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UMSL Business Alumni and Students Volunteer at EarthDance Farms in Ferguson

April 15, 2015

By Lingru Kong and Fredrick Eccher This past weekend, UMSL Business had the wonderful opportunity to spend the day volunteering at the wonderful EarthDance Farms in Ferguson. The farm has been operating for several generations and will soon be certified as an organic farm. EarthDance is Community Supported Agriculture,

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The Changing Content Marketing Landscape: An Interview With Matt Kamp

As every marketer knows, “Content is King”. This phrase continues to be more true each year as both search engines and consumer expectations of brands change. To help us take a deep dive into the importance and power of having a strong content strategy, we sat down with a St. Louis specialist, Matt Kamp. 

2 UMSL alumni named to St. Louis Business Journal’s 2015 40 Under 40

More than 750 individuals were nominated for the St. Louis Business Journal’s 2015 40 Under 40 class. Two University of Missouri–St. Louis alumni are among the young professionals being honored.

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How UMSL Alumni Arica Brown Built Her Personal Brand

Modern dance, hip hop, improvisation, movement theory, contemporary jazz, break dance, musical theater, poms, lyrical dance, zumba and almost any other form of dance that comes to mind Arica Brown, the Founder | Artistic and Executive Director of Consuming Kinetics Dance Company, has instruct it to children and adults in the St. Louis area.

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Rise of a Tech Star: An Interview With JJ Hammond

UMSL Alumni JJ Hammond possesses an entrepreneurial spirit often seen in some of business’s biggest leaders, and his passion for technology is almost stronger than his expertise. Hammond currently runs a number of technology-based start-ups including STL Tech Talk, which is the go-to source of technology information for those living in and around St. Louis.

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The Future of Email Marketing: An Interview with April Mullen

Alumni April Mullen, who majored in Art History while attending UMSL, has been a digital marketer since 2007, and specializes in email marketing with 5 years’ experience at Scottrade as an email marketing supervisor.

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Conquering Fear of Failure: How I Arrived in Marketing

Everyone makes mistakes.  Small mistakes— forgetting the grocery list; expensive mistakes— getting a speeding ticket; embarrassing mistakes— sending a text meant for a significant other to your mom.  And sometimes we make mistakes of epic proportions— life-altering decisions or choices that just didn’t have the results we thought they would.

Status of the SEM Industry

September 4, 1998 – Things Changed. Google was launched. On that fateful day new careers were born while others would soon find out that they would need to forever change the way they do business or perish. Since that day in the late 90’s we have come a long way in the world of Search… Read More ›