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Strategy, tactics, ideas and tips from Creative Company.

What is copywriting for marketing?

What is copywriting for marketing?

Today’s copywriting is shorter, active, specific and actionable If you’ve been wondering, “what is good copywriting?” we have some advice. Whether you begin with a sharpened pencil, your favorite pen or fingers on a keyboard, start with these tips in mind. First, always consider your audience. To answer, “what is... read more
Rebranding for today’s audiences

Rebranding for today’s audiences

Rebranding helps you redefine who you are Many companies are reviewing their brand identity, company name and overall marketing strategy for the new year. Why? Positioning and perception. How you’re positioned in your market and your category is defined by your brand. Perception is reality–is your organization recognized for... read more
Rebranding checklist to guide your program

Rebranding checklist to guide your program

You’ve decided. It’s time to rebrand … now what? Great work! You’re past one of the hardest parts: committing to a rebrand. You’ve recognized your current brand program isn’t working and it’s time for a change. It’s a big change. Letting go of what has worked in the past to shift to... read more
Brand architecture — planning for a family of brands

Brand architecture — planning for a family of brands

Multiple brands in your portfolio — should they be separate or relate? We’re often asked this question — should our sub-brands be distinctive from one another or relate to each other? They can relate visually, with a similar identity system, or use a standardized naming structure, or a color... read more
Brand messaging — more powerful than design

Brand messaging — more powerful than design

Brand messaging is the verbal brand Brand identity design is important. We all recognize the Starbucks or Apple logo, the UPS symbol and FedEx. But once you achieve recognition, what’s next? Brand messaging. Think about it. Design first, then story. And a call to action. Today we all want... read more
Brand messaging is more important than the logo

Brand messaging is more important than the logo

Brand messaging is your verbal brand Your brand is both visual and verbal. Once design has established the look and style, it’s the message that will clarify your positioning and articulate your value to your target audiences. Whether building a brand from the beginning, or refreshing an existing brand,... read more
Creative marketing drives success

Creative marketing drives success

You know marketing is essential in business–whether you’re a non-profit, educational institution, in manufacturing, consumer services or retail. But what happens when you add a creative edge–add inspiration and insight to get truly creative marketing? Creative marketing pushes the boundaries of standard marketing formulas. The thinking, words and visuals stretch... read more