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Customer Experience: Fluidity vs. Friction

By | Digital, Marketing, Strategy

Every morning when I wake up, I pause for a moment. I think about the coming day and try to anticipate obstacles I may encounter. I hope for my entire day to go without a single hitch. I know it’s unrealistic, but that doesn’t stop me from trying to make it happen. By the time I’m done brushing my teeth often I’ve already met with…

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Olathe Health Building Sign

Olathe Health Bridges the Gap Between Perception and Reality

By | Creative, Health, Media, Strategy

To do more than merely survive in this business, to be successful, it’s always good to have a mantra. Something that you repeat over and over again when you’re lost in the marketing fog. Your true north of branding. One of my favorites is stolen from a wicked smart, always sly, perpetually smiling colleague of days gone by. His mantra? Perception is reality. This phrase…

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Kansas Behavioral Health Services, It Matters campaign

Walz Tetrick Partners with Kansas Prevention Agencies to Develop It Matters Campaign

By | Creative, Strategy

With “It Matters” campaign, Walz Tetrick Advertising helps Kansas Prevention Agencies offer a path to healing. CLIENT: Kansas Behavioral Health Services helps communities in every corner of the state understand the extent and cause of problems like alcohol abuse, drug use and suicide. GOAL: Empower those communities with tools and resources to make a positive change. Doing good work for people doing good. It’s not every day you…

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Raise Royal Campaign, Kansas City Royals

Swinging for the Fences to Create this Year’s KC Royals Campaign

By | Creative, Media, Sports Marketing, Strategy

Royals and Walz Tetrick Advertising Swing for the Fences to Create this Year’s Campaign Who wouldn’t want the Kansas City Royals as a client? The history. The passion. The rabidly loyal fan base. When it comes to being the steward of such an amazing brand, the opportunity can border on dumbfounding. Like the sport itself, every season brings new hope and new opportunities. And with…

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Bigfoot, Big Wheels and Big Walls: Walz Tetrick Advertising looks at 2017’s Super Bowl Ads

By | Creative, Media, Strategy

We saw three key trends in Sunday’s Super Bowl ads: themes of inclusion, digital integration and live engagement. As we’ve seen in the past, the slapstick comedy seems to win the day for Super Bowl advertising. Kia got top honors in the USA Today poll. But it was the political theme that seemed to get all the buzz. Themes of immigration, inclusion and a multi-cultural…

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Like surprises in your stocking

Like Surprises in Your Stocking: Walz Tetrick’s Media Team Talks Added Value

By | Media, Strategy

Often when advertisers think of benchmarking their media buying, they think of only what they pay for and not what they get. However, “added value” is an important component in the media value equation. It is the “extras” included when your media buy is put together. While sometimes difficult to measure, added value media is an important strategic opportunity not simply a bonus. I like…

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Truth in Advertising from Walz Tetrick: We Are So Not in a Post-Brand Era

By | Strategy

Oh how the prognosticators love to prognosticate. One of their favorite sports? Killing things. Lately, the most gratifying declaration in this most gratifying of blood sports is to announce the end of an era. This week, that’s the end of an era of brands. Not to sound too much like a grumpy old man but, poppycock. Brands are dead? Based on what? Coca-Cola’s brand value…

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