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In Cornersburg, sitting comfortably in the same plaza as the US Post Office and Family Dollar, is Tringhese’s Italian Specialities. On the outside, it may seem like just a regular deli, but when you walk in the left side door (yes, you have to walk in the left side) you’ll find a place that is bursting with character and everything that makes Youngstown so special: friendly people, amazing service, and of course the INCREDIBLE food. All of this will remind you of grandma’s kitchen on Sunday. If you are a West-sider, then you have undoubtedly spent some time in the “Italian...

I have been a full-time employee at 898 Marketing for 6 months now, which is absolutely crazy to me. If you add in the time I’ve spent here as an intern, it will total up to around 9 months, and I am incredibly thankful to be a part of this team and company. Being here for this amount of time has led me to reflect on my start, and what drew me to 898 in the first place. After thinking about it for a while, I realized that what I valued in 898 Marketing is not unlike what others my...

Things are off to a great start for Greenwood Chevrolet in 2020, as they have received a Green Dealer Recognition by Green Dealer Support. The Hubbard and Austintown locations are the only dealerships in the area to be recognized as Green Dealers, and this is the third straight year that they have received the certification. They are the only dealerships in the area to receive the Green Dealer Recognition. Greenwood Chevrolet has instituted several changes in order to promote sustainability in their dealerships and community. Since first receiving the certification three years ago, the dealerships have installed LED lights throughout the...

Life. It is the most precious and fragile thing on this earth. Every day we wake up and face the day ahead, not knowing the events that will transpire. These events can make us as equally as it can totally break us down. We don't know what the day will bring, nor if we will have another day after it is over. As I, like most people, come to grips in my own ways with the shocking news of the tragic helicopter accident that took the life of one of the all-time greatest basketball players, Kobe Bryant, along with his 13-year...

898 has added their third group of interns, the first round of 2020. This group features Maddie Abrigg, a Graphic Design and Studio Art double major at the University of Mount Union, Jake Francisco, a marketing major at Youngstown State University, and Mike Francisco, an Advertising and PR major also at YSU. This group will be vital in assisting our clients with their digital marketing efforts.   We are excited to have our first group of interns for 2020, and our first pair of brothers on the team! All three of our interns are also graduates of St. Christine School, one of...

One of the biggest challenges in executing a strong content marketing strategy centers around the difficulty of creating content. You need to post with frequency and consistency, but how can you possibly create that much content? Especially with the rise of video content marketing this type of strategy can represent an enormous investment in time, creativity, and money. But what if it didn't have to? That's where the concept of content atomization comes in, a term created by Todd Defen of SHIFT Communications. Content atomization means, “taking a strong content marketing platform or theme, and executing it in many, strategically...