December 12, 2011

Are Theater Subscriptions a Thing of the Past? Maybe. Maybe Not.

Theater Communications Group(TCG), the national trade association for the non-profit live theater industry, released sobering statistics last week including this show stopper:  subscription income at non-profit theaters nationwide declined by more than 15 percent between 2006 and 2010. This presents a fundamental conundrum for theater marketers. Do we attribute the downturn to the tough economy, and continue allocating funds to
December 5, 2011

In the Mix…Shoveling up Twitter Followers for Snow Joe

The Snow Joe/LCWA team is on a mission to increase Snow Joe’s humble Twitter following to a large and interactive network of weather lovers and snow-plagued souls. To do this, the team implemented a 7 week “snow blower a week” sweepstakes on Twitter, asking followers to “twell” us why they need a powerful, electric snow blower using the hashtag #snowjoeplus
November 29, 2011

In the Mix…First Alert Makes Front Page of USA Today!

This year the First Alert/LCWA team was charged with raising awareness and educating Americans about the importance of carbon monoxide protection and the growing legislation, which requires consumers in many states to install carbon monoxide alarms in their homes. After several robust state-wide campaigns in 2011, the team took a national approach this month and as a result, piqued the
November 21, 2011

Networking Know-How for Client Events

Our client Trex Company recently hosted its annual sales and distributor partner meeting in Las Vegas, and I was pleased to attend with another colleague. Not only are these yearly get-togethers a fantastic opportunity to learn about and interact with new products, but they also provide a chance to sharpen networking skills. Admittedly, walking into a room full of hundreds