Timing: Is It Everything?

One of the hottest topics in the industry, is timing. There are many aspects to which the concept can be applied, but for today’s conversation: we are discussing it in the sense of when to post, send, etc. Social Media There are a range of insights, available from a range of platforms, that allow youContinue reading “Timing: Is It Everything?”

Finding Inspiration in the Day-to-Day

As a creative individual, I am thoroughly aware of the potential to lack inspiration. It can be really hard to avoid this kind of creative funk when you feel it coming on. No matter how aggravating it is once set in. Even in the most stimulating of positions, the presence and perception of monotony canContinue reading “Finding Inspiration in the Day-to-Day”

Managing Expectations: Marketing Edition

Managing your expectations can be an important skill in any aspect of your personal, or professional life. It is important to set your sights high, but also to keep your expectations grounded in reality. The loftier the goal, the better. I maintain a few of these myself. However, you must be able to accept theContinue reading “Managing Expectations: Marketing Edition”

How to Build the Ultimate Marketing Network

A solid, but diverse and ever-adapting network could be considered the most important tool hanging from any successful marketer’s belt. The best networks consist of individuals from a range of backgrounds. Surround yourself with those who think similarly to you, but also with an equal number of those who do not. Include even the onesContinue reading “How to Build the Ultimate Marketing Network”

Brand Loyalty: Three Kinds Discussed

One of the loftiest goals someone in the ad space can have, is brand loyalty. It takes expert planning and exquisite execution to promote. You must constantly be working to understand your consumers; predicting and responding to their needs. There are all kinds of ways that brand loyalty comes to fruition. Following, find three ofContinue reading “Brand Loyalty: Three Kinds Discussed”

Following Some of Advertising’s Finer Lines

As discussed in this previously posted article, “there are careful lines that must be walked to maintain your brand’s integrity,” when planning and executing advertising efforts. Some are very bold, and easy to stay on the right side of (this is often what makes it so egregious when they’re crossed). Some are very fine, orContinue reading “Following Some of Advertising’s Finer Lines”

Advertising, Branding, Communication: What’s the Difference?

There are a few intricate differences that, for some reason, drive industry professionals to break ours up into, well, more industries. However, outside of the community—we all usually end up being relegated to the marketing department. It’s okay. People who haven’t spent years diving deep into our world can’t be expected to fully understand. So,Continue reading “Advertising, Branding, Communication: What’s the Difference?”