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Ink Link Newsletter by Peacock Print & Marketing

  • Love Local - Heroes Edition: Baptist Children's Home: Carla Donoho Retires
    Think Outside the Jack-O’-Lantern: Four Ways to Use All Your Pumpkins
    Cat Got Your Tongue? Here are Five Things to Tweet About
    All Eyes on You: How to Create a Killer Trade Show Booth
    How to Tell Your Brand’s Story Better

  • Why Everyone’s Obsessed with Pumpkin Spice Everything
    Common Grammar Faux Pas That Can Make You Look Dumb
    Raise Your Hand: 5 Ways Volunteering Can Make a Difference in Your Own Life
    Print and Design Terms to Put in Your Back Pocket

  • Love Local - Heroes Edition: Relay for Life of Jefferson County
    How to Add a Twist to Your S’mores
    Influencer Marketing: What It Is and How to Find the Right People
    Here’s the Deal About Google Chrome and Its “Not Secure” Warnings

  • Love Local - Heroes Edition: Local Woodlawn Heroes
    Take Me Out to the Ballpark
    The Trick to Writing Stuff People Will Read
    We Shouldn’t Be Meeting Like This
    How to Market to Generation Z

  • Love Local - Heros Edition: Sergeant Victor “Vic” Koontz
    Six Things You Didn’t Know About St. Patrick’s Day
    File This: Simple Mistakes to Avoid This Tax Season
    Send the Right Message with the Right Moves
    Four Trends for Print Marketing in 2018

  • Love Local - Heros Edition: Navy 3rd Class Petty Officer Roger D. Tate
    How to Sleep Better the Next Time You Fly
    Personalized Marketing: Seven Ways to Reach Your Customers Better
    Five Tips for Better Time Management

  • Love Local is our theme again for 2018, and this year we will be featuring Local Heroes.
    How to Make Resolutions You’ll Really Keep
    The Heart of Marketing
    Company Culture: By Design or By Default?

  • 5 Year-End Tax Moves to Make This Month
    How to Choose the Right Colors for Your Next Direct Mail
    Sell to Women Without Alienating Men

  • Heading to a Conference? Make It Worth Your Time
    Three Ways to Win Back Inactive Email Subscribers
    Four Reasons to Support Local Businesses

  • Love Local Charities - Jefferson County Toys for Kids
    Get the Party Started with Spooktacular Halloween Treats
    Proof It — Five Ways to Spot Typos and Grammar Goof-ups
    What You Need to Know About Direct Mail and Millennials

  • Love Local Charities - HOOAH Deer Hunt for Heroes
    Does Your Logo Need a Facelift? Here’s How to Tell
    Email Marketing: Ten Ways to Make Your Messages More Readable
    Color Wheel Basics: How to Choose Colors that Work Well Together

  • Happy Campers
    Ten Etiquette Tips to Know Before You Pitch a Tent
    Need a Pen?
    How to Set Yourself Apart with Promotional Products
    Four Ways to Fill Up Your Lazy, Hazy Days of Summer

  • Love Local Charities - Woman’s Hope Center
    Take a Hike: How to Make the Most of Your Next Outdoor Trek
    Four Mistakes That Will Get You on Google’s Bad Side
    Three Ways to Make Direct Mail Marketing Work Harder for You

  • Love Local Charities - The YMCA of Jefferson County
    Spice It Up: Celebrate National Salsa Month by Making Your Own
    Social Media Mistakes That Will Get You Unfollowed
    Five Steps to a Killer Trade Show Booth

  • Love Local Charities - Spero Family Services
    Humor Me: Three Reasons Your Brand Should Be Funnier on Social Media
    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    The Five Most Important Digital Marketing Skills for 2017

  • Love Local Charities - Relay for Life
    How to Eat Like the Irish (For Real)
    Four Grammar “Rules” that are Okay to Break
    Three Trends That Will Change Video Marketing in 2017

  • Love Local Charities - Baptist Children's Home and Family Services
    How to Write an Effective Press Release
    Five Ways to Use Live Streaming as a Marketing Tool
    Three Small Talk Tips for Those Who Hate Small Talk

  • Presidential Trivia for Inauguration Day 2017
    Three Content Ideas for Your Newsletter
    The Truth About the Flu - Separating Fact from Fiction
    Burn, Baby, Burn - Torch Calories with Deskercises

  • Local Legacy Business - Peacock Print & Marketing, proud printing for 2 generations.

    Also in this issue:
    Cheap Tricks — These Halloween Costumes Aren’t Scary for Your Wallet
    Five Easy Ways to Make Your Business Cards Stand Out
    Sloppy Writing Can Spell Trouble — How to Keep Your Communications Error-Free

  • Local Legacy Business for August: Established in 1904, Cusumano & Sons is a fourth generation regional wholesale produce distributor servicing a one hundred mile radius of Mt. Vernon, Illinois.

    Also in this issue:
    Take a Trip to the Dark Side - Five Top Places for Stargazing in the U.S.
    August 8: Happiness Happens Day
    Three Videos You Should Have on Your Website
    Dream On: Five Ways Daydreaming Can Make You More Successful

  • Check out how the Peacock Printing Relay for Life Team did at this year's Relay for Life.
    Also in this issue:
    Don’t Write a Blog Post Without These Five Elements, Red, White and Delicious: Celebrate All Things Americana with These Easy Treats, Front and Center: How to Become a Better Public Speaker, Silent Killers: How The Wrong Nonverbals Can Cost You

  • Local Legacy Business for June is Steffy Home Furnishings Inc. in Mt. Vernon! 2 Generations going on 3--this certainly is a team you need to see! A great reputation and a long line of experience is sure to give you peace of mind when making a new purchase for your home.

    Also in this issue: Weirdest Ball Park Food, Six Effective Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk, What You Need to Know About Facebook Live, & How Americans’ Media Consumption Has Changed.

  • Local Legacy Business for May is the second generation ran Clinton Electric in Ina, IL! Serving Southern, Illinois from Effiingham to Cairo, we know you'll light up when you read about this wonderful business!

    Also in this issue: 6 Things You Didn't Know About Mother's Day, One Easy Way to Make Your Copy Word Perfect, How to Host a Party Without All the Stress, 5 Ways to Shoot Better Videos with Your Smartphone

  • The Local Legacy Business for April here at Peacock is none other than The Medicine Shoppe! We invite you to read about how Richard Black started the pharmacy right here in Mt. Vernon and has since passed the baton to 2nd generation pharmacist Eric Black!
    Also in this issue: Learn about Wacky Tax Laws that are still on the books around the country, Three Ways to Boost your Content Marketing, How to Purchase a Work of Art, Seeing Green: How to Celebrate Earth Day in Your Office

  • Happy Spring! This month's cover issue spills the beans about those colorful Eggs! Our Local Legacy Business this month is Klein Orthodontics. Proudly serving the region for 2 generations, we know you will love to meet this Father-Son duo! Also in this issue: Spring Allergies are Nothing to Sneeze At, This Year’s Biggest Mobile Marketing Trends, Four Ways to Use March Madness in Your Marketing.

  • This month learn about different Valentine's Day customs around the globe! This month's Local Legacy Business is Neal Family Dentistry! Three Generations of Brightening Smiles in Southern Illinois, we invite you to learn more about this tremendous family. Also in this issue: Rub It In, What Marketers Can Learn from Super Bowl Ads, Must-Have Apps for Every Working Professional, Five Facts About Super Bowl 50.

  • Ever wonder the meaning behind the traditional minty holiday hook? Learn about the Candy Cane Legend in this month's cover story. Inside the issue you can check out these additional articles: Over the River and Through the Woods, Lights, Camera, Action, Five Tips for Holiday Marketing on Instagram, Five Last-Minute Gift Ideas. This final edition of the Local Artist Spotlight features Steven Snow. You'll want to see the beautiful paintings inspired by Monet, Van Gogh & Phylis Bernard! His story of how Christmas reignited his love for art is one you'll be sad to miss!

  • Happy Friendsgiving! Read about a few new ways to add a twist to your traditional Turkey Day delights. Also in this issue: How to Wake Up When Your Alarm Goes Off, Virgin America: The Darling of the Airline Industry, How to Create Your Best Direct Mail Campaign Yet, Five Things to Know About Daylight Saving Time. This month's Local Artist Spotlight is turned on Andy Mast. The craftsmanship in each of his extraordinarily detailed pencil drawings, highlight the beauty of Horses. The simplicity and skill intertwine to make you see his inspired quietness that speaks volumes.

  • 1,000,000 pumpkins? Now that's a lot of pie! See which state is number one in production for's a hint, Lincoln would be proud! Also in this issue:Seven Companies That are Making Meetings Better, Three Companies with a Successful Culture, Three Reasons Your Social Media Marketing Isn’t Working, Five Tips for Buying Pumpkins. This month's local artist spotlight features Lacy Evrard! Everything from weaving to painting, drawing and printmaking, this insightful artist is sure to stun!

  • Always wanted to know more about the quirky side of the Pigskin? Check out these fun facts about college football! Also in this issue: Five Ways to Better Selfies, Add Personality to Your Website, The Success of Netflix, Five Fun Facts About Netflix. This month's artist spotlight features Marie Samuel. You will love to hear about her passion for clean water projects and beautiful quilted creations!