Branding Comes Naturally

Craig, Jenn and Paul of ab+c with Anita Moos of Newark Natural Foods. (Photo credit the Delaware Business Journal.)

Craig, Jenn and Paul of ab+c with Anita Moos of Newark Natural Foods. (Photo credit the Delaware Business Journal.)

If you scour our website and blog, you’ll see the words “brand” and “branding” popping up all over the place. It’s at the very core of what we do, so naturally we like to talk about it. What makes our jobs more fun is when our clients adopt that same love and appreciation for branding that we have. And we are fortunate enough to work with many clients who have done exactly that.

Delaware Business Times wrote an article spotlighting Newark Natural Food’s recent brand makeover. (Side note: it’s fairly obvious that posing for pictures doesn’t come quite as naturally to us [or at least to me] as branding does.)Read full post...

August 24, 2015

ab+c Creative Intelligence Wins Eight Digital Health Awards

Wilmington, Del.—ab+c Creative Intelligence was an eight-time winner at the 17th annual Digital Health Awards. The competition, organized twice yearly by The Health Information Resource Center (HIRC), features 80 categories that honor the world’s best digital health resources. Classifications are: Web-based Digital Health; Mobile Digital Health Resources; Personal Digital Health Devices/Wearables; Digital Health Media/Publications; Digital Health—Social Media; and Connected Digital Health. ab+c won gold, silver, bronze and merit awards for various digital advertisements, website designs, rich media and social media content.

“The Heroin Trap” website won gold—the highest award—in the category of Interactive Content/Rich Media for Web-based Digital Health. AtlantiCare’s “Well 4 Life” also received a gold award for Digital Health Curation in the same classification.Read full post...

June 29, 2015

F&M Trust Chooses ab+c Creative Intelligence for Social and Digital Media

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F&M Trust is an independent community bank headquartered in Chambersburg, PA.

CHAMBERSBURG, PA—F&M Trust has selected ab+c Creative Intelligence, a full-service marketing communications agency, to develop social media and digital media campaigns. The campaigns will support the Central Pennsylvania–based financial services company in reaching its growing base of individual and business customers.Read full post...

June 2, 2015

Zip Code Wilmington Chooses ab+c Creative Intelligence to Help Launch Computer Coding School

The software development training school in downtown Wilmington offers an apprenticeship program that launches new careers immediately upon graduation.

The software development training school in downtown Wilmington offers an apprenticeship program that launches new careers immediately upon graduation.

Wilmington, DE—ab+c Creative Intelligence, a full-service marketing communications agency, has partnered with Zip Code Wilmington to help launch its new computer coding school in downtown Wilmington, Delaware. With media relations and digital advertising among the key components, the campaign will utilize the agency’s public relations, media, and creative teams. The school will train students to become world-class computer software developers to fill a steadily growing need in the business community.Read full post...

May 20, 2015

ab+c Brings Home 5 Aster Awards

ab+c Creative Intelligence is happy to welcome five new Aster Awards into our office. What do these wins mean to us? They mean we develop strong creative for our healthcare and public health clients’ advertising campaigns and websites. The Aster Awards program is an elite competition dedicated to recognizing the nation’s most talented healthcare marketing professionals for outstanding excellence in advertising, according to the award’s website.

Winning creative included two websites that won silver — the American Nurses Association site, promoting its quality improvement indicator tracking system, and the Delaware Department of Public Health (DDPH) site, promoting protecting your skin from the sun. The skin-saving campaign — “Save Yourself” — also took home a gold award for the print and digital creative pieces.Read full post...

May 8, 2015

ab+c Improves Mobile Functionality for Physician Recruitment

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ab+c Creative Intelligence is making the job application process a whole lot easier for busy physicians as VCU Medical Center becomes the first institution to include “Apply Using Doximity” functionality. ab+c recognized that most physicians were viewing recruitment-related emails and open positions on mobile devices. Thus, the agency designed VCU’s physician recruitment site – JoinVCUHealth.org – so candidates can click once and apply with Doximity, the largest professional networking tool for physicians and healthcare professionals.Read full post...

May 4, 2015

ab+c Creative Intelligence scores healthcare ad awards

Wilmington, DE—ab+c Creative Intelligence, a full-service marketing communications agency, earned ten awards in the 32nd Healthcare Advertising Awards, a competition conducted by Healthcare Marketing Report. Among more than 3,700 entrants, ab+c was proud to walk away with silver, bronze and merit awards in eight different categories.

According to the Healthcare Advertising Awards, entries were judged on creativity, quality, message effectiveness, consumer appeal, graphic design and overall impact. “We’re proud the work we do with our clients meets the high standards of the Healthcare Ad Awards, and that we’re able to compete and win on a national level,” says Paul Pomeroy, Director of Marketing at ab+c.Read full post...

April 20, 2015

Avoiding the Heroin Trap

The Heroin Trap is a New Castle County drug prevention public awareness campaign.

The Heroin Trap is a New Castle County drug prevention public awareness campaign.

Heroin addiction is not a game. But can a game alert people to the dangers of the drug? ab+c teamed up with the New Castle County Police Department and New Castle County Heroin Alert Program to create a countywide campaign that alerts youth and their parents to the dangers of falling into “The Heroin Trap.”Read full post...

February 9, 2015

So Fresh You Wanna Slap It

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Some creative is just fun to show off. Recently we partnered with the good folks at Newark Natural Foods, a healthy foods grocery store, to help them with a rebranding effort. They plan to launch the campaign as they expand to a larger location.We worked on a brand discovery project, updated their logo and produced in-store posters, among other things.Read full post...

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January 13, 2015

ab+c Creative Intelligence Wins Gold in Cardiovascular Advertising

The campaign resulted in 72 new appointments with MedStar Health physicians.

The campaign resulted in 72 new appointments with MedStar Health physicians.

WILMINGTON, DE—ab+c Creative Intelligence and MedStar Health won gold at the 2014 CardioVascular Advertising Awards (CVAA). ab+c’s work on the atrial fibrillation (a-fib) campaign for MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute earned the first-place award in the Total Advertising Campaigns category. The campaign included radio, transit, banner and print advertisements as well as patient podcasts. In less than one month, the multimedia campaign resulted in 72 new appointments with MedStar Health physicians.Read full post...