Oklahoma Business

Marketing Expert Scott Berry Helps Prepare Oklahoma State Students for Jobs in Communication

01 01 1970

McKinney, TX -- 10/23/2017 -- Scott Berry, founder and Managing Director of MarketCrest, LLC, was recently featured in a speaking event hosted by The Oklahoma State chapter of the Association of Women in Communications (AWC).The Association of Women in Communications is a national organization that is dedicated to developing women in the communications field through networking, education, recognizing excellence and promoting leadership.The Oklahoma State chapter hosts monthly meetings for Media & Strategic Communications students who are looking to network, further their experience, stand out from the crowd and land a communications job when they graduate.Scott Berry spoke at their meeting on September 26, giving advice on how to prepare and compete for meaningful positions in the media and strategic communications sector. Berry used his many years of experience in corporate marketing and communications as well as his experiences with agencies to provide meaningful advice to the students."I...

Marketing A Tire & Auto Repair Shop - We've Spent millions With YP

01 01 1970

Since the 70's we've spent money on YP solutions. YP was the place, we'd spend $200,000+ a year on YP, they covered it all: book, mobile ads, mailers, & PPC. TULSA, OKLAHOMA, UNITED STATES, October 3, 2017 () -- Have You Learned Any LessonsYellowpage BookWe learned we didn't track enough and our knowledge does not equal the money spent.In the process, we did some A/B testing, where we switched up our adds from a full page ad to 2 half page ads and although we didn't track ROI like we should have, we've realized over time that our clients aren't searching for us through the yellow Page book like they once were.We ask our customers "how did you hear about us", and rarely, if ever, do they say the Yellow Pages. So things have changed. We had to reduce our ad spend on the book significantly, or else we were just wasting our money.Mobile AdsWe also learned that our money spent on YP mobile Ads was worth the money. One out of 2 of or clients were coming...

Margaretha Brown’s New Book “The Adventures of Mr. Quiggley: The Male...

01 01 1970

May 11, 2017 Margaretha Brown, an immigrant from Austria, who settled with her family in Lawton, Oklahoma in 1958, and a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, has completed her new book “The Adventures of Mr. Quiggley: The Male Beta”: an intriguing tale of the adventures of a Beta fish and his ability to adapt to his new surroundings. Brown was inspired to write this book by her own fish. Brown explains, “Mr. Quiggley was my male, pet beta that lived for three years. Whenever I would return from work, he would surface, blow bubbles and allow me to pet him. These were actually his various adventures.” Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Margaretha Brown’s beautifully illustrated tale provides a fish-eye-view to spur children’s imaginations into high gear. Mr. Quiggley must learn to live in new surroundings and with a new snail friend, along with a new dog, who causes him a lot of trouble. Children readers will be enthralled with the...

Manhattan Construction Company to Build New Multi-Purpose Ballpark for Texas Rangers

01 01 1970

Rendering of Globe Life Field, the new multi-purpose ballpark for the Texas Rangers Baseball Club in Arlington, Texas. Rendering by HKS. “There was great interest and competition for the General Contractor’s role to build our new ballpark. However, at the end of the interviews and qualification process, one firm stood out above the rest, and that was Manhattan Construction,” said Rangers Executive Vice President of Business Operation Arlington, Texas October 01, 2017 The new 42,000-seat major league ballpark is a public-private partnership between the Texas Rangers and the City of Arlington. It will be a multi-use entertainment and sports facility with a retractable roof and other related infrastructure. “There was great interest and competition for the General Contractor’s role to build our new ballpark. However, at the end of the interviews and qualification process, one firm stood out above the rest, and that was Manhattan Construction,” said...

Major General Harry W. Brooks Jr., Dies at Age 89 Indiana's First African-American General and Sixth in the Nation

01 01 1970

Major General Harry W. Brooks Jr., Dies at Age 89 Indiana's First African-American General and Sixth in the NationFamily announcement of the death of Major General Harry W. Brooks, Jr., USA (Ret), arrangements and biographical information on General Brooks. Indianapolis, IN, August 31, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Gen. Harry W. Brooks Jr., USA Ret, the first African-American general from the State of Indiana, and only the sixth African-American general in U.S. history, died August 27. He was 89.General Brooks will be remembered by family, friends, military and retired military members at Witherspoon Presbyterian Church (5136 Michigan Rd) in Indianapolis, IN on Friday, September 8 from 4PM until 9PM, and Saturday, September 9 at 10AM with A Celebration of Life service immediately following at Noon.Born in Indianapolis, Indiana to Nora and Harry W. Brooks, Sr. on May 17, 1928, Harry, Jr. was education in the Indianapolis public schools attending IPS School #42, IPS School #87 and Crispus Attucks...

Main Street America Towns Reach 10-Year High For Community Reinvestment

01 01 1970

CHICAGO, May 2, 2017 -- The National Main Street Center Inc. announced that the national network of over 1,000 Main Street America towns reached a ten-year high for community reinvestment during its annual conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In 2016, these communities reinvested $5.75 billion from public and private sources, created 5,498 new businesses, 26,909 new jobs and rehabilitated 7,794 buildings, according to data compiled by the Center. "Despite some media reports about the demise of Main Streets, many local business districts are thriving as a result of sound economic planning and community engagement," said Patrice Frey, president and CEO of the non-profit National Main Street Center, which supports the Main Street America communities. In addition, Ed McMahon, senior fellow at the Urban Land Institute, a non-profit that focuses on how land use can enhance the environment, presented on why the community-driven, asset-based Main Street Approach works and discussed the...

LUNG FORCE Heroes from Every State Join American Lung Association on...

01 01 1970

LUNG FORCE Heroes from every state advocate on Capitol Hill on April 5 for lung cancer patients Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths, and we’re bringing our message to Congress today for patients who need more treatment options and methods of early detection - Harold P. Wimmer, American Lung Association National President and CEO Washington, D.C. April 05, 2017 Today, the American Lung Association and LUNG FORCE Heroes - those personally impacted by lung cancer - came together from all 50 states at the U.S. Capitol to press their Senators and Representatives to support lung cancer patients during the second annual LUNG FORCE Advocacy Day. These lung cancer advocates are pushing for increased funding at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that will result in better treatments and methods of early detection, as well as quality, affordable healthcare so that people with or at risk for lung cancer can get the care they need. LUNG FORCE is uniting the nation in...

Lucas Group Hires Two New Managing Partners for Information Technology...

01 01 1970

Lucas Group The IT industry moves at a rapid pace, and staying on top of the latest developments can be a challenge for even the most experienced recruiters Atlanta, GA April 20, 2017 Lucas Group is expanding the company’s Dallas and Tampa-based Information Technology divisions. The executive recruiting firm announced the addition of Angelica Chadwick, Tampa, and JT Mackey, Dallas, as Managing Partners. Chadwick and Mackey join a growing team of tenured, experienced IT executive recruiters as they continue to meet the demands of customers in both markets. “Angelica and JT bring a wealth of industry knowledge to our Dallas and Tampa offices,� said Steven Robinson, General Manager of Lucas Group’s Information Technology executive recruitment services. “Both have a demonstrated record of personally performing at the highest level, delivering exceptional IT talent for clients.� “The...

Learning Resources Partners with YMCAs and Scientists to Show Kids...

01 01 1970

Chicago, Illinois April 04, 2017 Kids across the country are getting a hands-on science lesson thanks to a new partnership between Chicago-based toy manufacturer Learning Resources®, various YMCA after school programs and real-life scientists. “Science is Cool is an initiative intended to inspire children to love science,” said Marie LaPlante, Chief Marketing Officer for Learning Resources. “80% of kids would rather take out the garbage than do their science homework, so we’re showing them that science is fun!” Learning Resources is gifting participating YMCA programs with a set of new STEM toys, but the company isn’t stopping there. As part of the Science is Cool campaign, Learning Resources is bringing in scientists, like Damon Lane, Chief Meteorologist at KOCO-TV in Oklahoma City, to talk to children in YMCA after school programs to show different and fun aspects of what scientists do in April. Research shows that 30 percent of parents with...

Leading Advertising Agency in Louisiana Changes Name

01 01 1970

The agency was founded in 1981 with just two employees, and it has over 100 employees today at its offices in Shreveport and Baton Rouge, LA, and Tyler, Texas. Over the last three decades, the agency has lived by the motto, "How fast is your agency?" Fast, high-quality work will continue to be an important part of the foundation for Romph & Pou Agency. Clients include Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma (seven casinos including world's largest casino: WinStar World Casino & Resort), Brookshire Grocery Company (175+ store locations), Margaritaville Resort Casino, Affinity Gaming (11 casinos), University Health Hospital in Shreveport and Monroe, LA, and New York-Presbyterian (Physician staffing at more than 100 locations). "I'm excited to have Jeffrey Romph as my new partner in this company," said founding partner Robert Pou. "Jeffrey continues to bring new ideas to the table, which will help Romph & Pou Agency...

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