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Saving the Planet One Design at a Time

We’re gearing up for the 2019 AZA annual conference, by far our favorite event of the year, each and every year, where we learn more about what the amazing people working at AZA-member zoos and aquariums around the world are doing to save animals and conserve wildlife habitats. We have a special place in our hearts for organizations that are making the world a better place, and you won’t find a group of individuals as passionate and dedicated to their work as those who work with ... Read More
Posted by Sarah Vaughan Sunday, September 8, 2019

Speak Creative Acquires RocketFuel, Strengthening Memphis Market Share

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Speak Creative Acquires RocketFuel, Strengthening Memphis Market Share Digital marketing agency scales local footprint with acquisition of area agency and talent.  Memphis, Tenn. (July 15, 2019) – Speak Creative, a nationally known digital agency located in Memphis and Nashville, announces the acquisition of RocketFuel, a Memphis-based creative agency. With the acquisition, Speak Creative increases bandwidth to provide both local and national markets ... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen Monday, July 15, 2019

Checking Off 2018: Our Favorite Parts of the Year

Doesn’t it feel like the year just started? We can hardly believe the end of 2018 is near. What a great year it has been for our team here at Speak Creative. We have worked with awesome partners throughout the year and completed projects the whole team can be proud of. We worked together better than ever, refined processes that propelled us forward and just had fun together. Recently, we surveyed the team on their favorite parts of the year, and their answers affirmed that our theme of... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Why a New Website Deserves Professional Photos

One of the best things you can do for your new website design is to get professional photos taken. Sure, there are plenty of stock photo options out there, and you might even have some of your own photos in a file somewhere. Instead of the using stock photos or cell phone photos, we recommend using professional photos. Reasons Against a Stock Approach While stock photography has grown in quality and relevance and dropped in price, many people can recognize a stock image. That means it&rsq... Read More
Posted by Digital Marketing Team Thursday, February 8, 2018

Video Case Study - Pediatrics East

It’s one thing to plan, film and produce a video for a client. It’s another thing to do that and plot the strategic release of the video for greater engagement.  For Pediatrics East, we did the latter.  What Did We Do? We planned, filmed and produced a video highlighting their pediatric practice and patient care from several angles: building relationships, offering a diverse group of doctors, innovating technology and maintaining the overall mission. The client c... Read More
Posted by Digital Marketing Team Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Speak Becomes Google Partner

Speak Creative earned its badge as a certified Google Partner, giving Speak clients exclusive access to Google representatives as well as up-to-date information on Google’s trends and processes. To earn Google Partner status, companies must exhibit expertise in Google AdWords, meet the required ad spend, maintain consistent client growth, and have team members become certified in a Google program such as search or Adwords. We know what is running through your mind. “Okay, cool... Read More
Posted by Cody Gross Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Newcomers: Meet Speak's Freshman Class

Can you believe it's almost half way through the year? We've been busy launching new sites, strategizing marketing campaigns and building apps as well as seeing our new offices being built for a later summer/fall move in (head over to our social accounts to see progress). As our team shifts and grows, we've welcomed a few new teammates to the mix that bring a wealth of experience, passion and knowledge to the world of digital marketing. With the addition of two new web designers, ... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen Monday, May 22, 2017

Case Study: Converted Clicks and Increased Business

In our work as digital marketers, we get to work with a variety of clients in several industries. Today's case study takes us to Wayne, Pennsylvania to a health and fitness complex, known as Club la Maison. As a long time web design and digital marketing client of Speak, our teams met together last fall to challenge the work we've done and push the needle forward. While we were seeing real results that impacted their business in organic searches, we wanted to up the ante and focus on ... Read More
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Building Better: Our Commitment to You in 2017

"Building Better." This was the official theme of #SpeakWeek2017, our annual week of planning for all things Speak. If you were following along with our hashtag, you saw a lot of fun in the form of scavenger hunts, bowling, movie outings and team lunches. In between those moments, we spent our time building better. So what does that mean? In 2017, our goals are focused around two things. Being a better company to work for and a better company to work with. We want to be a company... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen Tuesday, January 24, 2017

A 2016 Year in Review from our Digital Agency

What a year it's been! Next week, we're ringing in 2017 in true Speak fashion - with Speak Week 2017! Employees from around the country will be coming to our Memphis HQ for our annual team retreat. We take this time each January to turn inward and discuss us. It's the one time each year we go on a pseudo-vacation from client work and instead shift to discussions on goal planning, department growing and setting our sights to all 2017 has in store. As we reflect on the great ... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen Friday, December 23, 2016

SEO Strategists in Memphis, Tennessee: Meet David Caffey

We've had some new additions to our team lately, as we grow to meet the needs of our clients, and are happy to share that recently we've added David Caffey to our team. David comes to us with several years of experience in all things digital marketing, including a strong knowledge of SEO and SEM as well as experience in email, conversions and digital marketing as a whole. Trent, our resident videographer, took a few minutes to speak with David on what makes him tick. Watch the video ... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen Friday, December 2, 2016

Meet Abi and Trent: Speak Team adds Two More in Q3

We're nearing Q4, which is always a time of reflection on the year, but until then we're running full steam ahead. Thanks to our amazing clients that are choosing us for all things digital, including web design, development and digital marketing we're seeing continued growth. Along with the growth comes an expansion of our team. Recently we've added two new members to our team, in new positions that will help us service our clients better. Abi Devins joins our Nashville ... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen Tuesday, August 30, 2016

What is a digital agency and how does it work?

Different from a traditional advertising agency, a digital marketing agency is a group of digital-conscience marketers who are focused on creating results in the online space. For the “digital” part of this equation, this can look very different, from creating a new website design to custom app development (think shopping carts and members-only portals) as well as more traditional marketing that other agencies are picking up on such as SEO, social media, content generation and di... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Speak Creative Continues Growth in Tennessee and Adds Staff

For Immediate Release   Speak Creative Continues Growth in Tennessee and Adds Staff Memphis and Nashville, Tenn. (July 25, 2016 ) - Speak Creative, a Nashville and Memphis based digital agency continues to see year-over-year growth and strong interest from clients nationally for web design, mobile app, digital marketing and custom development services. With this growth, Speak has added four new hires in the last two months. The growing demand for digital services paired with th... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen Monday, July 25, 2016

Sourcing Great Talent: New Digital Marketing & Development Team Members

Our team is growing again and the talent we’ve added is remarkable. Our two newest Speak teammates come from opposite sides of the continental United States and very diverse backgrounds, but their respective talents and experiences made them a perfect fit for our team.  Welcome Jacob Sowles and Suzi Richey to Speak, and get to know them a bit more below. Meet Suzi, our newest digital marketing strategist Why are you excited to work at Speak? With so many interesting clients to w... Read More
Wednesday, June 8, 2016

The Memphis Zoo's New Exhibit: Beacons, Apps and Hippos, Oh My!

If you’re in Memphis, you know we’ve had some crazy weather so far this summer. But with all the rainy days, we recently had some beautiful, sunny ones strung together. I took full advantage and drove over to the Memphis Zoo to see the new Zambezi River Hippo Camp. Memphis Zoo Web Design Partnership Secretly I must confess, I got a behind-the-scenes look during the construction phase and was impressed with the vision of what this space would be. Yet seeing the completed e... Read More
Posted by Digital Marketing Team Thursday, May 26, 2016

Speak Team Grows Again

2016 is poised to be a great year for Speak Creative. We are rolling out new mobile-app technology with beacons, adding more digital marketing offerings, moving into our new Memphis headquarters later this year, and much more. With this growth comes the opportunity to add new staff to our team and the talents of our newest team member made her an easy choice for the Account Manager opening. Becca Kohout joined the Speak team the first of April, and will work directly with clients on a variety... Read More
Thursday, April 7, 2016

A Memphis Groundbreaking, Team Time + More - A Look Inside #SpeakWeek2016

Last week, we brought the entire team into Memphis, like we do each year and hold what some would call a retreat, some an annual meeting; we call it Speak Week. During this time, we evaluate the systems we have in place and how to make our processes better for us and for our clients and prospective clients. Without a doubt, it's safe to say the theme this year was "movement".         We talk about movement quite a bit, whether it's... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Kicking off the new year with #SpeakWeek2016

If you’ve been following our blog for the last month or two, you know how excited we are for the New Year. January brings with it a sense of renewal, a reinvigoration of what could be. We’ve pressed the reset button and have new, farther reaching goals than ever before. If you have been following us on social media, you’ve heard the big news: we’re growing! Our Memphis team is groundbreaking on a new office space tomorrow, right in the heart of Memphis. The new building will help us fit our... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen Monday, January 4, 2016

Memphis Web Design + 901 Pride: A Few of Our Favorites

Being a Memphis web design agency is about more than our 901 phone number or our ability to order unrivaled pulled pork for Thursday team lunches. It’s about bringing digital excellence to the table, along with the BBQ sauce and extra napkins, of course. All joking aside, we’re talking about the websites, apps and digital marketing we get to deliver for local Memphis businesses, as well as for the national clients whom we proudly tell we’re from Tennessee. Last week when we... Read More
Friday, November 6, 2015

All-Inclusive Web Design: Property Brothers Set Sail with Speak

What do you get when you match some of today’s best celebrity carpenters, sun, sand and foreign land? If you’re inside the walls of Speak, your answer is easy: Sailing With The Scotts! Over the years, Speak has had the distinct pleasure of working with Premier Vacation & Events, creating beautiful, interactive websites that help their staff promote events, such as the K-Love Cruise, a cruise hosted by K-Love that includes performances by today’s top radio acts on Christian radio. This yea... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Best of Nashville 2015 Recap

Best of Nashville, presented by Nashville Scene This week, we had the distinct honor of sponsoring a lounge during the reveal party for the 2015 Best of Nashville Reception. The best of the best in Nashville culture attended, entering down the red carpet and past the velvet ropes to excitedly grab their copy of the publications most widely-circulated issuweekly publication to see if their business was included in the voter-read roundup. Categories like Best Restaurant, Best Art Gallery a... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen Thursday, October 8, 2015

We've Added Three to the Speak Team

As we mentioned in our last post about our midyear company retreat, we have welcomed several new members to the Speak team this summer. Many of our clients will (or already have) met the new account managers, Megan Jones in Memphis and Tyler Batts in Nashville, and we have enjoyed getting to know our newest web developer Doris Downs since she joined us during #SpeakHalftime. But for those of you who haven't been acquainted with these new faces, we wanted them to share with you their pass... Read More
Thursday, July 23, 2015

#SpeakHalftime: Our Upcoming Company Retreat

Speak Halftime is here. Back in January, you might have followed along with the speed-typing competitions, dodgeball games, and strategy sessions that made up #SpeakWeek2015. We’re excited to announce that we’ll be at it again this Sunday through Tuesday for Speak Halftime at a beautiful lodge outside of Nashville, the home of our digital agency’s second office. During Speak Week, we talked about everything from our own personal brand to our processes for work and the successes of our clie... Read More
Friday, July 10, 2015

Meet Teresa: Our Newest Digital Marketing Team Member

Hi there, my name is Teresa Hendrix, and I am Speak’s new Digital Marketing/PR Coordinator and a May graduate of the Ole Miss Integrated Marketing Communications program. Over the past few years, I found website after website “made by Speak” for some of my favorite businesses back home in Memphis, so I just had to check out this growing agency. Next thing I know, I’m no longer an admiring student, but their newest team member. My role at Speak is to create blog and so... Read More
Wednesday, June 17, 2015