Recent Posts In: Branding

Pitch Perfect Plan

No longer just for sales calls, networking or job-hunting, the elevator pitch can be an essential tool for a spectrum of destination marketing activities. It’s little wonder, as these quick spiels can reveal the standout aspects of your organization or community and do it in a quick, focused way. How quickly? If you’re not familiar with the tactic, […]

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Key Benefits of Infographics

With versatility and stunning good looks, infographics are a compelling addition to any marketing plan. Messages of all sorts, especially the complex kind, can benefit from being communicated in graphic form. These gorgeous marketing gems help make information and data easily digestible for the people you want looking at your stuff — your target audience. […]

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One Easy Way to Protect your Greek Brand

You’ve put countless hours of research and energy into creating and establishing the brand identity of your fraternity or sorority. Now that you have established the standards, how do you ensure proper logo usage both inside and outside your organization? Greek licensing protects your investment. There are hundreds (if not thousands) of vendors eager to […]

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Trends in Greek Branding – The Logo Makeover

The best logos embody an organization’s history, purpose and future all at a single glance, meaning these little symbols do a lot of heavy lifting. And with the National Panhellenic Conference’s push for values-based recruitment, logos are becoming even more important during the engagement process. The 2015 policy change emphasizes building relationships and holding genuine […]

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The Post-Branding Honeymoon To-Do

After countless hours of research, immersion and refined designs, you have finally experienced logo love! You had that “aha” moment where it all clicked, and you’ve picked “the one.” You have a beautifully designed logo mark, corresponding color palette and brand standards guide that meld together flawlessly to create a brand image that speaks to […]

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7 Tips to Create Brand Consistency at the Greek Chapter Level

Individual fraternity and sorority chapters are just a small part of the big picture. Each chapter has unique strengths and opportunities to market itself on campus. The challenge for the parent organization is implementing the use of the brand standards guide across all chapters to ensure consistency and brand recognition. As the leaders at the […]

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Using Pinterest for Business

When is a picture worth a thousand words? These days, practically always. Pinterest is no longer just a digital scrapbook for personal interests — most businesses today are discovering that it offers solid audience interaction and a pumped up social media presence. Turns out, there is a method to the madness behind all those fun pics. The […]

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The Importance of the Creative Brief

Jumping into any new marketing communications project without a plan can spell disaster or, at the very least, cause you to waste time, money and miss the mark on what you’re looking to accomplish. To avoid these missteps, put down on paper the project’s “who, what, where and how” in the form of a creative […]

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Support your brand with research

Think of your organization’s brand as its lifeblood and, as with anything, its well-being and growth requires nourishment. The best way to feed an effective marketing plan is with a healthy dose of marketing research. As Peter Drucker famously said, “What gets measured gets managed.” A marketing plan without the support of adequate research can […]

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Is It Time for a Brand Build?

We champion getting the personality of your organization — its brand — just right. Brand overhauls or simple tuneups come about in a variety of ways, but when done right, they speak volumes and set the tone for what you want to say to your audience. It’s a game of show and tell you play […]

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