I’ve had a passion for weird punctuation since I formed my first design partnership at age 24. Ron Blitzer and … More
Political divisions can run deep, and this local one has been festering for years. Santa Monica and Malibu are part … More
In working with some of our clients, I’ve found that, while the marketing team is all excited about a new … More
Working through your company’s positioning can be surprisingly difficult. It’s like evaluating a photo of yourself. It’s a lot easier if someone else helps. Even if you’re a positioning expert.
The city of Gainesville, FL, is using a new buzzword to describe its decision not to use a logo and tagline. The term is “debranding”. But that’s not what’s actually going on.
CapitalOne just sent me an email. “It’s your birthday—here’s a little something from all of us to help you celebrate.” The real message? “We have no idea who you are.”
Hey, here’s a great marketing plan! Let’s invade our prospective customers’ privacy, pester them at all hours, lie to them on the phone, and trick them into doing business with us.
Our client Tempur Sealy International (makers of Tempur-Pedic, Sealy and Stearns & Foster mattresses) recently released their quarterly results Despite discontinuing … More
The brilliant Seth Godin (how many times have I typed that phrase?) explored the issue of trust in one of his blog … More
Previously, I wrote a post about our e-fax provider and how painful and silly it is when they have to go … More