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...
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.
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...Read More
“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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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....Read More
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...Read More
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,...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
You know a presentation is good when you’re too busy to live tweet about it. Throughout Larry Kim’s 45-minute INBOUND session, I took notes so furiously that I barely had time to look up at the hilarious slides, let alone share his social advertising wisdom with the Twitterverse.
Seriously – this...Read More
One of my favorite parts about working at Metis is work-from-home Fridays. It’s nothing against my esteemed colleagues – in fact, being surrounded by smart, dynamic people Monday through Thursday is another reason why I love working here. But getting out of the office once a week does wonders for...Read More