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.

9 Feb

The Cincinnati Bengals are Going to the Super Bowl: 12 Things You Didn’t Know About When a Brand Comes to Life

By Erika Turan, APR, Senior Account Executive

It’s been 32 years since the Cincinnati Bengals last played in the Super Bowl. Most of the players on this year’s team weren’t even alive the last time that happened. Cincinnati and its neighboring communities have long loved the Bengals, even when they lost. And lost. And lost some more. And occasionally got arrested.

26 Jan

Everything You Need to Know About Marketing and PR, According to Ted Lasso (Plus: the Biscuit Recipe)

By Erika Turan, APR, Senior Account Executive

Have you jumped on board Apple TV’s hit, Ted Lasso? The heartfelt, quirky, funny series stars Jason Sudeikis as Ted, a small-time American football coach who takes a job coaching a professional soccer club in England, despite having zero experience coaching (or playing) soccer. His appointment as head coach for AFC Richmond is either the worst idea in history, or a genius move no one saw coming.

12 Jan

Refresh, Re-Evaluate and Re-NEW YEAR

By Victoria Knepp, Account Executive

The title pun sounded better in my head – I (like you) am still recovering from the hustle and bustle and much-needed break(ish) of the holidays.

Just like the diet we’ll start (and quit), the bad habit we’ll try to kick, and the unrealistic, albeit exciting list of goals we’ll set for ourselves this month, you can also dive into refreshing your social strategy.

29 Dec

Don’t Lose Track of Your Goal

By Lynn Corbitt, Account Executive

As marketers, it’s important to look at the data on our social media posts, website visits, media hits, and any other platforms or tactics you might be using. It’s easy to look at these individually, but we have to remember that it’s even more important to zoom out and look at the big picture of what the data is telling us overall – and how we’re measuring up to our goals.

15 Dec