Making A Connection
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Making A Connection

Ask any of today’s marketers and they will tell you that the goal of every brand is to make a rational and emotional connection with its community. Because people are emotional animals, when choosing between two similar offerings, the tiebreaker often is how they feel about the company. A brand narrative creates a connection by...

Posted by November 23, 2020November 25, 2020
Out of the Storm
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Out of the Storm

BUSINESS AND MARKETING TRENDS IN THE NEW NORMAL THE COVID-19 STORM has torn through the world, leaving a different landscape for marketers to pick their way through. Things that were once relevant have been tossed aside, and new things have taken their place. While change is still underway, it is certain that things will never...

Top of the Class
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Top of the Class

8 TIPS FOR QUALITY CONTENT Content is a crucial part of your marketing strategy. But how does it measure up? Take it to the next level with these 8 hallmarks of quality content from Skyword: NO. 1 PURPOSEFUL Every piece that is published must have a clear purpose that aligns with your brand’s content strategy,...

Fall 2020 Projects
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Fall 2020 Projects

At NextPage we do a lot of projects that deserve a spotlight. As with other idea people, we believe the sharing of ideas can have a major effect on the creative process. We hope that some of our most enjoyable and sometimes ambitious projects may spark something in our readers to create something bold. Creative...

6 Ways Listening Enhances the Customer Experience
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6 Ways Listening Enhances the Customer Experience

PROVIDES FEEDBACK & DATA Your customers and employees on the frontline are your best source of real-time feedback. Together they can diagnose the good, the bad and the ugly, and identify opportunities to create better customer experiences. OFFERS STORIES YOU CAN SHARE When it comes to the good, the bad and the ugly, every story...

What Now?
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What Now?

Creative leaders discuss how to move forward In a roundtable discussion, we share the insights of three agency principals amidst these confusing times: Billy Mitchell, founder and CEO of MLT Creative; Justin Ahrens, co-founder and chief evangelist of Rule29; and Terry Marks, principal of Tmarks Design. Take a look at their thoughts on how the...

The Story Is The Story
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The Story Is The Story

For the past 14-plus years, Sylvie Tongco has worked in communications and marketing in the technology world. Spending the majority of her career helping Silicon Valley startups, enterprise companies and venture capital firms unlock their stories to build sustainable and thought-leading positions, she understands the power of a good story. Today, as the VP of...

Posted by September 28, 2020September 23, 2020
Is Your Digital Life Missing Something?
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Is Your Digital Life Missing Something?

When the world has moved to more of a digital centric ideology, how do you cut through the clutter? You go old school. That’s right, ink on paper cuts through the digital landscape and reaches recipients. What’s more old school than the catalog in the mail! When a catalog is sent to a recipient, you...

Posted by September 14, 2020September 10, 2020
The Device Vice
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The Device Vice

Report shows increased use of devices It’s a digital world. The turn towards devices and the internet happened long before COVID-19, but the lockdown and social distancing exacerbated it. People could not interact face-to-face, so they picked up their devices for connection and communication. Check out which devices internet users aged 16 to 64 reported...

COVID-19 Presents New Opportunities for Multi-Channel Marketing
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COVID-19 Presents New Opportunities for Multi-Channel Marketing

“The latest findings from JICMail have reported record-breaking double-digit increases in the effectiveness of direct mail and door drops during the COVID crisis.” -Darryl Danielli. With the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, print industries have been working non-stop to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Of course, print companies definitely aren’t the first to come to...

Posted by August 24, 2020August 31, 2020