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WORD FROM OUR CEO: JANUARY 2024

WORD FROM OUR CEO: JANUARY 2024

As we welcome the New Year, I want to express my gratitude for your steadfast partnership with Ace Studios. The past year presented challenges for many businesses, but together, we emerged stronger and more resilient. In 2024, our commitment to excellence remains...

JANUARY BIRTHDAYS: 2024

JANUARY BIRTHDAYS: 2024

It's time to party! We're throwing ALL the parties this month. Join us as we celebrate our Project Manager, Catherine, and COO, Chris's birthday!   Written by Alexandria Thomson, FX Specialist RENO, NV, JANUARY 2024

Ace Studios CEO Kurt Thigpen Earns CEAE Certification

Ace Studios CEO Kurt Thigpen Earns CEAE Certification

Ace Studios, a leading force in the advertising industry, proudly announces that Kurt Thigpen, the Chief Executive Officer of the company and the esteemed Governor of District 14 of the American Advertising Federation, has been awarded the Certified Ethical...

Amplifying Impact: How the Google Ads Grant Empowers Non-Profits

Amplifying Impact: How the Google Ads Grant Empowers Non-Profits

Greetings, fellow changemakers! As a social impact marketing agency, we're constantly exploring avenues to help non-profit organizations reach their goals. Today, we wanted to shed light on a powerful tool that can make a substantial difference: the Google Ads Grant....

Is Social Media the New Customer Service?

Is Social Media the New Customer Service?

By Catherine Acedillo, Project Manager RENO, NV, January 2023 - Social Media... is it the new customer service? What in the world does that even mean? A simple google search will tell you that the most basic meaning of customer service is ‘the assistance and advice...

Planning your 2023 marketing? That’s our jam.

Planning your 2023 marketing? That’s our jam.

Happy Holidays, everyone! It's been a hot minute since we've done a hot take. As a small business owner, I know that one of the things that is on my mind during the holidays is the upcoming new year, and whether or not I'm doing everything I can to plan ahead to...

 A Word From Our CEO: June 2022

 A Word From Our CEO: June 2022

Giving up? That's the easy part. Real change takes work. We will not be silent on women's issues, LGBTQ+ issues, immigrant issues, POC issues, or any issues that go against human rights. As a social impact marketing agency, it is our duty to make change happen, in the...

Do’s & Don’ts: Pronouns In A Work Atmosphere

Are you still not getting it? Are pronouns getting the best of you? We've got your back! We created a special PSA video with some tips on do's and don'ts of using pronouns in a business atmosphere. https://youtu.be/0y68vAzEFUY

Immigration In America (Trailer)

Check out the preview for our video, "Immigrants In America". For Immigrant Heritage Month, we sat down with some of our staff to ask what their life experience was like as an immigrant or children of immigrants. https://youtu.be/47pPh18SArE

Happy Pride Month!

With the events that are currently happening in our country, it is so important to have visibility and representation. We want to wish everyone a Happy Pride Month from Ace Studios. We stand with you. https://youtu.be/g-Jg971Jt78

 A Word From Our CEO: June 2022

 A Word From Our CEO: May 2022

Right now, it feels like our world is crumbling. We face challenges that feel like it's setting us back a hundred years, but many like-minded people like myself refuse to be sent back to an era where everyone doesn't have a seat at the table. We need to use our voices...

Asian Influence: Make-up Industry

Asian Influence: Make-up Industry

By: Alexandria Thomson, FX Specialist/Internal Marketing Coordinator As a young woman growing up in the late 90s and early 2000s in a small town in America, skincare and beauty routines were nonexistent. I was always told to wash my face and put on some moisturizer,...

Coffee Talks With Ace

Coffee Talks With Ace

Interviewed By: Chris Thigpen, COO Report by: Alexandria Thomson, FX Specialist/Internal Marketing Coordinator In celebration of AAPI month, we had the chance to interview a local Asian-owned business in Reno, Nevada, Biggest Little Boba Shop. Question: What advice do...

Happy AAPI Month!

Happy AAPI Month!

Models: Catherine Acedillo & Allana Borbon Make-up: Alexandria Thomson Check out the behind-the-scenes video of our photoshoot below. https://youtu.be/Tfuw4gY0DZs

A Word From Our CEO: March 2022

A Word From Our CEO: March 2022

"In nature, nothing exists alone."  -Rachel Carson, Writer/Scientist/Ecologist It baffles me that most of history, when it came to literature, science, medicine, math, and even baking ... the word "anonymous" was a woman. Women should never have to hide their...

We’ve Got A Birthday!

We’ve Got A Birthday!

Join us in wishing our Marketing Intern, Allana Borbon (they/them), a happy birthday! They have been kicking a** and taking names at Ace Studios, from their incredible admin skills to their newfound love for video editing and cinematography. They have been learning a...

March Madness

March Madness

By Robert Nunez, Content Coordinator The year is 2018. The University of Nevada, Reno basketball team, has put Northern Nevada on the map by earning a ticket to compete nationally in the March Madness tournament. Out of 16 teams in the South Regional Conference,...

Women’s History Month: Empowering Women 

Women’s History Month: Empowering Women 

By Catherine Acedillo, Marketing Coordinator  From the ones we love most to those who have inspired us throughout history, a month is not long enough to thank women for all their hard work and attributes they have made to our history, culture, and society. According...

Word from the CEO: Effective Communication is the Key to Success

Word from the CEO: Effective Communication is the Key to Success

In this era of Zoom meetings and other virtual, remote platforms that allow us to connect during the pandemic, one might reach the conclusion that it would be impossible to have communication problems in your business. But, when you factor in human nature; that's...

We’ve Got Georgia on Our Mind

We’ve Got Georgia on Our Mind

Ace Studios is proud to announce today it has expanded its social impact operations to Georgia, effective immediately. They are now even members of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce to show their commitment to the Peach State. “It has been a lifelong dream of mine to...

 A Word From Our CEO: June 2022

A Word From Our CEO: February 2022

It sometimes feels like the sky is falling, but it's not. Sometimes, we feel like the world is going to end, but we're still here. It might feel like some days there is an inability to move in any particular direction, but I promise you... you can. I understand more...

Education Hour:  The Importance  of Pronouns

Education Hour:  The Importance  of Pronouns

By Allana Borbon, Marketing intern Recently, pronouns have been a huge part of societal norms and have impacted how people identify themselves in our generation.  You may be asking, “What even are pronouns?” Pronouns are words that replace or use to identify a noun,...

You Could Be A WINNER!

You Could Be A WINNER!

Did you know just by signing up for our workshop, Emotional Wellness During Adverse Times with Aidan Park, you can win a signed copy of his bestselling book, "The Art of Being Yay!"? THREE lucky winners will be picked this February 18. So, what are you waiting for?...

What Is Emotional Wellness? 

What Is Emotional Wellness? 

By Aidan Park, Comedian/Author/Guest Writer  If you are suffering from anxiety or fear because of COVID, this is for you. This February 19 at 11 AM, Ace Studios presents Emotional Wellness During Adverse Times virtual workshop with Aidan Park. Also, did we tell you…...

Ace Studios Turns 6!

Ace Studios Turns 6!

Starting in 2016, the idea of Ace Studios started between Chris and Kurt Thigpen in a tiny apartment in Reno, Nevada. They wanted to help businesses grow while giving back to their community. Building on a reputation of word-of-mouth and focusing on quality service...

Is TikTok The New Reigning Queen of Social Media?

Is TikTok The New Reigning Queen of Social Media?

By Chris Thigpen, COO Has the age of photos now become an antiquated relic of the past?  Instagram held its #1 spot as the social marketer’s paradise for businesses, advertisers, and influencers in the last few years with high growth and return on investment; however,...

 A Word From Our CEO: January 2022

 A Word From Our CEO: January 2022

And just like that it kind of feels like 2020 again. I'm grateful that we have an understanding and caring staff that doesn't mind working from home. They get it. Safety comes first. I hope everyone right now is taking the time to take care of themselves while...

Shhhh… It’s Their Birthday 

Shhhh… It’s Their Birthday 

There will be a party. With people. We promise. Maybe. Happy Birthday to our kicka*s team members!   Marketing Coordinator- Catherine Acedillo (January 3)   COO/Co-Founder - Chris Thigpen (January 24)   Pssst... We added an adorable photo of them so you...

Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Civil Rights Icon

Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Civil Rights Icon

By Catherine Acedillo, Marketing Coordinator A day of change. A day of hope. A day of realization that a world of equity and peace is not as far out of reach as we once thought. On the 20th of January, 1986, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was celebrated as a national...

Google Ads: Pay Per Click

Google Ads: Pay Per Click

By Bennett Queen, Digital Media Specialist If you’ve been looking for a way to promote your business, then look no further than Google Ads. Google, the largest search engine in the world, can be as targeted as you like but can also reach a wide audience. Traditional...

Education Hour: The Importance of Indigenous People’s Day

Education Hour: The Importance of Indigenous People’s Day

By Catherine Acedillo, Marketing Assistant Indigenous Peoples Day is recognized to commemorate the great diversity and history of all Indigenous communities. A day that gives Native Americans the opportunity to show people what changes still need to be made. It is a...

Brand Identity – An Essential Piece to Social Media Strategy

Brand Identity – An Essential Piece to Social Media Strategy

By Robert Nuñez, Social Media Assistant Identity, in its essence, is a complicated subject. Even on the individual level (as in human identity), it’s often the subject of art pieces, movie plots, literature – you name it – due to its natural ambiguity and people’s...

Bennett Queen Joins Ace Studios as Digital Media Specialist

Bennett Queen Joins Ace Studios as Digital Media Specialist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10/21/2021 Ace Studios today announced that Bennett Queen has recently joined Ace Studios as a Digital Media Strategist for the company. Bennett has an easy-going personality and loves seeing new movies, playing with his two dogs (Carly &...

FX Specialist… What’s That?

FX Specialist… What’s That?

By Alexandria Thomson, FX Specialist I never thought in a hundred years I would be sitting, in my own office space, in Reno NV, typing a little ‘exposé’ on myself, but here I am awkwardly typing away! Hahahaha. Anyway, let me introduce myself. My name is Alexandria...

Ace Studios Receives National LGBTBE® Certification

Ace Studios Receives National LGBTBE® Certification

ACE STUDIOS OFFICIALLY IS A CERTIFIED LGBT BUSINESS ENTERPRISE® (CERTIFIED LGBTBE®) BY THE NATIONAL LGBT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Ace Studios is proud to announce their recent certification as a Certified LGBTBE® through the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)...

Robert Nuñez Joins Ace Studios as Social Media Assistant

Robert Nuñez Joins Ace Studios as Social Media Assistant

For Immediate Release: Ace Studios today announced that Robert Nunez will be joining Ace Studios as a Social Media Assistant, effective March 15, 2021. Robert is a Nevada native. He was born in South Lake Tahoe and raised in Carson City, Nevada by Mexican immigrant...

Alexandria Thomson Joins Ace Studios as FX Specialist

Alexandria Thomson Joins Ace Studios as FX Specialist

For Immediate Release: Ace Studios today announced that Alexandria Thomson will be joining Ace Studios as an FX Specialist in their Photography and Videography Department, effective March 8, 2021. Alexandria will be joining Ace Studios from Long Island, New York. She...

GLCCNV Hires Ace Studios as Social Media Agency

GLCCNV Hires Ace Studios as Social Media Agency

The Ace Studios team is delighted to share that The Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce of Nevada (GLCCNV) today announced it has signed on with Ace Studios as their social media agency to help the membership organization with its efforts in expanding existing and...

Ace Studios Brings Home Two ADDY Awards

Ace Studios Brings Home Two ADDY Awards

The Ace Studios team is thrilled that we brought home TWO ADDYs from this year's American Advertising Awards! The first is a Gold ADDY for the work we did for last year's Reno Art Fest. The second is a Silver ADDY for the photo we took last year for our own...