22 08, 2017

Top Visual Marketing Trends

2018-05-16T11:32:29+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

By Becca Peterson Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, Tumblr… the list goes on and on. What catches your eye when on these social media platforms? Is it the text? Or is it the images, gifs and videos that make you stop and pay attention? It’s essential to make personal connections with your target audience by [...]

1 08, 2017

How to Create and Maintain a Strong Online Community

2018-05-16T11:32:29+00:00August 1st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Launching an online community may seem like an overwhelming task, but could be one of the most essential investments your company will make. With planning and a clear vision, you’ll be on the right track for a successful launch. How to get started building an online community: Know your purpose, goals and objectives. Starting from [...]

24 07, 2017

The Value of an Online Community

2018-05-16T11:32:29+00:00July 24th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

As social media grows, customers are seizing more power and influence. We are now living in the age of the customer, a time when customers have a huge influence on businesses and want to have a voice. Companies are beginning to create or leverage online communities — groups of people united around a common interest, [...]

11 07, 2017

Want to Reach Millennials? Master What Makes Them Tick

2018-05-16T11:32:29+00:00July 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Today’s marketers are highly motivated to reach millennials ages 18 to 34, and rightly so. They’re a diverse group with enormous buying power. But harnessing those dollars requires a marketer to understand generational nuances. Molly Holper, Activated Growth’s millennial intern, shares her insight. “Millennials want to feel a personal connection with a brand. I suggest [...]

8 03, 2017

AG Refreshes Carlson Commercial Website with New Branding

2018-05-16T11:32:33+00:00March 8th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Activated Growth was excited to partner with Carlson Commercial to update their website and align to their new branding. With our passion for creating meaningful experiences and audience engagement, Carlson Commercial turned to our team of experts. Carlson Commercial has a unique culture and a great story to tell. Bringing their brand to life on [...]

30 01, 2017

Social Media Trends for 2017

2018-05-16T11:32:33+00:00January 30th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

By Stacia Goodman Without question, social media feeds have become increasingly cluttered. It seems like every brand is jockeying for consumer brain space. But you can take steps to increase your chances of standing out. Below are some social media trends to help your efforts gain a foothold in 2017. If you take one thing [...]

16 12, 2016

AG Congratulates Dodge Nature Center on their 50th Anniversary

2018-05-16T11:32:33+00:00December 16th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Thomas Irvine Dodge Nature Center is an environmental education and habitat restoration organization that has been helping people engage with nature for 50 years. Dodge Nature Center provides exceptional experiences in nature through environmental education, property visits and events. To celebrate their 50th anniversary, they've invited Richard Louv, author of books including "Last Child [...]

26 09, 2016

Proud to Support and Participate in the Women Run the Cities 10 Year Anniversary Race

2016-10-19T13:55:13+00:00September 26th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Congratulations to Women Run the Cities for Their 10th Anniversary! Putting on a successful race for 10 years in today's race market is no simple task, but to continue to grow it is even more amazing - congratulations to WRTC and MNCREW. Activated Growth was excited to be a part of the amazing team that continued to [...]

26 08, 2016

AG Congratulates George Dental Group and Cedar Valley Dental on Their News Article

2016-08-27T03:56:04+00:00August 26th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

When George Dental Group acquired Cedar Valley Dental in July, they wanted to celebrate and get the word out to the public in a positive way. As their marketing and PR agency, Activated Growth stepped in to develop a public relations strategy. The strategy included not only PR, but also employee relations and patient [...]

3 08, 2016

AG Develops Unique and Customizable Brochure to Differentiate Carlson Commercial

2016-08-03T20:01:09+00:00August 3rd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Brand perceptions are formed incrementally over time, through every interaction your audience has with your organization. After working with Carlson Commercial on the development of new brand messaging and visual identity, we partnered with them to develop a brochure to tell their story, visually convey their strategic approach and engage their audience.

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