view in browser  *  subscribe  * request quote

WhiteSpace Creative closes

From the Akron Beacon Journal: "Long-established Akron advertising and marketing firm WhiteSpace Creative has come to an end, its founder and chief executive [Keeven White] announced Tuesday on social media."

The article reports that "WhiteSpace recently lost one of its original and largest clients, trucking company YRC, when the company shut down its Akron marketing department . . . . 'That was a nail in the coffin,' [White] said."

Over the course of its lifetime, the agency had "donated over a million dollars of pro bono services to area non-profits."

Read more

Clum Creative recognized as #1 Weatherhead 100 Upstart

“'I like making videos, I needed to make money,' says [Mike] Clum, the founder and president of [Cleveland-based] Clum Creative. 'I bought a $600 camera, walked out of class and never looked back. It all fell into place.'”

"Clum made his first hire in 2014. . . . Today the company, which does $1.7 million in revenue, has a staff of 20 and another 10 contract or part-time workers on various projects at any time. And at 26, he’s the youngest person on staff."

Read the full write-up

Local pros volunteer concepts for new Sherwin-Williams HQ

Last fall, Sherwin-Williams announced they were searching for a new global headquarters. The news inspired volunteers from The Austin Company to brainstorm concepts for a new Sherwin-Williams HQ right here in Cleveland.

The Austin Company is a Cleveland-based location consulting, design, engineering and construction firm that has completed thousands of projects worldwide.

The Austin team developed a vision that "creates a new face to the west side of downtown Cleveland with a state-of-the-art Sherwin Williams headquarters and R&D facility that reshapes the Cleveland cityscape." 

See the full vision

Featured Career Opportunity

Managing Editor - Web Writer at Cleveland Clinic (Beachwood)


Bridget Cunningham with 3 account-based marketing examples to inspire you 

Bridget Cunningham is Brand Journalist at Kuno Creative in Avon.

"ABM programs increase the number of created opportunities by 70%. Companies that leverage account-based marketing reported a 171% increase in annual contract value."

Melody Caraballo reviews the updates that matter most for your 2020 B2B social media strategy 

Melody Caraballo is Digital Marketing Manager, Content & Social at Dix & Eaton in Cleveland.

In this blog post, Caraballo discusses three themes: "Goodbye, Google+, hello Google Maps," "LinkedIn laces up," and "Facebook surprises advertisers." 

Crossroads Creative team discusses the importance of retelling your brand's story

Crossroads Creative Media is a media production company located in Richfield, Ohio.

This video podcast features team members Steve Muza, Seth Kerechanin, and Beth Kerechanin.
TKM is a B2B print shop specializing in high-end retail graphics.

Our target customers include:
  1. Brand companies and distributors that sell goods in stores
  2. Retailers with 10 - 600 locations 
  3. POP display houses 
Connect with TKM
(or text 330.608.8020)

Local Marketing Jobs

Check out marketing jobs and internships posted by local brands and agencies including Cleveland Clinic, GOJO, Heinen's Grocery Store, Moen, MTD Products, Sherwin Williams, Smucker's, Everstream Solutions, Twist Creative, Roundtable Learning, IMG, Progressive, and more.
View Jobs

Congratulations to the following individuals 
for their professional accomplishments!

Susan Riffle (U of A / Miama U) now Edgepark Communications Manager at Cardinal Health

Michelle (Johnson) Wilkinson (Miami U) now eCommerce Business Analyst at Heinen's Grocery Store 

Jennifer Perdue (Youngstown State) now Creative Designer at The Lubrizol Corporation 

Alissa Shively (Lindenwood / Hiram) now Marketing Manager at October Research, LLC           

Stephanie Weigel (KSU / KSU) now Account Director at Recess Creative

Sarah Kucinski (OU) now Business Analyst at Recess Creative          

Jeanine Delsanter (Eastern Michigan) now Marketing Manager at Progressive Insurance

Seth Kurzen (Walsh University) now Digital Marketing Specialist at GOJO   

Anthony Christopher (John Carroll) now Marketing Specialist at PolyOne    
This email was sent to <<Email Address>> because you subscribed. You can update your preferences or unsubscribe.

Spot a mistake?
If you spot a mistake in this newsletter, please email Any corrections to this newsletter will be added as updates to the TKM blog entry for this edition.

Forwarded this by a Friend?
If you want to receive our biweekly newsletter in your own inbox, you can subscribe here.
Sponsored by
TKM Print Solutions 760 Killian Rd Akron, OH 44319 USA

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp

Your registration for and/or use of this newsletter is subject to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy policy posted at TKM Print Solutions, Inc. is not responsible for the content of any website or other source linked to in this or any email or at TKM provides any links only as a convenience, no endorsement by TKM is implied.