Finding the Ideal Meal: Connecting with Pet Owners Earlier
In this second installment of a two-part blog series on pet food nutrition, Trone explores the multi-channel nature of pet owners who are researching their pets’ food.
Website Copywriting 101: Writing for How People Read Online
Writing user-friendly website content requires you to understand your users, front-load important content, use plain language, check your tone of voice and consider metadata.
Designing Packaging for Digital Display
Ecommerce has changed the packaging paradigm. Traditional packaging is designed for shelf impression, logically. When stocked directly next to similar products competing for the same consumers, well-designed packages will emphasize the benefits that differentiate them from competition.
Emerging Places to Reach Pet Owners
If you play a role in marketing today you’ve likely heard the attention span of the average human has shrunk to only eight seconds. Last year, the New York Times published a story that stated our attention span is now shorter than that of a goldfish. Since we are exposed to seemingly endless choices and messages every moment of every day, it’s no wonder our ability to focus has decreased. As a result, marketers are constantly seeking new ways to effectively reach out to their audience and gain their attention.
Do We Really Need TV Spots Anymore?
For decades, the :30 TV spot defined advertising. There was no better medium to tell a brand story than film, and no better way to reach the masses efficiently than television. When it came to emotionally connecting to an audience, a well-crafted spot combined music and pictures to touch the hearts and minds of open, receptive audiences.
An Infographic Guide To Building Infographics [Infographic]
While throwing around the idea of doing a post on building an awesome infographic, it occurred to us, why not build an infographic to show how to build an awesome infographic? So here it is, complete with mermaid examples, our guide to making an amazing infographic. Enjoy.
Play Fantasy Ad Draft
As ad people, we look forward to S#%*@ B$&! commercials. No, that’s not a typo or error in the code—we just don’t underestimate trademark laws. Anyway, we enjoy the competition of the commercials so much that we made it a game everyone can play.
Super Bowl 50 Commercials Play By Different Rules
Brands spend millions of dollars per spot to have their message appear on the biggest stage for TV advertising—The Super Bowl broadcast. The pressure is immense for CMOs and their brands because each spot will be judged—literally evaluated—by USA Today in their Ad Meter and by countless online venues that rate things like popularity and likeability. It’s instant feedback, and the results can be either validating or devastating.