The Importance of Local Authenticity

The Importance of Local Authenticity

When deciding which local businesses to patronize, consumers choose ones they know and trust. If you’re a marketers looking to help your business cultivate a strong image within your local community, how can you come across as authentic, believable and local? If...
How Do “Overlooked” Gen Xers Feel About Advertising?

How Do “Overlooked” Gen Xers Feel About Advertising?

Gen X is the most influential generation, says Yahoo in a new study, but it’s also somewhat forgotten about, as America’s “middle child”. Citing data showing that Gen X has the highest median income and controls close to one-third of total income dollars, Yahoo delves...

So What’s YOUR Story?

Inside every good product or service, there’s a story waiting to be told. It takes vision and creativity to uncover that story, to tell that story. Don Draper’s pitch for the Kodak Carousel is a great example. His pitch was compelling and overflowing with...

Cars as Stars, in Music and Hollywood.

Car sales are booming. November sales data is in, and it was a great month. 1.32 million vehicles were sold in November, that’s the best since 2001. Among the winners are Nissan (+3.8%), Fiat Chrysler with their best November in 15 years (+3%). GM is...
Digital Advertisers Focus on Branding in 2015

Digital Advertisers Focus on Branding in 2015

  Conventional wisdom says that businesses use digital advertising to move products and sell services. But as the marketing/advertising norms continue to morph, we see that changing. It’s not that we’re no longer using digital ads to move product any...