Martha has worked in the communications field for more than 20 years for a wide range of clients and organizations, giving her a breadth of expertise in marketing, along with many other skills. She has worked as an editor, graphic designer, publications manager, brand manager and creative director. As a member of our creative team, Martha applies her experience to produce effective online and print advertising and marketing solutions for our clients.
Among Martha's strengths are her broad knowledge of all aspects of the creative process, her extensive project management experience – including PMP training – and her strong communication skills, all of which add valuable expertise to our team. She received recognition for her outstanding performance as a project manager early in her career, while leading a creative services team at a rapidly growing state university in Virginia.
One of the consistent themes throughout Martha’s career has been her ability to successfully wear multiple hats. This experience has given her expertise in marketing for a broad range of audiences in very different markets. She is also able to understand and leverage the power of messaging and content as an integral part of the design process.
A planner by nature, Martha effectively manages processes and communication to achieve efficiencies, which greatly benefits our clients. Unlike many designers, she enjoys process development and metrics analysis in support of developing durable, flexible and strategic design solutions.
Brand Development, Project Management, Strategic Marketing
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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.
Having a community sales center that “wows” is a vital part of converting prospects into residents. It’s the bricks-and-sticks part of the sales process and gives prospects a place where they can look, feel, touch and experience your community and all it has to offer.
Baby Boomers are no longer new to social media. Many have adopted apps such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in their daily lives, yet marketers are still hesitant to market to this demographic, thus neglecting an audience of more than 76 million people in the US. In this month’s roundup, we look at why marketers should market to older adults through social media, and the best ways to do so.