Becoming The Face of My Business

Julie Green, copywriter, freelance writer, Billings, Montana

There was a time not that long ago when the idea of putting a photo of me anywhere near my website—much less the idea of becoming the face of my business—was met with a swift “nope.”   Admittedly, it’s somewhat ironic. You see, while a lot of people are afraid of things like public speaking […]

Freyenhagen Construction

Freyenhagen Construction - Box 117 Creative Portfolio

I first had the opportunity to meet Jeremy Freyenhagen years ago during a business meeting about his marketing efforts; however, I knew of him and his company long before that. Many of the articles I’d written for Magic City Magazine were related to Billings homes that had undergone renovation, and the Freyenhagen name was one […]

The Moss Mansion: Helping Tell the Story of Billings

Moss Mansion, Billings, MT

Almost anyone who has visited Billings, Montana and certainly every one of its residents knows about the Moss Mansion. Built in 1903, it has stood as our community’s “Grand Lady,” with many of its original and charming features remaining intact for more than a century. It is maintained by the Billings Preservation Society, and my […]

Giving Social Media “A Voice”

Giving social media a voice, Box 117 Creative, Billings, MT

The Most Common Social Media Challenge for Small Businesses More business than ever are tossing their hats into the social media ring–and admittedly for good reason. Facebook, Instagram, Linked In and Twitter have been repeatedly proven as viable resources for generating new and repeat business. When small businesses approach me about their social media marketing […]

Getting Social (Media) With the Weather

Social Media, Billings, Montana, social media

I’m the first to admit that I don’t often call out a government agency for doing something right, but I doubt I’m not alone. So color me happy that I have the privilege of doing just that–especially when it’s because of their presence on social media.  Forecasting–and Broadcasting–the Weather on Social Media The U.S. National […]

Getting to Know Haslam Family Dental

Meeting the Haslams Were I to guess, I would say the first time I saw Michele and Cody Haslam, it was on the playground at our local elementary school. Their daughter and my son would have been going into kindergarten together. I admittedly don’t remember much about that day, as there were a lot of […]