Feel-Good COVID-19 Social Media Campaigns

When stay at home orders began in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, communities sprinted to get out the key messaging and facts, and suddenly everyone was in information overload. In light of the overload, we pitched to one of our clients, Union County Government in North Carolina, that we needed to put the human angle at the forefront to put …

How to Upload Your Own Zoom Backgrounds

At Haven Creative, one of our core values is to “Have Fun.” While the introvert in all of us is rejoicing at the opportunity to socially distance ourselves from the world, the extrovert in all of us is itching for some interaction! Have no fear, my friends, we have a fun challenge for you. We’re all about a good social …

How to Keep Your Community Calm During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Over the last few days, the nation has been racing against time and the inevitability of human contact to contain the outbreak of COVID-19, known as Coronavirus, in the United States. Some communities have been impacted more strongly than others, reporting more and more new cases of Coronavirus every day, while other communities are bracing for the impact of their …

What Does a Brand Book Include?

Great marketing starts with a story. Do you have all of the chapters you need to tell your story? If not, you need a brand book! Branding is more than a logo or a tagline – it’s based on perception. Branding is the communication of values, characteristics, and unique attributes of your community or business – the complete story. Through strategic …

Why Community Event Logos Are Important

Summer events are right around the corner, and most communities are preparing for them in early Spring, if not earlier. If your community’s events have had the same logo design for several years, it might be time to consider rebranding them this year. In this episode of the Maven Minute, we dive into the reasons you should rebrand your community …

The Skim on Social Media Analytics

If you’ve spent a ton of time curating some super snarky, knee-slapping, punny social media content and are wondering why you aren’t getting any “likes,” you might be feeling like the gif on the left. We might be able to shed a little insight! The reason behind your digital unpopularity boils down to the ever-changing, unbelievably complicated metric, social media platforms …

Announcing the Maven Minute Series

At Haven Creative, our mission is to, “make mavens of our peers and partners.” A maven is an expert or connoisseur. As marketing mavens, that means we are committed to sharing our expertise with you so that you can be a maven too! We are excited to launch our Maven Minute video series featuring your very own Mavens! Every other …

4 Tips for Successful Web Design

“Google it.”   “Search it up.” “YouTube it.”   These are all things we hear and say on a daily basis. We can quite literally research just about anything we want to know. Information is available at our fingertips. This is awesome, right? Let’s turn the tables from searcher/consumer to informer/sales. We all want the world to know about our …

Why YOU Need a BHAG For Your Organization

We firmly believe everyone needs a BHAG. We have one. President John F. Kennedy had one. Microsoft had one. BHAGs have led to some of the biggest successes in American history. Our BHAG is to impact one million lives through communication and branding efforts. When we first decided this was our BHAG, it seemed impossible. Just two years later, we’ve impacted almost 300,000 lives… and …