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Anatomy of a Brand Workshop Day: 5 Elements for a Successful Workshop

Posted by Todd Felton on Jun 23, 2017 5:29:24 PM

Considering a brand workshop? Start here.

Having a strong brand is vital. One way to get to a strong brand is through a brand or core messaging workshop. If you are considering one, here is what you need to be sure to include these five things:

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Tags: Brand Voice, Branding & Strategy, Core Messaging, Brand Voice, Logo & Brand Assets, nonprofit, social impact sector

Knowledge is Power. Don’t Abuse it When You’re Creating Content.

Posted by Andrew Peterson on Jun 20, 2017 8:34:10 PM

When you’re trying to sell something, it’s terrific to have plenty to say about it.

The more features, advantages and benefits you can communicate, the more points of persuasion you have to offer, the more ways you have to differentiate your offering vs. your competition’s, the sooner you can get to close. Right?

Too much information, driving me insane.

Trouble starts when you try, as a beloved mentor would say, to stuff 10 pounds of poop into a 5-pound burlap bag. The bag loses, and so do you.

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Tags: Audience Segmentation, Content Strategy, Core Messaging, Digital Marketing, General, Marketing Strategy

[NEW CUSTOMER] StitchDX Partners with Hartford Nonprofit MoveUp

Posted by Todd Felton on Jun 5, 2017 5:08:17 PM

Reimagining a nonprofit website as a tool for lifting Hartford residents out of poverty.

Lowell, Massachusetts. Digital marketing and brand strategy agency stitchDX today announced that it is partnering with the Connecticut-based nonprofit, MoveUP. MoveUP identifies the most pressing needs facing adult learners and convenes the programs and people best-suited to devise solutions.

“We’re focused squarely on inspiring and supporting the type of creative thinking and collective action that will be catalysts for change in the greater Hartford area,” says MoveUp’s executive director, Sarah Dudzic, “and we excited for stitchDX to help us build the tools we need to do our job.”

New tools allow for new strategies

“Traditionally, nonprofits with limited budgets had little access to the type of digital marketing tools large corporations can afford,” said stitchDX Principal and Non-Profit Practice Lead Todd Felton. “Now, open-source and low-cost marketing automation technology enable nonprofits and social impact organizations to use digital tools to achieve their missions. Our newest client is as eager as we are to leverage that technology in their new website to enhance visitor engagement and strengthen their respected leadership position in addressing poverty in Hartford and beyond.”

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Tags: Brand Voice, Content Strategy, Core Messaging, Digital Marketing, General, Logo & Brand Assets, Marketing Automation, Marketing Strategy, News Release, Web Design & Development

[EBOOK] 10 critical questions to ask about your website

Posted by Brian Bolton on Jun 2, 2017 10:01:46 AM

You can build an awesome-looking, feature-packed business website with relative ease on any number of easy-to-use platforms. What makes your website truly awesome, however, is how hard and how well it works to grow your organization.

Assessing and improving the performance of your website is a matter of asking the right questions. Fortunately for owners and managers of small-to-medium-size businesses, StitchDX has assembled them in our latest eBook, The 10 Critical Questions You Should Ask About Your Website.

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Tags: Brand Voice, Content Strategy, Core Messaging, CRM, Digital Marketing, General, Marketing Automation, Marketing Strategy, Web Design & Development

New Study: Writing has Become a “Unicorn Skill.”

Posted by Andrew Peterson on May 25, 2017 2:50:31 PM

Content marketing is critical to sustainable profitability and growth. So shouldn’t your content marketing efforts be of the highest quality?

As an almost-old-timer in the content development game, I perk up whenever I see any argument in support of the “good writing isn’t dead” side. The latest (and a really good one, IMHO): a post at fastcompany.com reminding us that design can’t achieve its full potential without high-quality wordcraft, and that for designers, writing is a rare and valuable “unicorn skill.”

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Tags: Brand Voice, Content Strategy, Core Messaging, Digital Marketing, General, Marketing Strategy, Social Media

Why A Strong Brand Understanding is a Digital Marketer’s Strongest Lever

Posted by Todd Felton on Feb 8, 2017 8:28:40 PM

The real problem is not lack of money

One of the biggest obstacles facing the marketing departments of small and medium-sized businesses (and far too many nonprofits and social good organizations as well) is actually not lack of money—it’s lack of a  strong brand understanding.

Too many businesses and social good organizations haven’t spent the time necessary to build a clear internal understanding of their brand. They miss the crafting of the core messages at the foundation of what Mark Di Somma calls “The Brand DNA.” This leads to wasting time and resources on brand messages and activities that are not compelling and don’t work in concert to achieve strategic goals.

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Tags: Boston Digital Marketing, Brand Voice, Branding & Strategy, Content Strategy, Core Messaging, Brand Voice, Digital Marketing, Digital Marketing Strategy, Elevator Pitch, Marketing Strategy

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