2018 American Excellence Award

Velocity Agency receives 2018 American Excellence Award

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Here at Velocity, we strive to hold the highest standards in the industry. From our start in 2012, we have worked extremely hard to be the best in the business! We are so proud to receive this award from the US Institute of Trade & Commerce!     “March 8th 2019 –  Velocity Agency has been selected for the 2018 American Excellence Award amongst all its peers and competitors by the US Institute of Trade & Commerce (USITC). Each year the USITC conducts business surveys and industry research to identify companies that have achieved demonstrable success in their local business …

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Five Types of Content Every Brand Should Post on Instagram

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Creating a cohesive Instagram brand is becoming more and more important in the world of social media marketing. Learning how to build your Instagram can still be a challenge and that’s why you need the social media team at Velocity Agency on your side! Here are five types of content that every brand should be posting to Instagram: Content That Communicates Your Personality The line between professional and personal on Instagram is beginning to blur because audiences love to see the faces behind the brand! Try posting content that allows your audience to know who you are. You can even …

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Moe Questions, Moe Discoveries.

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  Moe Ahsan, our digital marketing manager, is always researching and trying to strengthen our company. Recently, through the power of research and deduction, he has solved another digital marketing mystery behind Facebook ads. Facebook is one of the best social media platforms for businesses and advertisers looking to reach a large and fairly engaged audience. Every day there are hundreds to millions of campaigns running on Facebook for brands large and small. Each one of these campaigns has various objectives, some of the objectives give a call option where marketers can add a “call now” button to their ads. …

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Startup Work for You as a Disabled Parent

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  Here at Velocity Agency, we believe in careers for the disabled. We know that many people with disabilities face ableism and discrimination every day. We believe that if you dream big enough, you can achieve it! We are so lucky to have a special person on our team: Chase Treadway. Chase has faced many obstacles and still produces amazing results for us as our web designer. Learn more about his story and how his disability launched him into his digital marketing career here. This week, we would like to share an article from Patrick Young, the founder of AbleUSA. …

No Pass Interference

The No Pass Interference | A Marketable Moment

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It was a letdown that the whole city felt immediately when the Saints lost due to a no pass interference call on the Rams. In the midst of the loss, there have been petitions, suggested lawsuits, and even other states putting up billboards stating “Saints were robbed.” Outside of that, many local businesses in New Orleans have lost big time as well, while others jumped on the opportunity to use the sad event as a way to market to their consumers. Velocity Agency knows how to seize opportunities whether the circumstances are bad or good. You ALWAYS have an opportunity …

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Netflix Data Harvesting and The Future of Interactive TV

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Ok, so we have talked about Netflix Data Harvesting, but what about Interactive TV? Black Mirror is one of the most popular Netflix shows out right now and they just released a movie of sorts. On December 28th, Bandersnatch was released and has revolutionized the way that we stream tv. It stands as one of the first attempts at narrative-driven gameplay. Instead of passively watching the movie, you get to chose as the viewer what the main character does next. At first, the choices seem to be simple ones such as what type of cereal you will eat for breakfast. …

Bird Box

The Success of Bird Box and The Suspected Army of Twitter Bots.

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We hate to start the new year off with spreading gossip, but this one is worth talking about. If you haven’t been living under a rock lately, you’ve heard about the movie Bird Box: a post-apocalyptic thriller starring Sandra Bullock. Conspiracies have been circulating on Twitter about the astounding amount of Bird Box memes. Hundreds of memes that became viral were coming from accounts with less than 50 followers. Some marketing experts have speculated that Netflix has created a team of memers and bots to boost promotion of the film. Regardless of if Netflix was launching memes or not as …

Dissecting Chrysler’s Pacifica Advertisements.

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Knowing your target market is important and Chrysler is aware. For most moms out there, minivans are a way of life. They are easy to help transport children back and forth as well as being spacious enough for entire family trips. Chrysler recently released a new Pacifica Minivan that gives the Pacifica a new attitude. In order to market a sleeker version of a minivan, it was important to market towards the moms with a similar attitude. Moms that still want to remain youthful and fun. Chrysler hired actress Kathryn Hahn, who is known for her quirky personality, to star …

Geofencing Marketing | More Than a Mouthful | Velocity Agency

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Geofencing marketing is the practice of using global positioning or radio frequency identification to define a geographic boundary, and it’s being utilized more than ever! This week, Burger King made headlines with their latest marketing campaign. Beginning on Tuesday, consumers can open a newly revamped Burger King app and venture within 600 feet of a McDonald’s location. This will trigger a deal within a geofence that allows them to order a whopper for one penny. Consumers are re-routed to the nearest Burger King location for pick up. This promotion has been named #WhopperDetour and will only run through December 12th. …

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All About Christmas Storytelling Marketing | Velocity

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Christmas Storytelling marketing is the most popular way to reach your audience during the Holidays. During the Holidays, it’s much more important to tap into the emotions of your audience rather than launch a exclusive sale. Save your sales and discounts for Black Friday and Cyber Monday every year. Christmas is about pulling heart strings and turning your customers into fans. Velocity Agency loves a good story, but that’s not the only reason why we utilize storytelling marketing. The Holidays are supposed to be fun where we feel happy and connected, but the holidays can also be lonely, stressful, disappointing. …