5 Ways to Make Instagram More Valuable for your Brand

There’s no denying the opportunities available for housewares brands on Instagram. The channel is growing like crazy, consumers are active + engaged. In 2018, 60% of Instagram users used the platform daily, including 55% of young adults who visited several times a day. Approximately 80% of all Instagram users follow a business on Instagram. Many posts continue…

7 Ways your Website is Costing you Money

Web design + development is no joke. We don’t claim to be experts, but we work with the best of the best and know that a website is an incredible investment for brands, + offers incredible opportunities. We also know some really smart people who believe that once a website is launched, it’s a self-sustaining piece of…

How to Convince Anyone that Content Marketing is a Must-Have

Content marketing isn’t a fad or a trend. It’s a movement, a shift in how brands connect with consumers. It’s more than an email blast or a blog post, it’s an ongoing commitment to creating and sharing engaging, purposeful content that converts. You’re probably here because you know what content marketing is and that it’s…

5 Housewares Marketing Trends for 2019 – Selling a Lifestyle, Not a Product

Shoppers today want a lot of things, you know that. Gone are the days when the lowest price or fastest delivery speed were the determining sales triggers for consumers. People pay more + are willing to wait for the products that help them create their own distinct identity, home + lifestyle. As more and more…

A Recap from the IHHS2019 Social Media & Digital Marketing Center

Another year, another exciting + jam packed International Home + Housewares Show is in the books! As we prep for the Show each year, we always get some sneak peeks of new things coming during our meetings with the Show team, but stepping onsite for the first time each year is always exciting! We had…

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Content Right Now

Full disclosure: I’m a perfectionist. As a writer and marketer, I’m always looking for ways to improve. As far as I’m concerned, nothing is ever “good enough,” especially when it comes to crafting content. If you’re anything like me, you may be looking for ways to improve the content you’re creating for your housewares brand…

Adapting to Change More Effectively Through Digital Marketing

How we’re helping housewares brands adapt with digital marketing… We’re all-in on housewares marketing, which means the challenges home and housewares brands are facing are always top of mind for our team.  But with IHA’s CHESS 2018 just around the corner, the conference’s theme: Adapting In the Face of Change has been on our minds even more than…

8 Inspired Fall Marketing Ideas

It’s still hot as can be here in Wisconsin, but the promise of cooler weather, crunchy leaves + pumpkin spice everything is just around the corner. Personally, I couldn’t be more excited… If you’re anything like us, you’re always looking ahead! Whether you’re as stressed out as your first day of middle school about Q4…