cannabis branding

Cannabis Branding 2018: Lessons from the Field

The cannabis industry, and cannabis branding, is no longer an underworld. With numerous states legalizing the stuff, the industry, while still flushing out supply-side overgrowth, indicates a continued competitive environment, and with it, the need to carve a position and create value in newly emerging...

transparency in paid advertising

Digital Transparency in Paid Advertising

Digital transparency has become an issue on everyone's radar. It's one that affects all sides of the coin, and if the subject doesn't stay front and center, it will persist and become a problem that's unavoidable over the long term. While transparency in paid advertising has...

branding matters to social

Why Branding Matters Today in Social Media

During the past decade, social media's traffic and growth have outpaced many other things. While many of us spend chunks of our downtime on social media, we're not as often there searching for services. Facebook knows this, too. And to respond, Facebook recently rolled out...

Behind the Scenes of a Commercial Shoot

 Many of us see TV commercials, especially during big events like the Superbowl, and chuckle or smile — especially if they’re done right. We wanted to give you a behind the scenes look into the preparation and filming of a commercial branding shoot this spring for Villano...

The Newest Best Practice of SEO? Engagement

With 2016 quickly approaching, there’s a lot of talk among the tech savvy about the newest best practices of SEO for the coming year. While the use of title tags, keywords and traditional best practice of SEO will still persist, we’re more interested in engagement....