Tag: Minneapolis

Humble Minnesota?

The great city of Minneapolis has received a great deal of kudos recently from various semi-useless, semi-pride-inducing rankings. Being a non-native Minnesotan, I’ve taken it upon myself to celebrate all the props my new home has received. Here are a few examples:   We’re in Shape For the third year [...]

By |July 24, 2013|Categories: General|Tags: , , , |

What’s Make a Campaign Fresh?

We’ve all heard the adage “there are no new ideas; there are only new ways of making them felt.”  Whether it’s true or not, we all face the daily challenge of finding unique and compelling ways of getting our message, and our clients’ message, noticed. What makes an idea or [...]

Campaigns I Loved 2012

Thinking back to 2012, I really loved the following ad campaigns for being smart, insightful, and fun to experience. What campaigns did you love from last year?   Red Bull: Stratos What they did: Red Bull sponsored a mission to push the boundaries of human potential by breaking the record [...]

By |February 12, 2013|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Intern Series II: Starting an internship at d.trio marketing group

Starting a new internship is like opening a present on Christmas. You are ready for something new, nervous that you might not like it or it doesn’t fit, you don’t know if batteries are included, and you are excited for the opportunity to learn new things. Beginning my internship with [...]

By |December 28, 2012|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , |

Social Media Saved Me From the Back to School Madness

It used to be a simple list: #2 pencils, Crayola markers and a pencil box. Now, the list continues, with more and more supplies that schools used to purchase. Dry erase markers, Kleenex, and anti biotic wipes? As a parent, I’m afraid to look at school supply receipts; did you [...]

By |September 6, 2012|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , |

Marketing to Affluents: Know their Communities

  by Jordan Bainer The book Our Patchwork Nation: The Surprising Truth About the "Real" America has piqued my interest regarding how to better define consumer targets across the United States. Media tends to define states and even entire country regions by either red or blue, alluding to the different [...]

By |April 19, 2012|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , |
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