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Spawn Wins at AMA Awards!

In April, Spawn joined other Alaska marketing professionals for the annual AMA (American Marketing Association) Prism Awards. We’re proud of our work on GCI’s Apple iPhone Launch and Ravn Alaska’s “DAYover”  campaigns, which landed awards for video advertising and radio advertising, respectively. It’s always great to see the work other marketers are doing for their clients

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Tools of the Trade: Beam Robot

Who I Am: Kathy Norford What I Do:  VP & Media Director The Tool: Beam Telepresence Robot I’m one of Spawn’s boomerang employees. I first worked in our Anchorage office almost 20 years ago, and then, nearly 12 years ago, I came back, this time as a remote employee working from Denver. Media is a role

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Spawn’s United Way Campaign Featured In AdWeek

We’re really proud to be featured in AdWeek’s AdFreak column for our work with The United Way. Want to learn more about why the ad community loves this campaign? You can find the article here (registration’s free). Congrats to the team who put together this really great work for the recognition, and watch this space to

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Two Key Customer Experience Questions for Marketers

At Spawn, we know that a company’s brand promise is built or broken on customer experience. This truth has never been more important for marketers: In fact, 89% of companies said that they would compete mainly on customer experience last year. But understanding the customer journey can be tricky, even for well-established companies. Understanding the customer

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Featured Work: GCI “Career Day”

 Technology with a Heart Staying connected is a priority for all families. Spawn partnered with client GCI to create a heartwarming spot about keeping Alaska families close, especially those whose jobs take them away often – a common reality for many in The Last Frontier. GCI knows that connectivity for remote workers is a lifeline

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Tools of the Trade: Adobe XD

Tools of the Trade: How Spawn’s Experts Get Things Done Website Planning Tools Who I Am: Michael Johnston, Senior Digital Producer What I Do: As the digital producer at Spawn, I’m the one who makes our team’s fantastic creative ideas—for online ads, websites, or fun interactive projects—into working (read: launched/live/clickable) digital assets for our clients. I

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AASHTO Awards Win!

Last week, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (Alaska DOT & PF) drove home with a 1st Place Advertising for Radio award at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Awards Competition. The winning entry was “Safety Campaign,” a radio commercial written and produced by Spawn Ideas. Safety First The radio

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Big Wins for Spawn at the 2018 Ad Age Small Agency Awards (Woohoo!)

We’re thrilled to announce that Spawn Ideas took home not one, but two major awards at the 2018 Ad Age Small Agency of the Year Awards. Our band of 44 employee-owners was recognized in both regional and national competition. First, with a Silver win as “Small Agency of the Year Northwest.” And second, a national prize,

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Spawn Wins at AMA Awards!

In April, Spawn joined other Alaska marketing professionals for the annual AMA (American Marketing Association) Prism Awards. We’re proud of our work on GCI’s Apple iPhone Launch and Ravn Alaska’s “DAYover”  campaigns, which landed awards for video advertising and radio advertising, respectively. It’s always great to see the work other marketers are doing for their clients

read more

Tools of the Trade: Beam Robot

Who I Am: Kathy Norford What I Do:  VP & Media Director The Tool: Beam Telepresence Robot I’m one of Spawn’s boomerang employees. I first worked in our Anchorage office almost 20 years ago, and then, nearly 12 years ago, I came back, this time as a remote employee working from Denver. Media is a role

read more

Spawn’s United Way Campaign Featured In AdWeek

We’re really proud to be featured in AdWeek’s AdFreak column for our work with The United Way. Want to learn more about why the ad community loves this campaign? You can find the article here (registration’s free). Congrats to the team who put together this really great work for the recognition, and watch this space to

read more

Two Key Customer Experience Questions for Marketers

At Spawn, we know that a company’s brand promise is built or broken on customer experience. This truth has never been more important for marketers: In fact, 89% of companies said that they would compete mainly on customer experience last year. But understanding the customer journey can be tricky, even for well-established companies. Understanding the customer

read more

Featured Work: GCI “Career Day”

 Technology with a Heart Staying connected is a priority for all families. Spawn partnered with client GCI to create a heartwarming spot about keeping Alaska families close, especially those whose jobs take them away often – a common reality for many in The Last Frontier. GCI knows that connectivity for remote workers is a lifeline

read more

Tools of the Trade: Adobe XD

Tools of the Trade: How Spawn’s Experts Get Things Done Website Planning Tools Who I Am: Michael Johnston, Senior Digital Producer What I Do: As the digital producer at Spawn, I’m the one who makes our team’s fantastic creative ideas—for online ads, websites, or fun interactive projects—into working (read: launched/live/clickable) digital assets for our clients. I

read more

AASHTO Awards Win!

Last week, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (Alaska DOT & PF) drove home with a 1st Place Advertising for Radio award at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Awards Competition. The winning entry was “Safety Campaign,” a radio commercial written and produced by Spawn Ideas. Safety First The radio

read more

Big Wins for Spawn at the 2018 Ad Age Small Agency Awards (Woohoo!)

We’re thrilled to announce that Spawn Ideas took home not one, but two major awards at the 2018 Ad Age Small Agency of the Year Awards. Our band of 44 employee-owners was recognized in both regional and national competition. First, with a Silver win as “Small Agency of the Year Northwest.” And second, a national prize,

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