Michelle Mekky Named a Notable Entrepreneur; Mekky Media Offering Masterclass
Michelle Mekky was recently selected as a “notable entrepreneur” by Crain’s Chicago Business. In addition, her company, Mekky Media, will be launching its first masterclass in November, offering media and public speaking training to a small intimate audience. The masterclass will focus on how to become a dynamic public speaker, deliver powerful media interviews, and network with confidence.
Hyperlinks Media Obtains Google Ad Grant for The Arc of Katy
Charles Mazzini announced that Hyperlinks Media obtained a Google Ad Grant for The Arc of Katy, a nonprofit organization in Houston. The Google Ad Grant is an in-kind donation of $10,000/mo that nonprofits can use to promote their organization using Google Ads. As part of Hyperlinks Media’s newest division, MISSION: MORE!, the company helps eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofits secure and maintain the Google Ad Grant, an in-kind grant of $10,000/mo for PPC advertising.
Pinkston Institute Releases New Research
David Fouse’s company, Pinkston Institute, has released its research on the future of op-eds in today’s digital media landscape. It shows that traditional thought leadership approaches to earned media must change as new digital platforms emerge.
Origin to Release a Documentary About the Spearhead Traverse
MJ Legault‘s company, Origin, plans to release a short documentary film in partnership with Arc’teryx on October 18, 2019. The Origin-produced film explores the Spearhead Traverse’s impact on skiers over the past five decades and how a complex future will continue to push the boundaries of backcountry travel.
The Abbi Agency Hires Bryan Allison as CMO
Tinuiti Releases Holiday Shopping Predictions Report
Zach Morrison shared Tinuiti’s 2019 Holiday Shopping Predictions and Behaviors report, which provides data and actionable insights to help brands and retailers hone their holiday strategies and maximize the potential for peak fourth quarter revenue results. Tinuiti asked 2,003 consumers aged 18-65 about their shopping plans for the busiest shopping season of the year.
The Outloud Group Launches MuskOx Apparel Line
Bradley Hoos’s agency, The Outloud Group, just launched a new men’s outdoors apparel line, MuskOx, in partnership with key influencers. The clothing will be sold online, with influencers in play to jumpstart the brand’s popularity.
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