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January 14th, 2022

Laura Spaulding

100 Years of Staying Close to the Customer

I recently read a Fast Company article entitled, “Three Essentials to Strong Agency-Client Relationship.” Its tips include:

  1. Remember why they hired you.
  2. Overcommunicate and anticipate needs.
  3. Don’t neglect the relationship.

As I was reading the explanations for each, I realized that they all rolled up to one mantra that Bozell has been emphasizing for 100 years: Close to the Customer.

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December 17th, 2021

Laura Spaulding

Bozell’s 2021 Holiday Sing-along Switch-up


Do you hear that?

The year is coming to an end. And what better way to celebrate the holiday than to reflect on all the craziness we’ve endured? So scroll down, hit play and sing along to these traditional holiday tunes with a not-so-traditional 2021 twist.

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December 16th, 2021

Laura Spaulding

Bozell Launches Formal Give-back Program for Nonprofits

Bozell is taking applications for its newly launched program for nonprofits. To further its vision of “empowering those who aspire to change the world,” the full-service marketing agency will aid 10 nonprofits free of charge each year starting in 2022 and establish matching partnerships with up to 10 more nonprofits.

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December 9th, 2021

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2022 Predictions: The Ad Industry Pre, During and Post Pandemic

The pandemic has made a substantial impact on the marketing and advertising industry, that’s no secret. But in this episode of Marketing Then & Now, we sit back down with one of Bozell’s owners, Kim Mickelsen, to get her take on the past couple of years, as well as her predictions for what’s to come. Having personally seen our agency survive three major crises during her 20 years of ownership, she offers a unique perspective on the matter. So listen in as she shares commerce stats, past experiences, and helpful insights on where we go from here. 

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December 3rd, 2021

Laura Spaulding

Bozell Takes Home Special Achievement in PR Award for 100 Years of Public Relations Work

Nebraska PRSA bestowed Bozell with the Special Achievement in PR Award during the virtual Paper Anvil ceremony on Thursday afternoon. The award was given to Bozell on the year of its 100th anniversary to commemorate a centennial of public relations work that started with the agency’s founders Morris Jacobs and Leo Bozell.

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November 19th, 2021

Laura Spaulding

100 Years of Embracing Change

By almost all accounts, 2020 was a devastating year for the ad industry. According to Forrester, ad agencies lost nearly 50,000 jobs globally – that’s more than double what was lost in the 2008 recession. (Source) And while the industry is still working to come out the other side and find “the new normal,” one thing is certain – we must adapt or we die.

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November 17th, 2021

Kelsey Pritchard

Robin Donovan Receives Enterprising Women of the Year Award

President and co-owner of Bozell Robin Donovan today was awarded the 2021 Enterprising Women of the Year Award in Clearwater Beach, Florida. Donovan is one of just two entrepreneurs from Omaha to earn this year’s award that recognizes women business owners in the U.S. and globally.

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November 10th, 2021

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Rebranding Facebook: Everyone has an Opinion

Image Credit: Facebook.com

Rebranding a giant like Facebook is an impossible task – a no-win situation that will be examined by everyone. So that’s just what we did. Three Bozellers share their takes on Facebook turned Meta.

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November 5th, 2021

Robin Donovan

20 Years of Owning a Business

As of November 1, 2021, I have been a business owner for 20 years. That is not something I ever expected to be able to say. I started my career as a secondary English teacher with no thought of ever owning any kind of business. Eventually, I found myself in an entry-level position in an iconic Connecticut ad agency with a legendary owner. Watching this man work his magic on clients, prospects and staffers alike, it would never have dawned on me that I, too, could command the respect and awe, and yes, there was a measure of mockery, that the great invariably draw.

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November 4th, 2021

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Episode 19: Revealed – The Secrets to Successful Storytelling

Creating content has been a topic of discussion in marketing for years now but how exactly has it changed over time? Why is storytelling still so important? How do you draw in a consumer and get them to continue reading? How do you measure success? On this episode of Marketing Then & Now, all of these questions (and more) are answered by our resident podcast interviewer and manager of content, Jim Minge. We’ve flipped the script and put him in the hot seat this time around in order to truly get to the bottom of content in today’s market. Tune in as he defines and explains what content is, why it’s more important than ever before, and how he gets to the big ideas that lead to engaging content people love to consume. 

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