Does the Sight of Political Ads Cause You Pain Too?

Does the Sight of Political Ads Cause You Pain Too?

27 Feb 2014 Gaining Traction No Comments

Drove by the library the other day...where they're holding early voting. I took the above picture. Perhaps to you this many political ads is a beautiful, welcoming site. But to me...not so much. I'm not one to get political online or in conversation. I find people too often let their opinions

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Movie Trailer: Guardians of the Galaxy

20 Feb 2014 Gaining Traction No Comments

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Not My Thing

14 Feb 2014 Gaining Traction No Comments

Normally not my thing, Valentine's Day. Not that this year is any different, but I wanted to write a fun blog post since I've sort of skipped this week. This has been one of those weeks where, come Tuesday, you might think I'm happily laughing at your jokes or you might

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Notable Super Bowl Ads

04 Feb 2014 Gaining Traction No Comments

Disclaimer: I did not watch the entire Super Bowl and therefore did not see all the ads. I did get to follow along on Twitter with #adbowl to catch up though. First, I was late to the game because our Continue reading →

Community That Gives

29 Jan 2014 Gaining Traction No Comments

As long as there is marketing, as long as there is advertising, as long as you're trying to sell something...there will be branding. And as long as there are people involved, there will be

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Don’t Miss This Trend: ‘Humanizing Your Brand’

21 Jan 2014 Gaining Traction No Comments

A marketing theme I've been reading a lot about this year is making sure that you 'humanize your brand' (typically via social media).

  • Don't just broadcast about your business
  • Don't just schedule posts
  • Don't ignore your

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Seamless Advertising

13 Jan 2014 Gaining Traction No Comments


What ads stuck out to you at The

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Marketing With Events | Part 2

30 Dec 2013 Gaining Traction No Comments

Here it is! Part 2 in Marketing With Events. (I'm just excited that it's in two parts.) In Part 1 I talked about why you should consider marketing with events and what you should keep in mind. Here, I'd like to take a look at different

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Marketing With Events | Part 1

28 Dec 2013 Gaining Traction 2 Comments

People are quickly learning to ignore typical media channels (newspapers, TV), while online marketing is a fast-growing, inexpensive option.

One thing that still gets lots of attention, however, is event marketing. People like to do things--free things in particular--and participating in events is an opportunity for your company to market where

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…Advertising

12 Dec 2013 Gaining Traction No Comments

I thought it would be fun to write a post about Christmas advertising. Because, well, I love Christmas and there can be some really pretty ads out there!

So far this year I've been a little disappointed though. I've started writing this on December 11th, and I only just now feel

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