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Shopify: How to Drive Sales on Instagram

For years, the online shopping experience has been evolving and gaining popularity due to large retailers like Amazon, Target, Walmart, Etsy and dozens more. More recently, Americans across the country are staying home and spending more time and money behind their screens. Due to recent events, businesses are in need of practical, innovative and sustainable… Read more »

Social Media Forecast: 3 Trends You Need to Know

2020 has already marked a year of change and evolution when it comes to using social media to further the goals of your business. Social media trends and consumer preferences are always evolving, so why keep the same approach to your social media strategy?  Let’s break down our Top 3 Social Media Trends for 2020:… Read more »

757 Support Guide

In light of the impacts of COVID-19, we wanted to be a voice for the local businesses in our community and show our support through this difficult time. We created the 757 Support Guide to share the evolving updates of their offerings and services across our Instagram and Facebook channels. Do your part: shop local,… Read more »

Looking Back on Giving Back: 2019

Our R&A team strongly believes in charitable giving and being an active member of the community. We are taking a look back at our philanthropic efforts throughout 2019. In 2019, our team earned the top fundraising spot for St. Jude for the seventh year in a row in Hampton Roads, raising and donating more than… Read more »

Google Analytics 101

Google Analytics (GA) is a secret weapon all marketing professionals should be tapping into. A digital analytics software, this user-friendly platform provides insight into your brands’ website visitation and consumer behavior, which in turn helps you reach your target audience more strategically and efficiently. For example, GA pulls data measuring how, when and where consumers… Read more »

2019 R&A Holiday Card Photoshoot

‘Tis the season of our holiday card tradition! Every year, we get the team together to capture moments that spread holiday cheer. In true R&A fashion, the photoshoot includes a theme, festive holiday decor and a champagne toast. This year, our holiday shoot was hosted at Four Eleven York around the corner from our office…. Read more »

Best Practices for Creative Mediums

Print, digital and outdoor advertising mediums provide brands with visual storytelling platforms to drive brand awareness and lead generation. We tapped into our Creative Department to share important fundamentals to keep in place when designing Creative for your brand. Insert these best practices into your marketing plan to create the most compelling and memorable visual… Read more »

R&A Educational Series: Local Advertising in a Political Year

The 2020 elections will set another record year in ad spending, and it is important to consider the effects on your local advertising. We hosted our latest R&A Educational Series informational webinar covering the impacts political advertising brings to the local level. Hosted for Window World franchises across the country, we shared successful marketing strategies… Read more »

Celebrating Five Years Behind the Teal Doors

Five years ago, Reed & Associates Marketing (R&A) moved into a historic two-story red brick building in the Freemason District of Downtown Norfolk. Originally built in 1942, this is where Team Teal creates results-driven marketing initiatives for clients across the country. Present-day, passersby will recognize teal doors and shutters adorning the building and leaving an… Read more »

Dancing and Fundraising for St. Jude

We are so proud of the energy our team members pour into their fundraising efforts in honor of R&A’s annual support for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This year, our very own Sarah Bartley, Creative Manager, launched a self-designed fundraising campaign inspired by a darling St. Jude patient who loves to sing and dance. When… Read more »