The Kinesis Blog


Why Your Marketing Isn’t Working

By Shawn Busse on July 31st, 2014

Dilbert’s perception of marketing would imply that it’s an industry made of guesswork – throwing darts to see what sticks. That would explain why many business leaders see marketing as a source of stress and frustration. As with most things in life, we want clear, … — read more —


7 Ways to Generate Leads at Trade Shows

By Kristin Hovde on July 30th, 2014

Trade shows and exhibitions tend to be one of the most expensive forms of marketing, which is why some businesses (particularly small businesses or start-ups) get discouraged when it comes to the cost. However, many don’t realize how lucrative these events can be if the … — read more —


Are Your Employees Engaged With Your Company Values?

By Ashley Freeman on July 30th, 2014

Here is your definitive guide to engaging your employees with the core values of your company by Ashley Freeman from employee engagement company INVOLVE. — read more —

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 —


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 —


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 —


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 —