media

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 […]


Why Color Matters. Color Spectrum

More to a Logo Than Meets the Eye: Why Colors Matter

by Rebecca Hendrickson • October 10, 2018

When you think about your favorite fast food establishments – McDonald’s, In-N-Out, Carl’s Jr. or Hardee’s– what do they all have in common? Burgers? Fries? Sure, but that’s not quite what we’re looking at here. When you think about their logos, what do they all have in common? The colors used are almost identical. So, […]


Designing for Accessibility

Designing for Accessibility

by Rebecca McTear • September 14, 2018

Summer 2018 might as well be known as summer of the straw ban. Major U.S. cities and large corporations like Starbucks and American Airlines have vowed to ban or stop providing single-use plastic straws. Environmentalists see plastic straws as a “gateway plastic” that will diminish the public’s dependence on single-use plastic objects. While the environmental […]


TMG: Your One-Stop Shop for Marketing and Public Relations

by Boyd Bailey • September 7, 2018

A passion for the airline industry led me to TMG, where we serve many aviation clients, among others in a diverse set of industries, and where I oversee our international marketing and public relations practice. I enjoy working at TMG and the fun challenge of working with international clients every day that need Team TMG […]


print magazine advertising

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 […]