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Walla Walla

Walla Walla

Our first long trip with two kids! Ok, why did we think this was a good idea? We made plans a few months ago to meet up with our friends who live in Portland. My friend, who I met in college, is a past travel buddy/roommate/fellow wine lover so we decided Eastern...

The Minimalist Maximizer

The Minimalist Maximizer

I've been striving for a minimalistic lifestyle for a number of years now. I'm constantly trimming back on what I have and the things I regularly buy. I've learned to ingrain a mindset that questions the "need" for just about anything. Does that mean my house is pure...

Behind the Business: Stories from Small Towns

The Accidental Architect

Casey Roloff ’95 imagined the town of his dreams on the Washington coast. He spent the next 17 years bringing it to life. Casey Roloff ’95 had just started to gain recognition for building custom homes on the Oregon coast when he decided, in 2002, to build an entire...

Q&A: Juniper Tree

Chelsea Royer of Juniper Tree Photography is a great local friend of ours (and a former employee!). She has been in the family and wedding photography business for years, and recently opened a cute boutique clothing and gift shop in Cosmopolis, Washington in order to...

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Small Business Holiday Mini Sessions

Need an awesome collection of high-quality, digital photos to promote your business this holiday season? We're offering a serious discount on these photo shoots. They're 30 minutes at your location and you get 30 high resolution digital downloads to use however you...

Fall Giveaway

October has come and we are here for it! It’s our favorite local festival season, for one, and its time to start thinking about all of the fun holiday promotions! We love holiday promotions and events for a variety of reasons. It’s unique because they really do bring...

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Retail in the time of Amazon

It’s fall and the chill has returned. Yes the weather but also that feeling in your spine knowing the holidays are coming and you’ve got to get your game face on. Retail is a tough business for many reasons, but the ongoing growth of online big retailers is the...

Print Promotion Offers

Promoting your business can be an expensive endeavor! We typically recommend that your first step after you get your branding finalized is to ensure you have at least 3 pieces of print material that you can hand a potential customer while you're out and about in order...

Non-Profit Campaign: Grays Harbor Family Planning

The Grays Harbor Public Health & Social Services department offers a variety of services to the community. Through grant funding, they were able to develop a campaign to promote and advertise their in-house Family Planning clinic. We consulted with the managing...

Non-Profit: Target Marketing

If you work in the world of non-profits, you may have already realized that marketing is… complex. It might be so complex you don’t even realize you’re “marketing” or you don’t have a clear marketing plan. From our various work in non-profits, we’ve realized a few...

Non-Profits: Fundraising

It only took a quick Google search to see that there are nearly 800 registered non-profit organizations in Grays Harbor County. From education to social services to charitable funds, Grays Harbor contains a great number of projects aimed at improving the welfare of...

Differentiation and the 4 P’s of Marketing

There are thousands (probably millions) of “How To” guides on marketing full of lists and ideas and boxes that need to be checked but I have a core belief that none of this will work if you don’t have one thing. Your differentiation factor OR Unique Value Proposition...

Britta’s Holiday Gift List

Britta’s Holiday Gift List

The holidays are coming up and we're sharing our gift lists this season! These are items we love and/or want - giving you ideas for items (available locally) to buy for your loved ones (or for us!). OSEA Ocean Cleansing Mud I originally can’t across this brand through...