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8 of Our Favorite Things from 2020

Well, we made it. 2020 is over. What a wild ride this last year has been for everyone, including us at Polymath Innovations. What began as a year of great promise quickly turned into…something else…as plans, campaigns, and projects were simultaneously upended by a global health crisis and transformed by rapid shifts toward digital-first communications….

Marketing to Gen Z: Trends and Tips You Need to Know

The past 15 years have seen countless think pieces on millennial attitudes, trends, and preferences, and how to engage that group born in the ’80s through mid-’90s. But if you haven’t noticed already, 2020 marked a seismic shift as the next generation—”Gen Z”—has taken the spotlight. You can think of Gen Z as anyone currently…

Eureka! The Surprising Truth About Brilliant Ideas.

We need another approach to problem solving, what I would call creative problem solving, a way of drawing upon resources outside of our spotlight consciousness to generate not only creative solutions but solutions that can actually resolve these types of wicked problems.

How We Grew an Email Audience by 500 Percent

Email has been around for decades, but remains one of the most important marketing channels—especially for re-engaging people who already know you. Email, therefore, is a great way to turn a one-time interaction into an ongoing relationship. When a young organization approached Polymath about quickly growing their email list, they had launched a site and…

Harnessing Data to Make Branding Decisions

Branding is tricky work, but knowing how to support the creative process with data can help you make confident decisions.

In Times of Crisis, Actions Speak Louder than Words

When crises strike, our first instinct as communicators is often to scramble together a coherent statement. Ever heard the maxim, “Say it first, and say it fast”? Well-intentioned as that may be, a rapid-fire response mindset opens up a world of pitfalls… What if what feels like a crisis to you isn’t really a crisis…

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