The 10 Best Holiday Commercials of All Time

As we get ready to officially kick off the holiday season, we look forward to seeing all kinds of great holiday-themed commercials. We certainly saw some good ones last year. The 2015 holiday commercial season hasn’t really started yet, but to get you in the holiday marketing spirit, let’s take a look at our purely subjective […]

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The Missing Step Between Brand and Content

Many companies spend some serious time thinking about what their brand represents, but when the time comes to create marketing content, time constraints and a lack of clearly defined brand guidelines result in a disconnect between their brand and the tone of the content created by their staff. What’s the missing step between your company’s […]

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8 Ways to Build Trust Through Content Creation

There are many ways in which a business can earn the trust of its customers. Having high quality products or services certainly helps, as do transparent sales practices that don’t overpromise what benefits the customers will get from their purchase. But perhaps most important is the trust businesses build with their potential customers—the ones that […]

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The Best Super Bowl Commercials of 2015

The Super Bowl is not only a football spectacle – every year, we marketing types get to watch a cornucopia of new and creative advertisements designed to capture the attention of the 115 million viewers. This year’s Super Bowl ads, on the whole, seemed more serious and heartfelt than the usual crazy/wacky Super Bowl fare. […]

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The Best Holiday Commercials of 2014

We’re deep in the heart of the holiday advertising season, which always produces some of the best commercials of the year. From Coke’s annual polar bear ad, to the unforgettable Folgers ad, every holiday season has its good and bad ads, and 2014 is no different. Apple’s recently released holiday ad is, in many ways, a […]

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Sports Advertising: What You Can Learn from the Olympics

Two major sports events are coming up – the Winter Olympics and the Super Bowl. Both also happen to be fascinating exercises in marketing, because of the quality of the featured advertisements. In fact, the ads are so good that some poor non-sports-inclined souls even claim to watch the Super Bowl just for the entertaining […]

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The Evolution of Holiday Marketing

Any American consumer has likely picked up on the fact that over the last few years, holiday marketing has escalated at an increasingly frantic pace. As businesses try to squeeze maximum revenue in the slowing economy, their marketing departments work overtime to reach customers at a time when the latter are particularly likely to spend […]

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Inbound and Outbound Marketing: Is Your Social Media Company Telling You the Truth?

Much has been said about the virtues of inbound marketing. It’s hard to believe that inbound marketing used to be the underdog; now every other social media blog will tell you about how much better inbound marketing is than outbound marketing. But the scales might have swung too far the other way. Choosing inbound marketing […]

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