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Adapting a Communication Plan for COVID

The OBI Creative Communication Team sat down (virtually) recently to discuss how communicators should approach the remainder of the year from a planning and execution standpoint. We discussed tactics and topics marketing professionals and communicators will appreciate. Read the recap now!

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The Promise and Pitfalls of Marketing Automation: 3 Missteps To Avoid

Marketing automation platforms hold both promise and pitfalls for businesses. When used appropriately, they can help sales and marketing teams together gain a 360 degree view of the customer, and lead to an uptick in new sales as well as repeat business. When left to wither on the vine, marketing automation tools can become expensive excuses for lazy marketing mindsets.

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How To Build an Effective Media Buying Strategy During a Crisis

Digital media planning and buying is a process that helps businesses and brands connect with prospects and customers as they move through the four stages of the buyer journey. Learn how to take your prospects through that journey in this blog post detailing how to build an effective media buying strategy for your business.

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5 Crisis Communication Tips for Weathering a Global Crisis Well

As the old saying goes, failing to plan is planning to fail. Never has that been truer than in the face of a global crisis. How you respond – whether you are calm and collected or flustered and floundering, depends on how prepared you are for the crisis. Creating a crisis communications plan is the first step to ensuring your business survives the crisis.

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5 Quick Tips for a Successful Client/Agency Relationship

Every day at OBI, we have the opportunity to work on challenging and rewarding projects that push us creatively. We use research-based strategies to challenge traditional assumptions. We make an impact, for the companies we work with as well as for ourselves. What’s the reason our days look like that? It all boils down to […]

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Kevin Hutchison

Vice President of Client Relations and Business Development



Ann Pedersen

Director of Strategic Communications and Public Relations