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From big events to small pats on the back for jobs well done, there’s always something going on and a reason to celebrate. Our State of the Grape page is your source for up-to-the moment client news and Grapevine views, with recently released articles, blogs, newsworthy announcements and more.

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What do you get when you cross advertising savvy and marketing genius with fun personalities, a love for creativity and a third-place Junior Olympic speedskating trophy? While the picture above may have given

You have seen the click-baiting headlines…24 Effective Ways to Market Your Business…10 Absolutely Free Ways to Market Your Business…Here is what you really need to know about those free marketing techniques. One

Today, local attorney Kristy Zinna announced she has filed the necessary paperwork to become the next Manatee County Court Judge, Group 4. Zinna has an extensive legal background working as both an

Sarasota, Florida – To thank those on the front line for their hard work during the COVID-19 pandemic, Sarasota Yacht Club members are donating 50 dinners every week to Sarasota Memorial Hospital

New Port Richey, Florida – SENPA, a leading voice, supporter and advocate for the natural products industry, is pleased to announce a new date for its SOHO Healthfest event, originally scheduled in May.

Video marketing has become ubiquitous in news and social media feeds and it’s one of the most powerfull tools for persuasion you have in your marketing tool box. A recent survery found

You may have heard a lot of hype about inbound marketing lately. Now you’re wondering what it is and how it’s different from what you’re already doing. Hang on to your hat, because we

Sarasota, Florida – Every year, Meals on Wheels organizations across the nation unite for a fundraising campaign, “March for Meals” to benefit local programs. Meals on Wheels of Sarasota will host a

Sarasota, Florida – January 22, 2020 – The Van Wezel Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracey Long Beeker as its new director of communications and community engagement. In her

The Sarasota Yacht Club philanthropic branch is SYC Cares. Giving back to Sarasota is something that the Sarasota Yacht Club takes seriously. After the club received a philanthropic face-lift in 2016, SYC

We get asked about using forms in emails all the time. In many ways this is the holy grail of email marketing. From surveys to employment applications, companies want to shorten the

As a resident of North Port and an employee at Grapevine, I have been commuting for the past 5+ years. This, of course, makes me an expert on interstate driving and behaviors. Here are some observations: Every driver consciously or subconsciously feels they

Van Wezel Foundation Hires New Director of Communications and Community Engagement In her new role, Tracey Long Beeker will be responsible for informing and engaging audiences about the Foundation’s mission. The Van Wezel

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) – A group of veterans and first responders competed in the first annual Warrior Race at TreeUmph Adventure Course in Bradenton.  “We’ve noticed through our organization, that competition builds

Philanthropic initiative to raise funds, awareness for local non-profits In support of its commitment to making membership matter, the Sarasota Yacht Club is pleased to announce a new initiative to connect members

Firm Deepens Wills, Trusts & Estates Practice Group The law firm of Fergeson Skipper, P.A., is pleased to announce Gerald (“Jerry”) Carp has joined the firm’s Wills, Trusts & Estates practice group

New Sarasota Performance Hall calls for stilts with parking underneath Conceptual designs for the new Sarasota Performing Arts Center call for a three-story single structure on stilts that can accommodate approximately 200

“Oh, you’re an intern? You get coffee for people then, right?” Wow, good one! Haven’t heard that one before!   In a world of stereotypes, breaking through can be difficult. Interns, heed my advice to be remembered as

Engagement in the arts is essential to every student, teacher and member of the community. With this belief at its core, the Van Wezel Foundation today announced that it closed its fiscal

If you have a Facebook page for your business, you may want to think twice about enabling reviews. While using Facebook to promote your business, the business reviews functionality could hurt more