Why Social Media is On FIRE!

Our social media expert, Gillian Luce, presented at Frye Properties’ national manager’s meeting this past March. She shared with a number of property managers why social media is so crucial and provided her top five tips to help make their community stand apart. Click here to see more SlideShare presentations from the R&A Team!

Reed & Associates Marketing Celebrates Reading Awareness Month

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Local Marketing Agency Provides Nearly 200 Books to Norfolk Public Library NORFOLK, Va. — Reed & Associates Marketing, Inc. (R&A), a Norfolk-based marketing, advertising and public relations agency, announces the collection of nearly 200 books for the Norfolk Public Library in honor of National Reading Awareness Month.  Illiteracy affects over 757 million people worldwide and research… Read more »

What is User Generated Content and Why Should You Care?

Many brands are moving more of their marketing budget to social media and digital advertising. As the audience grows on these platforms, it’s obvious that time spent should increase as well. But what does that mean for many companies? MORE CONTENT! But how? Enter User Generated Content (UGC). What is User Generated Content? UGC is… Read more »

Frequency, Frequency, Frequency

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We’ve all heard ads that feature booming ringmaster voices beginning with “HURRY, HURRY, HURRY!” These ads are usually cheesy, but the repetition of words makes you pay attention to find out why you need to hurry. The frequency of words, as well as how many times the ad is aired, is a key component to… Read more »

R&A’s 4th Annual Chili Cook Off

The R&A Team held their 4th Annual Chili Cook Off on Friday, February 5th. With a record number of participants, the competition was fierce. Our four judges had to carefully evaluate each dish based on presentation, name, taste, and fieriness. A variety of flavors were submitted (including venison!), but only a few were victorious. Thank you to… Read more »

Photo Hunt Contest: Answers Revealed!

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Congratulations to Amanda M. of Norfolk for spotting all of the differences between our images from The Scout Guide! Enjoy your $50 gift card from LORAK Jewelry. The below image shows the nine differences. (from left to right) (1) lines on the chair (2) teal stapler (3) R&A logo on laptop (4) Allison’s necklace (5) Adam’s buttons (6) scissors… Read more »

Teal is the New Black

When you think of things that never go out of style you probably think of the basics: hip-hugging Levi jeans, The Beatles and the perfect little black dress. Remember the black Givenchy dress Audrey Hepburn wore at the beginning of Breakfast at Tiffany’s? Of course, you do! That dress is from the 1960’s, and everyone… Read more »