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Talk To Yourself And You’re The Only One Who Listens

You are not your target audience. There. I said it. You may have been once, but not anymore. The minute you start a company or start working for a company that sells to a specific group of people, you are no longer part of that group of people (instead, you are part of a new… Read more »

The Meteorology Con

I put Christmas lights on my house yesterday, and I could have done it in shorts and a t-shirt. It is the middle of November, by the way. Yesterday was about twenty degrees warmer than the average. Twenty degrees! I’ve never seen anything like this, nor has anybody I’ve spoken with. We might have a… Read more »

Is The CW App The Future Of TV?

I am a huge comic book nerd. I used to draw them, I still read them and I will always love them. Jim Aparo is as important to me as Rembrandt or Matisse. Consequently, my wife (who even buys me Pop! figurines for my office) and I love to watch Arrow, The Flash and even Legends of… Read more »

3 Steps To Help Your Bank’s Brand Stand Out From The Crowd

When was the last time you were in a restaurant that spent a lot of time telling you all about their cooked carrots? Probably never. Instead of spending resources trying to differentiate their raw materials – most of which are similar-tasting commodities that all restaurants offer – they choose to promote the fact that the… Read more »

Why Twitter Can’t Get It Right

We learned recently that after years of rebuffing overtures from some of the world’s most successful companies (Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Apple), Twitter is considering a sale, finally succumbing to the pressure to turn a profit. A few years ago I lectured at a university symposium, and I said something to the effect of “Watch Facebook… Read more »

Anchor Marketing Wins 2016 American Graphic Design Award

Anchor Marketing has earned a 2016 American Graphic Design Award from Graphic Design USA magazine, a national publication for graphic design professionals. Out of thousands of entries, Anchor was recognized for its design of DEVOTION small-animal pet food packaging, a Canadian product that is making a name for itself in the pet food industry.  “Packaging design is… Read more »

Anchor Marketing Welcomes DJ Greenberg To Its Crew

DJ Greenberg has joined Anchor Marketing as its director of new business relationships. He will be responsible for initiating successful partnerships with businesses in North Dakota and Minnesota. Before becoming part of Anchor Marketing’s team, Greenberg managed operations at Greenberg Realty. Greenberg is a native of Grand Forks, North Dakota and has a degree from… Read more »