The Kinesis Blog

Rapid Growth: An Interview with Kinesis CEO Shawn Busse   Results are in – and we’ve done it again! Kinesis is thrilled to announce that we’ve been recognized as one of Portland Business Journal’s fastest growing private companies of 2013! Winning this award is no … — read more —


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Designer Spotlight: Allie Harold

By Susie Wittbrodt on July 9th, 2014

It is our immense pleasure to share that our own Allie Harold has been promoted to Designer! This is a tremendous accomplishment for Allie, and a tribute to her outstanding talent and hard work here at Kinesis. Please join us in congratulating her! Background & … — read more —


We couldn’t be prouder to announce an important achievement for Senior Strategist Marcella Vail. Marcella was recently awarded the Master of Marketing (previously known as the Marketer of the Year) Award for the AMA PDX (American Marketing Association, Portland Chapter) Marketing of Excellence Awards. This … — read more —


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The Right Way to Set a Marketing Budget

By Wendy Maynard on June 11th, 2014

From small businesses to multi-million dollar corporations, we can all agree that marketing is essential to your profitability and growth. In the race for market share, marketing efforts are like Nike shoes and Gatorade – they provide your company with the fuel and support you … — read more —


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What the Blazers Taught Me About Business

By Shawn Busse on May 22nd, 2014

Chances are, if you live in Portland, have friends in Portland, or pay the slightest attention to professional basketball, you know that this year – for the first time in over a decade – the Portland Trail Blazers actually mattered. The Blazers started the season … — read more —


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How much does a bad employee cost my business?

By Susie Wittbrodt on May 14th, 2014

We’ve all heard the old adage – one bad apple can spoil the whole bunch. And while most of us don’t regularly deal with barrel-sized quantities of fruit, in this case we are talking about how one bad apple employee can have a tremendously poisonous … — read more —


Every B2B organization needs new customers. And this means leads – a lot of them. Without an ongoing stream of leads, your business starts gasping for air. And as a leader of your company, you probably start to lose some sleep worrying about cash flow … — read more —


2014 is shaping up to be the year of transformation for Kinesis. We’re feeling right at home in our new office space, we had a blast at our recent open house party, and – most importantly – we’ve continued to build our team in order … — read more —