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January 13th, 2017

Our Plan-uary for your January.

By Brokaw Account Coordinator, Lindsey Brenkus INDISPUTABLE FACT: winter is a difficult time of the year to be a hopeful, positive person. Factors like the post-holiday crummies (a really real medical term), crappy weather, already-failing New Year’s resolutions, and circulating seasonal colds combine to make us bro-bros a bit cranky. Thankfully, there are still ways to brighten your spirits in Read More…

January 6th, 2017

4 reasons to lose ASAP from your vocab… ASAP.

By Brokaw Social and PR Strategist, Kelly Gentile Happy 2017, all! If you are a human on the Internet, you’ve likely been inundated with life-changing articles like: “5 traits of successful people to pick up in 2017” “How to set your goals in 2017” “Words to remove from your vocabulary in 2017” PRO TIP: most of these articles are total Read More…

December 30th, 2016

What 2nd Place In Fantasy Football Can Teach Us About Winning In Business.

By Brokaw Director of Strategic Planning, Tim Laubacher We all enjoy winning. In life and in business, winning is fun and rewarding. (Charlie Sheen would agree. #winning) But sometimes you have the unique, painful privilege of losing in the finals of not one but two fantasy football leagues. (Not so surprising, full disclosure, I suffered multiple close championship defeats last Read More…

December 22nd, 2016

Hark! It’s the 12 Days of Pitchmas!

It breaks our hearts to see starving clients go without great campaigns this season. Almost as much as it pains us to revisit all our previously pitched campaigns that never saw the light of day. So to keep our hearts from double-breaking, we’re giving away 12 free integrated campaigns to any company hoping to do more with less (a lot Read More…

October 24th, 2016

Your brand on SNL

By Brokaw Account Coordinator, Lindsey Brenkus Since their season premiere a few weeks ago, Saturday Night Live has seen their highest week-three rating in eight years. And while a certain screwball election may have something to do with that, there are still things we can learn from the very funny people at SNL on how to keep your brand fresh, Read More…

October 14th, 2016

Clown-lateral Damage

By Brokaw Copywriter and avid clown hunter, Aaron McBride A woman is pulling out of her driveway. She looks left. No cars. Then right. CLOWN! A college student kicks a soccer ball into the woods. He goes to retrieve it. CLOWN! A teenager attends an Insane Clown Posse show. He looks on stage. CLOWNS! Ok, this is bananas. Clowns are Read More…

October 7th, 2016

Sports Fever: Catch it!

By Brokaw Account Director, Jayme Kostelnik It’s a big week in Cleveland sports. Our very own WINdians hosted a playoff game yesterday—the first in three years. The Cavs, our beloved NBA champs, beat Orlando in their preseason debut on Wednesday. And this Sunday, our Brownies will suit up against the Patriots for Tom Brady’s return. Thankfully, our office is nearby Read More…

September 30th, 2016

Street Meat is ON FLEEK.

By Brokaw Senior Strategic Planner, Jessica Thompson Call them what you will…“roach coach,” “mobile kitchen,” “grease truck,”…food trucks are killing it. They’re nothing new if you really think about it. In the olden days, NYC had oyster carts rolling about. Military food kitchens were a thing. And then there’s the all-American hot dog cart and the ever-so-creepy ice cream truck. Read More…

August 12th, 2016

Think outside the coloring box

By Brokaw Interactive Art Director, Emily Downey It’s August. Which means back-to-school is right around the corner and parents everywhere are rejoicing. While most kids spent their summer vacation playing Pokémon Go! and terrorizing their siblings, a select few were hard at work crafting the next national campaign of a retail giant. ICYMI, Target did some amazing stuff with their Read More…

July 8th, 2016

Say hello to that summertime feelin’

By Brokaw Account Coordinator, Lindsey Brenkus The sun’s a-blazing. There’s a light chatter in the office. Daydreams of swimming pools and music festivals dance in your head. Your heart begins to beat faster as the clock ticks closer to that 5 o’clock finish line. And then BOOM! You’re fired because you were too distracted to work all day. This hypothetical Read More…