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04 Company Soul Purpose

Rise Up: Building a Company with Soul and Purpose

Dan Stone / March 02, 2017

There’s a new trend on the corporate horizon—one that emphasizes doing good and making money. And it’s taking the business world by storm. Oliver Russell’s founder, Russ Stoddard, act as your guide in the new book Rise Up—How to Build a Socially Conscious Business. 

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Oliver Russell Gains Best Workplace and Employee Impact Award

Russ Stoddard / February 08, 2017

What’s a company without the people who work there, we ask you?

Pretty basic notion, especially while we humans are still running the show, robots and AI be damned!

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New Purpose-Driven Clients Select Oliver Russell

Russ Stoddard / January 27, 2017

It’s rewarding to specialize in marketing for companies and organizations with products, services, or business models that benefit society.

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Generation Z, Millennials, and You

Generation Z grew up in the shadow of the most diverse and populous generation since the baby boomers—millennials. But unlike millennials, they are true digital natives and have come/are coming of age with unlimited internet access, established social media platforms, abundant access to high-speed internet and “smart” devices of all kinds, the most ubiquitous being smartphones and tablets. In a big way, their lives are defined by the space they inhabit in the digital world.  

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Impact Investing Finds its Force For Good

Russ Stoddard / January 11, 2017

We are teaming up with more than 20 B Corp CEOs to help launch the world’s first B Corp accelerator, the Force for Good Accelerator / Fund.

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A Peek into Santa’s Workshop: The Making of 25 Days of Awesome

Shawna Samuelson / December 15, 2016

We’re celebrating our 25th anniversary with a daily holiday sweepstakes contest called 25 Days of Awesome. Get a behind the scenes look at how the campaign came together—and even managed to launch on time.

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Digital Marketing for Social Justice

Russ Stoddard / December 08, 2016

We’re using the tools of our profession to help support Jim Walker—a man wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for 22 years.

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Giddy About Content Management

Stuart Walsh / December 06, 2016

If there’s one thing Oliver Russell takes seriously, it’s content. We take our content management system just as seriously—which is why we use Craft CMS. 

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Are You Ready for 25 Days of Awesome?

Jay Saenz / December 01, 2016

We are happy to celebrate our 25th anniversary in business this year! Since the beginning, we’ve done our best to live according to our values: we strive to be creative, collaborative, progressive, and socially responsible in all our dealings—even our celebrations! 

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Three New Clients: One Common Goal

Russ Stoddard / November 21, 2016

We recently picked up branding, food packaging, and web redesign assignments from three interesting companies. While all three are vastly different, they share a common thread—trying to operate in ways that are beneficial to our planet. 

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10 Things We Learned From Our Site Redesign

Adie Bartron / November 09, 2016

When we set out to redesign our website we wanted to create a beautiful yet simple site that offers insight into our company, showcases our work, and offers helpful, thought-provoking content.

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Social Responsibility Takes Center Stage with Launch of New Site

Russ Stoddard / November 02, 2016

Why we built a new site to double down on our commitment to build brands for purpose-driven companies.

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The Function of Form: The Rise of Reusable Packaging

Jay Saenz / October 25, 2016

Is it time for your company to redesign its packaging? If sustainability and reusability are at the heart of your company’s values, then the answer is most likely yes.  

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29 Google Pop Ups

Google Sets Its Sights on the Pop-Up Ad

Jay Saenz / September 29, 2016

Ethan Zucarman didn’t mean to annoy you. He was simply trying to solve a problem for his employer.

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25 Brands And Apps

Brands and Apps that are Revolutionizing the Food Industry

Russ Stoddard / August 09, 2016

These three new food companies are revolutionizing the food industry.

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23 Pokemon Go

Why Pokémon Go Matters to Your Brand

Jay Saenz / August 02, 2016

Pokémon Go brings gaming into the real world and customers right to your door step.

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21 Natural Foods

Natural Foods and Mission-based Consumers

Russ Stoddard / June 01, 2016

We came away from Expo West with some interesting info regarding consumer values.

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19 3D Print

Building a Mini-Marketing Factory

Jay Saenz / May 20, 2016

Oliver Russell's mini-marketing factory goes live. 

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20 Public Benefit Report

Social Impact: Public Benefit Report Details Our CSR

Russ Stoddard / May 05, 2016

We chronicle 12 months of measurable impact in our first public benefit report.

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17 Virtual Reality

Venturing Into Alternate Realities

Jay Saenz / April 27, 2016

Virtual Reality is here. Has your company started using it to tell its story? 

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16 Deloitte

2016 Deloitte Millennial Survey: Retaining Millennial Employees

Shawna Samuelson / April 21, 2016

Millennials are moving and shaking up the workplace—but why?

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18 Agency Stalking

Why Your Agency Is Stalking Ours

Jay Saenz / April 15, 2016

We've noticed an interesting trend in our website data. Your agency is stalking us. 

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13 Impact Investing

Impact Investing for Social Enterprises: A New Source of Funding

Russ Stoddard / March 30, 2016

Patagonia and TOMS are now turning equity investments into purposeful returns.

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14 Treefort Green Team

Branding Treefort Music Festival’s Sustainability Team

Adie Bartron / March 24, 2016

How a dancing acorn became the face of the Green Team.

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