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Too Much Of A Good Thing

March 1, 2013

When I turned 7, I found the cookie jar and had trouble putting it down for about 10 years. With each cookie I consumed, my slow waltz into the husky section at JCPenney became more and more cemented into my life. It wasn’t that my mother didn’t tell me that cookies would eventually make the seams of my beige cargo pants scream — but it was more that I loved the taste of the…

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Five Social Networks You May Not Know About

February 15, 2013

Everyone has a little down time during their day and some of us choose to go for a walk and take in some fresh air, add some musings to our latest novella, or continue deeper into our studies of Deepak Chopra’s latest work. Others of us look for obscure, yet popular social networks that the masses may not know about. Below you will find a list of 5 social networks I doubt you know…

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A Bit of Perspective From Our Director of First Impressions

February 5, 2013

Being from a small town in Maine gives you a unique perspective on how businesses are run. Both of my parents own family-run companies, which not only means I’ve been working under the table since I was twelve, but that I’ve been working in environments that don’t rely on computer, email or technology to get by. Instead, they rely on relationships, community and massive sales of…

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Burgess Takes Home Two Golds At Service Industry Advertising Awards

January 31, 2013

Burgess Advertising & Marketing has been awarded two Gold Service Industry Advertising Awards for their work with the Portland International Jetport and the USA Ski Jumping Team.The award winning work for the Jetport included two 30-second television commercial spots titled “Wrong Way Doug.”  The spots can be viewed the spots on the Jetport's website…

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13 Sources of Content Inspiration for 2013

January 29, 2013

A new year means the need for new content, it also means the need to recognize inspiration whenever possible. Below you will find 13 sources of content inspiration to help jump-start the creative process.

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What's So Big About Facebook's Big Announcement?

January 15, 2013

Here’s a shocker: Facebook announced new changes this afternoon that will excite many and scare many. After a bunch of speculation about what Facebook’s big announcement would be below are the facts, things to consider, and things to be aware of.

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Consistency is Contrary to Nature

January 11, 2013

It appears the Mayan Calendar was wrong and we can all begin to plan our marketing efforts for 2013. I will pause as we all take a collective sigh of relief. With our feet planted firmly on the ground we need to take a moment to think about what our goals are for 2013 and what we can do to grow and reach the right people online.

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An Introduction From The "New Guy"

January 8, 2013

I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself, as you will be hearing from me frequently. My name is Dave and I am the primary blogger over here at Burgess Advertising & Marketing, my official title is Social Media/PR Specialist – they turned down my suggestions of “Magic Fingers,” “50 Shades of Facebook” and the ultimate “Captain Planet.” Any of those…

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Burgess Employees in the Community

November 29, 2012

In our previous blog post, Good Corporate Citizens need Passion; we discussed the virtues of community relations and when it makes sense for your organization to get involved. This month we’ll shift gears and look at some of the staff at Burgess and learn about their individual passions and time spent volunteering.

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Four Steps for Effective Communications Planning and Budgeting for 2013

November 29, 2012

With just a few weeks left in 2012, the time to plan for 2013 is now. To help you get the most out of your precious time and budget, we’d like to share four steps that our clients have found critical to developing an effective communications plan...

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