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Make Your Pop-Ups Work For You, Not Against You

Remember pop-up books? They brought a little extra magic to storytime by adding a third dimension to the pages, and drawing us further into their imaginary worlds. Regular books just weren’t the same after you got a taste of pop-up books! Now, as an adult, “pop-up” might bring on a totally different range of emotion. Maybe annoyance, confusion, a dash of anger, or – every once in a blue moon – mild acceptance. Pop-ups in the adult realm now primarily describe those little boxes or entire screens that appear on a website we’re visiting. For those outside of the marketing

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Plugin To Some Easy Website Upgrades

Have you ever thought about how incredible of a dessert a s’more is? It’s simple to make, ready in basically a minute, and doesn’t require a ton of ingredients. We almost hate to say this…but there are actually some ways to make that s’more even better. Crazy, we know! But until you’ve swapped out those graham crackers for a couple of chocolate chip cookies and upgraded that chocolate bar to a Reese’s peanut butter cup, you just have no idea the heights this classic dessert can soar to. That same idea rings true with your website. (Hear us out!) Your

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Boosting Your Brand AND Your Posts On Social Media

Unless you’ve been living in total seclusion the past few months, you know that social media is no longer the bountiful marketing playground that it once was. Thanks to Facebook’s scandal, social media platforms have gotten incredibly protective and selective about what can be used and visible to users. For those of you who rely heavily on social media to market your companies and brands, what do you do now? How can you combat these new rules and regulations on your favored social media platforms and still get the most bang for your marketing buck? George Carlton, our Social Media

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What’s Brand Got To Do With It?

What does the word “brand” mean to you? Do logos and slogans come to mind? Maybe products or services? “Brand” and “branding” are multi-purpose terms that are fundamental to all facets of running a business. Your brand affects your marketing, your email signatures, your office layout, even the font you use! At Marbury, everything we do revolves around helping you stay true to who you are as a company, which means knowing your brand is vital to everyone’s success! Our Creative Director, Rob Marbury, walks us through the many hats that brands can wear. Make Your Mark The word “brand”

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The Birth of a Logo

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” – Andrew Grant In marketing, you have mere seconds to catch your target market’s eye and convince them to give you their precious attention. Planning your messaging and branding with this in mind is key to having a successful presence in your industry. Consumer mindsets change, though. Messaging will fluctuate as industry trends evolve. But there is one element of company’s brand that should represent company values, unique selling propositions, and offerings all within an instant: Your logo. Every company dreams of having “Golden Arches” notoriety and brand cult

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We aren’t just creative, we have values too!

A clear vision and strong values are the heart and soul of any company. As a creative studio, our outlook is a little different than the average joe, so we wanted our values to reflect that. As we are closing out summer and gearing up for the fall season, we figured it was a good time to reflect on what the five Marbury Creative Group values mean to us. Have faith Steve Hearn, Account Director: Having faith is an integral part of the company and also for each of us as individuals. Of course, the Christian values that serve as

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