“When I first started Overit, it was just a small marketing agency,” Dan Dinsmore, the founder and CEO of Overit, in Albany, N.Y., told me. “I was involved in everything and got to interact with employees on a daily basis.”
By: Heather R. Huhman
“Research your competitors and take note on how they are positioning their brand and how you can differentiate your own business,” added Alison Krawczyk, director of public relations at Overit.
By: Shannon Gausepohl
The mural at School of Rock, painted after the school’s new general manager, Jesse Calhoun, reached out to Owens, depicts an energetic concert scene.
By: Ali Hibbs
“We have family members that have cancer; we’ve got survivors in our group,” said Joe. “It’s so everywhere. It’s among us everywhere. And our family is no different, so we wanted to help.”
The slogan for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is “Someday Is Today”, and that’s what the band fittingly named KAKT3 decided to title the song.
By: Joseph Phelan
School of Rock Albany has announced that former Assembly candidate, Jesse Calhoun, has been named as General Manager. The position brings Calhoun’s experience as an organizer and musician to a nationally famous program.
By: Pete Mason
More than 10,000 Americans per day are turning 65 and the housing market for this age group is booming, with many looking to unload their big homes for something more manageable.
By Solomon Syed
Ballston Spa National Bank will open two new branches in Albany County this year, as it continues to expand beyond the Saratoga County market.
By: John Cropley
Ballston Spa National Bank is expanding further into Albany County, New York with two new branches in Guilderland and Voorheesville.
The Super Bowl is not just the world championship of football, it is also world championship of advertising. But the cost has doubled in last 10 years, now $5 million per 30-second spot. Is it worth it? Barry Wygel sat down with Paul Fahy from overit.com to talk about what worked and what didn’t this year.
By: Barry Wygel
There’s no reason why you can’t please everyone, right? Wrong, says Dan Dinsmore, the founder of Overit. “I’m naturally a people-pleaser and that will never change,” says Dan, who adds that his tendency to try to keep everyone happy has, at times, been detrimental to his marketing agency.
By: Nicola Appleton
“They either have a forced hot air system like this or they typically have a boiler,” said Marc Gladding, Appolo Heating and Cooling general manager.
By: Solomon Syed
As general manager, Calhoun is responsible for overseeing the school’s day-to-day operations, and ultimately enhancing enrollment and retaining current students.
Rocks for Rock is a fundraising event that benefits The Ovation Music Fund which provides scholarships for kids and teens to enroll in music lessons at little to no cost.
By: Era Bushati
Appolo Heating wanted to give back to the community, so in December, the company decided to hold a contest.
By: Michelle Ross
The Restaurant at the Pointe in Latham will be offering a $50, three-course menu with choices for Valentine’s Day diners from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14.
By: Steve Barnes
This week I’m introducing you to Jazmine and together with Jazmine, we’re diving into the amazing world of VR.
By: Lieke Boon
Ilium VR are working on a new VR-centric gun peripheral which plans to use Valve’s SteamVR ‘Lighthouse’ tracking to bring realistic weapon control to virtual reality games.
By Paul James
MUSIC: Hayes Carll with Allison Moorer @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The Grammy Award-nominated Texas singer-songwriter brings his roots-oriented original songs to town in support of his latest album, Lovers and Leavers. 8pm. $25.
They say music has the power to heal. The School of Rock is hoping to help do just that for a local teen through One Night for Niko Thursday night.
By: Tracy Villaume
The year began with a resolution at Family First Fitness in Schenectady. It was the first of more than 40 companies featured this year on the Capital Region Business Beat.
By: Jon Dougherty