Barkley Adds Good to SXSW 2017: #RIPInfluencers

Please join us in an ongoing discussion about the thought leadership Barkley wants to bring to SXSW Interactive 2017. Each week we’ll highlight one of our Barkley participants and what led them to their proposal. We encourage you to show support for our incredible thinkers by logging in and voting on the SXSW Panelpicker platform. Voting...

Barkley Wins Big at SMCKC AMPS Awards

      The Social Media Club of Kansas City (SMCKC) held their first annual AMPS Awards Dinner on Thursday, February 12. Entries were judged by fellow social media professionals to acknowledge excellence in Kansas City social media. Barkley was honored to take home five awards, including the Legacy Award.   SMCKC ROOKIE OF THE...

Blacktop artist gets NYC press

The New York Times recently interviewed Casey Kovich, a senior brand artist at Barkley’s creative agency partner, Blacktop Creative, for the artwork he did for The KC Rep Theatre’s 2014 – 2015 season. Kovich’s poster for the “SantaLand Diarie’s” will be featured in the Sunday issue of the New York Times. Click here to check out....

Revealed: The 2014 Millennial Marketing Top 20

Barkley’s millennial marketing consulting firm, FutureCast, has created a report recognizing the brands that are the most successful when it comes to marketing to millennials. The Millennial Marketing Top 20 was compiled using research acquired from BERA Brand Management, Forrester and the YouGov brand-monitoring tool, Brand Index. The list, which includes brands from a variety...

It’s official: Barkley is ‘Best Place to Work’

  We are so honored that Ad Age has named Barkley to its 2014 list of Best Places to Work. The 40 companies on this year’s list hail from around the country and include big shops, as well as independents, and span ad agencies, ad tech and media companies, Ad Age’s Natalie Zmuda wrote in...

Barkley in Forbes: Why brands must think outside the bun

Many of today’s big brands love to talk, using social media to shout at consumers. Most, however, have forgotten how to listen to what their consumers actually want, said Barkley’s Jeff Fromm. In his latest article in Forbes, Fromm explains how creating relationships with your consumers is much like creating a relationship with your significant...