Heritage Printing Case Study

A local printer has not only endured seismic shifts in its industry and thrived but has also reimagined itself by staying close to its customers and taking cues from their requests and feedback. The parent company of Cultivate Communications, Heritage Printing, has offered a wide spectrum of services to support its customers’ needs, providing a…

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The temptation to hammer your audience with a peppy sales pitch when you’re trying to write content can be hard to overcome. Marketers are supposed to market, right? So why shouldn’t we be screaming Buy! Buy! Buy! like freakshow carnival barkers? Oh, wait, that’s actually the answer. Yikes. Aggressiveness is out. Instead of demanding action…

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Direct mail can be a powerful tool, but not if it’s thrown in the trash without consideration. The best way to keep your direct mail campaign out of the garbage is to earn the trust of your recipients. Powerful brand storytelling is the best way to do that. With the right story, readers will care—and…

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Ford

Brand story. You’ve probably been hearing this phrase a lot these days—but if you’re a business that packages mulch or sells cement for commercial real estate construction, you’re probably scratching your head and thinking, “Story? I make powder that builders use to make concrete. What kind of story is that?” But your story isn’t about…

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True Colors Featured

Your logo and brand colors often create that key first impression in your customer’s mind—and visual impressions impact customer response. To harness the power of visual stimuli, you need to understand the psychology of color. Color invokes multiple layers of meaning, including instinctive responses associated with primal impulses and modern cultural cues based on familiar…

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