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Being an Iconoclast

Some studies show that women entrepreneurs are on the rise, yet not necessarily in the creative space. So, why aren’t there more woman-owned agencies? And why aren’t they bigger? Read Article


The Impact of Color: Is Your Brand 50 Shades of Awesome?

Did you know that people make up their mind about a product within the first 90 seconds of interaction? A huge part of that impact is solely based on color. By participating as a member of organizations like the Color Marketing Group, agencies like Motion are more equipped to develop brand strategies with relevant color opportunities across industries. Read Article


Media Relations: Tips for Tackling Thought Leadership

Elevating senior leadership’s exposure is important for any organization, but many don’t know where to start. Creating a successful thought leadership platform requires a customized approach specific to each company. The common thread is to strategically engage executives, and to lend their unique areas of expertise across multiple platforms. Here are some tips to get thought leadership efforts off the ground. Read Article


Beho-ho-hold! Our holiday message has arrived.

No matter what list you land on, we wish you a warm & healthy Holiday! Read Article


“Packaging 101” for 2019

With the shift of more products being purchased online, many retailers seem to be asking the same question: “How relevant is product packaging in today’s marketplace?” Read Article


When a Moment Matters

What are humans most memorable moments? We've heard about "surprise and delight" moments or the "aha moment" but moments can also center around simple actions like when a shopper interacts with a brand; or when a potential consumer receives a newsletter. Read Article


A Moving Moment

Through my last nearly 13 years as a business owner, I’ve moved my office more times than I ever thought I would. I’ve moved not because I relish the process of packing boxes and doing seating charts, but because the agency was constantly outgrowing its four walls. 2018 has been the most dynamic year yet, as Motion PR joined with Agency MSI to become Motion and now the office space is playing a more unique role, not only in our physical growth, but in connecting our culture and the work of the new agency. Read Article


Tuning in: What Kept Motion Employees Moving During the Chase Corporate Challenge?

We all have our thing that keeps us motivated and moving. For some, it's setting goals, the promise of a good night’s sleep, or coffee, lots of coffee! For the Motion folks who ran in the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge 5k this year, it was a playlist of integrity... Read Article


Merging Two Chicago Powerhouses: A Visual Story of Our Moment in Time

Motion is committed to creating extraordinary moments that move people. Well, this is OUR moment to bring a unique perspective to the industry and we seized it by merging two Chicago powerhouses under one roof! Read Article


Moments That Matter to Me: A Letter From Our CEO and Founder

“I’ve always thought bigger and bolder. So, when it came time to launch Motion I asked myself ‘if not me, who? If not now, when?” An inside look at the what and why that put this agency in forward motion. Read Article