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How to Handle Media Interviews

Answering media inquiries is a necessary part of public relations (PR) and protecting your reputation. PR is not just about promoting your business to various media outlets, it’s about being a trusted source when called upon. If you’re new to responding to journalists and reporters alike, it can be daunting to get started without knowing what to expect. We compiled five tips for your next interview with the media. Five Tips When Speaking to the Media Speaking to the media is best done with a clear plan of what you wish to communicate. With a plan in place, you’ll be…
MelissaD
October 14, 2019
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Celebrating 28 Years in Advertising at HenkinSchultz

Happy 28th Anniversary to HenkinSchultz On September 30th, 1991, HenkinSchultz started out from a small, makeshift office space in downtown Sioux Falls. On that day, the creative minds of President & Co-Founder Kirby Schultz and Joe Henkin joined forces at their first meeting as an official advertising agency. Over the years, Joe and Kirby consistently hired thinkers — smart, creative talent passionate about turning ideas into something that changes people. Flashforward to 28 years later, and their shared hiring philosophy from early days continues. Our team has grown to 22 folks who love finding creative solutions for our clients. Now…
HenkinSchultz
September 27, 2019
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Six Easy Ways To Improve Your Website Right Now

You don’t need to be a web developer to improve your website. In fact, all you need is access to the Internet, basic writing skills, and keen eye for small details like links and headings. Minor improvements can make a huge impact for the health of your site and search engine optimization (SEO). We compiled a list of six easy ways to improve your website right now! 1. Add Google Analytics In 2019, it's still surprising to see how many websites still do not have Google Analytics connected to their website. Adding Google Analytics to your site will not directly…
HenkinSchultz
September 16, 2019
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The Importance of Video Content on Social Media and Websites

Did you know that video makes up over 60% of all internet traffic? Some estimate that number to be closer to 80% by the end of 2019. Here are a few more fun stats. According to OptinMonster, those using video see an increase of: 81% in product sales 66% in lead generation 54% in brand awareness Additionally, 92% of mobile video consumers share videos with others, according to Invodo. Marketers spend billions of dollars on online video advertising. But you don’t have to spend that to make the most of your budget. Video content can be an affordable part of…
MelissaD
September 3, 2019
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The Benefits of Having an Agency Place Your Media

One part of running a successful marketing campaign is media placement. Placing media on the best platforms distributes messages to the right audience at the right time with the right medium. But that’s not all. Another part of a successful marketing campaign is creating an emotional connection between consumers and the products or services you offer. Consumers won’t always connect an emotion to your brand just because you aired a television spot or launched a digital ad. Let’s look at why advertising agencies are the pros at placing media and how media planning works overall! Our Media Buying Expert at…
Rachel Speiser
August 19, 2019
How to Know When to Get a New WebsiteWebsite Design

How to Know When to Get a New Website

The Internet is always advancing, and web design trends are constantly changing. In order for businesses to stay current, website updates tend to happen frequently. If your website isn’t making the cut, then it’s time to take a step back and evaluate if a redesign or complete overhaul is required. A new visit to your website is an opportunity to make a solid first impression. Don’t miss your chance to spark the interest of users and keep them scrolling through and subscribing to your content. How do you know when it’s time for a new website? See if your website…
Rachel Speiser
August 8, 2019
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Design Principles 101: The Basics of Graphic Design

What is good design? We know it when we see it. Good design is everywhere. Even within objects of daily life. It’s an exquisite wine glass, a distinctive lamp shade, or a decorative throw pillow. Good design is more than just eye appeal though. It balances form and function. It enhances space and works in a useful way. It pulls together both purpose and posh effortlessly. It’s on screen right now! You’re viewing this post on a webpage that was designed for the purpose of reading. Trends for design are changing all of the time. The methods have not. Good…
Rachel Speiser
August 1, 2019
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Sioux Falls Web Design Projects of 2019

With 2019 nearly half over, we wanted to reflect on a few of the website development projects we’ve completed. Most of our clients and projects are from the Sioux Falls and surrounding areas. However, we’ve built websites for clients in Iowa, Nevada, Tennessee and even Germany! Our capabilities in web design can go from the tiniest coming soon page to large eCommerce websites. Our web team has development experience in banking, commercial, construction, religious, personal blogs, startups and more. With that said, we'd like to not only share, but display some of our web design projects of 2019. The following…
HenkinSchultz
July 25, 2019
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Tips for Running a Successful Social Media Campaign

Last month, we talked about Social Media benchmarks. Today, we’re stepping back to take a higher level look at running a successful social media campaign. Most of us use social media every day. Whether we’re on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, or any of the other social media apps, we know how to consume. But do you know how to use it to promote? Do you know how to use it to build customer relations? Have a Clear Goal in Mind It seems obvious, but having a goal is crucial to measurement and success. What is your goal? Lead generation? Sales?…
HenkinSchultz
July 10, 2019
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Why You Need to Set Social Media Benchmarks

Most of us use social media in some form.  According to Statista, the number of worldwide social media users has reached 2.34 billion. This is expected to grow to whopping 2.95 billion by 2020. It’s pretty clear that social media channels get a lot of attention. This makes it absolutely crucial for your business to not only be present, but measure engagement. Thankfully, there are plenty of metrics to track in order to get a good gauge of your brand’s online social interactions. What to Measure for Social Media Analytics Measuring social media metrics is all about context. To get…
Rachel Speiser
June 25, 2019