Volume Nine April Employee Spotlight

Volume Nine April Employee Spotlight

Name: Carly Webber Title: Director of Social Media Years at Volume Nine: 6 Why were you chosen for our April employee spotlight? I honed in on the new social media marketing trend of Storytelling for brands and created a presentation to share on behalf of Volume Nine at a few events in the first quarter of 2018. Tell us more about your accomplishment: I created a presentation all about how to use storytelling on social media for 3 different conferences…

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Volume Nine February Employee Spotlight

Volume Nine February Employee Spotlight

Name: Holly Borchardt Title: SEO Specialist Years at Volume Nine: 6.5 Why were you chosen for our February employee spotlight? “Crank It Up Award winner.” Tell us more about your accomplishment: “The Crank It Up Award is similar to an employee of the year award, except it is determined by your co-workers. I am totally honored by this because Volume Nine has some of the most amazing people / talent / experienced professionals in digital marketing. It is humbling (and…

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Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going: A Year in Review

Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going: A Year in Review

We can’t believe we’re already gearing up for 2018 here at Volume Nine – seriously, where did the year go? As we move into the new year, we decided that there is no better time to reflect on the past and look into the future. Below, we dive into the past year at Volume Nine and in our industry and look at what kind of innovation our clients can expect in 2018. Looking Back: 2017 Biggest Achievements Driving innovation: This year,…

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V9 x DU Job Shadow Day: Meet Isbel Depner

V9 x DU Job Shadow Day: Meet Isbel Depner

This week, the team here at Volume Nine had the pleasure of hosting a student, Isbel Depner, as part of the University of Denver’s Job Shadow Program. As a V9er-for-the-day, Isbel got the opportunity to shadow various members of our team and chat with them about working in digital marketing and how to effectively network (wouldn’t we all like to know!). We sat down with Isbel at the end of the day to hear about her job shadow experience at Volume…

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Net Neutrality and Digital Marketing Predictions [Q&A with Chuck Aikens]

Net Neutrality and Digital Marketing Predictions [Q&A with Chuck Aikens]

Wonder how a future without Net Neutrality might affect the world of digital marketing? We recently sat down with Volume Nine’s founder, Chuck Aikens, to ask him about the potential effects and what brands can do to prepare themselves. First Off, What is Net Neutrality? Chuck: “As it relates to business, Net Neutrality provides a level playing field for new companies and innovative services because ISPs have to allow access to the Internet without interference. Without Net Neutrality, ISPs could pick and…

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V9 Gives Back: Penny Drive for Family Tree

V9 Gives Back: Penny Drive for Family Tree

Today is #GivingTuesday, and here at Volume Nine, we are happy to join in the season of giving. Over the first two weeks of November, Volume Nine held our Annual Penny Drive, a team-based competition fundraiser, benefiting Family Tree. V9 Gives Back Community service remains a focus for Volume Nine with our V9 Gives Back program. Tapping into the competitive nature of V9ers, three Thanksgiving-themed teams battled to raise the most points by collecting spare change for a good cause….

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Making a Change at Volume Nine: Natalie Henley, the New CEO

Making a Change at Volume Nine: Natalie Henley, the New CEO

It’s been over 10 years since I started my second company that provides consulting to businesses looking to generate more website traffic. A decade ago, we didn’t have all of today’s cool acronyms like SEO, PPC, CRO, CMS, and RT, and making sense of the search engines didn’t require a Ph.D. in Algorithms, Combinators & Optimizations. Being the leader of an organization, whether it was 4, 12 or 40 people, has been a truly enjoyable experience. I have had the…

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V9 Presents: Aligning Marketing & Sales for Client Retention

V9 Presents: Aligning Marketing & Sales for Client Retention

Is client retention at the forefront of your marketing strategy? Do you struggle to balance the creation of services/products that boost your clientele, all while maintaining your current clients? Join us on October 13, 2017, at the Volume Nine office to learn more about aligning your marketing and sales strategies for client retention. Our team of marketing experts have come together to help you develop a go-forward strategy that includes: Aligning client and agency expectations Client discovery processes Creating an…

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We Love Summer. And Picnics

We Love Summer. And Picnics

Each year, we say sayonara to work on a Friday afternoon, head to our local park, eat some sandwiches, and play silly games. This year was no different and it’s safe to say we had a blasty blast. Taking an afternoon off and spending quality time with co-workers makes us appreciate our jobs and the environment we’ve created at Volume Nine. If you didn’t keep up with us on SnapChat, you can check out the highlights here. Having a “break”…

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Mitch Hedberg and Meat Water, Oh My! Pitch Lab Comes to V9

Mitch Hedberg and Meat Water, Oh My! Pitch Lab Comes to V9

Here at Volume Nine, everyone joins in on a client pitch at some point, whether we’re leading the charge or there for support. While some of us are natural public speakers and thrive when pitching, others prefer to remain safely behind screens, making SEO magic happen. No matter our personal feelings about public speaking, everyone here at Volume Nine was excited to have Jay Mays, founder of Pitch Lab, stop by for an afternoon “beer-and-learn” talk recently. Jay did stand-up…

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