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Video Marketing: Is It Really King?

Marketing experts have been saying for a few years now that video is going to become the next big ruler of the marketing world. But is video marketing really living up to all of the hype now that it’s 2017? Here are some of the latest stats from Wyzowl to tell us yea or nay.

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Discerning between Brand Transparency and Brand Authenticity

The words “transparency” and “authenticity” definitely have a semantic relationship, but in the world of brand marketing, the two are very distinct things. So, what is the difference between brand transparency and brand authenticity, exactly, and why does your company need both?

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Applying “The Golden Circle” in Your Marketing

In a 2012 TEDx talk titled “How Great Leaders Inspire Action,” author and motivational speaker Simon Sinek illustrated a marketing principle that has drawn widespread attention all over the marketing world. He calls it “the golden circle,” or “start with why.” Sinek’s theory boils down to this: while many companies tend to market themselves starting […]

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Ways to Make a Great Company Culture

The culture of a workplace is one of the most important factors to a company’s productivity and survival. A proper workplace culture unites a company into something greater than the sum of its parts, where the value of the work being done increases. This is why struggling to create a great company culture is absolutely […]

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The Power of the Pen

Our society loves free things.  People will stand in line for hours, interact with people that they wouldn’t normally even look at, and do slightly embarrassing tasks just to to receive free products. Promotional products, or swag, are a great way to get people to connect with your brand and your product.  They are an […]

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Branded Apparel for Your Marketing Campaign

When most people think of a widespread company marketing campaign, they imagine ads, posters, commercials, and radio spots, all touting one common catchphrase that will (ideally) stay in consumers’ minds. But what about the tangible elements that can also become a part of a successful marketing campaign? Branded apparel can become a powerful physical extension […]

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The Modern Trade Show Booth

Trade shows have come a long way from their early beginnings in late medieval Europe, when farmers, craftsmen, and merchants would congregate in towns for trading fairs in order to showcase and sell their products. Now, small businesses and large-scale companies of any and every industry are coming together to showcase their latest products and […]

Elevate Welcomes 801 Promos

THE STORY: Chad Stokes has been at the helm of 801 Promos for over a decade. Continually providing top of the line branding services in the promotional products and printing arena throughout that time. As a visionary, Chad always looks to the future…he realized that in order to provide an ever improving client experience he […]

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What Does Your Business Card Say about You?

No longer must a business card follow standard design rules; you’ll find business cards made from all sorts of materials and in all sorts of dimensions, featuring largely imagery or largely text, and everything in between. If you’ve ever been to a trade show—especially one that is creatively oriented—chances are you’ve collected a wide variety […]

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The Unique Experience of Opening an Apple

In a time where many brands are choosing to go economical and theft-proof on their product packaging, Apple has decided to take what appears to be the high-road. Indeed, Apple packaging in a lovely extension of the product inside; sleek, simple, and innovative. The packaging adds to the exciting experience of purchasing an apple, which […]