Latest Podcast from Owner Rachael Kvapil

So Stereotypical- S2E1

In this episode of So Stereotypical, Kelsey Enochs of Golden Heart Massage and Pretty Lippy joins host Rachael Kvapil to discuss  marketing two different types of businesses in addition to plans to get out of her “comfort zone” for 2018; plus, a few fun facts about New Year’s Resolutions and an insight into how the production team of Pagesculptor Studios spent their New Year’s Eve.

Mimetic Marketing: Why Your Joke Always Fall Flat

As a marketer, sometimes it can seem like all you do is chase after the most recent trend, which is why social media marketing has become such a necessary component of good marketing campaigns. The real question then becomes: What’s the new trend?

Answer: It’s memes, fam.

Now don’t worry, I will explain this term because I’m sure even people who recognize a social media trend are often confused by the term “meme.” So, we’ll start with the basics.

What is a meme?

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Birthday Parties and Marketing Have More In Common Than You Think

In less than a month I (Rachael) turn 42. It isn’t a “milestone” birthday though a lot of really cool stuff happened this year. So why this sudden desire to have a birthday party?

I shied away from birthday parties after the age of 10 when my diverse social circles inevitably created a level of discomfort among the guests. My 10th birthday sleepover sparked in drama when one of my non-school friends left in tears because of a prank pulled by one of my regular school friends. She shouted, “How could you let her do that? You know I don’t believe in that stuff? Aren’t, you my friend?”

My social circles are even bigger now: Triathletes, Dancers, Gamers, Runners, Cyclists, Nerds, Co-Workers, Artists, Writers, Actors. Some overlap, most don’t. I’m not unique in this situation. I just stress more over the potential ramifications. Continue reading