It took about .3 seconds after meeting Kate Connors for the first time to understand that she was about to change our team for the better. During her first month at Metis, Kate began distributing her famous Quotes of the Week roundup, showcasing not only her penchant for witty commentary but also...

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There’s no question about it: 2016 is the year of live video. Some say it’s just a craze. Others believe it’s the future of social networking. Either way, the rise of live video underscores audiences’ hunger for authentic, anything-can-happen experiences with brands, influencers and publishers.

As...

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Wedding planning is essentially a series of decisions.

Fall or spring? White or ivory? Band or DJ? Buffet or plated dinner? Veil or no veil? Should we splurge on envelope liners? What color bow tie should our dog wear in the custom fondant cake topper?

Most of these are relatively inconsequential...

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“Cool” is one of those words that gets thrown around a lot. But if you’ve met Jessie Moog, you know that she truly embodies the term. Between her deadpan sense of humor, passion for live music and propensity for finding Frye boots on sale, Jessie oozes cool. She’s also a whiz when it comes to...

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Justine Boucher was one of the first people I worked with when I started at Metis. My first impression: wow — this woman knows her stuff. Whether it's the intricacies of the mobile telecom market or the science behind energy storage, Justine has no problem understanding and communicating even the...

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It was about two years ago that the requests began piling on.

Can you design our wedding program?” “Any chance you could mock up a postcard with a map of Chicago for out-of-town guests?” “What about the menu? Can you design our menus?”

Oh, Canva. How you’ve changed my life.

You see, two years ago...

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What do Miss USA and Metis Communications have in common? Both have the honor of having worked with Caitlin Dumpe. Born and bred in Pittsburgh, Caitlin brings a Midwest calm to the team even on the most chaotic of days. She hates the word “millennial,” which makes sense, because she defies almost...

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Alarm’s set for 6:00 am. That’ll give me five minutes to snooze, ten to get dressed, and then at least 40 minutes of gym time before I need to hop in the shower and leave for work.

I tell myself this plan at night before bed quite often. I remind myself that lots of humans do this every morning....

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When asked to describe Melissa, Metis’ managing partner and first employee, one colleague said, “You want to be like Melissa whether you are 22 or 42.” Cue the entire team nodding in agreement. A New Jersey native, Melissa dazzles her clients and team daily with her strategic thinking, pointed...

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Olivia Savage is many things, but “savage” is not one of them. The former high-school TV anchor (yep, we have the footage) and die-hard Boston University hockey fan is probably the member of our team that smiles most often. Olivia brings creativity and a can-do attitude to everything she does,...

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Like most forms of marketing, social media can be a challenge for some B2B brands. How do you talk about things like IT infrastructure, data center trends and sales analytics on Twitter while keeping the conversation fresh?

The more engaging and relevant a social post is, the more likely your...

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It began like any other Metis Takeout Thursday. We chose a restaurant, placed a group order on Doordash (a local delivery service), and eagerly awaited the arrival of our burrito lunch from Boloco. When said lunch arrived, however, there was a problem: Melissa, managing partner at Metis, found her...

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It was more than five years ago when Erin first entered Metis’ doors. Today, we can’t imagine the company without her. A native Kansan, Erin brings her people skills and management know-how to every project she works on at Metis. Go out for drinks with her, and you’re bound to learn a fun fact...

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Born and raised in Massachusetts, Sylvie Tse has been a proud New Englander for her entire life. But when she has time off from work, Boston is probably the last place you’ll find her. In 2015, Sylvie spent her hard-earned vacation days exploring Singapore, Hong Kong and Italy. While she’s serious...

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