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Instagram-famous brand, Lulus, has shot to prominence thanks to the savvy use of social media and SEO campaigns. They’ve grown their clothing business from a small brick and mortar vintage clothing store into an internet juggernaut with their own lines of fashionable wear. Aimed squarely at...

Social media is undoubtedly an influential platform. This ability to influence draws interest and voices from every quarter. The challenge for your business is to stand out amongst these voices and garner attention. If you’ve established why you want to go big on social, you can...

It’s becoming more difficult to stand out from the crowd. Marketing departments can quickly develop strange copycat habits and us-too behaviors, that only make brand differentiation more challenging. Falling back on gimmicks can grab attention, but for how long? Gimmicky campaigns also tend to backfire...

Or to put it in Junior's words, "Food, not boobs." Remember those ads featuring barely dressed models and celebrities like Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian feasting on a juicy burger? One year ago Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s ditched the frat boy mentality and decided to focus on being...

It’s fair to say that brands build and evolve over time. It’s important to maintain a thread of consistency throughout the changes as most purchasing decisions come to be made subconsciously. Don’t try to challenge a customer’s perception of your brand by making significant changes...

The nineties were synonymous with a lot of things. Matchbox Twenty was one of them. Whether were were the grunge kind, the pop kind, or the sole alternative, you knew the name and you knew at least three songs. And if you know them well...

When you close your eyes and imagine your target audience can you see her/him/them clearly? If not, that’s hurting your business. Whether you’re in business to customer sales, or business to business sales—and whether you’re selling sports equipment or gourmet chocolate, you’ve go to have...

Free--it’s a word that businesses loathe and customers adore. Why? Customers want anything that doesn’t offer them the chance of a liability. However, businesses find giving products and services away for free is a liability in itself—but if utilized properly it offers several beneficial elements...

Branding masters and business owners are always looking and waiting for “the next big thing” in their social media efforts. It’s no secret that over the past ten years (especially the past five) that social media has been key in helping businesses grow and connect...