Media & Marketing Archive

Mortuus Pater Pictures Seeks Investors for Comedy Pilot

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Mortuus Pater Pictures, the Little Rock startup movie company that recently completed the comedy “Antiquities,” is preparing for another production.

Watchdog Journalism (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/21/2017 12:00 am

For some strange reason, there are administrators who seem uneasy at the prospect of their ultimate employers knowing just how much they are being paid and how quickly the costs of their particular positions have grown.

Arkansas Health Department Posts Restaurant Inspections Online

by Jan Cottingham 8/21/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Health Department earlier this month began posting restaurant inspection reports on its website, making reports on about 15,000 retail food establishments throughout the state publicly available.

Instacart, Waitr Enter Arkansas Food Delivery Market

by Jan Cottingham 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Instacart, an online grocery delivery service, began delivery service in the Little Rock area last week, making deliveries from stores like Kroger, Whole Foods Market, Natural Grocers, Petco and CVS.

David McCollum Looks Back on 50 Years of Sports, and the Wider World

by Kyle Massey 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Memories came rushing back last week as David McCollum reviewed a half-century of writing sports, including a stint at the Arkansas Democrat and then 35 years at the Log Cabin Democrat in Conway.

Pain Points or Blind Spots? (Jim Karrh on Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Your customers and prospects might have a big problem and not even know it. How well equipped is your business to help them find that big problem and ultimately help solve it?

Establishing Ethos (J. Kathy Barbeire Commentary)

by J. Kathy Barbeire 8/21/2017 12:00 am

It doesn't matter how passionately you argue or how logical your argument is: If the audience doubts your credibility, they will disregard your message.

Arkansas Business Seeks Info on Minority-, Woman-Owned Businesses

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/15/2017 11:35 am

Arkansas Business is seeking minority-owned or woman-owned businesses in Arkansas for new lists to be published Sept. 4.

Sandra McGrew to Lead Content at Ghidotti Communications

by Kyle Massey 8/15/2017 08:49 am

Sandra McGrew, a former Little Rock TV news reporter and magazine editor, has joined Ghidotti Communications to run its new content communications division, the firm announced Tuesday.

PR Man Among Women, Aaron Sadler Tells a Human Story

by Kyle Massey 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Aaron Sadler chuckles at the idea that he broke the glass ceiling — in reverse — at Ghidotti Communications in Little Rock.

Acorn: The Influence Co. Names New Board Member

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/10/2017 02:17 pm

Influencer marketing agency Acorn: The Influence Co. on Thursday announced the addition of John Sheehy, president of global client practice at Publicis Media, to its board.

GateHouse Buys Log Cabin, Other Morris Publications for $120M

by Kyle Massey 8/9/2017 11:26 am

Months of speculation about a possible sale of the Log Cabin Democrat, Conway's daily newspaper, came to fruition early Wednesday when Morris Communications announced a sale to GateHouse Media.

Inuvo Reports 2Q Revenue Up, $1.4M Loss

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/9/2017 09:51 am

Advertising technology and digital publishing firm Inuvo Inc. of Little Rock on Tuesday announced second-quarter revenue of $18.3 million, up 16.8 percent from the same quarter of last year.

Citizens Bank Won't Fill Marketing Position After Don Hale Departure

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Don Hale's back in the workaday world, having left his marketing post as a senior vice president of Citizens Bank of Batesville a couple of months ago.

Pay Escalates for Top College Administrators in Arkansas

by Mark Friedman 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Between fiscal 2012 and fiscal 2017, a more typical compensation increase for Arkansas university administrators was between 10 and 20 percent.

Maddison Stewart Joins Farm Bureau's Media Department (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Maddison Stewart has been hired as a social media specialist at Arkansas Farm Bureau, headquartered in Little Rock.

Well-Traveled Native Says, 'Good Afternoon Arkansas'

by Kyle Massey 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Elicia Dover returns home to become a co-host of of "Good Afternoon Arkansas," the Little Rock market's first news, talk and lifestyle show to go live in the afternoons.

Parks, Streams & Woods: 50 Years of Arkansas Tourism and the Ad Man Who Saw It All

by Kyle Massey 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Shelby Woods with his marketing agency, Cranford Johnson Robinson & Woods, became the state's top tourism marketer, publishing the Arkansas Tour Guide for 50 years and helping rebrand Arkansas as a “Natural State” for visitors.

Branding Arkansas Came Naturally for CJRW

by Kyle Massey 7/31/2017 12:00 am

It's emblazoned on everything from pencils to pillows, jigsaw puzzles to hot-air balloons. It's stamped into Arkansas license plates and enshrined as the state's official nickname.

Lofty Labs Continues to Expand After Amazon Certification

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Lofty Labs of Fayetteville has nearly doubled its staff this year and is close to reaching $1 million in annual revenue, Casey Kinsey, company president and founder, said last week.

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