Archive for March, 2013

March 29, 2013

The Most Prestigious Golf Tournament in Central Florida

Founded in 2004, the Tavistock Cup is an officially sanctioned PGA Tour event that brings together golf’s greatest names in an ultimate showdown to determine who will be the World Golf and Country Club Champion. This year the two-day tournament was held at the exclusive Isleworth Golf & Country Club. Powerful local teams from Oak […]

March 26, 2013

Juicy News – Spring 2013

Expressway Authority’s Designated Texter Campaign Goes National Did you now that drivers who send and receive text messages are 23 times more likely to cause a car accident? The Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority launched the Designated Texter campaign to curb distracted driving on the roadways. Appleton Creative was commissioned to design and produce the marketing […]

March 25, 2013

Appleton Creative is Ground-Breaking

It is difficult to imagine the complex process of construction until you experience it for yourself. On Friday March 22, the Appleton Creative team put on hard hats and neon orange vests to get a glimpse of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, half-way through its completion. We were guided through concrete walls, […]

March 22, 2013

Go Wild! Appleton Takes a Safari to the Central Florida Zoo

We love all of our animal pals! Appleton Creative’s President, Diana LaRue, attended the Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens’ fundraising luncheon on Thursday, March 21st to support their efforts to protect and care for endangered species and other animals. Fellow Central Florida professionals, Claire Evans, Jeff Voss, Cari Coats, and Judi Awsumb accompanied LaRue […]

March 21, 2013

The Return of MySpace

Remember those good ol’ MySpace days when you first entered the social media world? Back then MySpace had a peak of 100 million users, a groundbreaking statistic for the time, but suddenly MySpace lost popularity once it became flooded with annoying auto-play music and spam profiles. The public shifted to Facebook, which offered a cleaner […]

March 18, 2013

Empowering Women, One Business at a Time: Athena PowerLink Orlando

Let’s hear it for the girls! On March 14th, the prestigious women’s entrepreneurship program, ATHENAPowerLink Orlando, celebrated a special graduation ceremony for the program’s 2013 recipients at Rollins College. Congratulations to Jennifer Dickerson with EnRep, Denise Imbesi with Fitness Initiatives, and Kimberly Lawton Koon with Lawton Printers. ATHENAPowerLink Orlando is a 12-month program of Athena International that […]

March 14, 2013

Calling All Art Connoisseurs: Winter Park Sidewalk Festival Starts Friday

Have plans this weekend? The Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival is one of the nation’s oldest, largest and most prestigious outdoor fine arts and fine crafts festivals. Join us for the 54th Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival this Friday, March 15th, till Sunday, March 17th at Central Park in Downtown Winter Park. The juried show is […]

March 12, 2013

Consumer Trends of 2013

The ever-changing economy presents opportunity for those who adhere to consumer demands and desires. At Appleton we understand our consumers’ expectations, that’s why we keep up on the latest trends. Check out our most recent Lunch & Learn Prezi on 2013 Marketing Strategies and Trends. Here are a few of the top trends to look […]

March 7, 2013

Gangnam Style to the Harlem Shake: Potential of Viral Videos for Business

On December 21st, 2012, PSY’s Gangnam Style hit a record breaking one billion views – the first video ever to cross the threshold. The video had other incredible statistics; it was seen at least one million times in 75 countries, had more than five million searches for the word “gangnam style” a day, generated over […]

March 6, 2013

Appleton’s Resident Teen Hits the Stage

OMG YOU GUYS. March is finally upon us, and I couldn’t be more excited. Most of you know me as Appleton Creative’s resident teen blogger, but outside of work I love to act, dance and sing. This month, come watch me perform in Boone High School’s springtime production of “Legally Blonde: The Musical.” This Broadway […]