A New Face For Social Media

Josh Spencer Social Media, Velocity News

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 …

Put Your Town on the Map: Increase Tourism

Josh Spencer Advertising, Timeline, Travel, Velocity News

Hello, is there anybody out there? So, you’re part of a small town in the middle of what some might call “no where,” but you know that in reality your town is so much more than that. In fact, you might say that your town is something special, some place not only worth visiting, but a place that should be on everyone’s travel lists. The only problem is, how do you let others know what your town has to offer? Let’s face it, domestic travel is on the rise and plenty of small towns are cashing in. However, there are many …

Marketing: The Forgotten Side

Josh Spencer Timeline, Velocity News

Surprise, Surprise! You might be shocked to learn that when it comes to choosing a marketing and advertising agency many businesses only look at half the picture. These days, you will find that most established, well-known marketing and advertising agencies employ a wealth of creative talent. No matter the agency you choose you will find that on a very basic level you will end up with some sort of creative marketing material that you will be happy with. The Other Side Sure, it is important that you exceed basic creativity and take your marketing to the next level, but what …

Say Hey To Our New Guy

Josh Spencer Social Media, Timeline, Velocity News

Wow, where does the time go? We have been so busy here at Velocity Agency that we nearly forgot to introduce you to our newest member. Meet Jared Stanton Jared comes to us from… well, he’s sort of from everywhere having made a living doing everything. Jared grew up in northwest New Jersey, working in the resort industry. Shortly, after graduating from Lock Haven University in 2007, he spent a brief time working as an EMT. Yes, that’s right an EMT. Keeping it Short To keep this brief we will just say that he has worked as a web development project …

Have You Evolved? The Evolution of Casino Marketing

Josh Spencer Advertising, Market Information, Social Media, Timeline, Velocity News

There is no question that in the gaming industry the winds of change are blowing. The combination of constantly changing technology with the ever changing tastes of millennials have left some casinos scratching their heads. However, not all change is bad, and perhaps most importantly not all change is unexpected. Back in November, 2015 Global Gaming Business Magazine (GGBM) published Ten Trends for 2016,  an article where they discussed in detail trends that were expected to impact the gaming industry in 2016. So, how accurate were these predicted trends? I’d like to call your attention to the their third trend …

Advertising Agencies & Your Business: An Important Relationship

Josh Spencer Professional Development, Velocity News

  When you think of your business’s advertising needs you might find yourself thinking about graphic design, print advertising, and TV commercials. However, it’s near impossible to obtain a high level of any of those things if you don’t have a good relationship with your advertising agency. “The benefit of having a long term relationship with a trusted production partner like Velocity, is that it offers us peace of mind that the show will consistently be well-produced…” The relationship between a business and the team that handles their advertising is almost as important as the actual advertising materials produced. Just …

Q & A With Velocity Newbs

Josh Spencer Velocity News

We have some great new employees to the Velocity team and we want you to meet them!! What better way to get to know someone than to put them on the spot and have them answer a series of random questions that have nothing to do with anything? Yea, we though so too. Are you more of a hunter or a gatherer? S: I gather groceries…? K: I gather hunters and then kick back H: If I had to define myself by these terms, I would call myself a gatherer. I always compare a “gatherer” type individual as one who …

GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS: City Business feature II

Josh Spencer Velocity News

In this second installment of New Orleans City Business‘ feature on Velocity Agency – naming us as one of the top five Fastest Growing Companies in NOLA – Quincy Hodges sits down with Vice President Kevin Conway. Kevin talks business, backbone, Berning and the benefits of being set up as a one-stop-shop. Editor’s note: CityBusiness tracks the Fastest Growing Companies in the New Orleans area based on information we obtain from our regular surveys of private companies. The five standouts that will be featured in our May 13 print edition reported the largest percentage increase in revenue over the past …

Velocity Agency Recognized by New Orleans City Business

Josh Spencer Digital Innovation, Velocity News

Recently, Velocity Agency was recognized by New Orleans City Business as a top private company in New Orleans and the surrounding areas.  As a full-service digital marketing agency, we’re dedicated to utilizing both the latest technology and our in-house assets to get the absolute best results for our valued clients. Below is the article from New Orleans City Business in its entirety. New technologies boost revenues for ad firms Editor’s note: This is one in a series of stories examining the Top Private Companies in the New Orleans area in 2016. By: Quincy Hodges, Reporter March 22, 2016 While having …

Velocity Vice President Guest Lectures at Loyola University

Josh Spencer Technology, Velocity News

Our Vice President, Kevin Conway, was invited to be a guest lecturer in Dr. Todd Bacile’s Electronic Marketing class at Loyola University New Orleans College of Business. Velocity has been working with Dr. Bacile to prepare future marketing students for the ever-evolving digital landscape. Based on our input, his Electronic Marketing Class has been re-designed to also train marketing students to be Google AdWords certified. The class focuses on search marketing, but it also dives deep into social media marketing. Conway had the chance to speak with the students about the importance of mastering digital marketing technologies. Mr. Conway said, “The …