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By Chris Hislop // Published on Oct 15, 2013

There are a number of steps when it comes to building your brand. One is to pursue excellence. Be passionate about that pursuit. Don’t hold back.

Another? Stay cool under pressure. In said pursuit, situations will arise that test your merit and your brawn. Swing confidently and keep calm. Don't hack away. Envision the end goal and will the ball to the spot you're looking to reach. The fence isn't as far away as you think.

When you...

By Chris Hislop // Published on Sep 13, 2013

Ah, the mighty press release.

Before the time of digital media and the onslaught of information that floods our email, RS feed, and social networks on a daily basis, press releases were king. Anyone in the market of getting the their face – their brand – in the news had to submit a press release to local, regional, and national news outlets in the hopes that a reporter would pick it up and run with it.

While printed press seemingly continues to slowly fade away, press (traditional, and non-traditional) still exists in a big way in the digital sphere. Press...

Tagged Under: Business Advice + Marketing
By Chris Hislop // Published on Jul 26, 2013

In a world of constant change organizations are constantly in a state of continually creating fresh ideas for their brand. It keeps them popping up on people’s radars. New and fresh means new vested interest and the stacking of cash in the register (sometimes).

There are times when the philosophy “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” simply doesn’t apply. Marketing is about engaging, and if you’re not engaging, you may not be broken, but you’re getting closer and closer to becoming tomorrow’s crouton.

Change. It’ll always...

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