Recently we helped our partners, the San Antonio River Authority, launch their anti-litter initiative. A year in the making, it started when residents received a bad report on the amount of litter that ends up in area creeks and rivers. Reflecting on how much work went into making this trash outreach initiative a success, below are a few tips that could apply to any public service effort.
Blog Posts - Author: Ashley Landers
Category: Account Management
A client approached us recently to get involved in their Brand Identity work about mid-way into their internal process. It isn’t ideal to start mid-stream and work backwards, but we were happy to step in and provide value. They initially hired us to help with their web design and development as well as copywriting. After a few discovery sessions with them, we all agreed we needed to pause on the executional work and spend more time on the brand foundational work. Namely, Brand Voice.
Their past few weeks together have been eventful. Here’s two big reasons it matters to marketers. With it being a Presidential election year, you might expect I’d be focusing on Facebook. That is certainly important to note. We have noticed their flagging paid ads as “political” or “social issues” in nature to be much more prevalent. Make sure you have a partner that can be quick with a plan to divert those dollars into other tactics, or find ways to address any creative concerns that might be driving the flags.
What is advocacy, why is it important to turn customers into advocates, and where do I begin? When what you’re selling is no longer “bought”, but “bought into.” When your company moves from a Brand to a Stand, people can stand with you. This blog shares 3 clever tips for helping companies create brand advocates by starting with a purpose.