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Now playing: a story about a Richmond actor who’s raising money to produce films

Now playing: a story about a Richmond actor who’s raising money to produce films

Aaron Kremer September 9, 2008 0

Local actor/producer Mark Joy said in an interview yesterday that he’s seeking $20 million to finance six films. All of the movies would be filmed and produced in Virginia under the production company Story

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Geico cavemen are back from the dead. Why?

Geico cavemen are back from the dead. Why?

Aaron Kremer September 3, 2008 0

The Martin Agency resuscitated the Geico cavemen ads. They were some of the best ads on TV when they first aired in 2004, but now they’ve become part of the pop culture their creator

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A model for surviving a slowdown

A model for surviving a slowdown

Alec Depcrynski August 21, 2008 0

Despite a local dip in advertising spending, a Richmond model agency says business is steady. Modelogic Inc., a Church Hill model and talent agency that provides faces, bodies and voices for advertisements, represents about

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It’s time for change, reverse the ad spending slump

It’s time for change, reverse the ad spending slump

Richmond BizSense August 21, 2008 0

A close presidential race – especially for Virginia’s Electoral College votes – could provide a much-needed boost to Richmond’s media companies. TV stations will likely benefit the most, those familiar with the topic say.

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The Spin Zone: PR firms pitch websites but still rely on the printed word

The Spin Zone: PR firms pitch websites but still rely on the printed word

Richmond BizSense August 19, 2008 0

Public relations and media relations professionals are finding that like the mainstream media, they too must adapt and move resources to better tap into online outlets. But they say print has maintained its value

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Pumping up the growth

Pumping up the growth

Aaron Kremer August 12, 2008 0

New health clubs continue opening in Richmond, catering to an increasingly fragmented health/sports market. In June, American Family Fitness opened a 90,000-sf club at Short Pump. The local company has seven locations which cater

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A sign of the tee times

A sign of the tee times

Aaron Kremer August 6, 2008 0

Without sponsors, the show cannot go on. Organizers of the Henrico Open, a professional golf tournament for players one cut below the PGA Tour, spent a year of looking for sponsors and turned up

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Booted from Craigslist: Oldest profession needs to find new ways to market

Booted from Craigslist: Oldest profession needs to find new ways to market

Aaron Kremer July 24, 2008 0

Richmond’s call girls and their customers are no longer using Craigslist as a virtual bulletin board to arrange business. The popular website has a new warning, “Human trafficking and exploitations of minors are not

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Locked and loaded (with a staple gun and flyers)

Locked and loaded (with a staple gun and flyers)

Richmond BizSense July 23, 2008 0

While waiting for my coffee one morning at the Starbucks in the Fan, I noticed a bulletin board on the wall with a handful of posters and flyers hung up for different events. A

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Open the press release floodgates

Open the press release floodgates

Richmond BizSense July 10, 2008 0

You’re about to read a sentence no newspaper/magazine has ever written. Please send us your press releases. That’s not a typo. We’re not off our meds. We just launched a local PR Newswire. Now

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