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 …

How to Write a Community Branding Request for Proposal

As a government entity, requests for proposals (RFPs) are a great way to help ensure your company procures the most competitively priced services you need to complete your project. In the marketing agency world, however, requests for proposals are often seen as a necessary evil to get work because the process is often complex and lengthy. If you are seeking …

Easy Content Pieces to Improve Communication in Your Community

You’re posting consistent news on social media, tracking metrics and engaging with residents online, and yet you still hear the same feedback: “We’re not communicating enough!” It can be frustrating when you’re already pressed for time and are being asked to put even more content out to your community. We feel you, and we’re here to help with your local …