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Why Partner with R&A?

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Any business owner will ask themselves ‘how do I gain more qualified leads and customers?’ If you’re currently executing marketing tactics, you may also question the success of those efforts. This is where R&A can be a true partner in your business. When enlisting the services of a marketing agency, especially one like ours, you… Read more »

What Media Trend Is Taking Over in 2017?

The media landscape is an ever changing one, with new opportunities and trends emerging almost daily.  These opportunities can create different ways for a brand to reach its desired target audience.  While digital advertising has been at the forefront of these trends, as the technologies and capabilities continue to grow and improve, one trend that… Read more »

Business Spotlight: Studio I Do Bridal

Ashley McAchran has a passion for design, customer service, Chai lattes (honestly, who doesn’t?) and building a brand that dominates the Hampton Roads bridal industry. We first met at All the Rage in the Hilltop East shopping center in Virginia Beach. If you’re local and you’ve purchased anything from a prom dress to a wedding… Read more »

R&A Sponsors Local Cycling Event to Raise Funds for Rare Cancer Research

Over the weekend, R&A team members sponsored and participated in an extraordinary event that’s close to our hearts – Crush Cancer, an indoor cycling event to raise funds for rare cancer research. Since an extended member of the R&A family personally benefited from the lifesaving mission of this organization, there was an obvious interest from… Read more »

Does Your Advertising Strategy Need Spring Cleaning?

Springtime is all about breathing new life into the world! It’s also a great time of year to rejuvenate your advertising strategy. While it may be tough work now, spring cleaning always makes you feel refreshed in the end. So, why not apply the same thinking to your business? We try to approach each season… Read more »

R&A Team Member Guest Judges at ODU Marketing Competition

On Monday night, Adam Pitzen, R&A’s Director of Client Services and Strategy, was sitting in Constant Hall awaiting the six teams competing in Old Dominion University’s first-ever Monarch for Monarchs Marketing Competition. As a guest judge for the event, Pitzen was selected to evaluate sophomores and juniors who crafted marketing plans for small businesses created… Read more »

The 5th Annual Chili Cook Off

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The 5th Annual Chili Cook Off was another sizzling success! Every year, R&A kicks off Super Bowl weekend with a fierce chili cooking completion. This year, our judges were truly non-partisan, as no employee spouses were allowed. After careful consideration and deliberation, the following chefs emerged victorious.  Congratulations to Ashley Knepper, Melissa Valdez, Lisa Cardona,… Read more »