Brain Food

What's up with Brain Food? What feeds us, our clients and keeps our brains going each and every day? Tune in to our Brain Food blog to learn about past and current client successes, industry news and overall marketing inspiration!

Screen Shot 2022-04-22 at 12.03.45 PM.png

Fresh Arts is a local nonprofit organization that is dedicated to nurturing Houston’s vibrant arts scene by advancing the careers of local artists and creative entrepreneurs. Through sharing resources, skill-building events and developing artist-centered community programs, Fresh Arts is able to further its vision of shaping Houston into a place where artists can thrive.

In early...

more
Screenshot 2023-01-18 at 11.30.22 AM.png

The continuation of COVID-19, an insurrection and an unexpected and deadly winter storm...2021 was another doozy. But it wasn't all grim. Check out our favorite 20+ stories from the year. Yes, some were a response to major crises, but others were focused on feel good and fun!

more
Screenshot 2023-01-19 at 9.41.27 AM.png

While our initial goal in working with ZACHOR Holocaust Remembrance Foundation was to launch its online curriculum, we stayed on board to assist in raising long-term awareness AND funds for the organization.

more
Screenshot 2023-01-19 at 9.29.42 AM.png

Our first time working with Dubin's Fine Jewelry, we were thrilled to support a locally-owned jeweler with a passion for giving back.

more
Screenshot 2023-01-18 at 11.31.17 AM.png

2020 began as what we thought would be a normal year. Of course, we know what 2020 really became...the year our lives were upended, our businesses were at risk and our mental and physical health were under constant attack.

While the first few months brought in some fantastic stories (dozens for Eighteen36's opening alone!), so much of our pride last year came from ensuring our clients were top-of-mind throughout the constant shifts the...

more
100Voices_EventCover_V4.png

You likely already know that Like Minds Communications is a Jewish and white-owned business based in Houston, Texas, the hometown of George “Big” Floyd, who was murdered on May 25, 2020. You also likely know that we (Jenny and Melina) are not shy about our views and our all too frequent condemnation of antisemitism, racism, anti-LGBTQIA+ rhetoric, Islamophobia, xenophobia, misogyny and hate, in general. And we want you to know that we are...

more
Screen Shot 2020-05-28 at 3.35.43 PM.png

We are all (errrr....most of us) living in some sort of alternative reality where every day is WFH Day. While it may not be ideal (and we still have no clue when this all will end!), we've inadvertently become remote working pros.

more
abc terms imagery.png

Welcome back to our final installment of The ABCs of Mission Driven* Marketing. We hope you enjoyed the education!

Still have questions? Drop us a line and we’ll be more than happy to serve as your friendly marketing and communications translation team!

*For the purposes of this blog, we use the terms mission-driven organization, social enterprise and nonprofit organization...

more
Screenshot 2023-01-19 at 9.19.16 AM.png

Mental Health Match came to the Like Minds team with the ultimate goal of getting in front of mental health practitioners in the Houston area in order to prepare for phase two, or the consumer-facing portion, of its launch.

more
abc terms imagery.png

A new day, a new lesson in mission-driven* marketing jargon. We’re hoping you’ve begun to grasp a few of the industry’s most utilized (or over-utilized, depending on who you ask) terms. Perhaps you’re even excited about leveraging some of these marketing and communications concepts within your own organization! Which brings us to the letters “P” through “T.” Ready? Let’s dive in!

*For the purposes of this blog, we use the terms...

more
abc terms imagery.png

Welcome back to another installment of The ABCs of Mission Driven* Marketing. Are you keeping up?

Still have questions? Drop us a line and we’ll be more than happy to serve as your friendly marketing and communications translation team!

*For the purposes of this blog, we use the terms mission-driven organization, social enterprise and nonprofit organization interchangeably....

more
Screenshot 2023-01-17 at 10.36.53 AM.png

While our public relations team members were securing fantastic media relations results, they were simultaneously implementing successful community relations initiatives.

In addition to numerous cross-promotional and fundraising partnerships that supported non-profit organizations, the stories below showcase a few of our team's proudest client award wins and speaking opportunities from...

more
Screenshot 2023-01-17 at 10.33.51 AM.png

What a year 2019 was for our team and our mission-driven clientele! While our team was hard at work securing loads of coverage month-over-month for our clients, we've highlighted 20 (and a few more hidden throughout) of our favorite stories.

What made these stories stand out? So many of these pieces reached clients' goals, positioned them as leaders in their fields, told their stories beautifully or perfectly positioned them in front...

more
abc terms imagery.png

Long time no see! The Like Minds Team is back to decode a few familiar Mission-Driven* Marketing terms that you may encounter while working with or talking to a communications professional. OR maybe you’re just curious and stumbled upon our blog! Either way, we’re here to help.

Still have questions? Drop us a line and we’ll be more than happy to serve as your friendly marketing and...

more
1.png

Wondering where our team will be and how you can get involved in our mission-driven work this month and next? Look no further!

  • Dr. Bertie Simmons' memoir, Whispers of Hope: The Story of My Life, is officially out! On Saturday, November 2 at the Houston Museum of African American Culture, 150 of Dr. Bertie Simmons' friends, family, former students and coworkers celebrated her book launch. Interested in learning more about...
more
abc terms imagery.png

We get it. Marketing and communications jargon can be pretty dang confusing. Add in mission-driven and impact language and it’s enough to make your head spin. Have no fear, the Like Minds team is here to clear the air surrounding some of the common terms you may (or may not) have heard from strategic communications professionals, particularly those working or volunteering for mission-driven organizations*.

Still have questions?...

more
IMG_0095.jpg

Hello friends and future friends and thanks for visiting my website! If you haven’t already taken the time to browse the site and learn more about Like Minds and our work, I hope you will. Until then, you can count on this page and my Instagram account (@likemindstalk) to keep you in the know on what I’m working on day in and day out! I hope to upload content about what inspires me, my...

more