Analysis & Opinion

What does it mean to be green?

Being green is not a fad – it’s now officially a trend. In the past two years the number of green-minded consumers has increased from 12% to 38% – and the overall desire to be “greener” has become a universal need with over 90% of consumers believing that “environmental responsibility” is important. By 2010 the green market… Read More
New Business

Mullen wins Zappos

It’s true. Mullen won Zappos. We found out late Thursday afternoon and word traveled fast. Adweek and Ad Age were all over it. Ad Age published a follow-up story on Monday noting that culture was key in this review. This was a long time coming. Stephen Larkin, our new business guy, has been reaching out… Read More

The G-20 summit in real-time:

When the White House announced earlier this year that Pittsburgh was to be the host of the next G-20 summit, Pittsburghers everywhere initially reacted with shock, which turned into excitement, which turned into a feeling of ‘it’s about time.’ Pittsburgh has made a smooth transition to a new economy, and we’re proud to play host… Read More
Culture at Mullen

Mullen launches Pittsburgh Day of Service during G20 Summit

Over the past few months, Mullen Pittsburgh has coordinated with local nonprofit/corporate/government agencies in creating the Pittsburgh Day of Service on Sept 25th.  As downtown Pittsburgh will be flooded with political figures and international media, many downtown businesses have closed their doors to employees during the days of the G20 Summit. The Day of Service… Read More

Cam vs. the Bear

When the NHL announced that this year’s Winter Classic would be played at historic Fenway Park, the city of Boston roared with excitement. Pitting two heated NHL rivals – the Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers – outdoors in a beloved baseball park on New Year’s Day -  this has become the “must see” event in… Read More

If an app launches in the forest will anyone use it?

Mullen’s mediahub has just added to the seemingly insane number of mobile apps with the launch of “Expedition Timberland,” a branded app for the iPhone/iTouch (went live on 9/10) and for the Blackberry Curve, Storm, Bold and Pearl  (goes live on 9/21). We got into the branded mobile app game with eyes wide open. We… Read More
Analysis & Opinion

Performance accountability for upper-funnel campaigns

Great attributes of digital marketing campaigns are the inherent track-ability of the Web and the performance transparency possible by tying explicit business measures such as leads or transactions resulting from a digital media investment. But, sometimes campaigns are not focused on direct response, but rather influencing upper-funnel stages such as awareness and consideration.  When this… Read More