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Welcome Matthew Bailey, our newest designer

Meet Matthew Bailey, Ervin & Smith’s newest designer. Fresh out of school, Matthew started out as an intern and because of his unique style, charisma, and passion for design we just couldn’t say goodbye to him. “I hit the jackpot…read the full article

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What social media trends will impact marketing in 2018?

I scheduled a meeting for the first week in January today. As I tapped send on the meeting invite I felt the excitement of realizing that 2018 is less than a month away. Turing the page to a new year…read the full article

Ervin & Smith earns four design awards at AIGA Show

The best designers in the state recently gathered for AIGA Nebraska’s Show, to showcase and appreciate the year’s best design work. Drink Divine The Ervin & Smith creative team won three design awards for their work with Vis Major Brewing…read the full article

Giving back and your brand
6 ways to make giving back part of your employer brand.

It’s the season of giving, so here at E&S we’ve been reflecting on different ways we give of our time and talents throughout the year, and why it’s so important to our company culture. The main reason? Happiness is one…read the full article

The modern press release
Don’t get stuck in the past with your news release.

It sounds nice; you write a news release, distribute it on the wire, kick up your feet, and wait. But the reporter calls never flood in. The fact is, that’s not how PR works anymore (if it ever really worked like that)….read the full article

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4 things to know about search engine marketing.

With millions of business vying for your customers’ attention, the key to marketing success is getting smarter and more targeted to make your marketing dollars go further. Search engine marketing, or SEM, is one of the most effective ways to…read the full article

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Culture innovation continues, E&S named best place to work for third year.

Ervin & Smith has been named as one of the 2017 Ad Age Best Places to Work. This is the third time that the agency has been recognized nationally on this list and honored for benefiting the advertising industry’s economy,…read the full article

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What is PR? (And do I need it?)

Remember those “what people think I do” / “what I really do” memes from years ago? When I sat down to answer, “What is PR?” that’s exactly what came to my mind.   The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)…read the full article

Jim Buhrman, Jr., Design Lead at Ervin & Smith
Top designer Jim Buhrman Jr. joins E&S.

We are excited to welcome Jim Buhrman Jr. to the E&S team as Design Lead. Jim’s done strategic advertising, branding and design work for brands like Bass Pro Shops, Cargill, Children’s Mercy Hospital, ConAgra Foods, Creighton University, Cuties Mandarins, Disney, First…read the full article

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Best place, best space: New office awarded for interior architecture and design.

We recognize and appreciate creative minds working in all mediums—which is why it was especially exciting to partner with the outstanding team at RDG Planning & Design on the architecture and interior design of our new creative space in Aksarben…read the full article