Category Archives: Research

11 Aug

The Reopening Effect – What Marketers Need to Know About Consumer Media Habit Shifts

By Elyn Buscani, Account Manager

As it did for every other facet of our lives, COVID-19 greatly impacted consumer media habits. eMarketer reports that U.S. adults increased media consumption across all types in 2020 to a new high of 13 hours, 21 minutes per day (58 extra minutes year-to-year). Now that federal and state guidelines have relaxed, and ballparks and other venues are filling with people, what does consumer media consumption look like and what should marketers consider?

19 May
21 Apr

The Name Game

Changing Your Company’s Name? Start Here

By Libby Esterle, Senior Account Executive

One of the services we offer as a comprehensive marketing and communications agency are discovery audits— a thorough process that is designed to help our clients best position themselves in their industry and differentiate them from their competitors.

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 […]

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 […]

5 Mar
3 Sep
14 Aug

From Baby Boomers to Gen Z: How to Get Everyone’s Input on Your Public Involvement Project

By: Matt Fickenworth, Intern   When the government takes on an infrastructure improvement project, they’re required to get the public involved. They need to get public input and opinions before they can move forward. The challenge is reaching a diverse group of people across all ages, which can be tough when each generation receives their […]

22 Nov

From Phone Interviews to In-Person Interviews, These Hints Will Help You Nail It.

Over the course of my career in marketing communications, I’ve conducted many interviews with clients, their employees, key stakeholders and target audience members across Greater Cincinnati, including backgrounding sessions, media training and prep and as part of comprehensive communications audits—where we take a deep dive into our client’s industry to gain valuable insight so they […]

26 Jun

The Myth of “Likes” and “Follows” and Other New Insights

By: Kasi Detmer, Account Associate As Cincinnati marketing professionals, we like to stay informed of new studies relating to our field. A new study by 140 Proof and digital think tank IPG Media is now offering new insight into the way that social media users interact with brands on these platforms. The main takeaway of […]