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Yes& Announces New Partnership with Growing 8(a) Data Science Firm Aretec

Company to provide strategic branding and communications support to drive increased awareness across the government market ALEXANDRIA, VA – February 1, 2023 – Yes&, a mid-Atlantic-based integrated marketing agency, announced today that it has been selected to lead Aretec, Inc. in a corporate rebrand, website redesign, and marketing and communications strategy to enhance the company’s position in the government market.


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Effective Social Strategy for a Challenging Digital Environment: Part I

While social media is always dynamic and ever evolving, 2022 brought dramatic shifts and activity that moved the discussion beyond audience trends and ad ascendency into the territory of trust, legality, and financial viability.

Anna-Marie Montague

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The & in Yes&: Blasting off into the new year with fresh designs

Have you noticed some of the new Yes& branded imagery lately? There’s more to it than meets the eye, and if you are familiar with our company values, you may have already pieced it together.


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Hope Has a New Number Campaign Promotes Launch of 988 Lifeline

Mental health awareness has experienced a shift over the past few years, moving away from its historical negative perception to something that communities are openly discussing. Social media platforms like TikTok provides a platform for people to connect, share experiences, and find comfort. Companies are offering mental health support services and resources to employees. And, the federal government has recognized the critical nature of making support services more accessible to all. In 2020, the FCC adopted rules to establish “988” as the nationwide 3-digit dialing code for emergency support to connect with suicide prevention and mental health crisis counselors.  

Amanda McCarthy

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A Day In The Life as Yes& VP of Public Relations

I read the news today, oh boy  About a lucky man who made the grade… 

AJ Guenther

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Queer Allyship in Action: Six Strategies for Your Organization

LGBTQ* Pride Month is celebrated in June in the United States to commemorate the resistance of gay, lesbian, and transgender patrons to an undercover police raid on New York City’s Stonewall Bar on June 28, 1969. The humane recognition and legal protection of LGBTQ people has come a long way in the five decades since Stonewall, and Pride is an important reminder of this progress—as well as a call to further action.  

Vincent Penge

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Giving the Gift of Communication: 11 Writing Tips to Engage Your Audience

If effective communication were easy, everyone would be doing it. Making oneself understood in print is hard – like finding the perfect holiday gift. It’s no surprise, then, that writing intended to be engaging and persuasive frequently misses the mark. When that happens, audiences can feel underwhelmed, like a gift recipient of plain black socks.

John Pulley

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Join Yes& for the 6th Annual Merry Mail Social

The most wonderful time of the year is fast-approaching and with that comes our holiday favorites. From silver bells to eggnog to Christmas tree shopping, these popular pastimes are sure to usher in the holiday season with fun, laughter, smiles, and joy.


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What We Learned at the 2022 Mid-Atlantic Marketing Summit

Yes& was engaged to the max at this year’s Mid-Atlantic Marketing Summit. Some of our team attended to network and learn, some were there to discuss challenges with attendees at the Yes& booth, and we even had team members lead a session with clients. It was a great day exploring challenges and innovative solutions with the great minds of the marketing and communications professional community.


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The Right Kind of Research Can Be The Key to Member Engagement

Tracy Betts speaks on the needs of associations “A little bit of the right kind of research can help you hit the mark—to make a big impact with your members and get you the kind of engagement you’re looking for.” So says Tracy Betts, senior vice president of digital innovation at Yes&.

Robert W. Sprague

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Who Tells Your Story? Why Video Is Important in Content Strategy

Video Production circa 2010  As people walk by a video crew, the first thing they say, “Is this going to be on the news?”

Julie Otto

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Building Team Cohesion Through Social Gatherings

With the holidays just around the corner, it is the season for gatherings. The holidays remind us of the importance of coming together: to reconnect, create new shared experiences, and deepen bonds. It allows us to practice small talk, or civil discourse—with restraint. We may trash talk each other’s favorite football teams, but then happily make plans to watch more games together. If things go well, we will leave with a better understanding of each other and at least a civil relationship with that one person who tends to raise our blood pressure.

Lisa Daniel

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