Are your sustainability claims sustainable?

Terri Waters
As brands look to gain a competitive advantage, they may be tempted to jump on the sustainability bandwagon. It seems more and more organizations, from manufacturers to banks to sports teams and everything in-between, claim they are committed to sustainable practices or that their products are eco-friendly.  While embracing sustainability is no doubt a good […]

Digital Strategies for Any Higher Education Institution During a Pandemic

Melissa Ross
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 […]

Online Video Lessons from Quarantine: Why Your Message Matters So Much

Shawn Maher
As the world continues to adapt to new work environments in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw many wonder what the future held for both content marketing and for business as usual. However, our Return on Empathy™ campaign helped shine a light on these answers. And our Chief Brand Strategy Officer Tim Leon […]

TikTok Expansion Hurting Advertisers?

Melissa Ross
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 […]

Your Audience Is Online Waiting. But Where Will You Find Them?

Shawn Maher
It’s a simple fact right now: whether it’s business or play, we’re going to be doing it online. So where on social media is your audience social distancing? Other than online video conferencing services, of course, because that’s a no-brainer to businesses at this point.  But when it comes to reaching your target audience, consistent […]

Is Ad Tech Overrated?

Tim Leon
It seems like every day there’s a new marketing technology that is the new biggest and best thing. And some really are great. At the same time, we marketers are overloaded with new technologies hyped as a “must-have” if we want to survive in the industry. In fact, ChiefMarTec.com added more than 200 new solutions […]

Is Email Marketing Effective? Depends on Where You Work.

Tim Leon
First of all, let’s get this out of the way. Email is important to digital marketing. Really important. There, we’ve said it. But recent benchmark statistics from Campaign Monitor reveal some really interesting trends.  These 2019 statistics show that, in terms of open rates, the public sector is head and shoulders above private sector companies. That […]

Predicted Video Trends for 2020

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
If it seems like video has become more and more embedded in every facet of our lives, you would be correct. And video is only going to continue trending upward in 2020. In fact, the average person will increase their daily online video consumption by 14% in 2020, increasing from an average of 84 minutes […]

Trending from G/L: Instagram’s Hidden Like Count Test

Melissa Ross
Instagram is positive. It’s happy. It’s bright. It makes the users ‘feel good’. But, is the pressure to align with Instagram’s “happy” culture causing users to actually be less happy “IRL?” While no one’s questioning Instagram’s impact on users’ purchasing decisions, a recent test by Instagram could change the way advertisers and influencers use the […]

Industry Spotlight: Equine Web Design

Randy Micheletti
As a brand, it’s more important than ever to stand out. One way to do that is through your equine web design. It’s vital that equine brands keep up with technology to converse with their consumers
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