Stone Ward Blog

"Always be a student." It’s the principle that keeps us relevant in a constantly evolving community. We’ve dedicated ourselves to being ardent pupils of the industry, freely sharing what we’ve learned so that we can all work smarter.

Heide Harrell to Serve as 2017 PRSA Southwest District Board Chair

by Lucie Pathmann

Senior Brand Manager and Senior Public Relations Account Manager Heide Harrell, MA, APR, was recently elected to serve as the 2017 chair for the Public Relations Society of America's (PRSA) Southwest District. The district represents 14 chapters in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Kansas, New Mexico and Texas. The District serves as a link between local PRSA chapters and national leadership.

State and National Accolades for Innovation & Culture

by Heide Harrell

Stone Ward is thrilled to announce that it has recently been named both “Best Advertising Agency” and “Best Public Relations Firm” by Arkansas Business, in addition to receiving an accolade from PR News as one of its “Top Places to Work in PR.” 

Stone Ward supports Sport Clips Haircuts in record-breaking “Help A Hero” outreach

by Dana Dussing Berry

Stone Ward began its work in 2007 to support Sport Clips Haircuts’ first Help A Hero outreach when the fundraising goal through 400 stores was $30,000.

Four Takeaways from Millie Ward - Soiree’s “Little Rock, Big Hero”

by Liz Hamilton

Every day, each of us get to be inspired by our founder and president, Millie Ward. Her creative drive and passion for clients, family and the community are inspiring on their own merit, but it’s her desire to make Stone Ward a fun place to “Build Good” together that makes all of us feel right at home.

Businesses Can Now Feature Boards in a Showcase on Pinterest

by Madeline McGee

Last week, Pinterest announced that businesses can feature top items and craft their customers experience in a showcase. This new release also features buyable pins which can directly generate sales for businesses.

Analytics is not a Noun, it is a Verb. (Or at least it should be)

by Steve Kerr

The great American Inventor – Thomas A. Edison – was once quoted as saying that “the value of an idea lies in the using of it.” Now, we all know that Mr. Edison, also known as the “Wizard of Menlo Park”, went on to have an amazing career, both as an inventor and business professional. Over his lifetime, he amassed over a thousand (1,093) U.S. patents and many more in other countries.

Snap-on continues to WOW industry professionals, brings home seven awards

by Dana Dussing Berry

Each year, we’re proud to partner with our client, Snap-on Tools, to craft award entries for some of the most coveted industry awards in the realm of tools manufacturing.

Facebook for Business New Post Options

by Madeline McGee

Next time you check up on your business profile page on Facebook, you may notice that you have more than just the option of posting an update. Facebook now offers options to get people to learn more, create an event, help people find your business, create an offer, or even create a job posting.

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