While politicians say small businesses are the ‘backbone of the economy,’ that’s not the bone states tend to give us. David Nicklaus from the St. Louis Post Dispatch tells our sad but true tale.
For years, we’ve been thinking, “how could we make Spoke better?” We’ve tried everything, Ouija boards, Tarot cards, sage smudging, and hired a shaman (who turned out to be just a college kid selling CutCo knives). The answer turned out to be pretty simple. Hire a half-dozen like-minded strategic, creative thinkers and make the best-looking […]
St. Louis, MO (January 22, 2015) — Spoke Marketing, full-service marketing for the emerging and middle markets, is announcing today the agency is expanding into Austin, TX, with the new office being headed by Managing Director Joanna Heinrich. “Spoke works with a wide range of clients, but technology and startups are our ‘sweet spot,’ and […]
Arch Grants Winner CoMo Medical wanted to rebrand…and we weren’t about to stop them. Their product is a new foam-based antisepsis that disinfects skin prior to surgery with a fraction of the effort of Betadine® (the current gold standard of care). Their name is based on the winged sandals of Hermes (you know, the winged […]
If The Blessing Basket Project had a hoard of obnoxious groupies, they’d have to get in line behind us. We’ve done multiple projects for them over the years (you try to say no to their founder Theresa…let us know how that goes). The Blessing Basket Project is the brainchild of Theresa Carrington. They pay Prosperity […]
Spoke is excited to start off the fall season with a philanthropic bang! On Friday, September 26, we will be entering our Devil’s Tongue Kölsch beer into the 1st Annual Agency Homebrew Competition to benefit the Megan Foundation. Stop by the Spoke office on Locust Street in the Midtown Alley neighborhood at 4:00 for a […]
We’re full of love at Spoke, but dammit, we hate Cystic Fibrosis. That’s why we worked with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation this year to take their annual gala (their biggest fundraiser) to ‘the next level’. We created a new theme and brand – the ‘Big Easy Ball’ as an umbrella that would compliment their national […]
As summer’s closing (along with our sixth year of the Sprockets program), we thought it would be fun to tell you what (kickass, pro bono) work our interns have been doing for non-profits and start-ups. For the uninitiated, Sprockets is our program where we hire (and yes, pay) interns to do work for start-ups and […]