Bridget McEvilly

Finding Inspiration

Finding Inspiration

“There are thousands of thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up the pen and writes.” This quote from William Makepeace Thackeray expresses a thought often forgotten by people looking for inspiration. Finding the right thing to write or design doesn’t always come naturally. Whether you’re writing a press release or designing an ad, coming up with the next big idea can tak ...[Read More]

7 Trade Show Marketing Basics

Trade Show

One of the services RJC offers to clients is trade show marketing. We help them with strategy in selecting relevant shows and booth space, booth design, communication plans and tactics to attract customers or prospects to the booth. Trade shows are a great marketing tool to reach your target audience on a personal, face-to-face level. Here are seven trade show basics to help make all your trade sh ...[Read More]

15 Tips for Recent College Grads Going into a Creative Field

Artist's Desk

Advice for College Students and Recent Grads from the Creative & Account Team at R.J. Conlin As a college senior preparing to graduate in May, the prospect of entering the “real world” is extremely intimidating. The past 18 years of my life have been spent in the classroom. While much of my education has been focused on teaching me what I need to know for my career, I found that I learned far ...[Read More]

Overcoming Adversity: A Tale of Tight Quarters and Noisy Neighbors

R.J. Conlin Office

I began interning three days a week at R.J. Conlin on Jan. 6.  While I was still learning the ropes – trying to remember everyone’s names and figuring out what goes where – tragedy struck. Michigan winters are always rough, and this winter has been no exception.  The extremely cold temperatures can cause tons of stress on everything: people, cars, and even, sadly, water pipes.  A sprinkler pipe ab ...[Read More]