Media & Marketing Archive

Solar Jobs Grow in US by 20 Percent in 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/26/2016 12:00 am

In Arkansas, however, only 264 people were employed in solar jobs in 2015, putting the state at 49th in per-capita ranking of solar jobs among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

New Training Trends Engage Employees (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 9/26/2016 12:00 am

An increasing number of organizations have dramatically changed their approach to training, making it far less about dispensing information and far more about engagement and skill development.

United Federal Credit Union Wins Top Honor at Best Places to Work Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2016 11:35 am

Arkansas Business and the Best Companies Group honors 29 Arkansas companies with "Best Places to Work" awards, which honor firms that have exceptional workplace environments.

Bill Halter's Scenic Hill Solar Lands Big First Projects, With L'Oreal

by Kyle Massey 9/20/2016 09:39 am

Scenic Hill Solar, led by former Arkansas lieutenant governor Bill Halter, has landed big work for its first projects — the multimillion-dollar job of putting thousands of solar panels on two L'Oreal USA cosmetics factories in North Little Rock and Florence, Kentucky.

John Rogers Admits Cocaine Use in Facebook Post

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2016 12:00 am

You may have heard that alleged serial fraudster John Rogers recently divulged that his bad behavior included a fondness for cocaine.

Clarksville Ponzi Schemer Sentenced to 90 Months

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2016 12:00 am

Federal prosecutors in North Carolina are winding up the case of ZeekRewards, an online Ponzi scheme that collected $850 million from 900,000 in-vestors in two and a half years, and two Clarksville residents were sentenced in the case last week.

Batesville Impact Plan Living Up to Its Name

by Gwen Moritz 9/19/2016 12:00 am

Fresh eyes, strategic planning, youthful energy and cold, hard cash are shaking up Batesville, a college town on the jagged edge of the Ozarks that is burdened with many of the same challenges as the Delta that's just minutes away.

Elise Mitchell on PR Success and the Art of Motorcycle Mastery

by Kyle Massey 9/19/2016 12:00 am

Elise Mitchell says entrepreneurship is a little like parenting. If you wait till you're old and wise, you've probably missed your chance.

Suicide Is Preventable (Steven Blackwood Commentary)

by Steven Blackwood 9/19/2016 12:00 am

Shortly after my wife, Cindi, and I lost our son to undiagnosed depression almost eight years ago, I learned that suicide was the No. 1 cause of death for white male college students in the Southern states.

Nick McCarthy Makes Move to Media & More (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2016 12:00 am

Nick McCarthy has been hired as an account services coordinator at Media & More Consulting of Little Rock. McCarthy will be responsible for branding and media strategies.

Florida Anchor Joins 'THV 11 This Morning,' Replacing Alyse Eady

by Kyle Massey 9/13/2016 10:04 am

KTHV-TV, Channel 11, announced Tuesday that Florida morning anchor Rob Evans will join the station a member of the "THV 11 This Morning" team.

Meet 20 In Their 20s: The New Influentials Class of 2016

by Gwen Moritz 9/12/2016 12:00 am

Twenty of Arkansas' young leaders show the energy and ambition and adventurous spirit that is obvious in our state's business legends, even decades after they were in their 20s. We're proud to introduce these New Influentials and to consider all the potential they offer our state in the decades to come.

Scalper Sued for Vexing Verizon Visitors

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/12/2016 12:00 am

The Multipurpose Civic Center Facility Board for Pulaski County is going after a Nebraska businessman for allegedly defrauding patrons of North Little Rock's Verizon Arena.

A-State Chief's Move to Little Rock the Right Decision (Feedback)

by Bryce Goad 9/12/2016 12:00 am

A Jonesboro reader asks if with no Little Rock presence, would the Arkansas State University System still have a powerful presence in central Arkansas, and would it have experienced the student enrollment growth from that area?

TEDx Coming Back to Little Rock (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 9/12/2016 12:00 am

You may not agree with what you hear at a TEDx conference, but you will learn something new. You may not get the full picture — since speakers are given 18 minutes — but you will be escorted into territory occupied by that speaker that is likely to be new, controversial and challenging.

It's Home Again in Little Rock for KATV Anchor Chris May

by Kyle Massey 9/12/2016 12:00 am

After nearly two decades as a big-market new anchor, Chris May returned to KATV in August, and last week reflected on being back where he started.

Molly Rawn on How Fayetteville Pays It Forward With A&P Fund

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/12/2016 12:00 am

Before joining the Fayetteville Advertising & Promotion Commission as executive director in August, Molly Rawn was director of development and communications at the Scott Family Amazeum in Bentonville, where she led capital campaigns before overseeing fundraising, membership and PR.

Citizens Bank Adds Don Hale, Tim Byers to Marketing Team

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/7/2016 08:51 am

Citizens Bank of Batesville added two to its marketing team: Don Hale, formerly of the Diamond Agency of El Dorado, and Tim Byers, who has worked for companies including Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock and Merkle Inc. of Baltimore.

B&B Solutions Sold in Deluxe Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/5/2016 12:00 am

Printing company B&B Solutions of Mabelvale was sold last month to Deluxe Corp. of Shoreview, Minnesota.

Fayetteville's Tech Atlantis Finds Zen with New Name, Location

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/5/2016 12:00 am

Tech Atlantis, a provider of cloud-based tax services, is relocating in Fayetteville to the downtown square and changing its name to Zenwork.