Parker County Marketing Professionals

Marketing is too important to navigate alone.


Passionate, experienced marketing specialists with in-depth knowledge of Parker County customers.  We provide new and existing businesses the products and services they need to grow and expand.


Commercial Signs
Building Signs
Promotional Signs
Vehicle Signs

Blue Ridge Signs

Promotional Items
Awards
Recognitions
HUB Certified

Branded Corporate Services

Marketing Strategy
Communications
Web Design
Social Media

Christine Speed - Marketing & Communications

Target Marketing
Point of Purchase
Marketing Products
Booklets

Thompson's Printing & Graphics

Latest Posts

MARKETING MONDAY – Postage Rates Increase in January

The U.S. Postal Service has proposed new postage rates to be implemented on Sunday, January 21, 2018, subject to approval by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC). Listed below are the highlights of the proposed 2018 USPS rate increase for customers buying postage online: First Class Mail Letters The rate for a First Class Mail Letter (1 oz.) for postage purchased at the Post Office is increasing by one cent to $0.50 from $0.49. If you print postage online (via Stamps.com), the Metered Mail rate will continue to receive a 3 cent discount off the Post Office price, with rates increasing to $0.47 in 2018 from $0.46 in 2017. Each additional ounce will cost an extra $0.21 (no change from 2017). The rate for a First Class Mail Flats/Large Envelope is increasing by two cents to $1.00 (1 oz.) and postcards are increasing by one cent to $0.35 in 2018.   Priority Mail Express (Commercial Base Pricing) Overall, prices for Priority Mail Express will increase by 3.9%. A 1 lb. package going to Zone 8 using Priority Mail Express will cost $35.04 in 2018 compared to $33.76 currently. Priority Mail Express Flat Rate (Commercial Base Pricing) Priority Mail Express Flat Rate Envelopes will also see a rate increase in 2018. The increases vary depending on the type of envelope, ranging from $0.80 to $0.82 per envelope. Priority Mail (Commercial Base Pricing) Priority Mail will see an average increase of 6.2%. A 1 lb. package going to Zone 8 using Priority Mail will cost $7.76 in 2018 compared to $7.25 currently. Priority Mail Flat Rate Boxes & Envelopes (Commercial Base Pricing) Postage rates for Priority Mail Flat Rate Boxes as well as Flat Rate Envelopes will increase in 2018. The... read more

MARKETING MONDAY –

It’s the time of year to think Promotional Products. You want to thank your valued clients, Board members and employees, Promotional products are the perfect answer. Promotional product have value and are a great way to keep your business in your customers mind for the coming year. Gifts can range in value but all have the same message. Thank you for supporting us through the year. A thoughtful gift set that keeps your brand in your customers hand. Includes (2) 8.5 oz. Sedona Stemless Wine Tumblers that feature double wall vacuum insulation, stainless steel construction, and clear pressure lid. Durable shatterproof construction for outdoor use, wide bottom and clear pressure lid to prevent spills. 18/8 double-wall stainless steel helps keep drinks colder or hotter longer. Packaged in a beautiful black reusable gift box with foam inserts and magnetic... read more

MARKETING MONDAY – Will a sign really help me drive customer traffic?

Nearly 76% of consumers (8 in 10) said they had entered a store or business they had never visited before based simply on its signs. About 67% of the consumers surveyed said they had purchased a product or service because a sign caught their eye. Nearly 60% of consumers said that the absence of signs deters them from entering a store or business. Source... read more

MARKETING MONDAY – 4 Great Holiday Mail Tips

The holiday season is quickly approaching. Are you ready to send direct mail that gets you better results than last year? Both customers and prospects are on the lookout for great deals during the holidays. So now is the time to get started planning yours. Staying ahead of your competition is important this time of the year. Are you ready to get started? How to create great holiday direct mail: Target — Make sure that you are targeting the right holiday messages to the right people. Yes, your offers need to be targeted. But if you send a Christmas greeting to a Jewish family, you are missing out on a great opportunity to connect with them on a more personal level. The better you target and personalize, the better response you will get. So really look at your data to make sure you have enough information to target correctly. Fun — Have fun with your mail pieces! This time of year is full of fun, so join in and create a mail piece that is not just an offer, but a really fun experience. Think outside of the box about what you can do differently to have more fun with your prospects and customers. It does not have to be super expensive. Think about adding some texture as a way to make your piece feel different or fun folds that keep on going. Savings — Make sure you are offering great savings to your prospects and customers. This time of year, they expect it. Remember, it’s all in the wording of the offer. Interpretation is the key, so a higher percentage off... read more

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