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At esd, we write white papers on a broad variety of digital media topics, from lead nurturing and email marketing to search engine optimization and B2B buyer personas. Consult our media library for in-depth answers to all your digital media questions.

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PR – Produce Results

Successful public relations can help advance your company and has the potential to disseminate your company’s marketing message to millions of people. To achieve this, follow these five, easy-to-remember rules from the esd Public Relations Department:

propel your company’s public relations

As the public relations profession has evolved over time, so have the rules that public relations experts live and breathe by. To ensure that your company’s public relations is effectively publicizing your event or marketing message, follow these five rules

social media & pr: a meeting of the mediums

Chances are, if your target market is living and human, then your target market is texting, Facebooking, and Googling. Digital and social don’t just apply to advertising. In recent years public relations has gotten with the program too. Customers DVR

pr & seo – a match made in roi heaven

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) has changed the way we write websites. It’s completely restructured the way we create and produce online advertisements. Now, SEO is extending its reign beyond the world of paid marketing promotions and into the realm of

esd takes Texas Music Hall of Fame to new heights

AUSTIN, TEXAS – On Wednesday, October 19, 2011 a new music heavyweight emerged on the scene, in the Live Music Capital of the World, Austin, Texas. Celebrated Texan musicians from Paul Wall to Lee Roy Parnell came out in full

shaping up the city

It’s a big problem. Literally. Obesity-related health problems kill more than 25,000 people each year in the United States. Obesity’s extra baggage strains the human body beyond the limits of good health, oftentimes resulting in any number of life threatening

Club 40

HELPING STUDENTS MOTIVATE FOR SUCCESS Not all schools are created equal, but some students – the best and the lucky – emerge from the most challenged schools to succeed. They achieve academic honors, earn degrees and find fulfilling careers that

free pancakes cover the plate for Shriner Hospitals

Pools of buttermilk batter dotted IHOP griddles to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children on National Pancake Day. IHOP served the cakes for free all day March 1, asking the hungry guests for a donation. The campaign set a goal of

Smashburger wedding

BROUGHT TO YOU BY SOCIAL MEDIA The gourmet burger market is fiercely competitive, vying for the casual diner against both small cafés and huge fast-food enterprises. Smashburger competes directly in the middle of that contest, with premium burgers and shakes

Ride with a Mission

RAISING AWARENESS WITH TWO WHEELS If one person stands at the top of a hill and waves, she might get a passing glance, but that’s not enough to raise awareness. If 300 people representing a dozen different organizations stand on

OwnUp, San Antonio

PET TRAINING A CITY Public relations and advertising often merge in the execution of a social marketing strategy. When the City of San Antonio set upon a goal of reducing the use of euthanasia in animal control, esd won a

rebranding San Antonio Shrine Auditorium

14,400 sq. ft. OF ECONOMIC POTENTIAL Already established as Alzafar Shriners’ public relations firm, esd and associates extended our partnership with the fraternal organization to rebrand, promote and co-manage the San Antonio Shrine Auditorium. a direct commitment to marketing the

brand renewal membership drive

KEEPING COMMUNITY FIRST FIRST A well-established, regional not-for-profit medical care coverage provider, Community First Health Plans offers HMO services catering to the Medicaid, STAR‑ and CHIP‑eligible residents of an eight-county Central Texas area. Established in 1995 with an operating staff

Fit Family Challenge

FAMILY FITNESS FOR A WHOLE CITY San Antonio Sports pumps energy throughout our community, promoting athletics at every level. A vital part of their activity motivates kids with a series of programs through the school year promoting fitness through fun.

Gourmet burger chain chooses smashing communications team

Smashburger of San Antonio has chosen esd&associates to serve as its agency of record for public relations and marketing. esd will help the top quality hamburger chain open new stores and host events to increase visibility of their existing operations in the 7th largest city in America.

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esd & associates 07/10/17
Don’t miss your chance to take advantage of FREE fitness activities this summer. esd has partnered with San Antonio Parks and Recreation (SAPR) for three years in a row to bring the SA Parks Fitness App. So click here http://bit.ly/2uJfxZR to learn more about how you can get fit this summer and how to win some awesome prizes.
esd & associates 07/06/17
TBT to our amazing VP of Operations, Lindsay Ackels, representing esd at the Best Practices in Worksite Wellness Forum. esd is a proud member of the Mayors Fitness Council and is proud to offer our employees wellness incentives.
esdresults 06/29/17
Our VP of Operations Lindsay, will be on an #SABGH forum panel about best practices for #workplacewellness tomorrow… https://t.co/PzVHXS7SIC
esd & associates 06/29/17
Our VP of Operations, Lindsay Ackels, will be on an San Antonio Business Group on Health (SABGH) forum panel discussing best practices for workplace wellness. Lindsay helps esd stay healthy all year round! esd is a proud member of the Mayor’s Fitness Council, and we are excited for Lindsay to represent us tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. at the forum. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2u48pGX
esd & associates 06/27/17
Hard to believe our city is turning 300. Time really does fly when you’re having fun! We’ll have some exciting news for you as 2018 approaches about our involvement in this year-long celebration stay tuned!