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
Best advice ever heard:
Be proud, but be humble.
Driving across the country to camp and hike in national parks. Did it! It was amazing.
Perseverance and tenacity go hand in hand with talent and expertise. Without that combination of qualities, great achievements are almost impossible.
Every Monday, we review our most engaging and shared articles from the previous week. For this week’s most engaging, we explore why Boomer parents feel the need to pass on their cherished items and why their grown children don’t want them. The most shared article is by columnist Kyle Ranally, who addresses some reasons why […]
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Happy Monday! Each week we review the mature marketing content that had people talking (and thinking). This week we hear the stories of three individuals who retired and then had second thoughts. Then, our most shared content explores storytelling and shares tips for how you can make it shine. Have something to share? We’d love […]
When we're designing websites for older adults, a client sometimes will ask, "Can it have ____? I saw it on such-and-such's website and it's so cool!"
I'm a creative person so I like cool.
But I like results even more.
What's cool and trendy can, at times, actually turn off the baby boomers and seniors our clients are trying to attract. These mature consumers don't want fuss and bother. They want functional, easy-to-use tools that help them make decisions and take action.
That said, there are two "trends" I think are relevant to our older adult targets.
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Happy Monday! Like every Monday, we are reviewing the most engaging content from the previous week. This week, for our "most clicked" item, we look at a project from Stanford Center on Longevity. For the "most shared," is the fashion industry ignoring Baby Boomers?
Most Clicked: The Sightlines Project
How long do you want to live? 76, 92, or even 101? According to The Sightlines Project from the Stanford Center on Longevity, three out of four Americans want to live past 100 IF they are in good health.
The research highlights three key findings to live a long and vigorous life:
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