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"Regrets, I have a few. But then again, too few to mention."  More than 50 years ago, Frank Sinatra uttered these words, which have been immortalized in his song, "My Way." And while you may have heard it a time or 10 at retirement events, memorials or even as a random song playing on your Pandora station, these words are something that rings true for everyone.  Regrets are something we all deal with, some more than others.  And when someone says they have no regrets, you can call bullshit on them.  We all have regrets and, for some of us, the...

Content Atomization is the practice of taking a large piece of content, and breaking it down into smaller bits to be used over time. It can be tricky to grasp, which is why Bill Rusu paid a visit to the Youngstown Publishing Company to speak with Jeff Herrmann about effective content atomization strategies!...

Burgan Real Estate's Patrick Burgan and Sue Filipovich have been named presidents of the Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors and United Way Women United, respectively. As president of Women United, Sue Filipovich will serve through 2020 and help spearhead the "Success After 6" program in Youngstown City Schools. The organization's mission is to empower women to make a difference in the lives of other women, children, and families. They do so with a focus on early education. As a result of Women United's efforts and the "Success After 6" program, students have shown improved attendance rates, test scores, and behavior.   Patrick...

At 898 Marketing, we are carrying our growth from 2019 into 2020 with a new crop of interns and a new full-time creative designer. We are excited to have Caitlin Trotta, a Kent State graduate, on board as a member of the 898 Marketing team! As a member of our Fall 2019 Intern Class, Trotta demonstrated a passion and talent for design, and fit in seamlessly with the rest of our team. She will join Jackie DiDomenico in our expanding Creative Design department.   Trotta joins 898 Marketing having graduated from Kent State with a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communications Design,...

As Media & Communications Manager, one of the biggest responsibilities of my job is writing press releases for not only our clients but also for 898 Marketing. From opening our new office to hiring new employees to gaining new clients, the news never stops around here.  One of the challenges many businesses face is spreading the word about events, sales, exciting news, and everything else going on with their business. The easiest way to get information out to the local news media is with a press release. Media outlets have multiple platforms and those platforms need to have current, relevant content...

Boardman, like many places in the Mahoning Valley, is home to so many great restaurants. One such location, settled on South Avenue, is Magic Tree Pub & Eatery. This modern restaurant has a friendly and “homely” atmosphere that immediately places it in a category of its own amongst many of the bars in the area. A stage for talented local musicians to perform ads to this pub’s appeal, offering live entertainment on weekend nights while you eat and drink. If you’re searching for a place to enjoy the equally fantastic drinks, service, and food that you’ve come to expect from...