Cause Marketing for Brands

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How many times has a news story broken that reveals a profound injustice? Too often I’d argue.┬áIf you’re not an Auburn fan (or you don’t know one) you may not have heard about the poisoning of the trees at Toomer’s Corner by someone claiming to be an Alabama Fan. These trees were more than a… Read More

Meet Your Customers Where They Spend Their Free Time


Image the power of knowing exactly what your customers like to do in their free time. If you knew that they generally owned horses – you would have the ability think creatively about where your messages could intercept them. The regional section in the Horse Fancier’s magazine? Sponsoring a show? Partnering with the local grange… Read More

10 Ways to Build Your Brand

We’ve talked a lot lately about that inevitable Marketing Plan that will be “due” soon. Here’s a quick recap of ways to enhance your brand as you dream of what you’re going to accomplish next year. Know What it Stands For. Before you can begin to share your brand externally, you need to know what… Read More

Make Your Brand Memorable


What’s your claim to fame? How is your brand memorable in your community? Are you the go-to business for sponsoring non-profits either monetarily or with volunteers? Do you have a big annual blow-out sale? Do you get wacky at Halloween or St. Patrick’s Day? Crazy sports fan? Brand is all about personality and personalities are… Read More