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We are a digital-first agency with roots in the written word, delivering purposeful marketing, branding and public relations focused on moving companies toward universal growth. KPS3 knows that opportunity can be found through data. We help companies act on that data to connect brand-centric creative with quantifiable insights, driving bottom line results.

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Case Study

Santa Maria Valley

There’s a place along the Central Coast that feels different than all the others. One that pairs simple with complex and unfiltered with flawless. Santa Maria Valley. It’s not fabricated. It’s wholesome, inviting and uninfluenced by the neighboring facade. That's the heart of the Santa Maria Valley, and what we focused on telling with the new brand, marketing campaign and digital assets.

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Education Case Study

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

We believe strongly in the importance of research when it comes to branding. So when we began to work with the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine to help define its brand, understanding the competition, hearing from the School’s community, and testing the creative were key.

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Education Case Study

Solano Community College

Solano Community College tapped KPS3 to build its brand from the ground up. With dwindling student enrollment numbers, SCC needed a partner who could re-energize its campus from the inside out. Starting with research, we developed an exciting new brand and a comprehensive strategic marketing plan to launch them forward.

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Healthcare Case Study

Nevada Health Link

We partnered with the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange to help them navigate the uncharted waters of the Affordable Care Act. Together, we built a brand from scratch, communicated a complex idea to a skeptical audience and drove tens of thousands to sign up for health insurance. The results to date are the proof of sound research, focused creative and unconventional - yet impactful - tactics.

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Case Study

Hero

Rebrand a company, convert its software to SAAS and launch a mobile app? We’re game. Over the course of two years, KPS3 helped turn PlascoTrac into Hero -- a consumer-friendly, fun and robust company, ready to help schools tackle the problems they face in behavior and visitor management.

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Case Study

Dermody Properties

Business-to-business marketing isn’t always sexy, but it sure is a fun challenge (well, for us at least). For the past 20 years, we have handled all elements of branding, advertising, web and public relations for Dermody Properties, a national industrial developer headquartered in Nevada.

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Education Case Study

University of Nevada, Reno

We teamed up with the internal team at UNR for their new website design. We took everything we knew about standard higher-education websites and created a new playbook -- one that focused on the University’s core objective: attracting new students. We debated every idea, every photo, every line of code to produce a website that is truly best-in-class, on desktop, tablet and phone.

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Lizbeth Alvarez earns Certificate in Principles of Public Relations

Lizbeth Alvarez, public relations coordinator at KPS3, has successfully completed the Examination for the Certificate in Principles of Public Relations (CPPR). Alvarez is the seventh student from the University of Nevada, Reno to earn the CPPR.   The CPPR is administered by the Universal Accreditation Board (UAB), which also administers the Examination for Accreditation in Public Relations (APR). According to the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the CPPR is an entry-level certificate designed to demonstrate a fundamental level...

KPS3 receives 6 awards, Best of Show at PRSA Sierra Nevada Silver Spikes

KPS3, a full-service marketing and digital communications firm, was recognized by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Sierra Nevada Chapter with multiple honors at the 2019 Silver Spikes Awards. The Silver Spikes are awarded to the best in public relations tactics, programs and professionals in the community. KPS3 submitted entries in five categories and received six award designations. KPS3 received four Silver Spikes, the organization’s top honor, one Bronze Spike and a Best of Show for earning a...

How to take advantage of Google Ad Grants as a small nonprofit

Let’s talk about something nonprofits know very well: Grants! More specifically, let’s talk about something a lot of nonprofits don’t know about, or maybe don’t know how to manage: Google Ad Grants.  Google Ad Grants are a grant offered by Google through their Google for Nonprofits program (If you’re not already familiar, get familiar here) which gives $10,000 real, actual dollars to nonprofits in Google Ads spend. It may sound too good to be true but I assure you,...