Category: Strategy & Leadership

What Does the Font Say?

Institutions don’t have a sound in the same sense as an animal, but they should have a voice. A well-selected font plays a key role in representing aspects of the brand voice. Just like color, imagery, and graphic styles, typography is essential in conveying the brand persona.

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Ranch-pocalypse

Brands promise to provide certain quality of products and services and expectations. Dion’s, a popular pizza chain in New Mexico, had to temporarily stop production of its famous dressings. Thus, throwing many in New Mexico into a temporary state of disbelief. See what happens when they can’t deliver what loyal fans have come to expect and why it is important for brands to learn from them.

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2016 International Brand Master

Kim Lawrence, Associate Vice-President of Marketing at the University of Calgary, transformed an institution with little existing marketing history into a highly competitive brand, winning the ultimate international brand-marketing competition. Congratulations Ms. Lawrence! Leave a note of congratulations.

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Three Outstanding Finalists

Extraordinary branding professionals from University of Calgary, Ohio Wesleyan University, and University of Cambridge make up the finalists for the 8th Annual International Brand Master Award. Read more about each of these amazing professionals and the brands they represent. Vote for the next International Brand Master.

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Stock Photography Survival Guide

This survival guide will take you from “getting-by” to finding great success with stock photography. Follow these four strategic tips for using stock photos in an effective, brand-oriented, and creative way. Plus, take a quick look at some of our favorite stock photo sources!

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8th Annual Award Nominees

Super Bowl 51 has come and gone! Many were disappointed by the Patriots comeback in the last half of the game. However, the most prestigious competition in education brand marketing won’t disappoint. There are ten outstanding nominees for the 8th Annual International Brand Master Award.

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