Cobalt Communications The Art + Science of Understanding

The Art + Science of Understanding


You’ve got something to say. You need someone to hear it — and understand it. That’s where Cobalt comes in. We work at the intersection of science and strategy, helping healthcare, medical, technology and scientific companies engage their internal and external audiences more effectively. We are experts at communicating complex information within complex organizations, and we always apply our collective imaginations to elevate your materials — and your messages — to a new level. Explore how we’ve done this for some of our clients by clicking on any image below to access our portfolio of work.
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Cobalt-60 is an isotope of the element cobalt. It’s also the name of our blog, an online digest dedicated to the art and science of communications. Check out our latest posts — and don’t forget to subscribe via the Cobalt-60 RSS feed.
  • From Good to Great: The Value of Brand Consistency
  • Fear Factory: Fear and Loathing in Marketing
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    Each September, Interbrand releases its “Best Global Brands” annual rankings. While we wait to find out who will top the 2018 list, let’s take a closer look at the importance of brand consistency to businesses large and small, whether they sell to other businesses or direct to consumers. Read more.
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    Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt, or FUD, is a fear-based strategy used regularly in public relations and advertising. Marketers use FUD techniques to make us change our behavior, but it is possible to go too far. Read more to learn how you can leverage fear in your marketing — and when you should avoid it altogether.

Science-focused. Strategic-minded. We partner with global companies that employ thousands of people, as well as smaller businesses with just a few associates. Either way, we work best with organizations that appreciate the value of strategic communications.
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  • Bolt from the Blue is Cobalt’s electronic newsletter, sent monthly or whenever inspiration strikes. Each issue tackles a communications topic that we think offers insights or sparks critical thinking in anyone interested in understanding understanding. To receive BFTB, (1) subscribe below, (2) verify your email, (3) check your spam/junk folders if this initial email goes AWOL, and (4) enjoy. All newsletters include an unsubscribe link. You may opt out at any time. See our privacy policy.
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Cobalt Communications delivers its creative services from Harrisonburg, Virginia. We’re also a SWaM-certified business. SWaM is the acronym for Small, Women- and Minority-owned businesses. The SWaM certification program is a state program of the Commonwealth of Virginia that enhances procurement opportunities for businesses that qualify.