is Everything

Shawn Maher Advertising, Creative, G/L Approach, Social Media, Trending Now, Trends

It’s time for some more trends. There’s been a lot of work in 2020 that’s had us buzzing, and this week was no exception. In fact, in this week’s trend discussion, G/L found a really interesting counterpoint between two brands attempting to ride social media buzz. The lesson we learned? When it comes to social media, timing is everything. The …

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Jan 15, 2020

Is Peloton in a No-Spin Zone?

Shawn Maher Advertising, Creative, Trending Now, Trends

In this holiday ad cycle, nothing ground many people’s gears like the now-infamous Peloton ad. Bike puns aside, many you have seen the controversial Peloton advertisement at this point. And probably even the Ryan Reynolds spinoff ad used to sell his gin and make light of a heated topic. Unsurprisingly, this marketing morass made its way into our Monday trends …

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Jun 26, 2019

Trending from G/L: Important Lessons on Higher Education We Learned from a Spelling Bee

Shawn Maher Trending Now, Trends

The Scripp’s Spelling Bee is a long-running annual tournament that pits the nation’s best elementary school spellers against each other in a tension-filled contest to crown the champion speller. Or at least that was what it was designed to do. In this year’s tournament, somehow eight students all tied for first place… and that’s not even the worst part. One …

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