Mailchimp Rebrand

They’re based in Atlanta… The email marketing company Mailchimp, which today is announcing a complete rebrand, could have easily given up the quirkiness that defined its branding as a young company the way many other giants have. Instead, with the help of branding agency Collins, Mailchimp is doubling down. It’s keeping its logo-cum-mascot Freddie the … Continue reading Mailchimp Rebrand

What Does Your Brand Do?

Longevity and repetition are two of the hardest to use tools in a marketer’s toolbox, but also the most effective. via Marketing at millennials won’t save your tired brand | The Drum There are definitely some points in this post that I disagree with (importance of having a “famous” brand and working towards that being a … Continue reading What Does Your Brand Do?

Small Business and Church Unwillingness to Be Personal

‘”We believe the new bars will inspire people to not only quickly identify their own symptoms and satisfy their hunger, but give them a new, fun way to call-out friends and family on who they become when they’re hungry, too,” says Snickers brand director Allison Miazga-Bedrick.” Source: Snickers Swaps Out Its Brand Name for Hunger … Continue reading Small Business and Church Unwillingness to Be Personal

Kerning Matters

Ladies and Gentlemen: Your Marco Rubio for President logo. A photo posted by Ed O’Keefe (@edatpost) on Apr 13, 2015 at 12:50pm PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js Kerning. You probably haven’t heard of it, but oh does it matter. It’s why you hire professionals to make your logo. Like myself. *cough* And don’t get me started on why … Continue reading Kerning Matters

Who Do You Say I Am?

My old (well he’s not old, but our friendship is) friend Thomas wrote a great piece in response to a question about why he still blogs in 2015 given that we have tools such as Facebook, Twitter etc to make our points. What he says is not only applicable to academics, but also to non-profits, … Continue reading Who Do You Say I Am?