Maintaining A Consistent Brand Requires Change

When things have been going poorly for an organization and they seek a fresh start, (perhaps upon emerging from a national epidemic), the impulse is often to rebrand. However, in a Marketing Week piece, Mark Ritson, argues for a revitalization rather than rebranding.  Ritson argues that even if you feel public perception is so bad there is a need to start over from square one, there is actually quite a bit of solid foundation you would be abandoning in a rebrand. Rebranding – in which we not only attempt to change the … Read more

If Google Analytics 4 Feels Overwhelming, You’re Not Alone

It’s easy to look at the new Google Analytics 4 (GA4) dashboards and feel completely lost. For those who don’t have a great deal of experience working with GA4 you may think the issue is you but rest assured, there is a considerable amount of angst from even the most seasoned marketers and data analysts. There’s a great article from Roger Montti published in the June 23, 2021 edition of searchenginejournal.com that explains why there’s so much negative backlash. If you’re looking for some validation into your own misgivings, this is a … Read more

Self Serve Advertising Is The Future

Let’s talk about advertising. No, not digital channels. I want to talk about traditional channels. For most organizations, running ads on traditional channels like radio, TV, or even billboards is still a part of an effective communications campaigns. However, those channels are usually expensive and time-consuming to book. I’ve got nothing against ad reps but, without fail, there is a lot of back and forth during the process and they will try to get you into a plan with the largest spend possible. In the past couple of years, forward thinking companies … Read more

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