Believe in Wonder

November 26, 2012

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After 35 years, Wonderworks Children Museum was finally moving into their own building and they needed a poster to announce the Grand Opening Auction. But this wasn’t a straightforward Grand Opening since only half of the building had been paid for. We needed to make sure that people understood this and didn’t get confused the […]

Manifesto Workshop Oct 18th

October 1, 2012

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The manifesto is a great tool for sharpening what your company stands for. It demands that you rise beyond product benefits to stand out and be interesting. Use it to motivate current staff (even if that’s only you!), to attract new employees or to spark a larger conversation in social media.

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Gorge-Area Small Businesses

August 1, 2012

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Since moving back to the Gorge, I’ve become a passionate supporter of local business. Most small companies can’t afford their own brand strategist and yet need their marketing budget to work far more efficiently than any blue chip corporation.  So I’ve developed streamlined packages for small businesses in the Gorge to quickly get sorted out. […]

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June 1, 2012

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We’re in the process of building an iPhone app that let’s you build your own mystery dates and tours. Will launch with sample ventures in almost every major city in the US -thanks to two big RV trips we took last fall and this spring. More info to come -stay tuned!

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Cutting Edge Credit Union

April 1, 2012

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Study after study shows credit unions outranking banks in satisfaction, service, trust and overall approval. And yet they receive a fraction of the customer numbers and investment levels. So we dug deep to find out why. The goal was to develop a new mission statement that would work internally to unify staff and replace their […]

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Bees’ Reprieve

November 1, 2011

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My Dad, Jim Reed,  has an organic orchard in the Gorge that grows cherries, peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots, table grapes and one acre of wine grapes.  15 years ago we did something pretty rare in the fruit business -we branded Dad’s fruit so that produce managers and customers knew which cherries or peaches were from […]

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Propaganda Seed Co

August 1, 2011

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Launched a website for farmers markets and other food organizations who want to get the word out about buying local, eating better and generally fixing the issues with our current food system. Propaganda Seed Co includes themes, events, displays and pictures that can be passed on, used or repeated as desired. All themes and events […]