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July 27, 2023 Feeling Uninspired? The World Is Your Oyster

By Duke Greenhill, Karry Liu, Brand Guardian.

We’ve all been there. You rack your brain for inspiration. Your cursor blinks at you. Your deadline is creeping closer. Aaaaand you’ve got nothing.

July 27, 2023 The Recipe to Stephanie’s Amazing Presentations

By Duke Greenhill, Karry Liu, Brand Guardian.

If you’ve ever sat in on one of Stephanie’s presentations, you know how good they are. One thing that contributes to their goodness? The visuals. Also known as slides. Here are our rules for Stephanie’s slides.

July 12, 2023 How to Leverage the Emotional Power of Visual Storytelling

By Duke Greenhill, Chief Marketing Officer

In part two of our two part series on visual storytelling, Duke Greenhill describes the emotional potential of visual storytelling and how to achieve that through four elements.

June 15, 2023 Why You Should Tell Your Water Story Visually

By Duke Greenhill, Chief Marketing Officer

In part one of our two part series on visual storytelling, Duke Greenhill describes why visual storytelling is important, why it works, and three tips on how to apply back in your office.

May 10, 2023 Nibble on This Tasty Tip for Acting Fast During a Crisis

By Tim Moran, Client Alchemist

A crisis strikes, and you’re scrambling. You know you need to act fast, but you don’t know where to begin. Don’t find yourself in a situation like this. Set yourself up for success by creating content that can be pulled from the shelf and repurposed quickly: tasty content like the swiss cheese format.

April 28, 2023 When Things Fall Apart: Navigating the Sh*t Show With the Laws of Simplicity

By Duke Greenhill, Chief Marketing Officer

Keep it simple, stupid

Sometimes, despite our most noble efforts, things fall apart. We feel overwhelmed, under-effective, caught behind the 8-ball with no way around… or through.

April 10, 2023 Practice Makes Perfect…err…Better

By Duke Greenhill, Chief Marketing Officer

3 Simple Hacks to Quickly Become a Better Writer

Let’s face it: most of us will never be Hemingway, Pynchon, Capote, King or even Seuss… but we can be much better writers if we adopt certain practices — hear that? Practices — to become a little better each day.

March 8, 2023 Branding and Advertising and Marketing… Oh My!

By Duke Greenhill, Chief Marketing Officer

What is branding? And what’s the difference between branding, marketing, public relations, and advertising? I can’t tell you how many clients — executives at publicly traded companies, sometimes — have secretly asked me to help them get a handle on these terms.

February 28, 2023 Take Over the World (Water Day) by Leveling Up Your Comms Strategy

By Tim Moran, Client Alchemist

As a water communications professional, you’ve probably written a few World Water Day social media posts when it rolls around each year. Sometimes that doesn’t seem like enough, though, does it? You’re here because you want to make a bigger impact.

February 16, 2023 What Does ChatGPT AI Mean for the Water Sector?

By Duke Greenhill, Chief Marketing Officer

ChatGPT is a natural language processing (NLP) tool driven by AI technology that allows you to have human-like conversations and much more with a chatbot.

January 27, 2023 Five Don’t-Miss Design Tips

By Karry Liu, Brand Guardian

Rogue Water just celebrated its five-year anniversary, and what better way to keep the high fives going than to share my top five tried-and-true design tips? These five fundamentals will always be important to successful design — and this sneak peek will give you the upper hand when it comes to designing your own amazing creations.

December 9, 2022 Fighting Fatbergs and the Best Laid Plans

By Tim Moran, Client Alchemist

I practiced. I wrote a script. I practiced again. Yet I failed to complete the “fatberg” slime activity with my first group of kiddos at Water Palooza, who were then rushed to the next activity with sticky slime clinging to their fingers. That’s the thing about even the best laid plans — they can still go sideways.

July 25, 2022 3 Tips for Visually Presenting Technical Information

By Tim Moran, Client Alchemist

When it comes to visual storytelling, there’s a careful balance required between the most important information and the visuals that will make an impact on the reader. It can be both exciting and frustrating, but it’s necessary work. We at Rogue Water have three tips to guide you through this important process.

May 19, 2022 Overcoming Your Lizard Brain When Hanging From Your Fingertips

By Tim Moran, Client Alchemist

Imagine you’re suspended 60 feet in the air, pure adrenaline pumping as you attempt to finish a lead climb on the side of a mountain. You’re meant to “clean” your gear at the top to be able to lower yourself, but it’s a multi-step process, and you’re racking your brain on the order of the steps you’ve just learned. 

May 18, 2022 It’s Dangerous To Go Alone! Take These (Two Tips on How to Defeat Creative Block)

By Karry Liu, Brand Guardian

Sometimes brute-forcing your way into designing something will work, and sometimes it just … won’t. Pushing yourself to unlock creative treasures and achievements all the time is exhausting. Instead, pause and try the opposite.

April 14, 2022 Breathe New Life into Your Content Creation Strategy

By Stephanie Corso, Chief Executive Officer
Content creators are creative. It’s in our DNA. But when you make a living doing the very thing that’s your life force, it can be challenging to not let productivity kill creativity. Let’s reclaim our creative birthright, shall we?

March 9, 2022 Think You Work Well With Others? Here’s a Gut Check.

By Stephanie Corso, Chief Executive Officer
Getting shit done is my love language. It’s how I show people I care and how I offer support. One of the most valuable lessons I’ve learned, though, is that not everyone operates the same way.

March 9, 2022 An Open Letter From a Purpose-Driven Woman

By Stephanie Corso, Chief Executive Officer

I love my work. It gives me purpose. I don’t know if it’s societal pressure or my own voice in my head, but oftentimes, as a woman, I feel guilty about being purpose-driven. It’s as if I’m letting down some imaginary…

March 2, 2022 5 Questions to Help You Identify Your Target Audience

By Stephanie Corso, Chief Executive Officer

One of the most important aspects of the discovery process, which determines key metrics, is a strong understanding of your audience. Yes, everyone uses and consumes water…

April 22, 2021 My Worst Social Media Post… and How I Fixed It

By Tim Moran, Client Alchemist
We’ve all been there. You have this important information that you need to put out, but no way to distill it into an engaging social media post. What do you do?

November 20, 2020 Mike’s Rules


One can reasonably assume that, with a name like Rogue, we aren’t terribly fond of rules. You can almost feel the drama of our over-exaggerated eye roll coming through the screen at the mere mention of the word. In reality, that’s pretty accurate… except when it comes to logo design.

October 8, 2020 Welcoming Tim Moran!

We are pumped to announce the newest member of our Rogue Water family: TIM MORAN! He joined us full time on October 1 as our Client Alchemist.

September 9, 2020 First Impressions and Peaceful Intentions

By Mike Beitler, Creative Jedi, Rogue Water

The handshake is a long-used gesture of respect, confidence and peaceful intentions.  Find out how your business brand can give a good handshake to the world.

February 5, 2020 You gotta practice what you preach.

By: Stephanie Corso, CEO and Co-Founder, Rogue Water

Sometimes even professionals like us forget to take our blinders off. This story reminds us why it’s so important to keep the intended audience front of mind.

February 4, 2020 An Oldie But Goodie: That Time Jury Duty Inspired a Communication Strategy

By Stephanie Corso, CEO and Co-Founder, Rogue Water

 If you’ve ever heard us speak before, you know we preach the importance of focusing your message on the audience. This trip to jury duty may have been what inspired it… along with the plethora of books we’ve read on the subject.

February 3, 2020 Thank You for Inconveniencing Me

By Nashelley Kaplan-Dailey, Chief Revolution Strategist, Rogue Water

Research shows that when your community hears from you, they like you more, even if the message is bad news.

February 3, 2020 The Future Starts When You Decide It Does

By Nashelley Kaplan-Dailey, Chief Revolution Strategist, Rogue Water

Change can start anywhere, anytime. Do something now that will set you up for greatness down the road.

February 3, 2020 Done is better than perfect.

By Arianne Shipley, COO and Co-Founder, Rogue Water

Five words to combat the imposter syndrome and anxieties we face as creators and communicators.