Harnessing the Power of Professional Video

Monday, March 18th, 2019

At MPD Ventures, we help you get your story told. We accomplish this through traditional media outlets—newspapers, magazines, and local news stations, through social media, and through other proven and optimized marketing strategies. And we help you tell your stories through multiple media formats—including highly influential and polished professional video….

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Fundraiser Roundup: Promoting Race Relations & Self-Sufficiency for Women

Friday, March 8th, 2019

February was a special month for us at MPD Ventures, as we had the privilege to be involved in two large-scale fundraisers for non-profits that are close to our hearts. Giving back through pro bono work and support of local charities has been a fundamental part of MPD’s mission since…

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Five Tips for Overcoming the Cobbler’s Children Syndrome

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

At MPD we often joke that we suffer from Cobbler’s Children Syndrome. I’m sure you’re familiar with the old tale about the Cobbler who was so busy making shoes for his customers that his own children went without. Similarly, we at MPD specialize in helping businesses grow through strategic marketing…

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Awards Season is Here: Are You in the Running?

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

While we love to watch entertainers get decked out and vie for coveted honors like a Golden Globe, Grammy or Oscar, helping our clients win business awards is much more fun for us. If you’ve never considered awards as part of your brand awareness and marketing strategy, this is the…

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Marketing Lessons from Super Bowl Sunday

Monday, February 4th, 2019

Even though my hometown team won, in some ways this year’s Super Bowl felt a bit less than stellar.  Maybe it was the dismal lack of scoring, or perhaps the halftime festivities that featured way too much of Adam Levine’s bare torso. But let’s look for the positives!  Here are…

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Meet the Team: Kyndal Roden

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

Many of our clients have met or worked with our newest team member, Kyndal Roden, who joined us in April 2018. Get to know Kyndal a bit better with this Q&A. Tell us about yourself. I was born in Thibodaux, Louisiana, and raised in small-town Forney, Texas. God, family and…

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Converting Desktop Users into App Downloaders

Monday, January 14th, 2019

How innovative code connects the dots to turn leads to customers. In 2018, 52.2% of all worldwide online traffic was generated through mobile phones, up from 50.3% the previous year (Statista, 2018), and according to Campaign Monitor, about 53% of emails are opened on mobile devices. Today’s marketers must adjust…

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Mastering the Art of Storytelling

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

What’s your story? Why do you exist? Why are you here? Why are you better than AND different from every other option that exists? And, can AND DO your employees, partners, and clients tell the same story? ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦  Last week I had the privilege to do one of my favorite things:…

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The Art of Giving: Exploring the Rockefeller’s $832M Art Auction for Charity

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

I was privileged to attend a panel discussion for collectors and philanthropists hosted by Communities Foundation of Texas in April. I learned all about the thinking and process to use art for charitable giving. Most of you may be aware of the most significant charity auction ever staged, The Collection of…

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A Nugget, A Need, A Mindful Moment: Women’s Networking at Its Finest

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

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There is something about a room full of women determined to lift up the those around them that is both inspiring and energizing.  In honor of  Women’s History Month, I found myself in such an atmosphere in the home of a dear friend as we gathered with approximately 40 other…

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