The Hop to Hob: Why ...

In June, breakfast chain IHOP announced it would change its name to IHOB. This lead the public into a wild guessing game of what the “B” could possibly stand for. The most common guesses were Breakfast, Brunch, Bananas, and more. Their twitter account is now @ihob, there are now billboards...

Importance of Simpli...

If you’ve been anywhere outdoors in the Chicago area in the past five years, you have probably seen various signs and art pieces written with the phrase “You Are Beautiful” on it around the city which can be spotted in the neighborhoods of Rogers Park, Uptown, Andersonville, West Loop,...

Throwback Thursday: ...

Ask anybody about the leisurely pace the world seems to take come summertime and they’ll sing the slowdown’s praises until the weather gets cold again. As long as they aren’t a company looking at sales, which inevitably encounter a similar crawl once the warm days hit. In order to succeed in...

Wisdom.Applied Wedne...

Since Pinterest burst onto the scene, marketers have been waiting for the day that it would transform from a digital cork board to a digital mall. The site, which celebrated its fifth birthday last week, has 70 million monthly visitors Pinterest is dominated by women, 68 percent of the sites...

Two Pre-Roll Ad Camp...

Anyone who has ever watched a video on YouTube has undoubtedly come to dread those five second of pre-rolls. For being as despised as pop-up ads, pre-roll ads surprisingly still remain a popular marketing tool with brands. So why do pre-roll ads suck so much? Because the creativity behind...