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THE IMPORTANCE OF GETTING A GRIP ON THE BIG PICTURE

Account Management is a bit of an enigma in the agency structure. We’re often perceived as part order taker, project manager, accountant, researcher and even therapist, all bundled into a cheerful persona. Sure, we make stuff happen, keep things moving. But, we are a group whose value to clients and the agency (and our ambition) should go beyond just managing timelines, scoping, feedback forms and scheduling meetings. 

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Posted Tue, Feb 2, 2016 by Danielle Johnson in News

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Riding Shotgun with TMS

Start your engines. Punch it into overdrive. Choose any racecar cliché because Slingshot is off to the races with our client, Texas Motor Speedway.

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Posted Thu, Jan 21, 2016 by Slingshot, LLC. in News, Fun

Slingshot: The Beginning

In 2001, The Dallas Morning News did a feature on Owen and the opening of Slingshot’s offices in the historic Awalt building. Back then, Owen offered a unique approach to advertising he called “Marketing in the Age of Distraction®". Celebrating our 20th anniversary, we’ve come a long way since then, but Owen’s philosophy still holds true today.

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Posted Thu, Jan 21, 2016 by Slingshot in Marketing in the Age of Distraction®

Social Media as a Passion Point

Along with our social media agency, Speakeasy (a joint venture with The Dallas Morning News), Slingshot spends a lot of time thinking about, planning and executing social media campaigns. While social is not necessarily the be-all and end-all that some articles suggest, it is obviously a tremendously important part of any communication mix.

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Posted Thu, Jan 7, 2016 by Owen Hannay in Marketing in the Age of Distraction®

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How to Stimulate Action in the Age of Distraction

By the time you finish reading this sentence, a majority of you will have already encountered a minor distraction. Perhaps your phone just started ringing. (You forgot to call your mom back again, didn’t you?)

Or maybe some random noise started playing in one of the 14 tabs you have open in your browser. Or your Lumosity app just reminded you it’s time to exercise your brain to increase your ability to focus.

How ironic.

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Posted Thu, Dec 17, 2015 by Slingshot in News, Marketing in the Age of Distraction®