KGB Dots


  • Your Brand on Purpose

    Companies that have a clear understanding of why they exist can make better decisions about which actions to prioritize at any given moment. That’s particularly valuable in a crisis. Learn the value of leading your brand with purpose in our latest blog!

  • Future-Proof Businesses Led by Values.

    Product matters, but building a brand that is the heartbeat of a neighborhood or one admired around the world takes something more. And you won’t find it in a textbook or in an article on best practices. In part one of this two-part series, we’re going to visit a local brand and then compare at a global scale.

  • Company Culture? Here’s Where To Start.

    A company’s internal culture influences its brand as much as its customer’s perspective. So, it’s imperative that company leadership spend just as much time and effort listening to their own team members as they do their customers. Our latest blog explores how employers can achieve effective branding by listening to- and engaging with their employees.

  • Three Questions Brands Must Answer

    “Make the first move.” It’s a clever tagline that sums up how a woman can differentiate the Bumble dating app from any other. It speaks to something larger that brand innovators must do to be successful, and it starts with three questions.

  • Top 5 Findings for Leaders’ Confidence Amid Pandemic

    If you’re anything like us, you’re pensively waiting for the world to change back to something that might resemble “normal”. And while you’re waiting, your confidence level in everything from the strength of your branding to employee engagement to using technology varies wildly. We have good news to share: You aren’t alone. Read our blog to learn more!

  • PR & Marketing Insights: Week of July 27-31, 2020

    As we kick off a new month, check out our marketing and public relations insights for interesting perspectives on branding, microbusinesses and work-from-home trends.

  • PR & Marketing Insights: Week of July 13-17, 2020

    Once again, we’re witnessing cities and states shift gears in response to the pandemic, stirring up more feelings of uncertainty. In the hope of balancing that, we’re sharing a curated selection of thoughts about leadership, strategy and the economic opportunity behind the COVID-19 mask. We found these marketing and PR insights helpful and think you will, too.

  • Corporate Social Responsibility in Action: a New Critical Element of Marketing & Public Relations

    Corporate social responsibility has become a critical element in marketing and public relations plans, particularly during times of social strife. Cue COVID-19, Black Lives Matter and LGBTQ rights. Businesses, brands and celebrities have pivoted to focus on social responsibility and have been communicating their actions through advertising, social media and PR. While consumers have long memories, keeping up with which brand has done what – or nothing at all – and the outcomes get lost in the noise of communications. Did They Help? is a website that documents how brands and celebrities have been reacting to recent social issues and helps consumers track what’s being said and done, and by whom.

  • PR & Marketing Insights: Week of June 22-26, 2020

    Just when you think some sense of normalcy is on the horizon, the world proves you wrong. As we ride the roller coaster, one of the best things we can do for ourselves and others — besides wearing a mask — is to keep learning. I hope you find this week’s marketing, advertising and public relations information insightful.

  • Social Media Day 2020 Agency Picks

    In honor of Social Media Day 2020, we asked our Papa John’s team to share some of their favorite client work. We’ve been partnering with local Papa John’s branches on social media for the past few years and have always loved how creative we can get with their content and campaigns (the pizza perks aren’t bad either). This blog features a list of the account team’s top picks!