Category Archives: Communications

10 Sep

Three Lessons from “Six Feet Under”

How to make your communication efforts really resonate with your audience members By Libby Esterle, Senior Account Executive Several months ago, I finally watched “Six Feet Under,” courtesy of Amazon Prime (as I didn’t spring for  HBO when it aired 20+ years ago). And although it took me a few episodes to really get into […]

26 Aug

What Are Marketers Measuring Right Now?

By Stephanie Rasor, Marketing and Analytics Consultant We’re a curious group at Rasor and are always trying to learn more about clients’ needs. In July, we partnered with NuVoodoo to see how marketing efforts had changed in the initial months of COVID entering the United States. If you missed the whitepaper you can find it […]

4 Jun

My New Dutch Oven Came with Jokes: Don’t Be Afraid to Inject Some Humor Into Your Marketing

By Libby Esterle, Senior Account Executive As our country began social distancing and sheltering-in-place due to the COVID-19 crisis, I decided to “treat” myself to a new Dutch oven, figuring I would be ramping up my cooking efforts over the next several weeks/months. While I already own a larger version, I wanted something a bit […]

20 May

Marketing in the Time of Coronavirus

By Libby Hagedon, Account Executive Look for the helpers. – Fred Rogers Wake up. Check news. Go downstairs. Feed the kids. Take the long commute from the kitchen to the home office, open up the laptop, and start on today’s work. Sound familiar? It’s like the movie Groundhog Day in my house these days as […]

19 May

Social Media for Government Agencies

Are you considering adding social media to your communications plan? Maybe your agency is on various social networking sites, but you aren’t sure if you’re using social media as effectively as you could? We’ve pulled together the best practices our agency follows when launching, evaluating, and pivoting social media plans for government agencies. First, you […]

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15 Apr

How to Make Your Call-to-Action Really Work

By Erika Turan, APR, Senior Account Executive If you’re bored with your marketing tools, just wait a minute. Fifteen more new tools will be available tomorrow. But as much as we’re living in the Golden Age of Marketing, one thing remains constant: the call-to-action (CTA). Your CTA can be the one thing that seals the […]

18 Mar

The Importance of Proper Word Choice

By Libby Esterle, Senior Account Executive Jimmy Fallon is known for his witty banter, self-deprecating humor and good-natured teasing. From sharing hilarious “Mom Texts” submitted by his Twitter followers, to watching his epic Lip Sync Battles with the likes of Paul Rudd and Emma Stone, to his “The Tonight Show” celebrity interviews, he can always […]

6 Feb

Good, Clean Communications

How Sometimes the Simplest Solutions Are the Best By Libby Esterle, Senior Account Executive My husband and I very rarely run errands together. In fact, I’m not entirely sure he feels 100 percent comfortable going to Kroger by himself…however, when we found ourselves out and about one sunny Sunday, we decided to pop into a […]