Attention is the New Currency: Think Differently

According to the American Marketing Association article, Why your Customer’s Attention is the Scarcest Resource in 2017, the average consumer is exposed to 10,000 brand messages a day, and that number is ever growing. The same article states that the average consumer switches screens up to 21 times an hour and has an attention span… Read More

What Story is Your Brand Telling?

Woody Guthrie’s song, This Land Is Your Land, plays as I watch vivid images of explorers trekking across the vast landscapes of America in a The North Face commercial. When watching this commercial, it’s obvious who The North Face’s audience is. If you guessed explorers, adventures, or travel-junkies, you are correct! Think about some of… Read More

7 Marketing Secrets They Don’t Want You To Know (Part II)

In the first installment, you learned about three marketing tactics worth testing in your market, if you’re not already. In true Zeigarnik Effect fashion, I kept you guessing until this post, where we detail the final four of our ‘Marketing Secrets They Don’t Want You to Know.’ To recap, the first three secrets are: The… Read More

Boost Brand Loyalty with a Social Media Influencer Marketing Campaign

I’ll be completely honest, I’m willing to purchase almost anything based on a product suggestion in a video from my favorite YouTube personality, Casey Neistat. That may be surprising; however, I’m not the only one willing to do such a thing. According to Adweek, a recent study revealed that, “Around 40% of respondents said they’ve… Read More

What Millennials Want – Trending Swag

Who are millennial customers? And what do they really want? Businesses everywhere have posed this question and brainstormed about it at nauseam, as the millennial customer continues to dictate trends and spending habits. According to Accenture, the roughly 80 million millennials in the U.S. spend approximately $600 billion on shopping. Doesn’t that seem like a number your… Read More

Four Tips for Tradeshow Giveaway Success

We’ve all been to tradeshows where we’ve been given bagfuls of promotional products by exhibitors that are designed to create goodwill and positive brand imaging which hopefully leads to a business relationship. Some of these giveaways capture our attention because of their uniqueness, quality and usefulness. Others are ‘circular filed’ before they leave the building.… Read More

Do You Know Your Audience?

A few months ago I wrote about the importance of taking your audience’s demographics into consideration when selecting promotional products. Whether you’re looking at where they live, how old they are or what they do in their free time, having the data to back up your ideas is essential to a successful campaign. Similarly, identifying… Read More