Brands need to take a stand…at least that’s what consumers are saying

Tim Leon
As our agency has been blogging and posting about for the last 18 months, brands are being asked to take a stand on social, cultural and societal issues that face our world. Studies have shown that brand loyalty can be positively impacted by brands that take a stand on issues. And consumers want these brands […]

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 […]

What next? Let your customers and employees know your plans moving forward.

As organizations are navigating how to operate in this new environment, it’s critical to let their internal and external audiences know what to expect. In these uncertain times, employees and customers want to know there is a plan in place to deal with unexpected business disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Geile/Leon Marketing Communications is […]

The New Normal: Empathy

Let’s get this out of the way: this is a blog concerning the COVID-19 outbreak. But I’m hoping it provides marketers a simple solution to how to address your marketing and messaging for the next few months. It may not be a cure-all, but there is a way to move forward – a way to […]

The Coronavirus Makes Corona Viral

Shawn Maher
By now, it’s hard to be a person alive in the world and be unaware of the Coronavirus. We’re not here to talk about illnesses and pandemics. There are scientists, doctors and experts who know far, far, FAR more about…you guessed it…science than we do. However, Coronavirus has spilled into our area of expertise, and […]

Missed Media Opportunities: Industry Trade Shows

Mary Sawyer
Think about it: Doesn’t it make sense to get to make an effort to educate media similarly to the way you’d educate a prospective customer?

Sales People Want Solid Leads. Here’s 10 Tips to Make It Happen

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
There are many things you can do to generate leads among your prospective customers. With Geile/Leon’s 30 years of experience, we’ve compiled a list of the tried and true tactics that have been helpful to our B2B clients in the past. 1. Develop personas The best place to start in developing a successful lead generation […]

Trending from G/L: Brands Taking a Stance

Melissa Ross
In overwhelming numbers, today’s top brands are beginning to take stances on certain issues and stepping up on a soap box to make those positions known. In recent years, we’ve seen many businesses take positions on social and even some political issues. The conventional thought has long been that doing so runs the risk of […]

Trending from G/L: Millennials Get The Best of Both Worlds With Agrihoods

Melissa Ross
You’ve heard it before and have seen the headlines: “Millennials Are Killing The So-And-So Industry.” Everywhere from diamonds to napkins, millennials are being blamed for the downfall of many industries that were once booming in the past. And now there’s another thing to add to the list: Country Clubs. In the 1990’s, baby boomers flocked […]

The Most Patriotic Brands In America

Melissa Ross
The 16th annual Brand Keys Most Patriotic Brands in America study has been released, and we’re seeing some interesting trends in terms of patriotic campaigns and who they’re targeting. The survey ranks 297 brands in 2018 that were most resonant when it came to patriotism. With the current division between political parties within the country, […]
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