What’s the Buzz? Part 3: Branding/Creative Buzzwords

What’s the Buzz? Part 3: Branding/Creative Buzzwords By TVG Staff Branding and creative departments within agencies use their own language, which can seem complicated to those outside of the field. Understanding these buzzwords can help you better communicate what your company needs for branding, or what #PRpros are trying to tell you. We’ve created a Read More

Part 1: PR Buzzwords

by TVG Staff The business world is notorious for using jargon and industry-specific language, and PR is no exception.  Understanding this can help you better communicate what your company needs, or what your communication professionals are trying to tell you. Here at TVG, we’ve created a glossary of common terms used in the world of Read More

Snapchat’s Fantastic Filters and How to Use Them

It may seem counter-intuitive to think that Snapchat, notable for its vanishing messages and stories, could have a lasting impact on an audience. Yet brand after brand have showcased their products on the app, vying for the attention of the social network’s 188 million users. While the pictures themselves may not last long, the impression Read More

How to Find Your Brand Voice

Creating a Voice for Your Brand To any developing writer, the goal of establishing their “voice” is one that is both all-important and extremely confusing. The term “voice” is often thrown around without any explanation about what it means, or how a writer can work to make theirs consistent and unique. Voice can be complicated Read More

The Plague of Viral Marketing

The Red Swimsuit Phenomena: The Plague of Viral Marketing By Madeleine Smith On Wednesday, May 4, Sunny Co Clothing posted a picture on Instagram of a red swimsuit. If you posted the picture of the swimsuit on your Instagram within 24 hours, you were promised the same suit delivered free to your doorstep! While shipping and Read More

The Reality of Crisis Communications

The Reality of Crisis Communications By Andy Likes, TVG Senior Vice President In light of the recent events in the media, we wanted to share this piece written last year by our crisis communications and reputation management pro, Andy Likes. Not “If,” but “When” Throughout my 20+ years in broadcast journalism and public relations, I’ve Read More

So, You Want to Start a Blog…

So, You Want to Start a Blog… By Katie Miller, TVG Account Executive So, you want to start a blog? If you answered “yes” to this question, chances are you follow several blogs that have made you think, “I want to do that!” Whether they’re about food, travel, fitness, fashion and beauty, or pets, a Read More

Super Bowl 50 Ads

Watching It For The Ads By Jesse Selz, TVG Graphic Designer I’d be lying if I said I was big fan of football, or that I even attend Super Bowl events for the purpose of watching the game. However, there are many other coexisting elements which are persuasive enough to make me an active participant: Read More

Social Media “Best in Show”: The Brands that Rocked Social in 2015: Part 2

The Brands that Rocked Social in 2015: Part 2 By Abbey Theban, TVG Assistant Account Executive Did you catch Part 1 of our totally awesome social media awards show blog? Now it’s time for Part 2! Check out the rest of our picks for the most inspiring/hilarious/innovative social media accounts. We’re giving you the best Read More

Social Media “Best in Show”: The Brands that Rocked Social in 2015: Part 1

The Brands that Rocked Social in 2015: Part 1 By Abbey Theban, TVG Assistant Account Executive So this blog post is going to be a little different. No advice, no lessons… just an appreciation for some good ‘ole social media accounts. We’ve decided that brands aren’t getting enough recognition for their social media successes. That’s Read More

Typography Matters: Part 2

Typography Matters: Part 2 By Jesse Selz, TVG Graphic Designer “From all these experiences the most important thing I have learned is that legibility and beauty stand close together and that type design, in its restraint, should be only felt but not perceived by the reader.” – Adrian Frutiger Typography Matters: Part 2 November 14th, Read More

Typography Matters: Part 1

Typography Matters: Part 1 By Jesse Selz, TVG Graphic Designer Content marketing has become one of the primary ways of retaining customers, attracting new clients, and generating leads, sales, and profit for a company. While the content itself on a website is incredibly important, another crucial aspect of content marketing is typography. Typography Matters: Part Read More