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Alex Weaver
Alex WeaverAccount Director

Get Creative
August 2, 2016


Alex and the Ponies share their secrets on creativity and how to get your hands on it. Spoiler alert: It has nothing to do with augmented reality or catching them all.

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Kicking My Apology Addiction
June 1, 2016


Alex W. takes on “the sorries,” the plague that paralyzes the Midwest and millennials alike.

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Landing An Internship (At Fast Horse)
March 2, 2016


Alex has some advice she wishes someone had told her when she graduated from college and was looking for an internship.

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In Pursuit Of “Balance”
January 20, 2016


Check out patented secrets — ok, not really — from the Ponies about how to achieve that elusive work-life balance.

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Forget Cats: It’s All About Being A Plant Lady
November 10, 2015


Alex shares her version of pet ownership — being a plant mom.

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Dyeing Your Hands Blue To Stay Fresh
September 17, 2015


Alex took an indigo-dyeing workshop because of her interest in shibori, and left with a profound appreciation for the creative process behind it.

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Alchemy Transforms Fitness In The North Loop
April 24, 2015


Alex interviews our neighbors at Alchemy, a brand-new fitness studio, to find out how they have such good marketing.

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Pinning Down Great Content
March 13, 2015


Alex shares highlights from the recent “Home Bowl” Pinterest campaign and offers best practices for “pinning” the needle on retail programs.

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So You’re Working On A Big Game Campaign…
February 2, 2015


While many tune into the Super Bowl, few understand what launching a creative campaign entails. Alex shares some of the best questions she’s received from family and friends leading up to the Big Game.

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Artistic Expression In A Bad Movie Is Still Artistic Expression
December 19, 2014


We may never be subject to the (debatable) humor between Seth Rogen and James Franco in “The Interview,” but Sony’s decision to cut the film will certainly be felt longer than 112 minutes.

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