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Learning from Nike: Limited Edition Shoes

For years, Nike has been duping us into buying their shoes.  They create an inflated hype up about every shoe that they sell, the new features, how it is different from their other shoes, etc.  Customers can’t wait to get a new pair.  They flock to the stores falling in love with this new model. […]

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Learning From Puppy Monkey Baby

Every year, millions of people watch the Super Bowl. This year 111.9 million people tuned in to watch the game on February 7th.  However, this number does not include those who streamed the game, as well as those who watched at parties or restaurants.  CBS determined that nearly 167 million viewers tuned in to watch […]

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The Cost to Run a Super Bowl Ad

Last month, the Super Bowl ads aired once again.  Every year, half of all Super Bowl watchers tune in solely to watch the ads that inspire, confuse, and terrify (some even do all three, like Puppy, Monkey Baby.  What was that?)  Crowd favorites this year were the Hyundai First Date commercial, the Heinz Weiner Stampede, […]

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The Anatomy of a Successful Promotional T-Shirt

How we dress is one of the most powerful ways we can express ourselves as consumers. We as individuals use the clothes we wear to construct our identities, to say something of our personalities and our preferences. This is one thing that makes promotional t-shirts so powerful as marketing pieces; when we see people wearing […]

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Which Promotional Products Pack the Most Punch?

It’s easy to spend a great deal of time agonizing over which promotional products to put your company’s branding on. After all, you want your marketing dollars to stretch as far as possible, and you want the promotional products you choose to help you build a strong rapport with your target consumer base. It can […]

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What Is Brand Equity?

Earlier this month we discussed the difference between brand and identity—with brand essentially being the relationship that a company has earned with its audience over time. But what about brand equity? Here is a look at the meaning of brand equity and why brand equity is such an advantageous thing for a company to have.

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Brand vs. Identity—What’s the Difference?

Brand and identity both play an essential role in your overall marketing strategy, and they each have their own particular application in the world of marketing. Yet while “brand” and “identity” mean two different things, the two terms are often used interchangeably. So what’s the deal? Here is a look at the difference between brand […]

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Social Media Marketing beyond Facebook: 2 Case Studies

As you generate a social media marketing strategy to coincide with your print marketing and promotional product marketing strategies, it’s always good to revisit the world of social media and assess what you could be doing differently. Particularly interesting as of late has been the rise of Snapchat and Tinder as go-to social media apps […]

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How Effective Are Promotional Products?

Company branded promotional products are an excellent addition to just about any marketing campaign, but how can you measure just how effective your promotional products are? How do you know if the promotional products you get for your company are making a difference? In an effort to answer this question, here is a brief look […]

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2015 in Review: Memorable Marketing Hashtags

Earlier this month we took a look at three majorly viral video ads to hit the web in 2015; now, here is a look at a few of 2015’s most successful marketing campaign hashtags.