Nostalgia is a powerful mechanism for promoting your business, product, or service; most people look at days gone past with a favorable view. Here are a handful of reasons why nostalgia can be an effective tool for communicating with your consumers. 1. Being a kid again As children, we looked at the world with wonder ..
Here’s a quick snapshot of counsel we often provide: 1.Create value, not lip service. If you don’t want to donate money to a local or national relief organization following a disaster, make sure the response is authentic to your brand. A good example of positive “branded” responses that created real value for victims vs. empty ..
The lack of brand discipline is something we notice often when we work with small businesses. It can be very damaging. Exposure of a consistent brand is essential to building name recognition. To achieve it, companies need image guidelines that all of their employees follow; these must include a company font to be used on ..
As the Hispanic population continues to boom (50.5 million or 16.3% of the total U.S. population), this young, upwardly mobile, ethnically diverse audience is flocking to the Web for communication and entertainment. • Two-thirds of online Hispanics use social networking sites, a level that’s slightly above the average general market rate. • Hispanic social media ..
Would you start a Facebook page for your company and then ignore people? Hard to believe, but AllFacebook.com says 95% of wall posts to brand pages are not responded to. If you don’t have time, hire us to do it
Could your body language be more expressive? Do you inhibit your natural body language when you’re speaking in public because of your self-consciousness? Maybe you’ve been told (by a well-meaning but misguided person) that you wave your arms around too much. As a result you have shut down your natural gestures and have become stiff ..
2: INT OFFICE – NIGHT Fade in on the Main Character sitting at his desk to research a deadly virus. CUT TO: Bing search bar … hands typing on keyboard … pan up back of computer (zoom in on Dell logo) … It’s not new, but lately we have been so put off by the ..
It’s our favorite time of the year, but not because the temperatures are cooling or the leaves are turning rich shades of red and brown. As entertainment junkies, we are most excited about the new fall TV season and the awards season that’s not far behind. It’s exciting to see new talent and new shows, ..
The cultural mosaic of the United States has never been more intricate. Varied cultural groups — many in their second and third generation — continuously blending together, maintaining and discarding various aspects of their own heritage while adopting, adapting and integrating different aspects of the new one that surrounds them. U.S. Hispanics are no exception. ..
Coming up with messaging for interactive platforms like Facebook is often an exercise in avoiding certain topics. Any post that might be viewed as irrelevant or singling out a subset of users is viewed as potential grounds for user abandonment and is immediately ruled out. Unfortunately, avoiding these types of posts also results in lost ..