Two weeks ago, Target’s aggressive promotion of its Missoni clothing line, which included sales online and at a pop-up store in midtown Manhattan, caused such a flurry of activity among customers that the discount retailer was forced to close the pop-up store
What’s the latest office team-building exercise? How about having employees create their own custom-designed Reebok sneaker. Merit Mile Communications, an award-winning marketing, web, advertising and PR agency, put its employees to the test recently to find out who is America’s
Over the last few months we have had so many fun and unique professional opportunities that I wanted to kick-start this newsletter with a quick summary of recent events. With any luck, you will not only grasp the essence of the business value we are delivering to our clients
On the pro bono front, Merit Mile has teamed with 9PickUp.com and Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse to redesign and launch their new web presence. Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, otherwise known as AVDA, is a nonprofit organization
When we learned we were developing a robust eCommerce solution for fashion company Laure Nell, I thought my various experiences with different CMS’ and standard eCommerce frameworks were sufficient enough to expect what was to come. From what we’d read on
Advertising has got to be one of the greatest ways to make a living. The pace is frantic, deadlines often looming, and the landscape ever changing. Over the last two decades technology has revolutionized the way we work, think, create and communicate.
Two critical, yet often overlooked, aspects of website creation and management involve testing and backups. Often taken for granted and not included as part of the regular production cycle, these two tasks can make a world of difference.
Rock ‘n roll was not just a musical revolution; it was also one of the main voices of a social revolution that focused on individuality, freedom of expression, and diversity. The rock ‘n roll generation defied convention and created massive industries such as personal
For savvy retailers, e-coupons have become an explosive business builder—but the operative word is “savvy.” If you're a CPG retailer who hasn't added online couponing to your marketing mix, you need to. According to a recent Forrester
By virtue of the Web, the playing field for nearly all global businesses is level-set, and the same can now be said for the business of advertising communications. At the ADDY Awards Gala on Friday evening March 4, relative newcomer to the South Florida creative scene
Since the release of Silverlight 4 and Windows Phone 7, we are starting to see a noticeable shift in how the Windows web platform is being used to benefit just about every area of the web. With Microsoft's recent announcement in their change of strategy
By now you’ve undoubtedly seen the numerous “To the Cloud!” commercials or come across of the many “Cloud Power” print campaigns that Microsoft has been actively promoting recently. As a SMB business owner, or road warrior passing
Microsoft has just released Office 365, a cloud-based collaboration tool aimed at businesses of all sizes. Now SMBs can test the waters of cloud computing, while increasing productivity. Essentially all the documents, files, contacts, calendar needed to run your business
Despite tough economic times that have many small businesses preoccupied simply with surviving, some companies are still finding the time to give back to their local community. That’s what Merit Mile Communications, a full-service marketing agency located in Boca Raton
The winners of The 2010 Communicator Awards have been announced by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, with Merit Mile Communications, on the list as an esteemed winner of 1 Gold Award of Excellence and 2 Silver Awards
Merit Mile Communications; a full-service provider of marketing, web, advertising and public relations services; announced today the unveiling of their much anticipated new website
With the advent of Web 2.0, who needs offline advertising? You do. Read on to learn how offline awareness and demand generation tactics such as television, radio and outdoor advertising is still a critical part of the media mix equation. When e-commerce was younger
With only 6 weeks left until 2010 business half-time, there is no better time than the present to assess your work-in-progress marketing successes, challenges and balance of year opportunities. Here are 3 suggestions for your mid-year marketing review process
Conducting research on the status of women participating on U.S. public company boards. bq. “2010 is proving to be an exciting year and one in which we hope to see some progress in achieving our mission. We will continue to benchmark our successes and challenges, and plan to accelerate our efforts
As things stand today, when it comes to web hosting & web development, there are two major platforms when selecting a base for your corporate website – Windows or Linux. As a SMB (small-midsize business) owner, selecting the right platform may seem like a tough decision.