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Judy Harff spent her early career in retail working for Williams-Sonoma and one of largest high-end retailers in Southern Africa. After several years, Judy started her own graphic design company, A Bolder Image, in 1993. From an initial emphasis on logo design and corporate ID programs, A Bolder Image soon started designing brochures, ads, directories, and displays for its clients. By the time A Bolder Image‘s name was changed to “Creating Results” in 1997, Judy was designing award-winning comprehensive marketing and advertising materials for clients in five states, publishing three directories and providing leadership critical to the company’s success and growth.
Flexible and innovative, Judy has served as Art Director, Creative Director, focus group and research leader, Human Resources Manager and more. No matter what her title, her goal was always the same, “find creative and results oriented people who would work together to delight clients”.
She now works with the other owners of Creating Results to provide strategic oversight and develop agency strategy.
Professional Development, Agency Strategy, Design
Best advice ever heard:
You have all the time you need. You just need to choose to invest it in what really matters.
I’m flexible. It just must be relaxing, warm, carefree and offer inspiring ideas, people and activities… oh and healthy food.
“What’s in the Way is the Way.”
— Mary O’Malley
Back in 2010, we extolled the benefits of using radio to market to Baby Boomers. But we warned you then that very soon traditional radio wouldn’t be the only game in town. Well, we were right, and we were wrong. The era of audio marketing is upon us. With increasingly tech-savvy seniors, it can be […]
Many active adult and senior living communities are marketed as 55+ or 65+ communities. And yet, when younger seniors (prospects ages 55-64) visit these communities in person, they may struggle to find residents as young as they are.
While industry professionals may have visions of communities where younger, more vibrant seniors make up the lion’s share of the population, making that transition is tough. But that doesn’t mean that your community shouldn’t try to attract youngers seniors — you just have to know what resonates with them. Here are four ways you can attract younger seniors through your marketing.
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