All the World's a Stage - Messaging Lessons from Home County

It was a beautiful, sunny weekend here in London, ON. The perfect kind of weekend to go strolling in a park and maybe listen to a little music. Fortunately, the…Read more

Be seen, but Don't just be a facade

It's one thing to get noticed. What you do after that is what differentiates you from being a solid partner that can be counted on or merely a good-looking facade with no…Read more

A Super Bowl Game Plan For Content that Scores

As a football fan (both three-down and four-down versions), watching the Super Bowl is something I enjoy doing, with or without a rooting interest. And this year's game…Read more

Accessibility Matters - Window Dressing or a Door to a Greater Commitment?

Any and all efforts to improve accessibility are appreciated -- but it's better when these highly visible accessibility efforts are more than just window dressing, but…Read more

Off Target: Lessons in Knowing Your Market

Lessons one through 131: know your market.

I'm sure you've been inundated with Target-related news and analysis. Everyone and their uncle is champing at the bit to…Read more

Why the Sky is Not Falling on Social Media Marketing - But Hopefully a New Day is Dawning

Every once in a while we get a "Chicken Little" social media article about digital marketing and it's impending demise. While it's not true that the sky is falling,…Read more

A Halloween Primer on How to Avoid Resurrecting the Ghosts of Social Media Nightmares Past

It's Halloween. A night when all manner of creatures crawl in search of blood to terrorize your neighbourhood.

It's a night when ghouls and ghosts rise from the…Read more

What’s the Right Marketing Vehicle? Only You Can Tell

It can be frustrating for business owners looking for information about how best to use their limited resources. Every week, you'll find a new article touting the "next…Read more

Ghost Writing Must Be Invisible so the Message or the Brand Can Clearly Pass Through

You've likely seen those movies where a ghost or a spirit enters into a living person, and all of the sudden that person changes – they act awkwardly and behave oddly. It'…Read more

Can Business Be Humble and Promotional at the Same Time?

True humility is hard to find these days. But when you find a package that combines talent, intelligence, and performance, but is actually wrapped up in honest-to-goodness…Read more

Only “You” Can Cut Through Advertising Clutter

When it comes to cutting through the clutter, the savvy business knows that only "you" matter.

To start with, let me reiterate the fact that I really hate the term…Read more

Catchy Copy? It's a Numbers Game

This blog is by no means political, but it can be inspired by politics. Why? Because at its root successful politics is about communicating a message to the electorate.…Read more