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Over the past several months, we’ve helped a number of client partners communicate, persuade and convert more effectively.

Created and implemented an effective new digital strategy for a leading multinational FSO, working with internal creative resources to more effectively position and communicate product benefits.

Consulted with a leading independent agency to develop a year-long integrated lead gen and conversion program for one of the fastest growing players in telecom.

Developed breakthrough positioning to launch a powerful innovation in medical testing and assessment.

Increased open rates and clicks by an average of 300% for a professional training organization.

Case Studies

AdWatch: Apple, Maya Angelou and The Human Family

AdWatch: Apple, Maya Angelou and The Human Family

What do you say when you are a global brand? What do you say when your products are practically ubiquitous … shorthand for an entire class of technology? What do you’ve when your champions and critics have said nearly everything that could be said? You let a poet speak. You let a poet speak not…+

Case Study: 35% Response Rate

Case Study: 35% Response Rate

How do you get a 35% response rate on direct mail? (How about 40%?) I was showing some of my past work to a prospective client the other day, and I happened to pull out a dimensional mailing we did years ago for Nordstrom … the one that got nearly 40% response when it was…+

From the Blog

Is the 84 Lumber spot this generation’s Apple 1984?

Is the 84 Lumber spot this generation’s Apple 1984?

So many pixels have been killed over the 84 Lumber Super Bowl spot, I’m reluctant to add too many more. But I do think this ad is important, and worthy of note, because it does a lot of important things very well. It may also signal (or at least reflect) a shift in the way…+

A Misfire for Kindle

A Misfire for Kindle

I spent an atypical amount of time in front of the tube this weekend, and as a result, saw the relatively new Kindle Fire spot probably a dozen times. It’s from this campaign: I THINK the message Amazon folks were looking to deliver was “Look at how committed we are to customer service. It’s built…+

Reviewing the Ads: Microsoft Surface “Mac Book”

Humor has its place in advertising. It’s a good tactic for breaking through the clutter; getting people to see your brand as human and relatable; and, of course, getting people to enjoy your ad enough to pay attention. But humor is probably the hardest thing to get right. Case in point: The newest spot for…+