The Business EXPO – 2013

May 10, 2013, 7:16 pm

We enjoyed meeting and talking with many great business owners and people from around the area at the 2013 Wausau Region Business EXPO. Here are a few shots from the day and of our display — You’ve planted the seeds of your business. We can help you GROW. We had the privilege of partnering with the Idea Charter School to help with their campaign to create awareness and partnerships with local businesses.

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Tips for Starting a Social Media Campaign

April 19, 2013, 5:15 pm

Entering into a social media campaign can be daunting, especially if you’ve never done it before. The best strategy does not mean being active on as many social media channels as possible. Here are some tips to consider before you add social media as part of your marketing campaign: What social media channel(s) is your target market using? But more than that, who are most likely to engage with you? Identify your goal.

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Having fun at Bowl For Kids’ Sake.

February 18, 2013, 2:51 pm

Team Ontogeny raised about $700 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral WI during the Bowl For Kids’ Sake – Big Scare event! Thank you to all that donated!

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We’re bowling for the kids!

February 7, 2013, 4:50 pm

ONTOGENY IS A PROUD SUPPORTER OF BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF NORTHCENTRAL WISCONSIN. THIS YEAR WE’RE BOWLING AND RAISING MONEY FOR THE CAUSE – BOWL FOR KIDS’ SAKE – BIG SCARE. As you know, Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships that provide measurable impact.

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Proud Sponsor of the ATHENA Awards Program

November 1, 2012, 5:47 pm

Ontogeny Advertising & Design, LLC is proud to be a sponsor of our local ATHENA Awards program on November 7, 2012. The prestigious ATHENA Award and the ATHENA Young Professional Award pay tribute to those in the region who make a difference in the advancement of women in leadership and professional roles. We congratulate both past and present ATHENA Award recipients and nominees and thank them for making a difference in our community.

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Top 5 Reasons You Need Social Media

October 11, 2012, 2:47 pm

The popularity of social media has created a new community, a virtual marketplace where suggestions are sought and feedback is given. This exciting new world offers nearly limitless opportunities for a business. Here are the top 5 reasons you need social media: Stay connected to your customers. You know the sale is never final just because your customer has walked out your door, or because you’ve shipped your product.

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ATHENA Award Program – 2013 Finalists Announced

October 4, 2012, 2:57 pm

Once again, Ontogeny Advertising & Design is proud to sponsor the annual ATHENA Leadership Award® Program presented by the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce. These awards are presented to women or men to honor their professional excellence, community service, and for actively assisting women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills. Congratulations to the 2013 finalists!

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As Ontogeny turns 3, ‘virtual’ agency is meeting real success

September 11, 2012, 3:46 pm

When Leslie Brown and Erin Crawford co-founded Ontogeny Advertising & Design in September 2009, they shared a yearning to accomplish more. By nurturing that seed with countless phone calls and miles driven from client to client, Brown and Crawford have seen their virtual agency turn 3 years old. Ontogeny’s virtual model means Brown and Crawford are the only full-time employees.

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Top 5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Website

August 27, 2012, 7:44 pm

The train of technology rolls relentlessly through the business world. If you’re hoping to grow your business, you have two choices: get on board, or get left behind. “But we’ve gotten plenty of business without a website,” you say. True, a website may not be for you. But here are five reasons you should consider working with Ontogeny Advertising on a professional, functional website: Your neighborhood has gotten significantly bigger. The U.S.

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