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By Nikki Bracy / Business

4 Ways to Miss Out on That Perfect Marketing Job

As a well-known boutique marketing agency, we constantly receive applications for jobs. And when we receive particularly strong applications, we love to bring the applicant in for an interview to see if they are a fit for our open positions. Over the years, we’ve conducted our fair share of interviews and thought we’d share some words of wisdom…

By vitamin / Business / Public Relations

5 Ways to Have Better Conversations

In business, it is important to have strong communication skills. Whether you’re communicating internally or externally with clients or industry peers, having clear and valuable conversations are key: it can help you strengthen your relationships with internal team members and clients / customers; and position yourself as a knowledgeable expert. But what exactly differentiates a…

By vitamin / Branding / Business

How ‘Millennial’ is Your Business?

Millennials — defined as anyone born between the early 1980s and early 2000s — are taking over the world and particularly, the business world. Currently, they are the largest generation in the workforce, surpassing Baby Boomers and Gen X. As you evaluate your work environment, you may notice that Millennials have a growing presence: whether…

By Kendall Bair / Business

3 Ways a Marketing Plan Can Be a Game-Changer

We’re already through the first quarter of 2017 — can you believe it? While most marketing executives set loose goals for the year, many forego the process of developing a formal marketing plan. A thorough marketing plan will create a unified focus for your company and can play a significant role in growing and /…

By vitamin / Business / Public Relations

6 Marketing Lessons Learned from Powerball Mania

Let’s face it – it’s not mathematically rational to buy a Powerball ticket. The average expected payout per ticket for Wednesday’s $1.6 billion jackpot was a mere $1.12 per ticket – a ticket that costs $2 to play – and the chances of winning were 1 in 292 million. Yet millions of Americans got swept up in Powerball mania…

By Nikki Bracy / Business

4 Things to Remember this Planning Season

Planning season is upon us. Ideally, you’ve already started preparing your major initiatives for 2016 and are just putting on the finishing touches. But many companies are currently playing catch up. Here is a list of four things that tend to slip through the cracks during planning season, but need to stay top of mind:…

By vitamin / Business / Fun

3 Reasons Why You Need an Office Dog

With Americans spending nearly one third of their day, five days a week, at work, business owners are constantly looking for ways to improve productivity and reduce stress. While our office pup, Alaz, has been shedding all over Vitamin’s office since day one, more and more companies are integrating canine companions into their workplace –…