Challenge: Develop a new corporate website to reflect TrackVia's narrowed business focus around workflow management. Given a one-month deadline for completion of the new website. Solution: Led and managed the development of a brand new website, using a non-traditional approach to launch it in a very aggressive time frame. Strategically planned for how the website could [...]

Spreadsheets: Work Like It’s 2015, Not 2005


Challenge: Create awareness around spreadsheets' error-prone nature, lack of security and user permissions, as well as lack of mobile, on-the-go functionality. Solution: Conducted original research among over 1,000 business professionals regarding how they use spreadsheets to do their work. Used the survey data in an easy-to-read and visually engaging report called Spreadsheets: Work Like It's [...]

Citizen Developer white paper


Challenge: To promote its low-code application platform, TrackVia decided to captialize on analyst firm, Gartner's, 2011 prediction that 25 percent of business applications would be built by Citizen Developers. Solution: Worked closely with a third-party public relations firm to conduct primary research intended to show how Citizen Developers will disrupt the corporate landscape, and how being [...]

Red Lane Spa treasure map


Challenge: Red Lane Spa, a division of Sandals Resorts, needed a unique giveaway for hospitality industry trade shows, as well as a promotional piece for distribution in the Sandals and Beaches Resorts’ welcome kit sent to guests after booking their vacations. Solution: Created an original treasure map, which features the Caribbean islands and the [...]

6 Reasons to Ditch Your Spreadsheets


Challenge: Present ordinary Excel spreadsheets as having their place in business, while pointing out their weaknesses, including a lack of data integrity, weak security features, and limited reporting and workflow features. Solution: Wrote an e-book called 6 Reasons to Ditch Your Spreadsheets... and Make the Move to a DIY Application. Showed a side-by-side comparison of spreadsheets vs. [...]

Panera Caters to Me email marketing


Challenge: Panera Bread franchises in Wisconsin and Rockford, IL  needed an effective means to stay top of mind, and generate demand, with its catering customers. Solution: Created an email marketing campaign targeting females, aged 25-44 years old, in the Wisconsin and Rockford, IL markets. Each month's campaign featured an exclusive offer, which was obtained by [...]

Economy Tracker


Challenge: Provide B2B companies in banking, commercial real estate, insurance, business consulting, and healthcare a unique marketing tool for staying top of mind with their own clients and prospects. Solution: Partnered with a local marketing agency to create economic reports including the Economy Tracker, By The Numbers and Commercial Update. The private-labeled monthly reports [...]

Play to Win lead gen campaign


Challenge: Create a unique marketing campaign to promote ACTIVE Network at the 2012 IAAPA Attractions Expo. Solution: Created a multi-part campaign targeted to professionals in the attractions industry (amusement parks, water parks, zoos, aquariums, museums and cultural attractions). The integrated marketing campaign featured a game board theme that we titled PLAY TO WIN, and included: [...]

Hawaii Pacific Seafood corporate identity


Challenge: Hawaii Pacific Seafood Company, a Honolulu-based wholesaler, did not have a logo or company identity. Solution: Created the Hawaii Pacific Seafood Company logo and corporate identity collateral, including letterhead, business card and #10 envelope.