Agency Life

7 Mar 2019

Proofreading Checklist for Advertising

Posted by advertising Team Members Uncategorized Agency Life Random Thoughts

In honor of National Proofreading Day, we started a conversation around the office on our proofreading horror stories to inspire a checklist to pass along to our future selves and other advertising professionals to help avoid these blunders happening another time. To start- let’s review the difference between proofreading and editing. Proofreading is often viewed […]

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5 Feb 2019

Our Superbowl Advertisement Favorites

Posted by advertising Team Members Uncategorized Agency Life Digital Random Thoughts

The Super Bowl is never just about the game, but also the unveiling of the most talked about advertisements debuting during the commercial breaks. At $5.2 million a pop for 30 seconds of air time, the Super Bowl is a huge opportunity for brands to market to 98.2 million viewers. As advertising professionals, of course, […]

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29 Jan 2019

Marie Kondo Your Nonprofit Marketing

Posted by Marketing Data Tools Uncategorized Agency Life Branding Digital Measurement Nonprofit Social Media

If you haven’t already seen Netflix’s “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo”, you may want to set aside some binge-watching time to see for yourself why everyone you know is on a decluttering spree. To summarize, the show centers on Marie Kondo, a Japanese organizing consultant, as she helps families declutter their homes using her ‘KonMari’ […]

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29 Jan 2019

Williams Whittle Awarded Platinum and Gold from MarCom

Posted by Marketing advertising Agency Life Digital Social Media

Williams Whittle is proud to announce being awarded two MarCom Awards for campaigns with our client Virginia Hospital Center. Judged by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals, MarCom is an internationally respected competition 15 years in the making receiving 6,000 entries annually. MarCom evaluates entries in the following categories: print media, strategic communications, digital […]

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22 Dec 2017

Agency Gift Giving 101: Our Top Tips for Giving Gifts to Clients this Holiday Season

Posted by Marketing advertising Team Members Agency Life Random Thoughts

Ahh, yes, the holidays! If you are like us, you will start receiving and giving holiday gifts and cards to and from your accounts. But one thing we’ve noticed is that we always receive a few of the same things — food and wine! And while we’d never complain about receiving either of those things, […]

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31 May 2017

New President in 50th Year of Business Positions Agency For the Future

Posted by advertising Team Members Uncategorized Agency Life

You don’t get to 50 years in business without the contributions of many dedicated, over-achieving employees. To all of us at Williams Whittle, half a century isn’t a finish line; a time to rest on our laurels. It’s a legacy to build on – a time to position our agency for the next chapter. With […]

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30 May 2017

Virginia Hospital Center and Mayo Clinic

Posted by Marketing advertising Uncategorized Agency Life Branding Nonprofit

Virginia Hospital Center, Mayo Clinic, and your family…better together! Sound familiar? We hope so. Williams Whittle created Virginia Hospital Center’s new advertising campaign to help our client create brand awareness within Northern Virginia that they are a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. In order to successfully make the partnership relevant to the […]

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15 May 2017

The Dain: Losing a Partner

Posted by Agency Life MAD MEN

Photo: Left, Rob Whittle, Right, Dain Anderson (Andy) Williams Dain Anderson Williams was brought into this world to entertain. Yes, he found hundreds of ways to entertain himself – art, antiques, cooking, wine, travel, hunting, fishing, hiking, board work – and in so doing, entertained and delighted his family and friends. One thing that always […]

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28 Apr 2017

Free and Easy Data Tools For Nonprofit Marketing

Posted by Marketing Data Tools Uncategorized Agency Life Digital Nonprofit

Great marketing requires great data. Before you launch a new marketing campaign, it is vital to get insight into your audience, which requires research. This blog post will walk you through my three favorite data tools that inform my nonprofit marketing. US Census The Census, done every ten years, is the most important data our […]

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7 Jul 2016

My nonprofit mood board

Posted by Agency Life

I was just listening to a podcast about creating a mood board. And it got me thinking, what would my mood board include for a successful working environment? I don’t drink caffeinated drinks. Yup, that includes coffee! But, hands down, the best way to start my morning is with the bitterest hot chocolate you can […]

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