Written By: Carisa  Holmes-Peters   Compassion, we all need it from time to time. Do you recall a situation in your life when you were shown compassion from someone? Do you remember how it made you feel? Contentment or acceptance perhaps? Have you shown compassion for someone else? Did you
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Written By: Hannah Hitchcock   What gets you reading a blog? Is it the briefness of the blog? The short and helpful tips? Or is it the condensed version of the answer you were looking for? Either way, as a blogger and lover of reading blogs, one thing I can
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Written By: Kevin Holmes. This topic can be expanded into many different thoughts and ideas. Needless to say, there are many things we could say about what is considered the right messaging. So, I’ve decided to write about creating the right message during specific times. Let me explain. During this
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Written By: Kevin Holmes During these times it is important to remember who you are as a person, company and team member. Remember your WHY and hold on to that tight. Because marketing during a crisis is touchy and needs to be addressed with respect and understanding. People are worried
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Written By: Lisa Holmes Imagine this. You are sitting in an auditorium and you are getting ready to hear an inspirational talk. You have your notebook out and are ready to dive into this talk. The speaker begins by telling a story… 30 mins go by and you have yet
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Written By: Carisa Peters A crisis is defined as a time of intense difficulty, trouble or danger. A pandemic is a disease prevalent over a whole country or the world.  These are two words that I never thought I would be hearing literally a hundred times a week in March
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Written By: Hannah Hitchcock The email marketing world has been around for some time now and has been the ole’ reliable of online communication. While this world was here we also created some other worlds: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social platforms.  This brings up some interesting questions: with
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Written By: Lisa Holmes I had the privilege this year to be a mentor and sit on the committee of TEDxYouth, Dayton. TEDxYouth gives young adults the opportunity to speak their minds and give their take on certain topics that they are passionate about. As an adult attending these events,
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Written by: Hannah Hitchcock   When you think of the word target audience, what comes to mind? Usually, panic and some negative connotations towards the word come to mind. Why? Well first, and foremost, no one knew what target audience meant. That made things problematic. Secondly, the word target made
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October 11, 2016

Experiential Marketing

Written By: Holmes Team “Experiential marketing is a promotional strategy that involves creating an interactive experience to get customers talking about your product.” This article, Show and
July 24, 2017
Business people waiting for job interview

Hiring for Small Businesses – Tips for Finding the Right Person

Written By: Carisa Peters How Adding the Right Team Member to Your Small Business Can Make You Laugh or Cry I started interviewing 24 years ago
January 31, 2018
illustration heart plus brain equals lightbulb

Dear Clients: You are Always on Our Minds

Written By: Carisa Peters The After Hours Idea Text Imagine… it’s 10:31 p.m. on a Tuesday evening. You’re finishing an episode of whatever show you’re currently
March 6, 2018
My Leadership Journey: Kevin Holmes

My Leadership Journey: Kevin Holmes

Written By: Kevin Holmes I first felt like a leader when I was much younger and not yet in any sort of official leadership role. I
March 24, 2018
My Leadership Journey: Carisa Holmes

My Leadership Journey: Carisa Holmes

Written By: Carisa Peters Where it all Began… My leadership role began at the early age of 20. I embarked on my journey without the benefit
April 6, 2018
Colored pencils in the shape of a heart

The Culture at Holmes Marketing Services

Written By: Holmes Team It all Started in 1974… The leadership culture of Holmes began with the single vision of my father: the sole decision-maker, owner,
April 20, 2018
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Repurpose - Earth Day 2018

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: The Three R’s of Business

Written By: Holmes Team With Earth Day taking place this Sunday the 22nd of April 2018, I wanted to bring light to a wasteful part of
May 9, 2018
team building

What Team Building Exercise Should You Do This Summer?

Written By: Holmes Team Why Team Building? At some point in your career, you have most likely been subject to a team-building exercise. These activities can
July 30, 2018
Chas Video Intern Project

What is it like to Intern at Holmes Marketing Services?

Written By: Holmes Team This past Spring, we had the opportunity to welcome Clark State Community College student, Chas Lutterloh, as our video intern. We wanted