Senior Art Director Lynsey Focuses on Artistry and Operations

Christopher SpiroSpiro Blog, Team

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We knew Senior Art Director Lynsey would be a great fit with the other Brand Architects here at Spiro & Associates after meeting her in 2013 when she was recruited to come onboard. Lynsey works with her creative peers to solidify the clients’ vision of “the big idea.” In addition to her art direction duties, Lynsey has moved into our … Read More

Distinguished Entrepreneur Nominees Recognized

Christopher SpiroNews, Spiro & Associates, Spiro Blog

(April 2017) — Spiro & Associates Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations & Brand Architecture is proud to have hosted a grand reception on the evening of April 5 for the 2017 Distinguished Entrepreneur of Southwest Florida nominees right here at our world headquarters in downtown Fort Myers. Distinguished entrepreneur nominees for the 6th annual program come from a variety of business … Read More

Is Social Media Really Worth The Time?

Jeffrey AbbottSpiro Blog

Is social media worth a business’s time? Heck, yes! A recent USA Today Small Business Column that ran in The News-Press Business Section titled “Is social media really worth the time?” (March 19, 2017) presents the argument that small businesses gain little to no real ROI from investing time and money into a comprehensive social media marketing strategy. [Our response … Read More

Meet Sydney Vermette

Christopher SpiroAbout Us, Brand Architects, Spiro Blog, Team

Meet Sydney Vermette, another one of our top-notch account executives who ensures our clients’ marketing goals are met while coordinating their projects with other Brand Architects® in the house. The position suits her just fine and she is well prepped for the type of coordinating, organizing and juggling of responsibilities that comes with the job. From Family Business to Spiro … Read More

Edison Festival of Light features artwork by Lynsey

Christopher SpiroSpiro Blog

Spiro & Associates Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations & Brand Architecture’s Senior Art Director Lynsey Yuknus created two signature pieces of original art that were featured in the 79th Annual Edison Festival of Light that ends today with a Cracker Dinner at Broadway Palm Theater in Fort Myers. Celebrating Thomas Alva Edison Lynsey’s artwork demonstrates all that the annual event celebrating Thomas … Read More

Valentine’s Day thoughts

Christopher SpiroSpiro Blog

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On Valentine’s Day, we wanted to reflect on more than flowers and baked goods and the chocolate candy goodies that are typical outward expressions of love on this day. Our social media post idea started out as just a quick way to acknowledge the day and say “Happy Valentine’s” to all of you in a fun way. So we figured … Read More

Distinguished Entrepreneur Award judges announced

Jeffrey AbbottAwards and Honors, News, Spiro Blog

Florida Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University today announced the judges for the 2017 Distinguished Entrepreneur of Southwest Florida Awards and our Chris Spiro is among them. Chris, the 2016 Distinguished Entrepreneur of SWFL recipient, will be working with a panel of other distinguished local business people in choosing the next entrepreneur of the year winner. Other … Read More

Facebook Live: Who is Watching You?

Jeffrey AbbottNews, Spiro Blog


Facebook Live gives users the choice of broadcasting their lives in real time at just the touch of a button. Facebook Live Map Facebook’s “Live Map” pinpoints precisely the locations where you are broadcasting live, potentially giving millions of people from anywhere on the planet the ability to zoom in so they can check out not only where people are live, … Read More

Horizon Foundation Investors in Southwest Florida

Jeffrey AbbottSpiro Blog

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Spiro & Associates is proud to be one of many Horizon Foundation Investors throughout the region, for which we recently received a thank you note from Foundation President Denis Noah. Thank you Denis for reaching out! We understand the important of investing in the communities where we work, live and play in Southwest Florida. Investments like ours, while not monumental … Read More

Meet Christa Hoskins

Christopher SpiroBrand Architects, Spiro Blog, Team

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Meet Christa Hoskins. At 5 years old, Christa Hoskins was well on her way to drawing. She fondly recalls the days when dad eagerly brought her stacks of copy paper and sharpened No. 2 pencils to express her skills. By the time she was a teen, she expanded her expertise and then graduated with a degree in Digital Design from … Read More