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10 Things We Loved About Global Pet Expo (Beyond Pet Industry Trends)

Beyond Pet Industry Trends We love pet industry trade shows. From Global Pet Expo to SuperZoo to the Petfood Forum, we attend these industry shows because, as brand development and marketing partners to pet product companies, we’re part of the industry. There are a lot of good trendspotting roundups (rounds-up?) from this year’s Global, so we… Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span>

Look Good, Feel Good, Brand Good (Valuing a New Website)

We regularly say that a company’s website, designed and developed correctly, is more than a marketing tool; rather, it’s a brand asset that benefits all marcomm efforts and increases profitability for years to come. Typically, we develop websites as a result of or in tandem with a brand identity project (logo, tagline, positioning, etc.), though, as… Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span>

Sparkles and Hybrids: 2 Beverage and Flavor Trends for 2015

The Rise of the Bubbles When the convenience store a convenient two-block walk from my house opens a refrigerator slot for that old stalwart LaCroix, then we’ll know that flavored sparkling waters have graduated from trend to fixture. Until then, it’s fair to say that we’re in growing trend territory. Consider, briefly, the quick rise… Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span>

Corporate video or dating profile?

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Online dating is difficult due to (among other reasons) its dependence on the written word. It’s difficult, through writing alone, to communicate important things like tone, temperament, and personality—characteristics crucial for compatibility. Photos, too, have significant limitations. Early matching services knew this and used video profiles (a lot of mainstream dating sites, for many—and we… Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">→</span>

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