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Melissa DoyleStaff

HearSay with Melissa

Melissa is our go-to expert for anything web design. Since the early days of the Internet, she’s created hundreds of websites for businesses and organizations around the world. Every website build comes with a new set of challenges, and nothing excites Melissa more than getting to start on a new project. To learn more about how she creates websites, we asked her a few questions: How do you help clients get more business? If you have a good product or service, your website is just a tool to get more business. Treat your website like it’s your top salesperson–it’s warm/welcoming,…
MelissaD
May 16, 2022
joey schultzStaff

HearSay with Joey

Joey is an expert in all things video and motion graphics. When a client comes to HS looking to make an impact on a visual platform, it’s up to Joey to bring their vision to life and exceed their expectations. But how exactly does Joey work on visual storytelling, and what is his creative process like? To find out, we asked him a few questions to dig deeper into all things video. What is a day in the life of Joey Schultz like? Snooze bar. Snooze bar. Snooze bar. Get dressed. Go to the office. Coffee. Coffee. Coffee. Get to…
MelissaD
April 5, 2022
HearSay with AvaStaff

HearSay with Ava

Ava’s creativity and design talent elevates results for our clients, and her can-do attitude is wonderful to have around the HenkinSchultz office. We wanted to know more about how she approaches graphic design as a profession, so we decided to ask her a few questions related to her experience. What do you get to do in your role as a Graphic Designer? I work on a wide variety of designs, from print posters to digital ads, to logos and establishing a look and feel for a brand. It’s always rewarding when I spot a piece of my design out in…
MelissaD
March 2, 2022
Donna WarnerStaff

HearSay With Donna

If you have had the chance to work with HS recently, you’ve probably had the pleasure of talking to Donna Warner on the phone or over email. As our Business Manager, she keeps everything behind-the-scenes running smoothly and elevates our work by enhancing our processes. To learn even more about her balance sheet superpowers, we asked her some questions about her day-to-day operations and previous experiences in accounting. What is your primary role as the Business Manager? My primary role is to process job tickets which includes creating the ticket through invoicing the client. I also handle all of the…
MelissaD
February 2, 2022
Becka BurgerStaff

Passion, Focus, & Variety Push Becka Burger to New Heights

It’s hard to imagine HS without Becka. She has been a part of our team for over 20 years and has helped the agency adapt and grow into what it is today. From being a friendly and familiar face for clients, to planning the best parties ever, Becka’s worked her way up through the ranks at HS and credits her focus, passion, and love for variety as her keys to success. A True Passion for Marketing and Business Despite wearing a multitude of hats over the years and rapid changes in the Sioux Falls business climate, Becka’s fun personality has…
MelissaD
January 24, 2022
HearSay with MasonStaff

HearSay With Mason

Throughout 2022, we are going to sit down with some of the familiar faces around the office and ask them questions about their role at HS. Up first is our charismatic Account Executive Mason Van Essen. What is the most important role of an Account Executive in Marketing?  Thinking on the client’s behalf. I represent the client’s goals to the HS team, and I unlock the entire HS team for the client. An Account Executive’s job is all about making the client’s life easier, ensuring excellence in everything we do, communicating clearly, and offering a solution, always. You’ve worked on…
MelissaD
January 14, 2022
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Austin & Spencer: A Distinguished Digital Marketing Duo

Around HS, we are known for our micro teams and “work buddy” duos. Austin & Spencer serve as our youngest pair of digital marketing experts, complimenting each other’s skills and producing good times around the office. Outside of work, they enjoy craft beer, board games, and cheering on the Jacks. Inside HS, they join forces to create dynamic digital strategies and content.Two Jackrabbits Meet on the Prairie of Sioux Falls Austin & Spencer both went to South Dakota State University at the same time, and while they somehow never managed to have a class together, they were drawn to the…
MelissaD
December 17, 2021
Molly and CamStaff

Molly & Cameron: Collaborating to Create Commercial Art

At HenkinSchultz, our creative endeavors are made better when we work as a team. We bounce ideas off of each other, which produces unique and memorable work that helps our clients get the attention they need. For two of our designers, Molly Kreutzfeldt and Cameron Abbas, collaboration is a fun way to grow professionally, make impactful visual art, and create results for our clients. Learning from Each Other as a Team One thing that every designer can agree on is this: art is subjective. A color palette a designer likes could be the client’s least favorite and vice versa, which…
MelissaD
November 9, 2021
MEL SCHULTEMedia BuyingStaff

Managing Media and Making Sense of Opportunities

When it comes to media planning, digital marketing and media strategy, HS likes to talk a lot about the buyer’s decision journey. The decision journey is basically a funnel, where the target market is served a wider, more general message early on in their consideration. The target is then served more specific, narrower messaging as they get closer to a purchase decision. It’s really about serving the right information to the right audience at the right time. As HS Media Strategist, Mel Schulte has had a media journey of her own. Media Planning is Constantly Reinventing Mel knows a lot…
MelissaD
October 21, 2021
Gold Featured imageStaff

HenkinSchultz marks Golden Anniversary

As HS looks ahead to our 30th anniversary at the end of this month, we are reminded that it is, indeed, our Golden Anniversary on September 30th. It got us thinking, what are some of our most cherished Golden moments throughout the years?A red beer on Phillips Avenue That’s all how it started. With the launch of HenkinSchultz in a makeshift office above Zandbroz Variety on Phillips Avenue, founders Joe Henkin and Kirby Schultz toasted a couple red beers and went to the bank. The vision? Create exceptionally creative marketing for the love of both art and commerce.A whole lot…
MelissaD
September 29, 2021