Saying Goodbye to 2016

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In what seems like a blink of an eye 2016 has flown by. With only a few days left in the year we thought we would use this time to discuss some of the highlights from our year as well as get a feel for what 2017 may have in store. In 2016 we took our already strong team and made it even stronger with the additions of some amazing people. You’ve already met many of them via our recent blogs and the ones you haven’t met will be blogged about within the coming weeks. In addition to the new …

Picture Perfect: Velocity Agency Hires Two New Designers

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Two new graphic designers! It was a Merry Christmas indeed as we are proud to unwrap our newest team members. Scott McCarthy and Keith Margavio took very different roads to arrive at Velocity Agency but they share one important thing, pure talent. Buy Local Scott McCarty is New Orleans born, Kenner raised. After graduating from Holy Cross, Scott attended the University of New Orleans where he picked up a degree in fine arts. When he isn’t designing and animating at Velocity Agency, Scott often finds himself rooting for the Saints, Tulane, UNO and the Cubs, or as he puts it, …

Jingle Jangle Jingle: Unwrapping Mr. Bingle

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Hey, folks! Jared here. If you read the blog about me then you know I was born and raised in New Jersey. So, it will come as no surprise to you that when it comes to Louisiana holiday traditions I’m still learning. Despite six years of living in NOLA, I find myself learning something new (and more often than not, interesting) every year. This leads me to my newest discovery, Mr. Bingle. Yes, I know, it’s awful that I didn’t know about this legendary character until recently but at least I’m learning about him now, right? For those of you, who …

The Ever Growing Agency

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We’ve been growing so fast that we are now having to go back to introduce you to some of the new people who have joined us over the past few months.  Say “hello” to Josh. We are pleased to introduce to you Josh Spencer, the latest SEO Manager to join our team. Josh was born in Germany… yeah you read that correctly, Germany! In 2000 Josh and his family relocated to Massachusetts. It was a big move for Josh but one that would eventually lead him to us. When it came time to go to college Josh decided to pack …

A New Face For Social Media

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As business continues to boom Velocity Agency continues to grow. We’d like to introduce you to the newest person to join our team, Danielle Doty. Danielle will be handling the social media accounts for some of our beloved clients. Danielle was born a military brat (her words) in southern California. Not long after she was born her family was stationed in New Orleans, LA. She had the quintessential NOLA childhood filled with crawfish, Mardi Gras, and many rides on the Ladybug at City Park. In 2011, she decided she needed a DRASTIC change of scenery. She moved to the snowy mountain town …

Holiday Sales: What You’re Doing Wrong

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Wow, where has the time gone? 2016 has seemingly flown by and we are looking at the start of a new year. However, if you are a business owner you know that you don’t want to get too far ahead of yourself. After all, the end of the year push can equal big sales. The National Retail Federation estimated that holiday sales in 2016 (sales from November and December) would rise 3.6% over the same period last year. Just how much sales are we talking about? $655.8 billion. That is a staggering number, one that can leave your head spinning …