Essentials for Planning a Brand Photoshoot

We planned, coordinated and produced our spring R&A brand photoshoot to capture a new album of imagery that visually tells the story of our agency. Our values represent us to the core and we wanted to take this opportunity to create collaborative, fun and professional shots that serve as an extension of team teal and… Read more »

Business Spotlight: Crunchy Carrot

A locally sourced cold-pressed juice business started with a young woman’s passion for a nutritional lifestyle paired with the desire to connect the community to accessible, local produce. Mindful consumption and hydration are at the heart of Megan Rigg’s entrepreneurial journey with the Crunchy Carrot. Megan’s electric and bubbly character greets you at the Leaping… Read more »

R&A Educational Series: TV Streaming & Advertising Webinar

Our R&A Educational Series launched with an informational webinar debunking the myths and sharing the latest research on TV streaming and the impacts on local TV advertising. This fragmented market of over-the-top or TV streaming content leaves many business owners with questions, so we’ve recapped three things to understand when dipping your toes into this… Read more »

Business Spotlight: The Beach Nut

Nestled inside Waterman’s Surfside Grille along the Virginia Beach boardwalk is a thoughtfully curated beach shop stocked with handmade jewelry, clothing and gifts from artisans across the world. As you arrive at The Beach Nut, you are greeted by the salty air and a valet parking service to begin your customer-first shopping experience. The owner,… Read more »

Local Entrepreneurs’ Proudest Moments

Local Entrepreneurs Proudest Moments

Born from our passion to connect with like-minded small business owners, our R&A Business Spotlight has given us the opportunity to learn from thriving local entrepreneurs in the community. Along the way, some of the entrepreneurs have shared their proudest moments with us — each uniquely profound and motivating. We have recapped their highlights for… Read more »

Photo Editing Tips & Tricks for Social Media

Photo Editing Tips & Tricks for Social Media - reedandassociatesmarketing.com

  Although here at R&A, we are lucky to have the talent of an in-house photographer on our team, we realize that it is not always feasible for every agency or small business. Yet, we often get asked about how to create better content and images for social media, particularly ones that feel aligned with… Read more »

Business Spotlight: Corner Gallery

Business Spotlight: Corner Gallery - reedandassociatesmarketing.com

  Tucked away on a modest street off of Colley Avenue in Norfolk, Virginia, is an art gallery turned event space that feels both intimate and high class. The waterfront view is the first thing you might notice when arriving at Corner Gallery, followed by the grand, string-lit tree that greets you with liveliness as… Read more »

International Women’s Day 2019: A Celebration of Our Strengths

International Women's Day 2019: A Celebration of Our Strengths - reedandassociatesmarketing.com

  As a female-owned company with predominantly female employees, we celebrate today with admiration and respect for the strong women around us. “Strength” looks different for each of us, which is why we put such an emphasis on personal and professional development through tools like Clifton’s Strengths Finder.     We compiled the strengths of… Read more »

Advice for Aspiring Business Owners

Advice for Aspiring Business Owners - reedandassociatesmarketing.com

  From Local Hampton Roads Entrepreneurs Over the past year, we heard some really great advice from all of the owners featured in our R&A Business Spotlights. We thought it was worth compiling for anyone looking to start or grow a successful business of their own! As any entrepreneur knows, the moments of pride and… Read more »