If you haven’t been out in the woods for the last few months, chances are you’ve seen the social media trend of colorful memes bemoaning coworkers, the state of the world and just people’s moods. They’re the brainchild of a British copywriter who created the first one in 1971 to explain to his young son what a tickle looks like. Yuit’s intern Mazzy Little Miss Magnificent Fritzel and our digital
TV is still the king of advertising, even in this modern era of mobile devices and new media. One of the reasons for that is a TV commercial can straddle both worlds of traditional and new media, being re-purposed in multiple ways across websites, YouTube and social media to reach more people and have a longer life. So, if you’re ready to put your business on prime time and create
The Dale Tran’s New Year’s Day of Giving is a YUIT Comms tradition. We support our community by visiting a Kaladi Brothers Cafe every January 1. Each year, Kaladi Brothers donates 100% of coffee drink sales to a local charity on New Year’s Day. This year the recipient is Forget Me Not Grief Center of Alaska. The Grief Center provides a supportive environment for children, teens, and those who support
Eat, drink and be scary! Team YUIT Comms loves Halloween. We had a great time dressing up, laughing with each other and of course playing with the lighting in our studio and posing for the shoot. Fun Fact: Where does the word Halloween come from? "Hallow" means holy person and the word "Halloween" comes from All Hallows' Eve and means "hallowed evening."
Who's using social media anyway? We hear it all the time: Facebook is for grandma, Twitter is for politicos, Snapchat is for tweens, Pinterest is for stay-at-home moms, Instagram is for influencers, YouTube is just videos, TikTok is for dancing, Twitch is for gamers, etc. These labels, while a stereotype, touch on the reality that most people are participating in social media daily, weekly, and monthly. "Social media has become an integral
I was recently walking through downtown Anchorage. The sun was out, flowers were in full bloom and people were out enjoying themselves. It looked like the downtown I remember and was fulfilling to see our community thriving after a tough season. Alas, it’s not over. COVID-19 cases are on the rise again. Cases are increasing and there are reports of spikes in communities across Alaska. Additionally, several hospital administrators expressed concern
Bridging divides with one face at a time. Nearly a decade ago I volunteered to serve as the communications director for “One Anchorage” — a campaign that sought to persuade Anchorage voters to support a ballot initiative to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the city’s existing nondiscrimination ordinance. Despite a well-funded campaign, numerous volunteers, and a diverse base of support, we came up short on election night. Campaigns are