Category Archives: Marketing

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 […]

27 Jan
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 […]

26 Aug

What Are Marketers Measuring Right Now?

By Stephanie Rasor, Marketing and Analytics Consultant We’re a curious group at Rasor and are always trying to learn more about clients’ needs. In July, we partnered with NuVoodoo to see how marketing efforts had changed in the initial months of COVID entering the United States. If you missed the whitepaper you can find it […]

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 […]

8 Jul

What 1,000 Consumers Told Us (and Why You Should Invest in Marketing Now)

By Mimi Rasor, APR, President As we all know, COVID-19 has turned our world upside down. Life as we know it has changed, and we will feel the effects of it for a very long time. Fortunately, we are also starting to responsibly re-open and this got us thinking—what’s the best way to connect with […]

24 Jun

A Teddy Bear and a Boy. Southwest Airlines Does It Again.

By Erika Turan, APR Differentiating a brand in a crowded, heavily regulated industry like the airlines is a challenge indeed. You can be no-frills, like Allegiant or Frontier. You can be one of the heritage brands offering extra perks for a price, like Delta, American or United. Or you can be memorable, personable and customer-centric, […]

4 Jun

My New Dutch Oven Came with Jokes: Don’t Be Afraid to Inject Some Humor Into Your Marketing

By Libby Esterle, Senior Account Executive As our country began social distancing and sheltering-in-place due to the COVID-19 crisis, I decided to “treat” myself to a new Dutch oven, figuring I would be ramping up my cooking efforts over the next several weeks/months. While I already own a larger version, I wanted something a bit […]