Andrea Arco

Andrea Arco
Founder / CEO at Arco + Associates
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What services does your company provide?

Creative, Media Buying and Planning, Social Media, SEO, Public Relations, Marketing Strategy, Video, Photography, Search Engine Marketing / Pay Per Click, Other

About Arco + Associates:

Arco + Associates is a St. Louis-based marketing communications firm that specializes in strategic planning, copywriting, branding and visual identity, and public relations. For more than a decade, Arco has helped organizations ranging in size from 10 to 1000 employees focus their marketing investments and ensure their marketing plans align with business goals.

The Biggest change in marketing that I see coming in the next 5 years is?

We are going to see the influencer bubble shrink. It won’t pop; influencers will continue to be important, especially for new brands, but the weight they once carried will not remain. Marketing is cyclical…trend-based marketing almost never works in the long-term. When you approach every client by asking the question: which marketing strategies will best further their business goals, and then customize a strategy to align with those goals, you are positioned for success.

What percent of your advertising service offerings does media buying make up?


What makes your company unique?

Arco + Associates is unique because we customize each strategy for our clients. They get creative implementation, but they also receive high-level business consulting. The latter is necessary in order to create a marketing strategy that moves the needle.

Tell us about a recent success story:

We are fortunate to experience a variety of successes on behalf of our clients each and every day.
Some compelling success stories can be found here:

What is one tip you would provide someone asking for your marketing advice?

Make sure your marketing strategies link directly to the business goals you are trying to achieve in the next 12 months.

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