Category Archives: Content Marketing

15 Dec
1 Dec

Practice Makes (Email Marketing) Perfect, Part I

By Libby Esterle, Senior Account Executive

Over the summer I shared some best practices and recommendations for leveraging social media at events and figured a nice follow up would be to do the same for email marketing. Much like websites, email marketing is here to stay and, when used strategically and thoughtfully, it can be a vital resource to maintain and build a loyal customer base and generate and convert leads.

3 Nov

Small Marketing Budget? Try This Easy Hack

By Erika Turan, APR, Senior Account Executive

Marketing budgets are among the first to be trimmed when organizations need to tighten their belts. Then there are companies whose marketing budgets are tight no matter what, sometimes due to the nature of their finances, like non-profits or small businesses, sometimes because leadership or finance doesn’t yet see the value of allocating for marketing.

24 Mar

Three Questions That Can Help You do More with Less on Social Media

By Stephanie Rasor, Marketing and Analytics Consultant The number of social media platforms has grown rapidly while the staff supporting the effort often remains the same. The social media snowball was gaining momentum before the pandemic. Today there’s an increased need for digital communication coupled with reduced staff. It may not be healthy, or even […]

24 Feb
10 Feb

TikTok and Journalism: The Washington Post is Leading the Way. (Wait. What??)

By Erika Turan, APR TikTok. It’s a new, yet wildly popular social media platform. It’s all videos that are 60 seconds or less. And Gen Z is crazy about it. There are 800 million users worldwide (and counting), and 41% are ages 16 – 24. The app is not without controversy. There are parents pulling […]

13 Jan

Social Strategy 2021: Focus on Engagement, Not Follower Count

By Brittnay Bell, Account Executive As 2020 comes to an end (anyone else let out a huge sigh?!), and we look ahead to 2021, I’m sure you find yourself evaluating and planning your social strategy. I’m here to encourage you to focus on content that will grow your engagement, not your followers, because social media […]

11 Oct

Facebook Advertising Tips You Should Know

By Libby Hagedon, Account Executive “Should we be advertising on Facebook?” is a question we hear often. Facebook has made it hard for any of its Business Page owners to ignore the advertising opportunities that it presents. Messages like “This post is performing 86% better than the rest of your posts! Boost it for $10 […]

13 Aug

How to Use Instagram Stories to Engage Your Audience

By Libby Hagedon, Account Executive Who would have thought that disappearing video would be one of our favorite ways to share our lives on social media? Instagram Stories — 15-second videos, photos or text that disappear after 24 hours — are shared by 500 million users every day. Instagram is a great way for small […]

29 Jul

No Fail Tips for Presenting Ad Concepts

By Libby Esterle, Senior Account Executive As a marketing and communications professional, most of my time is spent on work that ranges from drafting copy to proofing and editing team member’s work (always important to have a second set of eyes on things) and developing strategic marketing plans. And while I love working with words, […]