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Create Big Buzz Around a Launch with Earned Media

When launching a new product or service, leveraging media relations can be a powerful tool to create awareness and build credibility. But, telling the media about a product’s benefits and features is where many companies start to hit barriers.

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“Dear Web Developer…”

Content management systems, e-commerce solutions, and drop and drag editors—where do I begin with web development?

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The Motion Agency received a Clutch Leader Award

Since 2007, we’ve risen up in the industry to be Chicago’s leading female-owned, award-winning marketing services agency.

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Urgent: Stop Using Creative Briefs

Agencies everywhere spend hours, days, weeks developing Creative Briefs that have real insights about the target audience, a real appreciation…

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What Kind of Agency Do You Want?

It would be simple if we were just an advertising agency. Or just a PR firm. Or we just did social media. Or digital advertising. Or in-store marketing. Or packaging. Or brand strategy. Or design. Or we just offered marketing services.The problem is: we do all of these, and more. And we do them well.

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All Hail the New King: Data

A couple weeks back, Publicis Groupe, a global marketing and communications leader housing big-name agencies such as Leo Burnett and Saatchi & Saatchi, announced they had purchased Epsilon to capitalize on the firm’s expertise in collecting and managing first-party data for target-marketing consumers.

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It’s The Audience, Stupid.

When Bill Clinton ran for the presidency against George W. Bush in 1992, the economy had turned soft: a recession. Clinton’s campaign adopted a rallying cry that they kept on their walls to stay on message — “It’s the economy, stupid.” As we know, Clinton won.

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Being an Iconoclast

Some studies show that women entrepreneurs are on the rise, yet not necessarily in the creative space. So, why aren’t there more woman-owned agencies? And why aren’t they bigger?

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The Impact of Color: Is Your Brand 50 Shades of Awesome?

Did you know that people make up their mind about a product within the first 90 seconds of interaction? A huge part of that impact is solely based on color. By participating as a member of organizations like the Color Marketing Group, agencies like Motion are more equipped to develop brand strategies with relevant color opportunities across industries.

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Media Relations: Tips for Tackling Thought Leadership

Elevating senior leadership’s exposure is important for any organization, but many don’t know where to start. Creating a successful thought leadership platform requires a customized approach specific to each company. The common thread is to strategically engage executives, and to lend their unique areas of expertise across multiple platforms. Here are some tips to get thought leadership efforts off the ground.

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