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

Trick Your Brain into Creativity

Written By: Holmes Team Innovation is crucial to the success of your organization, but it’s often difficult to be creative on demand. Setting aside time doesn’t
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
November 3, 2016
Brian and Merita Holmes being doused with ice water

To Jump On or Not Jump On the Bandwagon

Written By: Holmes Team The Impact of Social Media Two years ago we saw the ALS ice-bucket challenge take social media by storm. Because of this surge,
January 18, 2017

Swimming Through a Flood of Emails

Written By: Carisa Peters Right after Christmas, I took a trip that kept me out of the office for two weeks. As I was catching up
February 22, 2017

5 Strategies for How to Make Customers Trust Your Brand

Written By: Carisa Peters “When your prospects and customers trust you, they are more likely to buy from you. When you have their trust, you can
June 26, 2017

The Impact Color Matching has on Your Brand

Written By: Matthew Metzger When you think of red and yellow, do any brands come to mind? How about blue and yellow? Personally, I think of
August 30, 2017
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Marketing Benefits of Regular Website Updates

Written By: Carisa Peters Why Updating Your Site can be One of Your Best Promotion Tools Think back to when your organization’s website was first launched
September 20, 2017
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The Customer Service Side of Business Administration Matters

Written By: Jenny Reolfi Breaking the Mold When you search “accounting” online, you fall head first into a pictorial sea of paperwork, calculators and stern men
January 23, 2018
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Why the Right Marketing Team Yields Better Results

Written By: Jenny Reolfi Today, it is more common for individuals in the workforce to manage more than one role in a company. This idea of