The 10 Commandments of Branding

The 10 Commandments of Branding

So you’ve got a great idea and want to start a business. You just… start, right? Not so fast. If longevity is what you’re after, you need to work on branding. Branding is a general term that encompasses many moving parts relating to your business. It...
How to Attract Attendees to a Conference Exhibit Booth

How to Attract Attendees to a Conference Exhibit Booth

Hello and welcome to the 2022 SIIA AMPLIFY Conference! 🎙 We’re coming to you live from Washington, DC, where hundreds of nonprofit professionals are learning about best practices in association publishing. This is my first time exhibiting with SIIA, although...
Marketing Yourself Is HARD.

Marketing Yourself Is HARD.

Would it surprise you to know that marketers often have a hard time marketing themselves? It’s a conundrum, for sure. You’re great at what you do for others—so why can’t you just do it for yourself? I think the problem comes (at least for me) when...
Using Color for Your Personal Brand

Using Color for Your Personal Brand

One of my favorite quotes in Steel Magnolias is, “My colors are blush and bashful.” In the movie, Shelby is describing her wedding colors—which the rest of her family says make the church look like it’s drenched in Pepto Bismol. But Shelby knows one...