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CTP Plants Roots in North Carolina, Fueling Expansion with Deep Local Ties and Expertise

CTP Plants Roots in North Carolina, Fueling Expansion with Deep Local Ties and Expertise   BOSTON and WILMINGTON, N.C. (February 21, 2024) – CTP, a leading creative communications agency, today announced the opening of its office in North Carolina. The expansion is planned to fuel growth in industries where CTP has developed significant branding, advertising…

‘Personal Board of Directors’ A CTP Speaker Series with Paul Alexander, CMO, BU Questrom School of Business

‘Personal Board of Directors’ A CTP Speaker Series with Paul Alexander, CMO, BU Questrom School of Business   As part of the CTP Speaker Series, Paul Alexander recently held a powerful session at the agency. The Chief Marketing Officer for Boston University’s Questrom School of Business, he talked about the importance of creating a “Personal…

I helped launch the Bud Bowl 35 years ago. What if we did it today instead?

I helped launch the Bud Bowl 35 years ago. What if we did it today instead?   Conover Tuttle Pace’s Grant Pace helped launch the Bud Bowl, the long-running campaign enshrining Anheuser-Busch’s category exclusivity at the big game. He imagines how he would execute the work some 35 years later using what he calls ‘Touchdown…

Marketing Minute – January 2024

Marketing Minute – January 2024   January is a month for fresh starts and new beginnings, and tends to deliver a wave of change to the marketing landscape. Some of these may fade, while others gain steam and reshape how we connect with our audiences. And as predicted, this month we experienced a number of…

Thought Leaders Increasingly Hold the Keys to Brand Reputation and Trust

Thought Leaders Increasingly Hold the Keys to Brand Reputation and Trust   In 2005, Steve Jobs gave one of the great commencement speeches. You’ve probably seen it on YouTube, along with more than 40 million others. It had a relatively simple premise, with powerful context. “Today I want to tell you three stories from my…

An Interactive, AI-Powered Rollercoaster: The 2024 Advertising Playbook

An Interactive, AI-Powered Rollercoaster: The 2024 Advertising Playbook   If 2023 was an indicator, buckle up for a wild ride in 2024. From increasing adoption of generative AI, the blockbuster Barbenheimer fusion and Taylor Swift taking over the world, it was a major shakeup. Gone are the days of passive consumption; in 2024, media will…

Building Bridges with Social Media: The 2024 PR Playbook

Building Bridges with Social Media: The 2024 PR Playbook   Authenticity may have been 2023’s word of the year. But its cousin, genuine, may end up being the next word of the year. Especially in social media. In 2024, let’s set aside the algorithm dance and sponsored post treadmill for a moment and focus on…

Data, AI, and Storytelling: The 2024 PR Playbook

Data, AI, and Storytelling: The 2024 PR Playbook   Public Relations has never felt more dynamic, with the disruptive emergence of generative AI, and its broad implications, at the forefront of change that really began to be felt in 2023. And yet, the foundation of PR remains similar to what it’s always been: real, authentic,…

The Season of Hope

This time of year is often called the Season of Hope. And no matter the challenges we face each year, there is always reason for optimism as we head into a new year. But for many children and families in Greater Boston, their hopes this year are the same as they were last year, and…

Pantone’s Color of the Year: A Public Relations Masterstroke

Why the Buzz Over Peach Fuzz?   This time of year is all about colors. Red, green, silver. Blue and White. And, of course, Pantone’s Color of the Year. It’s highly anticipated in design and CPG, entertainment and social media. Its release also affords an example of the elements that comprise a strong, far-reaching public…

Pantone Peach Fuzz