Articles by Shane M. Liebler

A journalist by trade, Shane Liebler tells stories that connect brands with target audiences and inspire them to act. He’s a writer, not a copy machine, and that approach brings exceptional content to every print or digital piece he pens. Shane taps into his past as a reporter and editor to develop clear messages that resonate in every medium, be it blog or brochure, sponsored content or script.

The 4 Keys to Great Cause-Related Marketing

Just because a company is not-for-profit doesn’t mean they aren’t in the marketing business as well. Marketing is an essential function of any organization, whether they’re for-profit or not. But in an industry that relies heavily on striking an emotional cord in the masses, it’s even more important for nonprofits to develop a “business model.”…
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Finding Your Stories and How to Tell Them

As destination marketers, we talk a lot about telling stories and its importance in luring travelers to your community. Storytelling is an easy term to say and throw around when developing content and strategy, but what does it really mean? And, more importantly, how do you do it? First, accept the truth: Every place has…
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Why You Need a Style Guide and How to Make One

Marketing is about clear communication and consequent engagement. Bad grammar, embarrassing misspellings and careless typos all erode credibility and even damage brand reputation. Unfortunately, another enemy of effective communication often goes overlooked: inconsistency. Just as a brand needs consistency in terms of messaging, look and feel, written words – the “voice” of an organization –…
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