Posts tagged Marketing
Built to Last

Consider the classic Coke bottle. Can you see it in your mind? The silhouette of that legendary shape. What is that shape? Is that the brand of Coke? Or is that the product? Whether pouring it over ice or drinking it from the bottle, you are experiencing both the brand and the product of Coke all at once.

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2018 Holiday Ad Trends: "But It's Not Even Thanksgiving Yet!"

Holiday Ad Trends 2018: Whether you’re the type to believe this is a war on Thanksgiving or an extension of wintery good cheer, the ads are here already and we’ve started watching them for you to get an early glimpse into this season’s trends. Here are some of our favorite ads that launched fast for winter 2018.

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How Archetypes Build Robust Brand Frameworks

Building the connection between your brand and your audience doesn't have to be complicated, and it doesn't have to cost an arm and leg, either. Most of what goes into building a solid brand is just extracting the good stuff you already have in your head. How we go about organizing the stuff what comes out of your head, that's another story...but no worries, this is why we use archetypes to set up a solid foundation on which to build a brand's personality.

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Marketing Specialist Samantha Harr Joins Trig

Trig is pleased to announce the addition of Samantha Harr to the team as our junior marketing consultant. The talented and effervescent Ms. Harr entered the product design world from the fashion industry and has discovered her true calling in brand image creation. Congratulations and welcome!

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Fertile Ground - Customer Research at the Launch Phase

This week, Trig is attending the Southern Farm Show at Raleigh’s North Carolina State Fairgrounds from February 1-3. Over 300 exhibiting companies from the world of farm equipment will make the Southern Farm Show the largest exhibition of its kind in the Carolinas/Virginia area of the country.

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Through a Shopper's Eyes (Takeaways From the National Hardware Show)

Statistically speaking, women may not be the more likely gender to operate lawn mowers on a regular basis. It was very clear to me, however, as I walked last week’s North American Retail Hardware Association National Hardware Show (NHS) in Las Vegas, that women are a powerful force to appreciate when it comes to selecting the lawn mower (or tool box or shovel or grill, for that matter). 

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Design Brings Clarity to Chaos

As we have all been watching the unfolding tragedy in Japan, newscasters have struggled to communicate the fast-moving events in ways that the public can understand. Are the nuclear reactors a threat? What is really happening?

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Hagler Launches Trig Innovation

Emerging from its origins as Studio Hagler, an award-winning design firm known for driving business strategy through design inspiration, a new kind of consulting firm has arrived on the product and service development scene. Trig Innovation is taking the stage with a unique perspective and team with diverse skill sets to partner with companies to drive innovation.

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