Category Archives: Marketing

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 […]

13 Aug

How to Use Instagram Stories to Engage Your Audience

By Libby Hagedon, Account Executive Who would have thought that disappearing video would be one of our favorite ways to share our lives on social media? Instagram Stories — 15-second videos, photos or text that disappear after 24 hours — are shared by 500 million users every day. Instagram is a great way for small […]

8 Jul

What 1,000 Consumers Told Us (and Why You Should Invest in Marketing Now)

By Mimi Rasor, APR, President As we all know, COVID-19 has turned our world upside down. Life as we know it has changed, and we will feel the effects of it for a very long time. Fortunately, we are also starting to responsibly re-open and this got us thinking—what’s the best way to connect with […]

24 Jun

A Teddy Bear and a Boy. Southwest Airlines Does It Again.

By Erika Turan, APR Differentiating a brand in a crowded, heavily regulated industry like the airlines is a challenge indeed. You can be no-frills, like Allegiant or Frontier. You can be one of the heritage brands offering extra perks for a price, like Delta, American or United. Or you can be memorable, personable and customer-centric, […]

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 […]

13 May
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 […]

20 Feb
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 […]