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Giving Back to the Community

Giving Back To The Community

Giving Back to the Community The holiday season is all about love, sharing and giving so what’s a better time to focus on your local community and giving back. This is important if you’re a local business wanting to say thank you to your patrons or just a regular citizen who cares and would like […]

Build Your Brand as a Small Business

Ways to Build Your Brand as a Small Business

So You’re a Small Business Trying to Build Your Brand? When you’re a small business, branding is everything. If people are unaware of your brand, they won’t shop at your place of business.  When it comes to branding, there’s no easy recipe for success. Branding is an imperfect science that boils down to constant change […]

Political Advertising

Finally – Honest Political Advertising

Keep It Simple — Even In Political Advertising Much of the political advertising today — especially for the Presidential election has been about negative advertising and “name calling.” That’s why it was refreshing to see this billboard for a County Treasurer in Monroe County, Indiana. Ann Collins features two important facts that I would think […]

Coordinating Marketing with Big Events: Avoid Trademark Issues

There’s a lot of marketing power in riding on the coattails of popular events. Having a restaurant in the vicinity of the stadium or theater and promoting your business alongside with that of the big event can be helpful for both interests. Avoid the risks however. The Super Bowl Trademark Super Bowl Sunday offers terrific […]

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Pokémon Go For Businesses

Now, Retail Businesses Can Drive Significant Traffic With Pokémon Go For Businesses If you have watched television, listened to radio, read a newspaper or been on social media the past week you know about Pokémon Go. It is one of the fastest growing smartphone apps ever. It has been downloaded a total of around 7.5 […]

Resources | Advertising, Public Relations and Marketing Associations and Trade Groups

Updated List of Advertising, Public Relations and Marketing Resources I have just updated a list of associations and groups that serve the Advertising, Public Relations and Marketing industries. If you need specific help, want to network with other professionals in the field, attend a conference or find educational opportunities, this is a place to start. […]