2017 has come in like a lion, as they say, whoever "they" are.
Coalmarch has always been a dynamic workplace, and the past quarter hasn't been any different. Here are some highlights from Q1:
Alanna Young joined the inbound marketing team at the tail end of January and has been a boon to her clients and coworkers alike. But - (no offense, Alanna!) - she was promptly upstaged by a little meatball named Hudson.
Meg Parrish, Sales Strategist extraordinaire, brought Hudson "Huck" Joseph Parrish and his big, squishy cheeks into the world on February 2, 2017! We adore them both, but to be fair, only one completely stops the flow of work the moment they cross our threshold.
Speaking of thresholds, we moved! That's right, we decided we were way too cool for Fayetteville Street, so we packed up and went aaaaaall the way around the corner to Wilmington Street.
We like to think we entertained the people of downtown as we marched our candy colored stabilization balls and Nerf guns from one office to the other. The move is temporary - we've got something really, really ridiculously cool in the works for early 2018 - so, for now, we're back to our sitting-together-in-one-big-room roots. Aaaw.
Somehow, amidst all the baby ogling and packing and unpacking, we managed to get some work done! A lot of work, actually. In the past three months, we've launched nine new websites and added 115 new users to Forgely. Y'all, that is some serious action.
Q2 SPOILER ALERT: The beard is gone, but the mustache remains
Analytics Director Lee Kennedy was buzzing all around town, appearing in person at the Raleigh SEO Meetup and virtually on the Growth Marketing Toolbox podcast to drop knowledge about Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager. But he wasn't the only one. A hefty handful of Coalmarchers were spotted across the Triangle at networking events, career fairs, and speaking engagements.
PHEW, that was a lot. As a thank you for hanging in there, we offer this snippet from our Slack channel:
Until next quarter...
-The Coalmarch Team