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The Impact of an Internship

By: Samantha Goodman Internships are great learning opportunities for students to gain insight into what a future career could look like. When I was offered a strategic communications internship with Strategic America (SA) for the summer of 2021, I immediately accepted. I knew I wanted to work for an agency in the future and SA was the perfect place to [...]

August 19, 2021|Categories: Culture|Tags: , |

How Pinterest Ads Can Help Your Business Grow

Launched in 2010, Pinterest was a relative latecomer compared to other social media giants. More than ten years later, it is among the largest social platforms. And while it has fewer users than Facebook and Twitter, it offers marketers the potential for a stronger digital strategy. Who Uses Pinterest? Pinterest users are mostly women, but the number of men on [...]

June 14, 2021|Categories: Advertising and Marketing, Social Media|Tags: , , |

Understanding Mental Health and Mental Illness

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about mental health? For many, the words mental health bring to mind mental illnesses like depression or anxiety. You have probably heard mental health and mental illness used interchangeably. However, as mental health enters the forefront of conversation, it is important to understand mental health ≠ mental illness.  [...]

May 18, 2021|Categories: Culture|Tags: , |

Most Important Instagram Features in 2021

This year has brought a lot of changes in the world of social media. Updates to platform regulations, new tools and features, and entirely new platforms are just the beginning. We’re here to help you navigate these changes through highlighting a few of Instagram’s most important updates and features. Stories Instagram Stories may not be new, but the way brands [...]

May 10, 2021|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , |

Case Study: Integrated Retargeting Bring Results

Written by: Emily Bussiere, Amanda Glynn, Kaitlin Wren Strategic America is an expert in the home products and services space. From heating and cooling to window and doors (and everything in-between), we’ve made it our mission to help our local clients get noticed by customers. As Strategic Americans, we’re on the hunt for a better way, always. That’s always been [...]

March 22, 2021|Categories: Data and Analytics|Tags: , |

The Importance of Public Relations During Challenging Times

Most of us would like to forget 2020. Phrases from dystopian society science fiction movies suddenly became part of our new vernacular—global pandemic, lock down, travel restrictions, social distancing, quarantine, record-breaking unemployment and, not to be forgotten, toilet paper shortages. Before March 2020 most of us never could have envisioned what would come in the months ahead. Companies who provided [...]

February 15, 2021|Categories: Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

How It’s Made: Regional Emmy-Winning PSA

In November 2020, Strategic America became an agency with four Regional Emmy®-winning associates. Kasey Baker-VerMulm, Randy Belcher, Bruce Ganzer and Heath Smith took home the award for Community/Public Service (PSAs) for their work on the ‘See Yourself Hungry’ PSA for Food Bank of Iowa. The Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences represents video and [...]

February 3, 2021|Categories: Advertising and Marketing|Tags: , , , |

Momentous changes in 2020 drive 2021 predictions

No doubt about it—2020 has forced momentous changes upon our world. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in rapid and massive shifts in the way we work, live healthy lives, apply technology and manage our finances, which affects our lifestyles. By some estimates, technology has seen about five to ten years of accelerated impact in as little as three months. I [...]

December 31, 2020|Categories: Advertising and Marketing|Tags: , , , |

How Does Content Quality Impact Contextual Advertising?

What is Contextual Advertising? For marketers, serving relevant advertising to audiences is the name of the game. In the digital age, there are two main ways to do just that. First, there’s behavioral advertising. Just as the name suggests, this strategy takes into account the previous actions of the user. This could include pages they’ve previously visited, links they’ve followed [...]

December 21, 2020|Categories: Advertising and Marketing|Tags: , , , |

What do changes in media consumption trends mean for marketers?

Throughout the last decade, the media we consume has increasingly moved online. But as COVID-19 caused consumers to stay home in the earlier half of 2020, the digital nature of content and media accelerated at unprecedented rates. For instance, McKinsey Consulting found that enough purchases from e-commerce transactions were delivered to push the industry forward 10 years in just eight [...]

November 16, 2020|Categories: Digital|Tags: , , , |
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