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So far Boyd Vander Houwen has created 69 blog entries.
1 02, 2016

Want To Be Immersed in Brand Journalism?

February 1st, 2016|

Drive the brand journalism bandwagon! Brand journalism is hot right now. If you think it’s a fleeting trend, pay attention.

15 12, 2015

How Strong Is Your Story?

December 15th, 2015|

Reader and viewer attention spans are shrinking as demand for their attention grows. Does everything you send them on mobile phones, via e-mail or in other channels tell a strong consistent brand message for you? Here are some questions to help evaluate your story.

23 09, 2015

Social Media Success Stories

September 23rd, 2015|

In this guest post by Anita Thompson she shares great success stories of small businesses who have tapped into the power of social media, among them Seattle-based Little One Books.

18 09, 2015

Megan Clubb retires, Mark Kajita named CEO at Baker Boyer Bank

September 18th, 2015|

Mark Kajita has been named Chief Executive Officer at Baker Boyer as Megan Clubb announces her retirement effective January 1, 2016. Clubb will retain her title as chairman of the board.

2 09, 2015

Five questions for a stronger story

September 2nd, 2015|

How to determine if you are telling a great story to your key audiences.

9 02, 2015

Generational Change Reminder

February 9th, 2015|

How you are doing on your B-3C communication planning?

26 01, 2015

How is Your Brand Doing? A Survey

January 26th, 2015|

Use this survey to determine how well your brand is doing.

14 01, 2015

Your Business & the VHPR B+3C Communication Scale

January 14th, 2015|

Here are the definitions for your B+3C Scale.

23 06, 2014

Congratulations Baker Boyer Bank!

June 23rd, 2014|

Congratulations to Baker Boyer Bank for having so much to celebrate: Best of the Best 2014 (Walla Walla Union Bulletin): Best Bank & Best Financial Advisor 2014 Top 200 Community Banks (American Banker Magazine): Ranked for 8 years running. 100 Best Companies to Work For 2014 (Seattle Business Magazine): Ranked 10 years running. See how [...]

30 11, 2013

Embracing a Transition in Life and Communication

November 30th, 2013|

I am in a wonderful phase of my personal life and career.   As I was reflecting on what I think will be exciting growth in 2013, I decided it was a great time to talk about my transition and what it means for VHPR. I’ve spent over 40 years as a newspaper reporter, university writer/editor, [...]