07 11 / 2013
07 10 / 2013
Here at Beutler Ink, we count among our ranks a few die-hard Breaking Bad fans. Sure, one or two being the sort who got caught up via Netflix in the final seasons—but hey, isn’t that really the quintessential Breaking Bad experience? Just before the debut of the final eight episodes, we released an infographic treatment of the show’s characters and motifs, which was noticed by Huffington Post, among others.
Now, with the series concluded, we created a revised and expanded version, which we’ve made available for purchase as an 11”x17” full-color print poster. You can pick one up at the Beutler Ink store for just $20 (plus S/H). Only 100 will be produced, so this time it might not be such a good idea to tread lightly.
12 8 / 2013
Are you a people person, excited for the opportunity to be on the frontlines of (digital) communication for a rapidly growing agency? Do you like to run a tight ship—even when landlocked? Do your friends call you a grammar nazi—as a compliment? Do you like to spend time with people who express their thoughts in GIFs, internet culture, and literary nerdom? Yes? Then we might be the right fit!
Beutler Ink, a research and creative agency, is hiring an Operations Manager. We are expanding our services, our team and our locations and we’re looking for someone who can help us grow smartly while keeping our sanity.
Cat herding at its finest
Our Operations Manager will be responsible for the following:
Leading operations for a 10-person distributed team
Posting to Beutler Ink social media channels (Facebook, Twitter and blog) regularly
Owning the onboarding process for all new contractors and employees
Working closely with our Vice President of Finance to send invoices, pay contractors and manage HR
Scheduling calls and travel for team, herding of cats
Tracking new business leads through Salesforce or other CRM
Managing list of active contracts, ensuring all documents are signed and filed properly
Managing group calendar, passwords and database
Helping with creation of project plans, contracts and note-taking as needed
Conserving Executive Team’s time by reading, researching, and routing correspondence; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications
Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Multitasking all day, every day
1-2 years of professional experience required
Bachelor’s degree or higher required
Must be organized, resourceful and disciplined
Very strong written communication skills a must
Must be a self-starter who can stay on task without a manager on site
Experience at a PR or advertising agency a plus
Experience with Wave, Paychex or Salesforce a major plus
How to Apply
Email works, too
Send cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Make sure to include a couple of extras for us:
One Tweet (no more than 140 characters) that tells us what sets you apart from other applicants
The best piece of visual content (e.g., an infographic) you’ve seen a brand publish
Your favorite random fact you learned from Wikipedia
The top three social channels you spend your time on
About Beutler Ink
At Beutler Ink, we find your story and help you tell it.
Our company began in 2010 as a boutique PR agency, helping clients from Fortune 500 companies to startups navigate the complexities of Wikipedia, and work collaboratively with the website’s volunteer community to improve and create quality entries.
We soon found the research and writing skills put us in a great position to develop other kinds of web content as well, and in 2013 we became Beutler Ink to expand our services into visual storytelling: infographics, web video, slide presentations, and more.
Our success is rooted in our commitment to understanding our clients’ stories, finding compelling ways to help them tell it, and communicating it through stunning visuals and clear, concise copywriting.
31 7 / 2013
17 7 / 2013
For the uninitiated, CrossFit—a sport that combines aspects of Olympic weightlifting, gymnastics, and cardiovascular conditioning to “forge elite fitness”—can be confusing. Newcomers enter a CrossFit gym to see people doing ridiculous things on jungle gyms and saying ridiculous words like “WOD” and “AMRAP.” Things only get worse when the workout actually starts, with everyone throwing barbells around and jumping on boxes at breakneck speed for ten minutes or so before collapsing in a heap and gasping for air.
If you haven’t had the pleasure of that first-time experience at a CrossFit gym, you’re probably even more confused by what CrossFit is (especially after that description!).
With the CrossFit Games starting on July 22, Beutler Ink decided to partner with JP CrossFit—a CrossFit affiliate located in Boston—to dispel some of the confusion. For the uninitiated, A Viewer’s Guide to the CrossFit Games provides a primer on some of the common movements, including what counts as a good rep during a competition, and an explanation of what some of the terminology means. And if you’re a seasoned CrossFitter, we’ve got something for you, too—tips on performing the movements from JP CrossFit owner Logan Miller.
You’ll be doing thrusters and working on your goats in no time.
26 6 / 2013
Today’s Supreme Court judgments on DOMA and Proposition 8 make this a historic day for civil rights. Here’s a look at some of the most scathing quotes about DOMA from the court’s majority opinion, and what it means for marriage equality across the 50 states.
19 6 / 2013
Whether you’re a gentleman honey farmer looking to move to the city or a protégé of Carl Weathers, sometimes, you need ANUSTART. Steel yourself with some hot ham water, build a wall, and get away from all the hot messes in your life!
If you don’t know what we’re talking about, there’s no reason to do a Something search about it; just head over to Recurring Developments, which today we’re excited to announce has received a massive new update to include Season 4 of Arrested Development, as well as others from the first three seasons that we missed the first time around. We’ve added over 30 new gags and a whole slew of one-time callbacks. Plus, joke occurrences are now color-coded by season, and we’ve included new icons for the most iconic Season 4 jokes!
Go take a look! It’s easier than getting your hands on a little stimmy.
13 6 / 2013
13 6 / 2013
Lately, we’ve had a small problem here at Beutler Ink. Since we expanded our services and took the plunge with our rebranding, we’ve been developing a great deal of visual content, both for our amazing clients and simply because we love to do it. We’re very proud of what we’ve done! But we haven’t had an outlet to showcase our work.
Today, that all changes. The folks at XOlator have solved our problem with a super-slick new website, which you will not be surprised to learn can be found at beutlerink.com. In addition to showing off the work that we do, the website is full of information about how and why we do what we do, plus other tidbits about the company and the Beutler Ink team.
We’ll still be posting much of the visual content that we create here on Tumblr, but if you’re interested in a deeper look at Beutler Ink, come pay us a visit!