Headquarters is home, literally, for many

Solon resident and entrepreneur Greg Rosenberg doesn’t have to travel far to get to his world headquarters. In fact, the office for his home-based business is just steps away in the basement of his Longview Drive home. There, he has operated Business Communication Solutions Inc., a full-service marketing communications and advertising firm, since 2001. Mr… read more →

5 Lessons a Terrorist Attack Taught Me about Business Crisis Management

1983 was a year I will never forget. I was a Navy lieutenant running a military radio/TV station in Beirut, Lebanon when the unthinkable happened – a suicide bomber crashed his vehicle, loaded with explosives, into a building at the Beirut airport housing Marines that were part of a multinational peacekeeping force, killing 241 people.. read more →

Ingenuity Meets Sustainability: How a new web page kick-started Custom Cutlery’s brand expansion

Custom Cutlery, Inc. is known for ingenuity. A young California based startup, they invented and patented a unique hinge/locking mechanism for foldable spoons sold in grocery stores worldwide. Known for their resourcefulness and ability to quickly turn and design custom flatware solutions, Custom Cutlery needed to expand their niche, acquire new clients, and find a.. read more →

Hitting Paydirt. The 3 Strategies the Solon Chamber of Commerce used to develop a Compelling Communication Plan

Sometimes the best way to understand key communication practices is to look at how other organizations manage their marketing plans. In today’s blog, we’re taking a look at an organization close to my heart – The Solon Chamber of Commerce, and how BCSI helped them create compelling communication pieces to achieve a key objective. About.. read more →

You Suck. Three proven ways to rebrand your image

You’ve been suspecting it for a long time. Sales are soft. Your customers avoid you at networking events. Your social media posts get zero clicks. Your brand just doesn’t have the sizzle it used to. What do you do when you finally realize that things have to change or ELSE? Consider using these three steps.. read more →

Swim with the Sharks. 5 questions to ask before hiring a Marketing Communications Professional

5 Important Questions to ask any Marketing or PR Agency before you actually hire a marketing or advertising agency. read more →

Read the recent Cleveland Plain Dealer article about BCSI founder Greg Rosenberg’s time in Beirut, Lebanon during the 1983 bombing of Marine Headquarters.

Thirty years ago on Oct. 23, Navy Lt. Greg Rosenberg was lying on his bunk when the little corner of Beirut, Lebanon, where he was sleeping exploded with a massive roar. A suicide bomber had just driven a truck laden with explosives into barracks housing U.S. Marines of a multinational peacekeeping force. read more →

Plastics industry marketing firm selected as agency of record

Looking to boost sales by at least 20 percent next year, Cincinnati Process Technologies (CPT) recently selected Cleveland-based Business Communications Solutions (BCSI) as its agency of record for marketing, advertising and public relations. CPT is a leading supplier of machinery, parts, services and technology for the plastics molding industry. read more →

Marketing media matters but content is king

We all know the conundrum of the car-chasing dog. Supposing the dog ever catches up with one… then what? Even the most pedigreed purebred doesn’t have a plan to deal with such a “success.” read more →

Measure your marketing – it’s not the 1870s anymore!

“Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted. The trouble is I don’t know which half.” read more →