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Marketing & Media

Feb 23, 2017
Opinion: When is the best time to change a logo?
Brad Sherwin

The City of Vancouver recently released a new logo. The simple logo generated a lot of discussion about both the cost and whether it was needed in the first place. This prompts the question, when is a good time to change...

Jan 25, 2017
Watch your language part 2
Marcie Good and Felicity Stone

The corporate world often seems to have its own dialect that only the people who use it really understand. Or do they? Here we attempt to decode three popular business terms. Can you actually pull yourself up by your bootstraps? No–and...

Jan 17, 2017
Watch your language
Felicity Stone

The corporate world often seems to have its own dialect that only the people who use it really understand. Or do they? Here we attempt to decode three popular business terms. Once that would have suggested a group of physically sturdy...

Dec 2, 2016
Opinion: Why marketing to millennials is different in Canada than in the U.S.
Brad Sherwin

As Pierre Trudeau famously said, living next to the U.S. is in some ways like "sleeping with an elephant." So much of our news and information comes from U.S. sources, and taking U.S. statistics divided by 10 becomes a Canadian...

Nov 7, 2016
The Trump technique
Steve Burgess

The presidential campaign of Donald Trump offers many lessons. The idea that Trump has something to teach marketers may seem profoundly distasteful at first blush: “Bob’s Panini House—if you hate and fear religious and ethnic minorities, we have the sandwich...

Aug 11, 2016
Vancouver podcasters pump up the volume
Jessica Barrett

When Dave Shumka and Graham Clark decided to start dabbling in podcasting back in 2008, the medium seemed an unlikely candidate for mainstream appeal. Just a few years earlier, the new digital audio product had been met by an initial surge of excitement–with former MTV VJ Adam Curry launching what’s...

Jun 28, 2016
How to overcome workplace conflict
Jim Hoggan

I used to be a pretty bad listener. This realization hit me about 20 years ago, after an internal conflict cropped up among the employees in my PR business. The workplace had become polarized, and we felt compelled to hire an outside facilitator to get at the heart of the...

Jun 1, 2016
Vancity Buzz announces expansion plans to Toronto, Montreal
Marcie Good

Vancity Buzz, an eight-year-old news and lifestyle blog which has surpassed the online readership numbers of traditional news organizations, has announced plans to open newsrooms in the competitive markets of Toronto and Montreal. On the new site, rebranded as Daily Hive, founder and editor Farhan Mohamed stresses that the change is...

May 17, 2016
How to manage your reputation online
Jim Hoggan

Have you ever tried searching your own name on Google? If not, you should. If you haven’t in a while, you should do it again, soon. You may be surprised to find out what comes up. Why bother? Isn’t the Internet just a time-waster for people who don’t have lives? Not...

Apr 5, 2016
How to get buy-in from the public for change
Jim Hoggan

Anyone in the public relations business knows how difficult it is to craft a compelling message for change. Convincing people to make a switch—either in opinion or how they live their daily lives—has confounded communications people since the PR profession began. Thanks to research in behavioural economics, we’re gaining a...

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