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3 Thought Leadership Examples to Avoid Being a “Bro”

When it comes to thought leadership, there’s a fine line between inspiration and hindrance. While some people – and brands – are great when it comes to creating exemplary thought leadership content, others… miss the mark. That’s why we’ve rounded up our favorite thought leadership examples to help you gain a better understanding of how…

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4 Tips for Rebranding Your Message to Attract More Clients

There comes a time in every brand and business owner’s life when it’s time to evolve. Sometimes, that change means opening up new channels of communication with their audience. Other times, it means going through a whole rebranding process of your brand message. Both can be a big undertaking; but,…

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How to Get Brand Ambassadors with Your Brand Message

Brand Ambassadors – a connection & community-driven marketing channel. You see certain brands use them on social media to market their products or services, you hear about ambassador programs, and you’ve heard about the benefits of having them in addition to traditional marketing techniques. And you might be thinking… “How …

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Outsourcing & the gig economy: a prime example of culturally incompetent marketing

This article is the first in our Cultural Competence in Practice series, which will deconstruct and analyze real-life, culturally incompetent marketing strategies and business practices. As advocates of inclusive and culturally competent business practices & liberatory marketing strategies, we believe analyzing real-life scenarios is more insightful than merely explaining the…

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4 Ways Purpose-Driven Brands Can Share Their Impact across their Social Platforms

In today’s social climate, a purpose-driven brand outshines others.  Millennials and Gen Z now make up a large portion of consumers and they prefer to connect with (and buy from) businesses who have a clear sense of who they are, what they wish to accomplish, and why they do what…

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How to Bring Intercultural Communication Into Your Brand Message

As a global brand and business on a mission to reach a worldwide audience, it’s essential that you (and your team) know how to bring intercultural communication into your brand message. Especially as we move into a more globalized and digital world.  Intercultural and multicultural communication skills are, after all,…

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4 Tips for Being Culturally Aware with Your Brand Message

Thanks to the internet, brands today have a much wider reach.  Take certain types of service providers, for example. They can work with clients from anywhere in the world! As long as there’s a working internet connection – and connect with people from countries thousands of kilometers away from them….

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3 Brand Message Strategy Tips for a Great Client Experience

Establishing a unique brand identity and brand message strategy is what will help you stand out from the crowd. It will also keep clients coming back after they’ve had their first experience. Sounds easier said than done, right? Not necessarily! Settle in and let’s take a look at some of…

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2021 Recap & 2022 Business Planning

It’s that time of the year again… Chestnuts roasting on an open fire! Jack Frost nipping at your toes… Or, maybe some coquito being made at home… the roscón de reyes countdown… or just some holiday spirit because the rest of the world is in the *mood*. Well, from a…

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How to Create and Maintain an Effective Client Communication Cycle

Establishing and maintaining an effective client communication cycle is one of the most important things you can do for your business.  Why? Because it keeps things clear from the start (which means both you and your client are aware of the scope and won’t try to overstep), it streamlines the…

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3 Ways to Add Feminism & Cultural Competence to your Online Small-Business Marketing Strategy

Whenever we discuss the do’s and don’ts of a feminist and culturally competent marketing strategy, the common reactions we get range from mild surprise to open bewilderment.  “Feminist marketing? Is that even a thing?”  Uhm, yes it is!  Look, we get it. Feminism & cultural competence are big terms—the kind…

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