Here at TIV Branding, our theme for 2018 was efficiency. Efficiency is an essential foundational piece for any agency and we are wrapping up the year with the implementation of our new project management system. It’s stupid efficient and you’re going to love it! Once you’ve got a foundation, you can build…and 2019 is all… Read more »

Marketing Acronyms

Have you ever been in a meeting or speaking with some marketing shmuck and you realize you have no idea what in the world they are talking about? It’s probably because they are using acronyms that mean diddly squat to people who don’t live in the marketing space on a daily basis. Well, we understand…. Read more »

Search Placement and Targeted Online Ads

In part one of How To Make Search Placement and Targeted Online Ads Work Together we discussed search rankings, Google Ads, Google display ads along with review sites. Here we will discuss targeted ads, programmatic ads, email, and social media advertising. by combining all these channels you will have accomplished what many companies have not done,… Read more »

Dog and Pony

I started my career as a graphic designer. Actually, my title was PR Assistant. But I was in charge of graphic design among other tasks, and my degree is in design. I’ve come to learn that the trajectory of my career is not unusual: Start doing design and eventually move to Creative Director where you’re… Read more »

How To Properly Track Campaigns

Here we are, in the middle of Q4. You’ve set up your marketing campaigns (hopefully) and you’re either about to launch or have already done so. If you’re lucky enough to have an ecommerce site, then tracking shouldn’t be an issue because you can see every step people take on your website and you can… Read more »

Client Freak Out

Yup. I said it. Client freak outs are a good thing. Sure, they feel really, really bad at the time, but I attribute many of our best practices and process improvements to some solid freak outs. Regular Check-ins Everyone is busy. We’re busy and clients are busy. And if clients are really busy we’re often… Read more »

Multi-Platform Marketing Campaign

As A 360 Agency, TIV Branding specializes in creating campaigns that generate new customers for our clients.  As anyone with an active email account, telephone, or snail mail box can tell you, the world is full of emails, display ads, social media posts, direct mail pieces and phone solicitations from all manner of businesses offering… Read more »


“Of special note: I can’t think of a restaurant on this list that has a better graphic treatment — from coasters to website, from the menu design to the typography.”  – San Francisco Chronicle, “The Most Beautiful Restaurants in San Francisco“ Designers don’t typically get a lot of props. We are happy if our clients are happy and… Read more »

SEO and Social Media

There is very little documentation and a whole lot of individual trial and error knowledge that “defines” the relationship between social media and SEO. How can we get the engagement that we want out of social media while getting the maximum SEO benefits from your efforts?  The answer is Social Listening. A social media listening/monitoring tool… Read more »