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  • Good morning everyone. I hope you had a fun, safe and relaxing Memorial Day Holiday Weekend. I’ll be short and sweet, just like our short work week, with the recap today as I’m sure you’re all as busy as we are catching up.

    Be sure to tweet me here and let me know about your weekend. I’d love to hear from you.

    Oh, and by the way, we have a new small business marketing package that’s perfect (and affordable!) for your small business. Just ask.

    Monday, May 18th

    • Our creative team delivered architecture sitemaps for website redesigns to three of our clients: First Choice Nurses of Virginia Beach and Richmond, Iggles Cheesesteaks & Burgers of Virginia Beach, and Janney Insurance Agency of Yorktown and Chesapeake.
    • Cameron, Alvin and I held a marketing materials photo shoot at The Dirty Buffalo in Norfolk. We had a blast with Russ, Stephanie and their staff at the restaurant.

    Tuesday, May 19th

    • Walt delivered final art for the siteplan and exhibit board for a new Dragas Companies condominium community in the Western Branch section of Chesapeake.
    • Cameron worked on more content marketing items for Janney Insurance Agency, Mark Pressed4Time of Hampton, and Gordy EyeCare of Phenix City (AL). Good stuff–so important for today’s SEO.
    • We published a new social article, Newspaper, Blog & Facebook Advertising for Nathan’s Lynnhaven Pawn Shop (http://jasegroup.com/blog/?newspaper-blog-facebook-advertising-for-nathans-lynnhaven-pawn-shop) showcasing a bit of our creative advertising work. Did you check it out?

    Wednesday, May 20th

    Thursday, May 21st

    • Our sys admin guys worked on server configurations, JASE CMS, and JASE Office Apps installation for the new Philly Style Steaks & Subs of Norfolk restaurant website.
    • Our development team began the website development process for Andrea’s La Bella in Ghent restaurant. Oh man, it’s looking amazing.
    • Cameron worked a while with Jamie at Gordy EyeCare on a bit of website maintenance. Dr. Gordy’s practice has brought on new staff and we are working with them to feature the new members on their website.

    Friday, May 22nd

    • I met with Russ at The Dirty Buffalo restaurant to talk through new photos from this week’s photo shoot. They look spectacular.
    • Our development team began the website development process for The Dirty Buffalo restaurant. Busy, busy, busy with new websites. Love it. Are we working on your new website yet?
    • Cameron and Denise continued their amazing work on Nathan’s Lynnhaven Pawn Shop’s June ad campaign. Looking good!
    • We published a new social article, Mozilla Firefox iOS App Nearing Release (http://jasegroup.com/blog/?mozilla-firefox-ios-app-nearing-release-date). Very interesting. Check it out when you get a sec.
    • My buddy, Frank, stopped by the studio to chat for a bit. It’s holiday weekend time so he was in a t-shirt and flip-flops ready for some sunshine.
    • Nicole and I did happy hour with Christie & Jon on the rooftop deck at Supper Southern Morsels in Norfolk. Fun
    • Later we slid over to Bardo Edibles & Elixirs in Ghent for dinner. We got to see our long-time friend, Whitney, who is the manager at Bardo.

    Saturday, May 23rd

    • Saturday brought on a little yardwork and then enjoying the firepit with our friends Laura & Frank, Christie & Jon, and Ana & Brandon. So much fun.

    Sunday, May 24th

    • On Sunday we had a cookout and pool party, although the pool was a bit chilly, at Laura & Frank’s home with tons of friends in attendance. Nicole and I are definitely blessed to have so many wonderful, Christian friends in our lives. We do not take that for granted.

    Be sure to stop by the studio for coffee this week. I’d like to see you.

    Keep your chin up, your eyes bright, and your ears open–you never know when a juicy bit of knowledge will come flying at you.

    Your friend in Christ,
    kp.

    Coffee with the CEO

  • Did you see us on SportsCenter this weekend? That’s right–Nicole and I made the national sports news at the Braves vs Nationals game on Saturday in DC. Check out the screenshot of the video clip at the bottom of this recap article. Unfortunately, Bryce Harper hit a walk-off homerun just over our heads to give the Nats the win.

    What was your week’s excitement? Tweet me here and let me know. I love hearing from you guys.

    Monday, May 4th

    • Our tech guys worked to upgrade the total JASE WordPress hybrid content management system. New features, better security, additional integration with JASE Office all mean a better product for our clients.
    • Kevin of Coelacanth Brewing in Norfolk stopped by the studio to chat for a bit. It’s always fun talking with him about his new endeavor.
    • Cameron continued his content marketing magic for Gordy EyeCare in Phenix City, Mark Pressed4Time in Hampton, and also Janney Insurance Agency in Yorktown and Chesapeake.
    • Walt delivered final art for community signage for Dragas Companies‘ Spence Crossing at Princess Anne Fernhill Village condominium community. This dude is good!

    Tuesday, May 5th

    • David led our bi-monthly software development status discussion with Mark of TRL, Inc. in Covesville.
    • Bart delivered final art for the stationery packet for Dragas Companies‘ Spence Crossing at Princess Anne Fernhill Village condominium community. Another dude on the team that is good!
    • Scott and I chatted for a long while on upcoming creative initiatives we have in the works for Janney Insurance Agency. If “Skype” were a person, I would say Skype is the man!
    • Our marketing and tech teams worked together to implement several new SEO codesets on our client websites. Staying up with the ever-changing SEO landscape is a full-time job.

    Wednesday, May 6th

    • Cameron worked on more content marketing social articles for Janney Insurance Agency. The more, the merrier we say.
    • The team published a new social article, JASE Creative Supports National Small Business Week (http://jasegroup.com/blog/?jase-creative-supports-national-small-business-week). Did you check it out?
    • Cameron also worked a bit on content for our JASE Gallery creative portfolio. Don’t let that link pass you by. There are some very cool art pieces in the gallery.
    • Nicole and I took off for Washington DC on @AmtrakVA on Wednesday afternoon. She had a work conference there and I worked from the JASE DC office.

    Thursday, May 7th

    • Cameron attended the Ghent Business Association’s monthly membership meeting. Fun with our local business friends.
    • Our PR team issued a new press release to the media announcing our newest client, Iggles Cheesesteaks & Burgers in Virginia Beach. Those media relationships are oh-so-important.
    • The team published a new social article, Another Fun Client! Iggles Cheesesteaks & Burgers Chooses JASE as Their Ad Agency (http://jasegroup.com/blog/?another-fun-client-iggles-cheesesteaks-burgers-chooses-jase-as-their-ad-agency), as a follow-up to the press release.
    • While in Washington DC and in an effort to see as much of the town as possible, I did a quick happy hour at City Tap House and then met Nicole for dinner at Chinatown Garden. What a cool city to walk and explore.

    Friday, May 8th

    • Cameron held a quick conversation with the Janney Insurance Agency team on new social media strategies.
    • Soon following, Cameron met with Peyton of First Choice Nurses in Virginia Beach and Richmond on their new website design comps. I can’t wait until this baby launches. It’s going to look amazing.
    • The team published a new social article, JASE Was Here: Ghent Business Association Monthly Membership Meeting (http://jasegroup.com/blog/?ghent-biz-assn-membership-meeting). Did you see the photos?
    • The marketing team continued their great work on pay-per-click campaigns for Nathan’s Lynnhaven Pawn in Virginia Beach and Dragas Companies.
    • The developers continued their progress on the new eCommerce and course scheduling applications for Williamsburg Coffee & Tea.
    • We received approval on beginning a new sketch project for Dragas Companies for a new condominium community in Chesapeake.
    • And now to more DC activities: Lunch with Nicole at Del Campo; Happy hour with NicoleBrandon & Ana at Fado Irish Pub; Pre-dinner drinks with NicoleBrandon & Ana at Off the Record; and Dinner with NicoleBrandon & Ana at Jaleo. Oh man, so much fun!

    Saturday, May 9th

    • Saturday was a full tour-DC-day: Lunch with Nicole at Corner Bakery Cafe; Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals baseball game with Nicole, Brandon & Ana at Nationals Park; and Dinner with Nicole, Brandon & Ana at Proof.

    Sunday, May 10th

    • And then on Mommie’s Day we had lunch with Isaac, Rachel & Lilly at Occidental Café and then toured National Mall, Washington Monument and White House grounds.
    • Nicole and I rode the @AmtrakVA train back to Newport News Sunday evening to close out a busy and fun weekend. Shew.

    My apologies for sending out this social update so late in the day. It’s been a long catch-up Monday. Be sure to stop by the studio for coffee this week. I’d like to see you.

    Keep your chin up, your eyes bright, and your ears open–you never know when a juicy bit of knowledge will come flying at you.

    Your friend in Christ,
    kp.

    Keith & Nicole on SportsCenter
    Keith & Nicole on SportsCenter (inside the red box on the 1st row)
    Click here to checkout the video of Nicole, Brandon, Ana and me on SportsCenter.
    Where has JASE taken you?

  • Fun wine tasting at The Wine Kitchen.
    Leesburg, VA
    Thanks, Christie & Ana!

    At the Wine Kitchen in Leesburg VA with Christie & Ana

    If you have taken a photo with a JASE card, JASE koozie, JASE shirt, JASE golf visor, JASE pen, JASE coffee mug, JASE pilsner glass, or some other cool JASE item, send it to us. We’ll feature you here on our blog.

  • Beautiful skies and beautiful water – Can you smell the fresh, salty air?
    Cancun, Mexico
    Thanks, Ana!

    JASE went to Cancun with Ana

    If you have a photo with a JASE card, JASE koozie, JASE shirt, JASE golf visor, JASE pen, JASE coffee mug, JASE pilsner glass, or some other cool JASE item, send it to us. We’ll feature you here on our blog.

  • Thursday - August, 18, 2011

    Where has JASE taken you?

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    JASE enjoying the beautiful Convento de los Dominicos, one of the oldest Catholic structures in the American continent. Its construction began around 1510. Convento de los Dominicos housed the first university of the New World called Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo (UASD).
    Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo, Republica Dominicana
    Thanks, Ana!

    Ana in Santa Domingo

  • Thursday - August, 04, 2011

    Where has JASE taken you?

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    Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Thanks, Nicole!

    JASE - Dixon Hughes Goodman