25 Mar 2022
Keeping up with the Coal Crew | March 2022

Keeping up with the Coal Crew | March 2022

The following is a police blotter of crimes the members of the Coal Crew have definitely not committed — but if they did — we wouldn’t be all that surprised. Many of the “crimes” were dreamed up by the “suspects” themselves while others were a team effort. There are a few that I made up. […]

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11 Mar 2022

Creating a Logo

A logo is your business’s first impression and lasting message. It’s your thumbprint, a simple identifying mark that contains an identity. It’s also the thing you’ll have on the wall, on your letterhead, on your t-shirts and on and on.  A company’s logo is the first line in its story. Telling a story is Coal […]

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03 Mar 2022
WOW! What a Month - February 2022. Welcome Marleny! Coal Creative wins Gold at the AAF Awards!

Wow! What a Month | February 2022

In February we welcomed a few new faces in the form of our new Office Specialist and a pair of interns. We also received a major honor at the American Advertising Awards. As usual, it was a busy month. Let’s dig in.   Welcome Marleny Encarnacion to the Crew   Marleny Encarnacion started at Coal […]

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11 Feb 2022

Keeping Up With the Coal Crew | February 2022

Love is in the air this month and the Coal Creative office is no exception. We love our team, we love our collaborators, we love our community — we even love YOU, dear reader. This month, we asked the Coal Crew for their favorite love songs. Curl up with your sweetheart or stuff your mouth […]

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08 Feb 2022

Welcome Our 2022 Spring Interns: Alijah Chamberlain and Donald Ballou

We are so excited to introduce the newest members of the Coal Crew: our Spring 2022 Interns Alijah Chamberlain and Donald Ballou! During their time with us, they will amplify a variety of our marketing initiatives. They’re both powerhouses in their own right, bringing a boatload of creativity sprinkled with excellent style. Let’s get to […]

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02 Feb 2022
Wow! What a Month | January 2022

Wow! What a Month | January 2022

We kicked off 2022 with a bang! January included a big promotion, the return of the Masked Wrestler and a virtual NEPA Creative Meetup. There’s no time to waste. Wow! What a month!   Sam O’Connell Named Chief Creative Officer Sam O’Connell has earned the distinction of being Coal Creative’s first-ever Chief Creative Officer. Sam, […]

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28 Jan 2022
Social Media Marketing Terms You Should Know

Social Media Marketing Terms You Should Know

In the span of two decades social media went from websites that distracted teens to global corporations that became essential cogs in any marketing machine. Social media distracts everyone now, not just teenagers. For anyone who runs a business or works in marketing, social media is part of your toolkit. The uninitiated may get bogged […]

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14 Jan 2022
Keeping up with the Coal Crew | January 2022

Keeping up with the Coal Crew | January 2022

The calendar — filled with holidays and season changes — is a big influence on what we talk about each month in this space. Traditionally — or maybe stereotypically— new year’s resolutions are a major topic in January. This makes sense as we’re a goal-oriented, forward-looking group. Instead of sharing full resolutions, we’re setting our […]

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04 Jan 2022

Wow! What a Month | December 2021

The Coal Crew is full speed ahead with 2022. But before we get too far, let’s take a minute to recap the last month of 2021.    Sam O’Connell Makes 20 Under Forty List Congratulations to Sam O’Connell, our Creative Director, on being named one of the 20 Under Forty by Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal. […]

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30 Dec 2021
A letter from Coal Creative CEO Holly K. Pilcavage

A Letter From Coal Creative CEO Holly K. Pilcavage

Wow, what a year. For those familiar with our monthly Wow! What a Month blog series curated by our incredible content writer, Adam Roberts, you know this statement to be wildly true. Our team grew, the scope and quality of our services increased and we were busier than ever. It was another year of uncertainty […]

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