802, 2019

Our Suitcases are Packed and Ready

Whether we’re covering a client’s sponsorship in West Virginia or expanding our knowledge at the Adobe conference in Boston, Team Zipie is always ready to load up our suitcases and hit the road. Constantly trying to better our skills and offerings, we believe attending conferences and workshops throughout the year give [...]

402, 2019

Super Bowl.
Subpar Ads.

Super Bowl fans can traditionally be parsed into three categories—the game watchers, the food eaters and the advertising lovers. While some of us at Team Zipie live for football, our majority rests in those latter two categories. And we’ve got lots of thoughts on this year’s ads. With a few powerful [...]

2311, 2018

What Does Zipie Mean to Us?

What Does Zipie Mean to Us? There are exactly three doors in the Zipie office. It’s safe to say Team Zipie shares an intimate work space and we like it that way. The lack of physical boundaries in Suite 250 lends itself to an atmosphere of constant collaboration. We’re always yelling across [...]

2111, 2018

Breaking the Black Friday Mold

Black Friday is by far the biggest shopping day of the year, but with the title can come the chaos. This is a pattern that many brands have noticed and have taken action to improve the stigma that comes with the territory. Various companies have found ways to stand out in the [...]

1211, 2018

Give Where You Live

This month we asked each Zipponian to select a local charity or non profit that has meaning for them. So in the spirit of giving, if you’re planning to donate your time or money this November, support an organization that supports your community. Here are a few of our favorites:AlexLexington Humane SocietyThe [...]

1510, 2018

How to Deal with Trolls

Don’t feed them. Seriously. Don’t waste your time and energy on a user who will never back down and only wants to stir up trouble for the heck of it. While we value customer support and social media as a communication tool between brands and customers, there are some people who just [...]

1508, 2018

Zipie ranked on 2018 Inc. 5000 List

Lexington marketing agency recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies with four-year growth of 300%. Lexington, KY – Today, Inc. Magazine revealed that Lexington marketing agency Zipie has been named to the magazine’s prestigious Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This recognition is a rare achievement for a [...]

1508, 2018

We’ve Been Inc’d.

Let’s get real for a minute. We’re a small agency. We’ve only been around for five years. We started out with five people, two clients and a serious work ethic. Since we launched, we’ve been focused on just one thing: making good work for good folks. Well. Someone noticed. Today, Inc. Magazine [...]

1607, 2018

Zipie and El Toro Join Forces with Advanced Advertising Solutions

Partnership Utilizes Specialized Data to Direct New Customers to Businesses LEXINGTON, Ky., and LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- Zipie and El Toro are partnering to create data-driven, customer-focused digital marketing solutions which provide businesses with strategically cultivated customers. Lexington-based Zipie is a full-service digital marketing agency which specializes in digital strategy, marketing, social media [...]

1506, 2018

BRB (Brains Require Breaks)

For most Zipponians, we work an average of 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. This usually means sitting at a desk cranking away at various tasks, which typically leads to taking about 15 minutes to eat so you can get back to the work day. What if I told you [...]

705, 2018

Key Takeaways from Digital Dealer 24

Two weeks ago, I headed to Orlando to attend Digital Dealer 24: a three-day conference focused on helping those in the auto industry take full advantage of the ever-evolving digital environment. I attended this event to help improve our working relationships with our clients in the auto industry. Since the conference, I’ve [...]

203, 2018

Six Reasons to be a Zintern

Six Reasons to be a Zintern College readers: graduation is coming, and the real world is looming. (We’re scared too.) Should I go to graduate school? What is so wrong with living in my parent’s basement forever? And…should I get an internship? If you want to, gross don’t [...]

2712, 2017

Breaking Through on Social Media

Social media: it’s important. Really important. It’s one of the biggest tools brands have, allowing companies to connect directly to their customers. We’ve talked about how to get the most out of your social advertising, but your social pages and organic posts also present an opportunity to make the platform work [...]

1011, 2017

Thoughts on #280

Thoughts on #280 Too long for a scannable Tweet (especially in the age of 6-second ads and even shorter attention spans), too short for a half-decent blog post. If we wanted more words, we’d go to Facebook or Medium. For now, #280 is going to send people running [...]

811, 2017

Email Marketing Isn’t Dead. Period.

Email Marketing Isn't Dead. Period. “Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” It’s a Mark Twain quote (probably) but it’s also applicable to email marketing. For all the reports of email’s demise—we’ve been hearing them for years—email continues to be a solid way to market to individuals, as [...]

2910, 2017

Mobile First. Obviously.

Mobile First. Obviously. Here’s a tip for choosing a marketing agency. If, at any time, you hear someone say “We have to plan for mobile—that’s where everything’s going,” I want you to get up and walk out. Then I want you to call me because you’ve discovered a [...]

2310, 2017

Meaningless Marketing Metrics

Meaningless Marketing Metrics The good thing about being a marketer in the digital age: we get lots of metrics. The bad thing about being a marketer in the digital age: those metrics don’t always relate to actual results or even actual business results. Let’s back up. When we [...]

1510, 2017

A Digital Marketing Manifesto

A Digital Marketing Manifesto How many blog posts have you read that start with “Today’s world is digital-first”? I’ve seen it more than I can count. Obviously today’s world is “digital-first”—it’s 2017. We’re all attached to our phones, everything is trackable, the digital world dominates our lives. We know [...]

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