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By Chris Hislop // Published on Sep 11, 2014

As summer winds down, we want to take a moment to look back the last five years. It’s true, we’ve reached a half-decade here at Boldwerks. Like any business, the first five years have been trying at times, but, in large part, we’ve celebrated our successes rather than get caught up in the natural growing pains of any small business. In short, we’re excited to be five years into our quest as one of the premier creative marketing agencies in existence.

We’ve been in Portsmouth for four years now, moving from Lee – our original location. Our goal was...

By Chris Hislop // Published on Apr 21, 2014

Mother Nature is a force. You can try to predict her, but you’ll often be wrong.

What we can learn from Mother Nature that pertains directly to marketing is vast – especially if you’ve been experiencing the New England weather that has been sweeping through Portsmouth this year.

Mother Nature:

Keeps you on your toes. It’s important not to stagnate and grow too comfortable with the way things are going. Tomorrow might bring snow. Who cares that it’s 70° degrees today?

Is unpredictable. Yeah, we...

By Chris Hislop // Published on Mar 21, 2014

In today’s marketing landscape, SEO is being fueled by content. If you’re not practicing the art of sound, frequently updated content as a part of your organization’s marketing initiatives, it’s only a matter of time before your competitors put you out of business. That’s the stark reality. Here at the Boldwerks HQ we find inspiration in many things, but for me, I look to the master, the undisputable king* of the keys, Thelonious Monk. His poster hangs in my office. Whenever I find myself in need of a pick-me-up, I look to him and think, “what would...

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