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Data & Our Connection Economy

  If you’ve heard of marketing expert and author Seth Godin, you’re probably familiar with his thoughts about marketing in our new economy. According to Godin, we’re no longer an industrial economy; we’re a “connection economy.”   Godin asserts that this shift has created a cluttered world in which your target customer is drowning in [...]

Data & Our Connection Economy2018-11-01T09:54:09+00:00

Dotted Line Announces Brandcenter Partnership

Dotted Line Collaborations announces a new program in partnership with VCU’s Brandcenter called Launchpad.  Launchpad hires two select graduate level students who are craving work experience while also finishing their studies and provides them with valuable client experience in the short-term.  2019 Launchpad team members are Katrine Limseth (UX, 2019) and Cait Russell (Strategy, 2019). [...]

Dotted Line Announces Brandcenter Partnership2018-10-05T13:50:34+00:00

How to Use Data to Provide Insights and Enable Action

  In today’s world data continues to be readily available with more and more of it at our fingertips. It comes in many forms and reports; AdWords, Google Analytics, media partners’ dashboards, and the list can go on and on. With the volume of information and the speed of its acquisition, the question is how [...]

How to Use Data to Provide Insights and Enable Action2018-09-26T16:10:15+00:00

Trend Watch: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Trend Watch: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words   With 80% of American adults carrying smartphones in their pockets, the phone is becoming a pivotal tool to connect with consumers.  From generating branded content to intercepting your audience at point of purchase, you better be ready to roll with your customers’ camera roll.   [...]

Trend Watch: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words2018-09-04T15:48:27+00:00

Connecting with a Brand in a Surprising Way

The Magic Foam Experience: Connecting with a Brand in a Surprising Way   As marketers, a question clients always seem to ask us is what else could we be doing? Something different, something creative, something outside the box? Someone once told me that there is no box, meaning never limit your creativity and ideas, always [...]

Connecting with a Brand in a Surprising Way2018-08-22T19:16:15+00:00

Dotted Line Named A Top Marketing Firm in Richmond

Each year, Richmond Biz Sense presents a list of top advertising, marketing and public relations firms in the Richmond area.  This year, Dotted Line Collaborations was added to the list as a top marketing firm in Richmond. Find full list here.

Dotted Line Named A Top Marketing Firm in Richmond2018-08-14T16:56:57+00:00

Dotted Line Welcomes Christie Hach

  Christie has joined the Dotted Line team as Dotted Line Collaborations' new Account Director.   Coming from Barber Martin Agency, Christie brings with her more than 10 years of experience in the advertising industry, working with clients both large and small (nTelos Wireless, Cato Fashions, Adolf Jewelers), national and local (sweetFrog Premium Frozen Yogurt, [...]

Dotted Line Welcomes Christie Hach2018-07-16T15:08:54+00:00

Building Brands with Purpose

Choices. The retail space is filled with them; from ice cream varieties, to shoes, to cleaning supplies and even socks. As a consumer how do we choose the brand of goods we want to purchase? And as a marketer how do you stand out? While some brands differentiate on price or superior quality, there is [...]

Building Brands with Purpose2018-08-22T19:16:55+00:00

Building a Kingdom, Not a Castle

Building a Kingdom, Not a Castle: Our Journey to Fueling Passion and Finding Purpose You often hear people say they started a company or organization because they had a great passion for a particular challenge.  It is one of the best parts of hearing the story of a company. However, how often does it seem [...]

Building a Kingdom, Not a Castle2018-08-22T19:24:57+00:00

The Secret Sauce

Do you have a certain dish at a favorite restaurant or at family gatherings that you’ve come to know, love and crave? Maybe it’s an amazing main dish, a favorite type of cuisine, or an old-fashioned recipe that’s been handed down and is served only once a year. Have you ever wondered what makes it [...]

The Secret Sauce2018-08-22T19:25:45+00:00