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Re-Leaf and Restore (Part Three)

  Beginning with a brand archetype to understand how your message resonates with customers on a deep subconscious level is the most helpful way to begin creating visual tone. It sounds a little heady, and it kinda is, but here’s an easy way to think about it. A long time ago, psychologist Carl Jung believed that the reason some characters...

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The Naked Truth (Part Two)

We think a brand is a promise. And the craft that brings that promise forth effectively and transformatively is multilayered. I get asked a lot about our branding process and talking about what we do for our partners is language I use every day. But this year, when we turned the tables on ourselves, I gained a whole new perspective....

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Being You Taught Us a Lot About Being Us (Part One)

For the past year, we’ve been getting in touch with our inner client, turning our process on ourselves, and watching who we are as a brand unfold. We’re not gonna lie. It’s a little nerve-racking sitting on the client side of the table with giddy anticipation, both excited and uncertain of how it will all turn out. We had forgotten...

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A Lesson on Email Marketing Best Practices

Email marketing has been around for a while and it's evolved quite a bit from its humble batch and blast beginnings. Take for example the need for and creation of the CAN-SPAM Act, to protect consumers and provide critical guidelines for marketers to adhere to when developing campaigns. Now, with the mass adoption of wearable technology, smartphones, and tablets, the...