PRISM Marketing is Honored Again for Sales Growth

NEW ALBANY, OHIO– For the fourth time, PRISM Marketing has earned a spot on Columbus Business First’s annual Fast 50 list of Central Ohio’s fastest-growing private companies.

PRISM was honored Oct. 10 for ranking no. 16 on the 2013 Fast 50 list, which recognizes area companies for their average annual sales growth and performance over the past three years. Continue reading

PRISM Marketing Makes 2013 Inc. 500|5000 List

NEW ALBANY, OHIO– PRISM Marketing has been honored by Inc. as one of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the United States, earning a notable spot on the magazine’s annual 500|5000 list.

The full-service strategic marketing and advertising agency, with offices in New Albany and Cincinnati, was also recently rated among the area’s leading advertising agencies. PRISM ranked eighth on Business First’s list of the top 25 advertising agencies in Central Ohio based on 2012 local gross revenue. Continue reading

PRISM Marketing Wins Gold

NEW ALBANY, OHIO– Five prestigious national awards in healthcare marketing have been awarded to PRISM marketing as part of Healthcare Marketing Report’s 30th annual Healthcare Advertising Awards program. With offices in the Columbus suburb of New Albany and Cincinnati, PRISM earned the 2013 honors for branding and design work produced for OhioHealth and Roxane Laboratories. Continue reading

And there he was in Business First

I remember the day clearly still today. I was sitting in my living room reading the People on the Move section of Business First. I read it religiously, always hoping to find a new prospect to call on. There he was: Jim Martin, recently hired as vice president of marketing at Cardinal Health.

I decided to send him a clever promotion. Shockingly, he then took my call in the winter of 1996. It was a cordial conversation and he seemed interested in doing business. Months went by and I continued to follow up, knowing that sales is often all about timing. Wow, timing really got me! Continue reading

It Started with Two Men

Yes, 20 years ago, two men encouraged me, at just 26 years old, to start my business. I wasn’t interested. But they persisted. It took them quite a bit of convincing, but eventually they won and I founded PRISM. The first champion was my former boss and dear friend, Don Fovel. Don believed in me from the very beginning. He was definitely hard on me, although looking back I realize it was all those tough lessons that helped shaped the person I am today.

Don gave me such great counsel around work, but perhaps his greatest advice was this: Marry the right person, this decision will determine your happiness in life. Gosh, I miss him so. His advice was so right! Continue reading

Nicole Sampson Joins PRISM Marketing

NEW ALBANY, OHIO– Nicole Sampson has joined PRISM Marketing as an account manager, bringing extensive agency and brand marketing experience to the full-service advertising, branding, digital media and public relations agency.

Nicole-Sampson-TSampson’s decade of experience includes development of strategy and brand identity for consumer goods while working collaboratively with clients to achieve their marketing and advertising goals. She has proactively managed accounts in the healthcare industry as well as developed and executed product marketing for major national brands such as Del Monte and Nestlè.

“We are thrilled to add Nicole to our team,” said Michelle Adams, founder and President of PRISM. “Her experience and broad base of marketing know-how will prove invaluable to our existing clients and aid PRISM in attracting new business.” Continue reading