Media & Marketing Archive

Mayor Sandy Sanders on Why Fort Smith's Strength Not in Short Supply

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Sandy Sanders was elected mayor of Fort Smith in 2010 after serving as executive director of the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority for six years.

Household Rate for Arkansas Broadband Internet Use at 64 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

States on the Pacific Coast and in the Northeast had higher levels of household broadband internet use compared with the national average of 77 percent, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report released in September.

Sherman Ad Agency to Stream Home Improvement Content

by Kyle Massey 11/10/2017 01:23 pm

With video on demand growing as a marketing medium, Ron Sherman Advertising and Teleproductions of Little Rock is launching HouseAware, a VOD series that will put Sherman's vast home improvement library at customers' fingertips.

'Dear Little Rock' Does City A Disservice (Blake Rutherford Commentary)

by Blake Rutherford 11/8/2017 10:36 am

"What also confused me about 'Dear Little Rock' was that it professed to be an 'intervention.' Huh?"

Get Tickets for the Arkansas Waterfowler Hall of Fame Ceremony

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2017 10:02 am

Tickets are available for the second annual Arkansas Waterfowler Hall of Fame induction ceremony, which takes place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at Robinson Center in Little Rock.

Maryland AG: Sinclair, Tribune TV Merger a 'Bad Deal'

by Associated Press 11/6/2017 11:25 am

Maryland's attorney general opposes the proposed merger between Sinclair Broadcasting Group and rival TV station operator Tribune Media.

John Rogers Involved in Domestic Disturbance, Traffic Incident

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

The first three days of October didn't go well for John Rogers, sports memorabilia and photo archive fraudster.

Accountant Brian Thompson Featured on NPR

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

American Public Media's “Marketplace” program that airs on many NPR stations interviewed Little Rock accountant Brian Thompson.

Lauren James Raises $1.16M in Stock Offering

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Lauren James Enterprises Inc. of Fayetteville recently raised $1.16 million in a stock offering, according to its filing with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.

Behave Yourself (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 11/6/2017 12:00 am

It does seem that, finally, the pervasiveness of sexual harassment and actual assault in our society is being recognized and, at least in some quarters, a reckoning is happening.

FNBC Bank Loan of $150 in '41 Writes Script for Video Award

by George Waldon 11/6/2017 12:00 am

FNBC Bank of Ash Flat received national recognition from the American Bankers Association at the second annual ABA Bank Marketing Video Awards in New Orleans.

Bobby Bones Enshrined in National Radio Hall of Fame

by Kyle Massey 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Bobby Bones doesn't sound like a classic broadcaster. He lacks a deep voice, he talks too fast, and he's no shock as a jock. But he's an easy guy to talk to, and he thinks that's one reason millions of fans listen.

East Harding's Donna Clark Begins New Role at Springdale Branch (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Donna Clark has been promoted to senior project manager/senior estimator in the Springdale office of East Harding Construction of Little Rock. Clark has also been selected for the Leadership Fayetteville class for 2017-18.

Mid-America Cable Show Recognizes Conway Corp. (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Wayne Bailey and Ryan Tucker, production coordinators for Conway Corp., produced programming that received a MIDI Award for local ad sales at the 2017 Mid-America Cable Show in Little Rock. The spot featured child spokesperson Karson Prince explaining the role of the United Way in the community.

John Lyon Joins Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

John Lyon, who previously reported on state government for the Arkansas News Bureau, has been named strategic communications manager by the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement in Little Rock.

Barbara Tyson, Foundation Give $1.5M to Pryor Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/2/2017 11:17 am

The David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History said this week that it has received $1.5 million from Barbara A. Tyson and the Tyson Foods Foundation Inc.

SPONSORED: Wood Sales Leadership Center Teaches Art, Science Of Selling

by 11/1/2017 07:00 am

Rare program poised to turn out its first class of future salespeople at Arkansas State University.

SPONSORED: A Chatbot Can Be A Great Salesperson

by 10/31/2017 09:35 am

Website add-ons can keep customers from drifting away.

Ghidotti Picked to Help Police Attract Recruits

by Kyle Massey 10/30/2017 04:18 pm

As Natalie Ghidotti begins a mission to attract women and minority applicants for more than 50 vacancies on the Little Rock police force, she won't be using an image of a man covered in SWAT gear as her poster boy.

Amidst Newsroom Cuts, Democrat-Gazette Scales Back on Business Section

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

From now on, Monday will be a day off for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's business section, Publisher Walter Hussman Jr. says, and the Little Rock daily will save some money.