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That old magic ain’t what it used to be

By Jeromey Lloyd CD Projekt was on the way to the most successful product launch in its history: the December 2020 release of the video game Cyberpunk 2077. With a […]

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The Company(ies) We Keep

By Andrea Bullard It’s been said that every human being is a composite of the five people with whom they spend the most time. By virtue of association, the person […]

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The Game is Afoot

Tapping into New Markets through Brand Story By Meghan Termat Imagine this scene: A large arena with blinding lights illuminating a captive audience; loud music pumping from speakers; people sporting […]

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Trust Us: We’re Evil

In Order to Be Trusted, People Must Know What You Stand For By Ed Lynes “Don’t be evil:” It’s a pretty simple code of conduct most people could easily agree […]

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The Medicine of Marketing

Keep Spending More Money on Marketing That Doesn’t Deliver? That’s a Tough Pill to Swallow. By Meghan Termat For those seeking job security, it might be best to avoid the […]

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Kill Your Darlings

When Your Brand Becomes the Monster It Set Out to Destroy By Hannah Landers Music is intensely personal for each listener; it’s the soundtrack to first love, heartbreak, celebration, and […]

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Pass the Mic to the Smitten Customer

By Andrea Bullard By the time David Beckham agreed to serve as a brand ambassador for Samsung in 2012, the list of products endorsed by the soccer star had already […]

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Taking Business to Heart

By Meghan Termat “An Update from our CEO Regarding COVID-19…” It’s a ubiquitous subject line that has made people shudder throughout 2020, as messages bearing this header arrive in their […]

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The Strength in an Aspirational Brand

Throwing Weight Behind the Right Brand Message By Hannah Landers “Make yourself a gift to the world.” This is the message that fitness brand Equinox chose to broadcast to its […]

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Take ‘Em to the Promised Land

Brands can imbue pragmatic products with intrigue through storytelling that illustrates the worlds those products make possible. By Andrea Bullard On any given day, about a million Appen employees from around the […]

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