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ThankHOU: We Flocking Love These Local Nonprofits

Community is what makes Houston great.

Without a sense of community, a city is just a collection of concrete and steel. An amalgamation of bricks and blocks. It’s static, lifeless and dull. The Bayou City is made by the people, organizations and groups that care enough to change the landscape for the better.

And damn,...


The LBSD: A Guide to Work Wear Featuring Jenny Schlief Morgan

It’s the year of transition at Black Sheep. Our new mission has influenced our focus on everything, including other aspects of professional life—particularly our wardrobes. With piles of trendy pieces, staple blazers and thrift store finds, it can be a nightmare figuring out exactly what to wear to the office every day....


Gone Goal: Project Management Tips From Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl

[SPOILERS FOR GONE GIRL BELOW: if you haven’t read Gillian Flynn’s thriller or seen the movie, and don’t want it spoiled, please don’t read further.]

[Spoilers in 3, 2, 1…]

[Ok, you asked for it.]

Amy Dunne is a planner. A wife, a faux-kidnapping perpetrator, a sociopath, yes, but a planner first, and that’s how she...


Blank Slate: Featuring Griffin Creative

It’s said that two minds are better than one. After this month’s artist(s) stopped by for our Blank Slate chalkboard mural project, we’re inclined to say that THREE minds are the best! Our new friends at Griffin Creative transformed our wall into a tribute to the creativity each of us has and needs to share.

Equipped with...


Join The Party.

Wake up. Coffee. Commute. Email. Desk. Work. Lunch. Work. Home. Sleep. Repeat.

Real talk: typical days are boring. It’s true. While structure is great for some folks, the rebels among us are left sleepy, apathetic and unfulfilled. Your job takes up a huge chunk of your time—are you spending those hours lit up and excited...


Bubbles, Anyone? Sarah Gabbart Joins the Flock!

Pop that bottle, y’all—Sarah Gabbart is a Black Sheep! As the flock’s new Content Director, she brings to our client projects her special brand of tenacity and knack for ferreting out what makes each organization special.

A natural-born writer, Sarah has loved words ever since she learned to grip one of those gigantic...


Strategically Scary: 5 Marketing Lessons Learned From Horror Movies

There are rules for people in horror movies: don’t investigate a bump in the night, don’t split up the group to each check out some mystery and don’t wear high heels when you expect to encounter a psychopath with a chainsaw. But did you know the scariest horror movies follow a few guidelines of their own?

Tropes (or...


What we Learned at Houston Interactive Marketing Association: The Pros of Con

We spent the day on the University of Houston campus filling our brains with as much marketing knowledge as we could during the Houston Interactive Marketing Association’s conference: The Pros of Con. From social media to content marketing and video production, among other topics, the Houston marketing community was out in...


Fail TV: What Marketing Folks Can Learn From Soon-To-Be Canceled TV Shows

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: sitcom deathmatch month. Like a March Madness bracket, every network parades around it’s prized TV shows each fall to do battle. It’s fascinating to see which ones win over an audience, but what’s even more intriguing is why some shows fail.

Like TV shows, brands have to tell a...


Don’t Be Jen from Appleton

Customer service, as you may have heard about a skabillion times, is not only the right thing to do because, HELLO! you love your customers, it’s also a way your front-line employees can keep you from becoming the next villain du jour.

For example, take “Jen from Appleton,” a Bath & Body Works manager in Wisconsin who...


The Society of Troublemakers Uniting in the Name of Theatrics. Flash mobs? Check. Protests? Check. Demonstrations involving livestock, costumes and kazoos? You bet! Are you ready to join the club? Read on >

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We’re hiring!

Friday, Nov 28th at The Black Sheep Agency

Think you’ve got what it takes to be our next Account Executive,... Read on >