Tag: strategy

Seasonal Branding

How Seasonal Designs Can Boost Sales

by Sam R.

In short, seasonal branding isn’t a complete brand makeover, but it is a useful temporary tool. While you maintain your core branding, the slight tweaks in design give it a seasonal twist. After the window of time has passed, you can simply revert to your general branding.[…]

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The Need for Free: Pros and Cons of Trial Offers

by Sam R.

For some, free trials are a necessity, letting customers try out a product before deciding whether or not to invest full-time. For businesses, these trial offers can be a worthwhile investment and advertising opportunity. However, in order for these deals to be effective for your company in the long run,[…]

To Choose a Corporate Mascot

by Shevy S.

From bouncing lamps to hamburger-eating clowns, chlorophyll-filled giants, and talking reptiles, mascots have been used for years now. Pixar, McDonald’s, Green Giant, and Geico have created a diverse and elite group of corporate mascots, that come in all shapes, forms,[…]

Tips for Marketing to Each Generation

by Debar A.

Demographics are an essential piece of marketing, and with longer lifespans, we have a lot more generational demographics living simultaneously. This makes reaching your target demographic a lot more important and at the same time, a lot more difficult. Being confident you are using the right channels,[…]

Less Is More: Using Minimalism To Break Through Online Clutter

by Sam R.

There are more than 1.1 billion websites across the world today, according to Internet Live Stats. That’s a lot of marketing. Consider how effective minimalism could be in cutting through that confusion. With a clean visual, bright colors,[…]

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Why Customer-Centered Messaging is Critical for Brand Marketing

by Sam R.

When crafting a brand message, the age-old starting point is to ask, “What’s in it for me?” from a customer’s point of view. Experienced marketers know that primary messages must be end-user focused because people are looking for products, services,[…]

Why the Best Branded Giveaways Are on Topic

by Shevy S.

What’s one of the trendiest giveaways? From my point of view, it’s the bottle opener. That’s a great promotional item – if you’re a brewer. The person takes it home, puts it in a drawer and pulls it out to open a bottle.[…]

How Focus Groups Can Strengthen a Brand

by Shevy S.

Our client, Kicks Karate, is a martial arts academy with several locations in Maryland. As the company passed the 20-year mark, the owner looked for a way to rejuvenate his business. He was under the impression that parents were primarily interested in the fun aspect of martial arts for their kids.[…]

Starting a Business? How to Lock Down Long-Term Success

by Marstudio Inc.

A misconception among many businesses is that you should only invest in marketing when your business isn’t doing well. When in fact, a marketing plan should be in place before you open your doors. If you wait until your business is in hard times before you think about investing in marketing,[…]