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Love your community, love your work

Not many fond memories exist from 2020. The pandemic had pushed people into isolation, depression, and fear of the future. Many of us didn’t know what to do—but as a group of folks who have always put community first, we knew we couldn’t just sit around and do nothing. In this time when so much was unknown, our clients rose to the occasion to help meet the people who were the most in need. We banded together to transform...

Year 30 – A Recap of The Past Twelve Months

Pausing to Smile Over the last twelve months, we’ve passed quite a few milestones as a company. First, we celebrated thirty years of being in business last June. Three decades of growth. 30 years of adapting. It’s been an incredible journey. This year we also hired our 50th employee making us an official mid-sized business. That was only a few months ago, and we’re already close to reaching 60 people. It’s exciting to see the ongoing growth, as well...

5 Million Love Stories & Counting

“You didn’t give us what we asked for, you gave us what we wanted.” – The Clark County Clerk’s Office Las Vegas is the most famous city in Clark County (and arguably, the state). In 2022, it will issue its 5 millionth marriage license. Not only is this iconic, but it speaks to the sheer magic that this city has to offer. Celebrities looking for private ceremonies, couples looking for Elvis to preside, and world travelers making the most...

The 2021 Reno ADDY Awards

This past year every organization – no matter where you worked or what you did – evolved and adapted to take on new challenges it had never faced before. We grew stronger and yet had to become more flexible. We, as a marketing community, all adjusted to a new environment and new demands, all amidst new challenges, which produced some stellar work across northern Nevada. The 2021 Reno ADDY Awards recognizes the work that stood out in the community....

How “I Never Thought…” Connected the Story Behind Opioid Use in Nevada

Across the United States, 130 people will die each day of an opioid overdose (CDC, 2018). Opioids make your brain and body believe the drug is necessary for survival which leads those who use them quickly down the path of addiction. Over the past 20 years, the number of opioid prescriptions, and overdose deaths, have quadrupled (CDC, 2017). Whether you’ve personally been affected or know someone that has, the opioid crisis is nothing short of a national crisis. In...

Santa Maria Valley Paid People to Visit. And It Worked.

The Visit Santa Maria Valley team, like every other destination marketing organization, was feeling the adverse effects on travel due to COVID-19. Santa Barbara County was still in the “purple tier.” This tier indicated a widespread status, meaning many non-essential indoor business operations still remained closed, and high daily averages of COVID-19 cases (per 100K) as well as a high positivity rate of COVID-19, were still in effect. In December 2020, the pandemic showed no signs of slowing. In...

We Made You a Mixtape

We Made You a Mixtape Not really. But, it’s Valentine’s Day. And we did curate a soundtrack to all of our client relationships. On a day that many of us tend to focus on romance, chocolate, and how to smoothly open a bottle of wine (we’re still practicing), it got us thinking – what really is at the core of this holiday? Well, it’s simple, it’s relationships. It’s about celebrating the ones that built us, surround us, and more...

Our Greatest Hits

Our Greatest Hits We’ve put together a little somethin’ that highlights some of our favorite memories over the last year (give or take). It’s been a wild ride, lots of ups and downs, and a lot more Zoom calls than we would have ever expected (who had ‘pandemic’ on their bingo card?). Through it all, we’ve had a pretty prolific year of banging out the hits. We’re lucky to get to work with some of the best clients and...

From Log(N) to Mismo, a Rebrand and Launch of a Tech Platform

As companies grow, their original identity may not be the right fit for them anymore. Companies can outgrow their brand, outgrow their pillars, and outgrow their presence. Jinal Jhaveri and Forum Desai, experienced entrepreneurs in the tech world, had the foresight to recognize that this is exactly what was happening with their company, Log(N). Based in San Francisco, California and San Jose, Costa Rica, Log(N) had been providing remote development teams to tech companies since 2010. In large technology...

2020 Reno ADDY Awards

The AAF Reno ADDY Awards is an annual advertising event highlighting outstanding work done in Northern Nevada by local agencies, businesses, and organizations. The event is the biggest fundraiser for the AAF Foundation, which has funded over $300,000 in scholarships for students in northern Nevada.  This year KPS3 developed the creative campaign to help promote the 2020 ADDY Awards, which was a series of videos highlighting some of the great local agency minds in a Bob Ross format.  Unfortunately,...