On March 20th the Food and Care Coalition hosted its 9th annual Bowls for Humanity Event in Provo. Not only is this the largest fundraiser hosted each year by the Food and Care Coalition, it is a chance for Utah County to come together and help our community. This year our CEO and founder, John Pilmer, got involved with the Coalition and ...Continue Reading → Share
The art of visual storytelling is seeing a huge rise in popularity. But you must use it correctly for it to be effective. Think about the last time you read a book. What made it good? No matter what medium you are using be it visual, audio, written word or what-have-you they all bring to mind images. Visuals are a powerful tool. The visual element of today’s ...Continue Reading → Share
The crazy world of social media is one that all businesses must throw themselves into. In a situation that is sink or swim, not only must small businesses swim, they must learn how to navigate the rapids and float along. While social media can be daunting for a start up who just had the courage to open their doors, it doesn’t have to be something that will keep you ...Continue Reading → Share
Last month the Wall Street Journal announced it was making changes to their print edition. Among the visible changes, their most popular section, Marketplace, is now called Business & Tech. The change was made to reflect the overall changes in the business world, and how “tech is permeating every industry.” And if the Wall Street Journal revising their headline is not enough of a signal to you, let ...Continue Reading → Share
Press releases can be a controversial topic in the marketing/pr world today. As we’ve shared before, we think the press release has managed to remain a cornerstone for PR professionals in an ever-changing field. There are certain formats and rules to follow when constructing a press release yes, but what you do beyond those formatting quirks can completely change the game for your organization or leave it in ...Continue Reading → Share
It’s no secret that we love being a Utah business! (Have you seen our 20 reasons we love Utah post?) One of the best things about being snuggled in the silicon slopes is the awesome neighbors we get to see and hear about on a daily basis. We’ve picked our favorite ten businesses to spotlight this week. All of these companies have employed some impressive marketing techniques from community ...Continue Reading → Share
At the end of 2014, Facebook announced that it had an empathy team to help its employees and advertisers realize that the social media sites users’ are actual human beings. Facebook’s director of product design, Margaret Gould Stewart, said, “It’s kind of arrogant to think that the only reason that people exist is to use what you built. They actually have lives, like, outside ...Continue Reading → Share
Something no company website should be without is an online newsroom. Investing the time to craft an updated, properly laid out newsroom can greatly increase your media coverage and put you one step above your competition. The most important thing that goes into your newsroom is stellar content that focuses on your business and expertise, but that isn’t always enough to earn you the coverage you deserve. There ...Continue Reading → Share
Edelman recently released its 2015 Trust Barometer. Edelman surveyed 33,000 people from 27 countries around the world on their trust in the institutions of government, media, business and NGOs. Edelman has been doing this for fifteen years now and have set themselves up as experts in this area.
The study talked about the overall decline in trust in business since last year. What does this mean for your Continue Reading → Share
And what you can do about it
We all knew it was going to happen eventually; Facebook has taken over the world. Ok, maybe not the world, but it is definitely giving the news industry a run for its money. With more and more people getting their news digitally, social media is rapidly changing the way that journalists approach news.
News outlets must now find a way ...