I have been reflecting upon how much our work in the world of marketing design in the retail industry has changed over the years. Now that I'm working from home and have a staff that is communicating online rather than in person, I have taken a deeper look at how our industry has changed. We need to continue to evolve as agencies and clients need to tap into our resources. A … [Read more...]
Were QR codes ahead of their time?
I remember first learning about QR codes and thinking "finally, print and digital has merged". I especially loved the idea of using them on packaging. A brand could put forth engaging information about their product or provide access to videos with set up instructions, recipes, content details and the list goes on. The second place I could see using them was in-store on shelf … [Read more...]
Is native advertising the answer to not annoying your customer?
Pop-up ads are universally loathed. We have become blind to banner ads. Retargeting ads are creepy. Television ads are an excuse to use the bathroom or fast forward. Autoplay videos can be embarrassing (especially at work). Let's face it, some ads are no less intrusive than an uninvited solicitor at our door. But what about native advertising? Native Advertising is one way to … [Read more...]