Posts Categorized: Kindred Spirits

Proofing With Nancy Buffington.

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As a standard practice at Rizen Creative we spend a good deal of time proofing all of the work that leaves the shop. Proof reading, just like everything we do, requires practice and attention. For this months edition of “lunch, lounge and learn” we brought in local writing extraordinaire Nancy Buffington (Boise Speakwell) to give us some… Read more »

Microsites, Sharing, and Tattoos.

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As microsites continue to gain traction as a legitimate promotion tool, we are always keeping an eye out for interesting ways that people are taking advantage of them. There is no arguing that social engagement is huge right now. People love the opportunity to tell their story, or share their ideas with the world. The… Read more »

Adweek’s Top 5.

Two commercials have been floating around this office over the last couple of weeks, Organic Valley, Save the Bros and Ford, Mustang Speed Dating. These just so happen to be also be featured in Adweek’s top five commercials for this week. We suggest checking out the full list, the Photoshop commercial is pretty amazing as… Read more »

A New Red Sky Home.


A few of us had the opportunity to attend the open house for our friends over at Red Sky PR in the updated Owyhee Plaza. It was great to see the new space and talk with some of our friends and colleagues.  Red Sky has been a great partner for us over the years on… Read more »

Merry Christmas & Thank You.

As the year comes to an end, we would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all of our clients, vendors, family and friends for making 2014 an unforgettable year. We hope you all had a Merry Christmas, and we look forward to another fantastic year in 2015! – The Rizen Crew

2015 Marketing Tactics Survey.

As many of you know, every year we conduct a marketing and tactics survey, compile the results, and then share them with you via our blog. The survey covers tactics used in 2014 and plans for 2015. As times and trends have changed, so has our survey. The results continue to evolve and take into consideration… Read more »

Hank Patterson’s Reel Montana Adventure


“The world is full of bastards, the number increasing rapidly the further one gets from Missoula, Montana.” -Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through It Last night was Hank Patterson’s Boise premier of the “award-winning-feature-documentary-award-winning film”, A Reel Montana Adventure. The documentry, which included a supporting role by Rizen’s own Katie Meyers, followed Hank, this cousin Wally,… Read more »

BAF Bowling League.

You may recall our blog post earlier this year about competing in a kickball league. Well, we’re at it again, but this time it’s bowling. Thanks to the Boise Ad Federation we are competing against many of our closest friends in the ad industry in what appears to be a pretty competitive league. At least… Read more »

Deal of the Day.

Looking for a great deal on some new fonts? Then today is your day. Available for the next 3.5 days is a massive bundle of fonts via Design Cuts at a really awesome price. Check it out here!

An artist is…

“An artist is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, and boldness to challenge the status quo. And an artist takes it personally.” -Seth Godin Seth Godin is an author, entrepreneur, marketer, and public speaker.