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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,...

KPS3 hires Joe Hopper as director of SEO and digital media

KPS3 is excited to announce it has hired Joe Hopper as a director of SEO and digital media. His responsibilities include managing, executing, and analyzing SEO, SEM, and digital media strategies. “Joe has an extensive knowledge of web analytics and search skills which make him an asset to our growing search and digital team,” said Bob Whitefield, KPS3 VP of growth marketing. “He has an impressive digital marketing background and we’re happy that he’ll be working with us to...

KPS3 hires Ryan Sullivan as account coordinator

KPS3 is happy to announce it has hired Ryan Sullivan as an account coordinator. His responsibilities include strategizing with the marketing team and developing and implementing campaigns for a wide range of clients and projects. “Ryan has an extensive pool of knowledge in digital marketing that is ideal for our team and client needs,” said Andy Walden, KPS3 VP of client strategy. “His tech-savviness, expertise with the latest tech platforms and business-growth knowledge make him a great addition to...

KPS3 hires Michael Gollaher as search and digital media specialist

KPS3 is thrilled to announce it has hired Michael Gollaher as a search and digital media specialist. His responsibilities include supporting KPS3’s digital efforts by managing search optimization, digital ads, research strategy and more. “We’re excited to have someone with Michael’s experience join our team,” said Bob Whitefield, KPS3 VP of growth marketing. “His positive attitude along with his knack for digital marketing and proven leadership skills will help us continue fulfilling our clients’ needs and visions.” Gollaher joins...

KPS3 hires Vivek Bhardwaj as web developer

KPS3 is excited to announce it has hired Vivek Bhardwaj as a web developer. His responsibilities include working with the development team, coding websites and developing apps for a wide range of clients and projects. “Vivek brings a wide array of web development expertise to our growing team,” said Kevin Jones, KPS3 creative & technical director and COO. “His experience with the latest development trends, wide skill set and ability to find the best possible solutions for our clients’...

KPS3 accepting pet supply donations

We are proud to announce that KPS3 is now a Pets of the Homeless donation site. Donation sites like KPS3 can accept sealed pet food and new and gently used pet supplies like collars, leashes, pet bowls, toys, cat litter, flea and tick treatments, and more. Donations can be taken to KPS3 at 500 Ryland St. Suite 300 in Reno. All donations will be delivered to the Reno-Sparks Gospel Mission. The Pets of the Homeless donation site program is...

The KPS3 K-9 Crew — The Good, The Cute and The Wacky

Scroll through our social feeds and browse through our website, and you’ll find all sorts of interesting nuggets about the dynamic group of people who work here, the awesome things we create, our exceptional list of clients, and even highlights from an intense ping-pong tournament here and there. But, I’m actually here to tell you about a few key members of this team you may not see quite as often… Hint: They’re always upbeat, extremely loyal, take frequent naps,...

KPS3 hires Lindsay Crone as account manager

KPS3 is proud to announce it has hired Lindsay Crone as account manager. Crone brings more than 12 years of diverse marketing and communications experience to KPS3. Her responsibilities include ensuring positive KPS3 client relationships by building measurable, insight-driven, digital-first solutions across campaigns and channels. Crone will work closely with clients to support, manage and create strategic marketing and communications plans that drive both results and value. We’re excited to welcome Lindsay to the team,” said Andy Walden, VP...

KPS3 hires Vin Gonzalez as designer

KPS3 is excited to announce it has hired Vin Gonzalez as a designer. His responsibilities include supporting KPS3’s digital efforts by assisting the creative team with campaign development and continuing to build strategic branding and design expertise. Gonzalez is excited to join KPS3 to further his digital design skillset and work along the web design and development team.  “Our team is continually driven to engage the right audiences while pushing the creative boundaries for our clients,” said Andy Walden,...