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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


Two Leading Agencies — Motion PR & AgencyMSI — Merge to Become Motion

Motion PR, a leading public relations and digital firm in Chicago, today announced its merger with AgencyMSI, the 57-year-old, Chicago-born integrated marketing and communications agency. Effective immediately, the two companies come together as Motion. Read Article


The Art of the Elevator Pitch: Your Marketing Strategy in 30 Seconds

We all talk about it in marketing and advertising – the elevator pitch. How to sound efficient to brilliant in less than a minute. Think about yours. Can you coherently explain your product/service, skill set, ideal job/client, and how those things fit together in the time it takes to tie your shoes or floss your teeth without getting confused or out of breath? Or worse, without sounding as if you’re reciting from cue cards? Read Article


Got Glasses?

Q: Why did we make eclipse glasses at work today? A: Because we have the brightest employees. Read Article


Get Better Ideas at Your Next Brainstorm

Here we take our brainstorming seriously! But we also know that a good idea can come from anyone, anywhere and at any time of the day. So, when you are planning your next brainstorm, idea hurricane, brain dump, content create-a-thon -- it never hurts to have a few tricks and tips up your sleeve. (Hint: Don’t take them too seriously!) Read Article