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Craving the Feels (or why the internet won’t turn us into unsocialized drones)

May 16, 2016 |

With the rise of digital, many have feared it will create a more lonely, withdrawn society. I’ve definitely had my fears. When I watch teenagers standing in a group, every one of them on their phones, probably texting the person … Read More

With a great brief comes great responsibility.

March 22, 2016 |

Ever feel a little frustrated with your creatives? Like maybe you weren’t quite understood, or didn’t get what you asked for? Ever want more from your teams; more big thinking, out-of-the-box ideas, cool concepts? Ever want more for your teams; … Read More

Skipping the Media to Reach Them

March 15, 2016 |

In the marketing arena, the traditional goal for PR agencies is pretty straightforward: get earned media. Many people describe that as the main differentiator between PR and advertising. PR gets free publicity. Advertising pays for it.

And to achieve that … Read More

Make It Better: Game of Thrones Dragon Crash Landing

March 15, 2016 |

Stunts are a great way to have some fun with your audience while garnering attention. But in this age, engagement is everything and creating a stunt isn’t as easy as it used to be. The best way to excite your … Read More

Knocking ’em Deadpool with Killer Marketing

February 25, 2016 |

Warning: Put on your headphones, folks. In true Deadpool style, some of the video content is NSFW.

If you didn’t know by now, Deadpool is a comic … And a movie. But it was a comic first. At a strong … Read More

Test, Learn, Optimize – The Freedom and Responsibility to Take Risks

January 26, 2016 |

I have been looking at the Netflix Culture: Freedom & Responsibility deck recently. They have a very interesting and logical take on the high performing workplace as it relates to business success, market mobility. The idea is that companies that … Read More

Feed our monkey brains!

November 20, 2015 |

*DISCLAIMER* Despite its title, this article in no way endorses cerebral tissue as primate feed.

 We’ve completely had it, all of us! We’re giving up! There’s just no way that the standard issue monkey brains we are born with can … Read More

5 Great Quotes From VidCon

July 30, 2015 |

Last week I attended VidCon the online video conference for creators, fans and brands. I was most amazed by the throngs of screaming fans – nearly 20,000 of them – throughout the Anaheim Convention Center. Everywhere I went there were … Read More

Observations from Cannes, Opportunities for PR

July 27, 2015 | | 1 Comment

Undoubtedly, it was a breakthrough year for PR agencies in Cannes. As reported by PRWeek, PR agencies accounted for a record 50% of all entries and the majority of Gold Lions in the category. They also won multiple Lions in … Read More

The True Meaning of Identity

June 29, 2015 |

Logo: From the Greek, Logos — how something is understood.

A brand is so much more than a logo. We all know this, right.

Or do we?

When we think of Apple or Nike what do we think of? Iconic … Read More