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New Social Media Features

Social media continues to be an effective tool for consumers to discover new brands and purchase products and for businesses to communicate with their audience, drive revenue and generate brand awareness. To keep up with the increasing demand for storytelling on social media, platforms are continually releasing new features that enable consumer-brand interactions and shorten… Read more »

Manage Customer Communication with COVID-19 Delays

The world in which we operate our businesses looks vastly different from what it did a year ago. We feel the effects of COVID-19 in our day-to-day operations, which continue to cause delays to projects and timelines. While we all adapt to our ‘new normal,’ there are best practices to follow for communicating with customers… Read more »

Looking Back at Giving Back: 2020

At the heart of Team Teal is the initiative to be active members of our community and give back to those in need. Each year, our team supports local organizations that uplift and aid people across Hampton Roads. 2020 has been an unprecedented and challenging year for all, and we saw the need for our… Read more »

R&A Christmas Card Design

We look forward to designing our annual R&A Christmas card every year. 2020 called for us to shake things up; we brought a personal touch to an otherwise socially-distant holiday season with a hand-drawn design illustrated by our Creative Manager, Sarah Bartley. We wanted to create a token that spreads joy with our clients, close… Read more »

National Entrepreneur’s Day 2020 Spotlight Roundup

Our Business Spotlight program leads us to meet many incredible small business owners who share their inspiring stories for us to feature. While no two days are ever the same and the entrepreneurial journey is full of twists and turns, these business owners are proof that the work is worth it. Read along as we… Read more »

R&A Holiday Gift Guide

With the holiday season around the corner, we are giving you the ultimate gift guide to help take the stress out of holiday shopping and find something special for everyone on your list this year. From clothing and beauty products to gift cards and home decor, our guide is full of great products and services… Read more »

Improving Your Google My Business Page

Many businesses implement strategies that optimize their website or Google Ads to increase their visibility on the world’s most popular search engine. In addition to current practices, businesses should also spend time optimizing a smaller, commonly overlooked tool — Google’s ‘My Business’ Profile. We are sharing six key optimizations that will take your My Business… Read more »

Online Reputation Management

Business owners face the same challenge when it comes to deciding where to spend time and money on day-to-day operations. Despite the size of your business, the industry you are in or what advertising you currently use, an online reputation management tool allows you to focus on what matters most — your customers. Online Reputation… Read more »

Learning Beyond the Classroom with Communities in Schools of Hampton Roads

This month, our team partnered with Communities in Schools of Hampton Roads, an organization providing at-risk students with resources and support to stay in school and excel academically. Their team of dedicated Site Coordinators goes beyond school walls to check in on students with educational phone calls and video chats during this critical time. Their… Read more »

Dictionary for the Modern Marketer

The marketing world is an ever-changing landscape full of terms and acronyms advertisers use to help make sense of the work we do. From web design to media buying, the list of terminology continues to expand making it difficult to stay up-to-date on the latest and greatest. We are breaking down eight popular marketing terms… Read more »