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Making good TV commercials on a scrappy budget
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Making good TV commercials on a scrappy budget
February 8, 2017 | Chris Stoltz
If you’re annoyed by all the bad TV commercials out there, you should be. Just about everyone else is annoyed by them, too. Sadly, there’s probably no quicker way to lower brand perception than creating low-budget TV spots. When was the last time you hired a lawyer who had TV commercials? Yep, never.
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – The effect of music
January 9, 2017 | Chris Stoltz
Music can create a powerful, nuanced emotional state. It can communicate feelings in a particular moment, the mood of a scene or the overall spot's tone. And it does it in a way that’s impossible with any other tools.
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Audiences think in a blink
Remember – your audience thinks in a blink
February 8, 2016 | Inga Rundquist
If you’ve been around any of us long enough – especially the lovely Amy Behning – you’ve probably heard us say, ”Audiences think in a blink.”
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It’s a visual world. Show your story.
October 27, 2014 | Lynn Manternach, Ph.D.
Visual storytelling has been with us since the days of cave drawings, and it’s not going away. The platforms evolve over time, but the power of visuals to engage, inform and motivate remains constant. Are you using visual content in your marketing efforts? I’m talking about photos, infographics, graphs and charts, cartoons and comics, maps, videos and more. This is the content consumers are craving, consuming and sharing.
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Design lingo: the 12 most commonly used graphic design terms, defined.
March 6, 2012 | Dre Manor
Graphic design terminology can sometimes sound like it is a whole different language. To help you navigate this crazy talk, we've assembled a handy-dandy list of the 12 most commonly-used graphic design terms and their definitions in laymen's terms.
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Get creative juices flowing for campaigns that will generate buzz
August 6, 2009 | Inga Rundquist
We live in a buzz culture, where the best kind of exposure often comes from word of mouth. Word of mouth is the type of publicity that will fire up your sales and ignite brand recognition.
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