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Focus on the Long-Term: 3 Easy Tips to Get Out of the Grips of Short-Term Distractions

By Elyn Buscani, Account Manager In February, our entire agency did something rarely found these days: we spent most of a day in-person, working on long-term strategic planning. (To illustrate the difficulty in focusing on the long-term, a spike in COVID-19 positivity rates pushed this event a month later than intended.) If you’ve also been […]

18 May

Telling a Patient Story? Tips for a Great Interview

By Erika Turan, APR, Senior Account Executive   We help many healthcare clients tell compelling, engaging, and important patient stories. In my decades of doing this work, I’ve never grown tired of it. I started at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in the mid-1990s, interviewing physicians about vitamin E research and anesthesiology protocols and […]

4 May

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! How to Draft Attention-Getting Headlines

By Libby Esterle, Senior Account Executive   Back in the day, newsboys relied on the simple and effective phrase “Extra! Extra! Read all about it!” to sell papers, in particular, “extra” editions that ran apart from the usual publishing schedule. Running in the streets wearing cute newsboy caps probably helped as well. However, given that […]

20 Apr
6 Apr

The Almighty Algorithm: What it is, and why you should care about it. 

By Victoria Knepp, Consultant

Tell me you’re in marketing, without telling me you’re in marketing… 

Me on the phone with my mom: Well, if you’re scrolling and you stop your scroll to look at something for even a few seconds, that tells the Instagram algorithm you’re interested in that. So, you’ll get more content like that in the future. 

My mom: … 

23 Mar

Twin College Basketball Stars Are Poised to Make $1 Million in Endorsements. Is This Just the Beginning of NIL Opportunities for Brands?

By Matt Fickenworth, Account Associate

Haley and Hanna Cavinder are twin basketball stars at Fresno State University. And their agent says they’re on the cusp of securing $1 million in endorsements by July. With the passing of the NIL policy, a new crop of influencers is on the horizon for marketers.

9 Mar

Do You Know What GOST Stands For?

By Lynn Corbitt, Account Executive

When you work with a marketer, chances are at some point they’ll use the acronym GOST. (And no, that’s not a misspelling of “ghost!) If they don’t use the acronym, then they’re likely just skipping that part and going straight to the four words themselves: goals, objectives, strategies and tactics. A great plan is more likely to deliver great results, which is what happened for one of our clients, Mercy Health.

23 Feb

What Is an NFT? And What Does It Have to Do With Marketing?

By Matt Fickenworth, Account Associate

Is it a scam? Still up in the air. Is it cool? Still up in the air. Is it one of the latest tech frenzies to sweep the globe? Not up in the air. While NFTs may be extremely confusing, which we’ll get to in a bit, there’s no doubt about the popularity and rise in interest: the statistics are in, and they’re mind-blowing. In Q3 of 2021 alone, the trading volume of NFTs amounted to nearly $11 billion. How? And why?? Let’s take a deeper look.