International Women’s Day: Celebrating Women Everywhere

This International Women’s Day gives us pause, and a time to support all the women in the world, and in particular, those in marketing advertising, who do incredible work day in and day out. Even Barbie is celebrating by releasing 17 global role model dolls.

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Top Ads of the Winter Games

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Every two years, the world is treated to a spectacle of the greatest athletes alive, sporting, sweating, and striving for glory with their respective countries cheering at their backs. However, athletes are not the only ones competing during these elite international competitions – sponsors and advertisers are in a contest with the ultimate prize being viewers’ attention. Continue Reading



Top Feel Good Ads For February

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It’s Valentine’s Day, which means love is in the air – and all over my screen with some of my favorite emotionally taxing ads. Call them cheesy – they may not be everyone’s heart-shaped box of chocolates – but companies who do this successfully know that emotional appeal helps them relate to their audience and establish a personal connection to their consumers. Continue Reading



4 Ways to Leverage Social Media at Your Next Conference

4 Ways to Leverage Social Media at Your Next Conference

No matter the industry, conferences are important to continue education. Whether you’re hosting a conference or helping your client with their social media content, it’s key to understand why leveraging social media can increase engagement and brand reach. Continue Reading



initiate-it RoundUp: January 2018 Marketing Trends

initiate-it roundup: January 2018 Marketing TrendsMarketing techniques and trends are always evolving. From social to SEM, changes are consistently made to make marketing tactics more effective. These changes not only help the marketer but will also help create a better customer experience. Stay on top of industry trends each month with initiate-it RoundUp. Below are the top five marketing trends and changes that occurred in January 2018. Continue Reading