Marketing

instagram

Making Instagram Work for Your Brand, No Matter What You Sell

by Ellen Huber • October 23, 2018

Everyone who is active on social media can appreciate Instagram’s ability to serve as an effective marketing platform for brands. Brands selling highly ‘grammable products like AirBnB (think: picturesque getaways) or Adobe (stunning graphic design) have content that lends itself perfectly to the platform. But what if your brand doesn’t fit neatly into the cookie-cutter […]


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How to Design Ads for Print Magazines Like A Pro

by Ellen Huber • August 2, 2018

Sure, digital advertising dominates the game in terms of volume and spend, but there’s one metric that’s even more important: return on investment. It’s actually print magazine advertising—not digital mobile or video—that earns the highest return. The first step is understanding the consumer psychology behind it. Studies show that because we view print magazine ads […]


Where Old Meets New: Winning the Digital Outdoor Ad Game

by Ellen Huber • June 25, 2018

Where Old Meets New: Winning the Digital Outdoor Ad Game It’s 2018, and the Mad Men days of advertising are over. By year’s end, digital advertising will increase 18.7% to a 107.3 billion dollar industry in the U.S. alone. By comparison, out-of-home (OOH) advertising—any ads shown outdoors—will reach just a fraction of that figure. But […]


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How to Win the Digital Marketing Game in 2018

by Ellen Huber • January 19, 2018

New year, new digital marketing trends that will dominate—and transform—the landscape. At The Moak Group, we’re on the cutting-edge of this space. Here’s what we see changing the game in 2018. Say goodbye to organic reach It’s a pay-to-play world and we’re all just living in it—especially today’s marketers. Slowly but surely, Facebook has been […]


The Role of Story-Telling in Marketing

by Noah Walker • December 5, 2017

The Story Growing up, James’ parents date night was always on Wednesday. Which meant every Wednesday as the babysitter arrived and James prepared for bed, his father would emerge from the bathroom, his face covered in tiny dots of toilet paper from a rough shave. Some of James’ fondest memories with his dad were the […]