THE BRENITS CREATIVE BLOG

Insights on branding, marketing, and design.

We aim to provide helpful content to our clients and other businesses about brand marketing, design, and more.

How I Killed (and Fixed) My Email Campaigns

It took just ten minutes to update my DNS settings, and almost two weeks to fix the problem I created. This article is a cautionary tale of letting better get in the way of good enough.

Don’t Stop Marketing

Rather than stopping all of your marketing, consider instead changing your strategy. Instead of selling, inform. Instead of daily email blasts, send emails weekly (or monthly). Instead of doing the same thing you’ve always done, pivot to something different. Here are some specific ideas for this difficult time.

We’re all working from home now.

Since so many people are working from now, and Brenits Creative is a 100% remote-work team, I wanted to share the four things that I have been doing consistently for 20 years.

Don’t Stop Marketing

Don’t Stop Marketing

Rather than stopping all of your marketing, consider instead changing your strategy. Instead of selling, inform. Instead of daily email blasts, send emails weekly (or monthly). Instead of doing the same thing you’ve always done, pivot to something different. Here are some specific ideas for this difficult time.

How To Name Your Brand

How To Name Your Brand

To remind us that names have only as much power as we give them, Juliet in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, says (and I'm paraphrasing) "would not a rose by any other name, smell just as sweet"?  Um, no. Shakespeare obviously didn't have to worry about branding. Naming...

Scare Tactics In Branding and Marketing

Scare Tactics In Branding and Marketing

Human beings have base fears such as the need for protection, for reassurance, for status, for achievement, recognition, and so on. Addressing these fears is the basis for many brands’ positioning and their marketing. But how successful is fear as an emotive driver...

How Writing Helps Me Talk About What I Do

How Writing Helps Me Talk About What I Do

I attend a fair amount of networking events every month. As an entrepreneur providing expertise, doing it (mostly) on my own, I get most of my new business leads through referrals. So going to 7 to 10 gatherings per month to meet other entrepreneurs - some of whom...

To-Do, To-Don’t, To-Done!

To-Do, To-Don’t, To-Done!

Sometimes it feels like there’s a lot on my plate. I run my own business, sit on two boards, serve as leadership for my referral networking group, and I teach. Most importantly, I’m a husband and father. I have a lot of stuff that needs to get done every day. But I’m never overwhelmed enough to say, “my plate is overfull.”

Goalsetting With A Vivid Vision Document

Goalsetting With A Vivid Vision Document

Most business owners have an idea of what they want their company to look like. However, their employees can’t necessarily see that same vision for what the future can be. If you are struggling with writing a clear mission statement and vision statement, then you should try to write a Vivid Vision first.