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17 Jan 2017

2017: Make it Your Year to Soar the Skies

By Shirley Mott, Content Specialist   Welcome to a new year! Flipping the calendar to 2017 is a blessing to some of you; you’re ecstatic to leave 2016 behind and dig into a fresh beginning. Others, who perhaps didn’t think about goals or what they should improve on, approach the New Year with trepidation. JJR Marketing is greeting this new year with lots of excitement. A new theme, one that implies reaching new heights and growing, will guide the JJR […]

20 Dec 2016

Audrey Treadwell – My JJR Shadowing Experience

Of all the work that I have done at JJR, I can honestly say that I enjoyed my shadow day with Jackie the most because of the insight that it gave me into real-world marketing and the professional experience that I gained from just a few hours. The client meeting at The LaCava Center was extremely insightful in that it allowed me to meet face to face with a client for the first time ever and see the way that […]

28 Oct 2016

JJR – A Team of Risk Takers

By: Jacqueline Camacho-Ruiz   We are risk-takers. Risk-taking is nothing new at JJR. A good example of this is a challenge we faced last year. Transformational Growth Partners (TGP), a high-performance coaching firm, originally came to JJR Marketing to launch its business with a new website and media relations. The owners then asked JJR to help them with a special project—a Kickstarter campaign for a book they were co-authoring with noted Top Fuel Kalitta Motorsports Crew Chief, James “Jim O.” […]

30 Aug 2016

Ten Years, Ten Lessons for a Successful Business

Recently, I proudly hosted the 10th anniversary party for my first entrepreneurial venture, JJR Marketing, and reflected upon how I built a successful business. It’s amazing to think how my humble, solopreneur venture has become a growing, well-respected firm with a thriving, dynamic team of 14 creatives and professionals that help me service a wide range of businesses and clients. I have learned so much along the journey, and I’ve always believed that if you’ve learned something, it’s important to […]

22 Jul 2016

10 Ways to Diversify Content

By Jacqueline Camacho-Ruiz. Owner & Make-It-Happen Director   More and more businesses are hearing about how important it is to diversify their content. Just what does this mean, though? Diversifying content is expanding your efforts past your current platform. For instance, if you have amazing blogs, publish them on different channels. This will help build more loyal followers and grow your brand. It is also a cost effective way to connect with current customers and attract new ones. Here, we’ve […]

27 Aug 2015

Innovation 101

According to the dictionary, innovation means change, alteration, revolution, transformation, metamorphosis. You see, innovation isn’t purely thinking creatively. Innovation is thinking and then delivering. With innovation, you either invent something entirely new or augment something that already exists to make it better. However, there is a difference between the two. Creating something new asks, “What hasn’t been invented yet?” It constructs things that do not yet exist. Changing something that already exists begs the question, “How can this be better?” […]

01 Mar 2015

Creating an Amazing Team – it’s a Matter of Trust

What do you need for a team that works well together and keeps your organization running like a well-tuned machine? In the quest to answer this question, we turned to the amazing team we have here at JJR Marketing. While each team member had their own insights, there was one recurring theme in all of the answers. Everyone mentioned trust as being one of the main ingredients to success. “I know my co-workers have my back and they know I […]

01 Jan 2015

Map It, Plan It, Execute It! – Your Marketing Strategy

So there you are, ready to create a completely amazing marketing strategy. Only you find yourself sitting at the desk with a blank sheet of paper or empty computer document in front of you. Sure, you have plenty of ideas for this strategy – but where do you start? Fear not, there is a solution to your dilemma. To begin with, know the underlying principles of a marketing campaign. These principles are: Target audience(s) Key message(s) Delivery vehicle(s) These points […]