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KPS3 Welcomes Alexia Bratiotis

We are very happy to welcome Alexia Bratiotis to the KPS3 team as a senior account director. Alexia is responsible for day-to-day management of some of the firm’s key accounts in addition to the strategic direction of their marketing communications success. Before joining the team, Alexia worked as the general manager for Bayer Properties at The Summit Reno. Prior to that, Alexia served as the assistant general manager and the area marketing manager for The Summit, and held communications and public relations positions...

Ashley Chisam Joins the KPS3 Team

We are excited to announce Ashley Chisam has joined the team as a designer. She will work with the digital and creative teams, providing innovative design solutions for a wide range of products and projects. Previously, she worked as a designer at OCG Creative. Ashley is a member of the local chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. In addition to assisting the local Boy Scouts of America with their annual report and brochure collateral, Ashley has volunteered for Keep Truckee...

Supercharging Your Conference with Digital Media

Not too long ago, our client, The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) hosted an exciting annual conference, Rethink, Reimagine and Redefine Justice for Children and Families. It had all the ingredients for success – held in the great city of Austin, Texas, had a list of dynamic keynote speakers, showcased the inauguration of a beloved judge as board president, featured a new celebration gala with innovative award recipients and even had a live auction and...

New e-Commerce Website: Water Specific

Our team loves helping bring digital solutions to a new business ready to make a splash in the market. Water Specific came to KPS3 to design and build an e-commerce website that would allow customers to find and purchase products for a wide variety of needs – from pools to spas, ponds to irrigation. With variations for most products, the site boasts nearly 10,000 products to choose from. The platform makes it easy for Water Specific to manage products, add new...

Kiwako Miura Joins the KPS3 Team

We are very excited to welcome Kiwako Miura to the team as our design intern. Her work at KPS3 will focus on both branding and web design.  Last May, Kiwako graduated from TMCC with a degree in graphic communications. During her time at TMCC, she was Vice President of the Student Government Association, where she used her design skills to help increase student engagement across campus. She also participated in a design internship with Landor Associates in Tokyo. Kiwako loves camping and hiking...

Stephanie Kruse to Receive PRSA Lifetime Achievement Award

Stephanie Kruse will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Public Relations Society of America Sierra Nevada Chapter’s Silver Spike Awards on Thursday, November 19, 2015. Stephanie has been an ambassador for the public relations and communications industry for more than 30 years — and we’re beyond proud of her. The 29th annual event will highlight the best public relations practices, communications campaigns and professionals in the northern Nevada community. This will be the third Lifetime Achievement Award presented...

New Website: Pets of the Homeless

If you know the KPS3 team well, you know that we have a soft spot in our heart for both pets and charitable organizations. As such, the opportunity to design and develop a new website for Pets of the Homeless was one that really made us wag our tails. Not only did our designers love looking through photos of adorable dogs and cats, but the entire team jumped at the opportunity to build tools that would help people care...

How to Start a National PR Conversation

Putting the NCJFCJ on the Map Since 1937, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has done significant work to improve the effectiveness of our nation’s juvenile and family courts. The organization is a leader in continuing education opportunities, research and policy development. The NCJFCJ was looking for a strategic public relations partner to gain more awareness in their vast areas of work. KPS3 and the NCJFCJ set out to position the organization’s staff and members as subject...

Stephanie Kruse Inducted into Business Leaders Hall of Fame

We are proud to announce that Stephanie Kruse has been selected as one of this year’s Junior Achievement of Northern Nevada laureates and will be honored during the organization’s 30th Annual Business Leaders Hall of Fame Gala. The event honors individuals who demonstrate leadership and serve as an example to young people in our community. Paul Perkins, founder of Perkins Company, will also be honored as a laureate during the evening’s ceremony. KPS3 congratulates Stephanie and Paul — their leadership and dedication continues to inspire...

Where to Start with SEO

A common question we receive from clients with businesses from various sizes and industries is how their business can land on the first page of Google. And as always, we recommend starting any venture into search engine optimization (SEO) with local SEO. Local SEO is the process of optimizing your website to help search engines find your business online and ultimately help your website work its way up the search engine results pages (SERPs). Local SEO lets Google, and...