Advertising Agency Making Major Fundraising Splash for St. Jude

NORFOLK, Va. — This year marks Reed & Associates Marketing’s (R&A) eighth annual team fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital ahead of the annual Walk | Run to End Childhood Cancer at the Norfolk Botanical Gardens. The agency’s support for St. Jude was born from seeing the hospital’s commitment to ending childhood cancer first-hand…. Read more »

Business Spotlight: Jars of Dust

Stroll to the end of The Alley in Virginia Beach’s ViBe Creative District to Jars of Dust, a pottery studio and shop handcrafting functional ceramics for everyday life. You will be greeted with the warmest welcome from the owner and potter Mallorie and her regal pottery pup, Brown. Glowing with natural light, the shop is… Read more »

R&A Educational Series: Customer Journey

Our latest R&A Educational Series webinar gleaned insight into the Customer Journey for Window World franchises across the country. We shared best practices for reaching consumers at the right place, the right time and with the right message. The Customer Journey is an important marketing tool for businesses to maximize the effectiveness of their marketing… Read more »

Business Spotlight: Farmhouse Brewing Co.

Tucked away in the corner of Virginia Beach is a family-owned brewery and cidery, the first of its kind in the state. Farmhouse Brewing Co. rests on 8.6 acres in the heart of Kempsville and brews flavors inspired by the roots planted on the property over 100 years ago. Farmhouse is the brainchild of Eddie… Read more »

R&A Grows with A New Client and Team Members

NORFOLK, Va. — Reed & Associates Marketing (R&A), a national marketing agency located in Downtown Norfolk, is celebrating the expansion of their client and team rosters. R&A’s newest client is Downtown Norfolk’s Glass Light Hotel & Gallery, slated to open later this year. The R&A team is handling the hotel property’s local and national public… Read more »

Business Spotlight: Lolly’s Creamery

The coast of Virginia Beach became sweeter with the addition of a family-owned, small-batch ice cream shop, located in the ViBe Creative District. Lolly’s Creamery is becoming notably known for their creative and classic ice cream flavors, which owners Joey and Jacklyn Launi say have been a dream to bring to life. As you stroll… Read more »

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 »