Blogging: Good for Business

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Your business’ blog is the home your content has been searching for. It’s your own personal platform to share your brand’s personality and expertise, and now is the time to get started. Not convinced? Here are some tried and true benefits of blogging for your brand: Benefit 1: Fuels the Social Media Fire Blogging allows… Read more »

Buying Television In a Political Year

 “If I had to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first four hours sharpening the axe.” – Abraham Lincoln Television buying in any given year has its challenges; from pre-emptions, inflated rates, tight inventory and more. Unfortunately, a political year amplifies these roadblocks! Spending time planning and evaluating your television buying parameters will allow… Read more »

Local Agency Provides Marketing Services to Rotary Club of Norfolk & Norfolk Botanical Garden for Fundraising Event

NORFOLK, Va. — Reed & Associates Marketing (R&A), a Norfolk-based marketing, advertising and public relations agency, announces its continued support of the annual Suds & Buds event as a marketing partner for 2016. The company provided marketing support through creative, social media and public relations initiatives.  Suds & Buds, a fun event that raises funds… Read more »

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 »