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Evoke Idea Group Awarded WBE Certification

Evoke Idea Group Awarded WBE Certification

Evoke Idea Group, an award-winning full-service national marketing and design agency, proudly announced the firm has received national WBE certification from The Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBENC). Headquartered in the Chicago suburb of St. Charles, Illinois, Evoke was founded in 1996 by Jennifer Sailer. With…

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Selecting a Design Agency: 8 Reasons You Shouldn’t Consider

With nearly 40,000 businesses in the United States classified as advertising firms, design studios or related businesses, according to Statista, there is no shortage of options when looking for a design agency partner. But there are a number of questions that businesses often ask themselves…

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Storytelling Helps Brands Dive Deeper

Storytelling Helps Brands Dive Deeper

Advertising that evokes emotion will always rank higher than information presented in a lackluster manner. Emotion sells brands. In fact, studies show that television ads that appeal to emotions influence people three times more to purchase brands than ads that don’t. This is why storytelling…

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Is Advertising Blindness Hindering Your Success?

Is Advertising Blindness Hindering Your Success?

When you’ve been with a company for more than a couple of years, it can get to be pretty routine. The advertising might look cohesive, but has reached saturation with your audience, your internal team and face it — even yourself. One of the first clues…

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Drive Visitors with 4 Easy Tourism Marketing Strategies

Drive Visitors with 4 Easy Tourism Marketing Strategies

Tourism marketing can be very challenging. Whether you work for a convention and visitors bureau, hotel, airline, local attraction or other tourist-related company, the importance of developing the right tourism marketing mix is only half the equation. In this age of digital media, reviews spread…

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4 Ways Print Wins in the Battle for Attention

4 Ways Print Wins in the Battle for Attention

If you’re thinking that all signs point to a digital-filled future of marketing, think again. Print is not dead. In an effort to examine whether digital or print mail advertising was most effective, the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (OIG) commissioned Temple University…

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6 Steps to Successful Holiday Marketing

6 Steps to Successful Holiday Marketing

The holiday season can be intimidating for business owners and marketers who aren’t sure whether to opt out of holiday marketing or go full speed ahead. Of course, if you’re a retailer the approach is more cut and dry. However, if your business sells products…

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Being Liked is Nice, but Social Engagement is What Counts

Being Liked is Nice, but Social Engagement is What Counts

Many companies, who are either new to digital marketing or have not had the conversion success they expected, were often misdirected to think social engagement campaigns should focus on garnering “likes”. However, increasing “likes” is nothing more than an uptick of social approval. It is…

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Evoke Idea Group Wins Top Print Design Award

Evoke Idea Group Wins Top Print Design Award

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve done it again! It’s a feather in our cap and one we do not take lightly. We put every ounce of creativity and strategy into every, single project and campaign that comes through our doors. So winning another award…

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Why a Brand, Not Just a Logo Design, Is Vital to Profits

Why a Brand, Not Just a Logo Design, Is Vital to Profits

When you think about branding or rebranding your business, do you automatically think “logo design”? Many business owners think they are following strict branding guidelines once their logo design is developed and placed on everything from business cards to uniforms. A company’s “logomark” is only…

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