Keeping Control. By Steve Swan Corporations love control. As corporations grow in size, control in the form of rules, manuals, guidelines and follow up reports becomes the glue that holds them together. Problems occur when the corporate world and the creative world collide. Often, corporations love control and are scared of creativity because it’s the … Continue reading Keeping Control
What’s the difference between marketing and advertising? -by Tracy Harven I’ve been asked this question numerous times. The simplest answer is that marketing is the entire plan to sell your business and advertising is one of the ways your message is communicated. Dictionary version: Marketing – Noun 1) The action or business of promoting and … Continue reading What’s the difference between marketing and advertising?
What goes into a marketing plan? -by Tracy Harven With all the marketing and advertising choices out there today, have you ever wondered if you’re making the right choices? From outdoor, television, radio, print, digital, trade shows, public relations, guerilla marketing, promotions, search engine optimization, pay per click, social media, reputation management, etc. where do … Continue reading What goes into a marketing plan?
How do you choose an advertising agency? -by Tracy Harven https://www.linkedin.com/in/tharven I grew up professionally in advertising. It truly is my first love and I still love it. It sparks my soul to dive into a new client or industry or new marketing plan or my favorite rebranding strategy. Working on both the advertising agency … Continue reading How do you choose an advertising agency?
“There are a lot of great technicians in advertising. And unfortunately they talk the best game. They know all the rules. They can tell you that people in an ad will get greater readership. They can tell you that a sentence should be this short or that long. They can tell you that body copy … Continue reading The Greatest Business Secret
Since I started in this business in the 1988 I’ve heard countless attributes which managers credit to their success. Some credit their product line, others, their business location a few even give us admen credit. Product line, location and advertising are all vital assets, but don’t overlook the importance of the relationships you build along … Continue reading Relationships, A Key To Success