A Sense of Place

For 30 years, Idea Associates has helped market over 500,000 living spaces across 16 different states. In all of our campaigns, we’ve striven to create a sense of place for our clients and their customers. Here’s how we do it. Lifestyle Any place worth residing is more...

Marketing with Care

Marketing isn’t all glitz and glamour. Staying in tune with what’s cool now is important when promoting a brand but some clients need help creating emotional messages that never go out of style. When working with clients that provide care-based services, you’ll have the opportunity...

Communication Is Key (when things go wrong)

Having open lines of communication with your customers is always important, but never more so than when things go wrong. When reporting an issue, investigating a late delivery, or any number of possible problems, your customers will want to be in the loop every step...

Stunt Marketing

Stunts aren’t just for adrenaline junkies. Marketing professionals know the benefits of a great publicity stunt and its ability to generate massive amounts of buzz. Just like the fantastical stunts of the Evil Knievel era, publicity stunts are risky feats that can result in big...

Full-Service Marketing

At Idea Associates, we understand the importance of offering comprehensive creative and digital solutions for the modern real estate brand. That’s why we pride ourselves on being a full-service marketing agency. But what does that mean exactly and why is it important in the information...

Interactive Content

Content is k… yeah, you know the drill. Content is so deeply ingrained in modern marketing strategy, it seems silly to try and defend an alternative approach. The creation, distribution, and management of content is the foundation of profitability for digital marketing. The importance of...

Speech Technology

Technology has a way of bringing communication full circle. When texting was all the rage, we thought talking on the phone would be a relic of the past. In a way, we were right. Less people are regularly talking on their phones, but more people...

And the winner is…

Done right, social media contests are a brilliant way to get your audience excited about your brand and engaged in your content. Winning a contest feels great and when the consumer is in a good mood, they’re more likely to make purchasing decisions in your...

Quitting Facebook

Facebook has been through the wringer in the last few years due to its role in spreading misinformation during the 2016 presidential election. The high-profile scandal has resulted in fleeing investors, decreased earnings, and a skeptical and wavering consumer base. Some users have decided to transition...

Consumer State of Mind

Every year, a new set of marketing trends surface with surefire strategies for attracting consumers. With the goal of viral potential, marketers set out to differentiate themselves from the competition to generate as many likes, shares, and online conversations as possible. While engagement is fantastic...