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Learnings from a Virtual Internship

Imagine this - it is the summer of 2020. Would you consider saying “Yes” to an internship opportunity that would give you the opportunity to work with creative and strategic advertising subject matter experts… but as a remote, online internship, where all your interactions are via webcam? 

Fabrizio Aguirre

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Yes& Makes the Inc. 5000 List for the Third Consecutive Year

NEW YORK, August 12, 2020 – Inc. magazine today revealed that Yes& is No. 3449 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The Alexandria-based marketing agency grew 108% over the previous year. 

E.V. Dundon

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Employees Embrace Activism Hours for Greater Good

Balancing social activism with unrelated full-time work has always been challenging. Rallies don’t only occur after business hours and commentary must come within hours of an event, not days. Those driven to make the world a better place make hard choices about working in activism around work hours, not to mention the worry that it may have a negative impact if the boss is unsupportive. 

Lisa Daniel

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3rd Party Cookies Are Going Away. Here are 4 Things You Need to Know

As you’ve likely heard, in January 2020, Google announced that they would be getting rid of the 3rd party cookie.  So what does this mean for marketers? Actually, what does this mean for everyone? 

Mark Pedersen

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What is Your COVID-19 Brand Story?

The question might be gauche, were it not for the fact that all of us have a coronavirus story, just as those who remember 9/11, Pearl Harbor, and the Great Depression have stories about living through those historical events. Our audiences gain insights, and form opinions, by what we choose to show and tell. Years from now, our collective stories will likely include stay-at-home orders, face masks, and toilet paper shortages, and perhaps the background noise of partisan divisiveness and the angst of economic recession. Individually, we’ll expose how these times shaped us, challenged us to do things differently, and hopefully compelled us to do better. 

Lisa Daniel

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Five Tips to Amp Up Your Content Visibility

In a time when we spend more and more of our professional and personal lives online, it’s mission-critical that the valuable information your organization creates is not only findable, but also highly compelling and easily shareable.

Layla Masri

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Five Lessons Learned from Investing in a Government Advisory Board

So, you’ve made the leap and invested in an advisory board—10 former government executives with direct experience in those agencies where you hope to grow your business.

Joanne Connelly

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In Crisis, There is Opportunity

The federal government’s response to urgent national needs has long driven industry innovation. From World War II to the Space Program to emergency response during natural disasters, government and industry come together in our most trying times, not for just another business opportunity, but to fill a critical public need.

Lisa Daniel

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Two Senior-Level Hires Bring CX, UX, and Digital Expertise to Yes&

Yes& welcomes Layla Masri as Vice President of Digital Innovation, and Andrew Teie as Vice President of Brand Strategy and Customer Experience.

A.J. Guenther

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Coronavirus Crisis Comms 101

If the coronavirus has taught communicators one thing, it’s that crisis contingency planning is vital to any organization.

Mike Smith

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Yes& On Inc. 5000 Initial List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Alexandria-based marketing agency ranks No. 133 with a two-year revenue growth of 91 percent

A.J. Guenther

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Board Members in New Places: Why Easterseals DC MD VA Looked to Josh Golden

Charities and not-for-profits typically draw their Boards from the ranks of long-time volunteers and donors.  Board members are rightly valued for their commitment, their financial acumen, their connections, and their ability to raise money. Why would a charity like Easterseals DC MD VA break the mold and elect an advertising agency creative director to its Board?

Robert W. Sprague

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