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Apr19
Apr 19

Home Sweet Hustle

Most people get home, unwind, maybe even enjoy a glass of wine to ease the stress from work–but not at our house. My partner, Tim Styles, and I run a screen-print shop called Native Screen Print Company out of our garage. A typical day for us usually means we come home from work, make something […]

Apr2
Apr 2

Inside &Barr – What’s the Big Deal?

You know that cliché expression people use when describing how it felt when they met their future spouse? That they “just knew”? Well, when I walked into &Barr for the first time to interview, there was this feeling of certainty—that this is where I was supposed to be.

Mar22
Mar 22

Facebook’s Data Scandal – What Does It Mean for Marketers?

Questions are on the rise as news broke earlier this week of a data scandal involving more than 50 million Facebook users. For marketers, this most recent incident of data abuse, coupled with an overall rise in consumer data breaches across industries, raises questions about trust, transparency and ethics in advertising. Over the last decade, […]

Mar14
Mar 14

Activations Against Gun Violence

Today, students across the nation participated in #NationalWalkoutDay, during which they walked out of their classroom for 17 minutes – each minute representing a Parkland victim who died at the hands of gun violence. It’s been a month since the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. Since then, we’ve seen […]

Mar7
Mar 7

Sending Orlandoans #Paddlefishing4VIP

In December 2017, we sent Orlandoans #Paddlefishing4VIP experiences at Levy Restaurants’ Paddlefish seafood restaurant located in Disney Springs. The restaurant scene in Central Florida is booming, with a new concept opening every week. While tourists and Disney fanatics are a given at Disney Springs, Levy Restaurants challenged us to find a way to better capture […]

Mar2
Mar 2

Global Attractions Leader Merlin Entertainments Selects &Barr as Agency Partner

We are utterly enchanted to announce our partnership with Merlin Entertainments overseeing public relations for its Madame Tussauds Orlando and SEA LIFE Orlando attractions. Operating 124 attractions in 25 countries across four continents, Merlin Entertainments has a significant presence in Central Florida, including LEGOLAND Florida in addition to the attractions on International Drive. Merlin Entertainments […]

Feb9
Feb 9

What You Need to Know About Facebook’s Latest Algorithm Update

Facebook: a place to interact with friends and family, near and far, and share our favorite memories. Well, that used to be its featured function. For the past few years, it’s been a great (mostly free) space for brands to reach new audiences. Branded content now has the ability to target people in a way […]