Consumer Insights For Building a Post-pandemic Supplement Brand

In the fall of 2019, we conducted a survey to uncover insights into what consumers want in a supplement brand. These findings were presented at the SupplySide West conference in Las Vegas. To better understand how COVID-19 has affected supplement consumers, we recently conducted a follow-up survey. The new findings […]

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Food Styling for Substance

The paint has barely dried in our brand new photography studio and kitchen space (more on that later). Our team, currently quarantined, hopes to reunite soon to symbolically cut the ribbon and get to work! Meanwhile, we wanted to share some related good news. Amanda Strauser, a multidisciplinary designer and […]

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Marketing Close in A Time of Social Distancing

Here’s something that you don’t need team meetings for: showing empathy to your customers. This is the time to turn off your regularly scheduled posts and to communicate as thoughtfully as possible. To be sure, it’s not insensitive to try to continue business while flattening curves and social distancing, but […]

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Best Food Marketing Agencies

Who are the best food marketing agencies? Chances are, you’re reading this because you searched for “best food marketing agencies” or something similar. That would make perfect sense; though your need for a partner is specific, even unique, it’s much easier to start a search on a broad scale and […]

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Is the Coronavirus Makin’ Bacon Cheaper?

The past decade has been a wild ride for the makers and partakers of bacon. A 2012 grain shortage prompted some forward-thinking citizens to “procure as much bacon as humanly possible and hide it in as many locations as [they] can.” In more recent years, the African swine flu ravaged […]

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Why “Human-Grade”? Investigating a Pet Food Claim

Among the industries we serve, the pet products segment ranks as one of the most dynamic: new products and companies rise and fall on a regular basis, and consumers show themselves willing to at least trial new products frequently. In this ever-changing marketplace, however, pet food and products steadily mirror […]

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The Challenges and Opportunities of a B2E (Business-to-Everyone) Era

“B2B or B2C?” Often among the first things agencies ask their prospective partners is this question of initialisms, delineating whether the company aims to reach an industry or a consumer audience. Conventionally, B2B and B2C marketing share little in terms of technique, channel, or sensibility. A categorical difference in audience […]

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What Consumers Want in a Supplement Brand

If you’re here, there’s a good chance you were at SupplySide West 2019 and you attended Tracy’s talk, “What Consumers Want in a Supplement Brand.” Firstly, thank you for attending! We hope it was a good use of your time in Vegas, where you otherwise could have been making a […]

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Faster Survey Results With Mobile and Video Capture

We Do Have Time for Faster Survey Results There’s a lot of waiting around in consumer research. Days go by waiting on folks to take your survey. It could take a week for focus group transcripts to arrive. You most likely have no time for that. The CEO definitely has […]

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Add Color to Your Marketing Mix with A White Paper

In my last blog post, I talked about the benefits of print advertising as part of an integrated advertising campaign for B2B companies. In this post, I’ll show you the power of papers – white papers, that is – as part of the mix. Fall is not only PSL season; […]

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