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Upright Customer Spotlight: Xtek Launches NEW Website

Xtek new website designUpright Communications is proud to showcase the newly launched website of our client, Xtek, Inc. Established in 1909, Xtek is an industry-leading manufacturer of custom engineered components for industrial applications in steel mills, aluminum mills, mineral processing, power generation, pulp and paper, and other industries throughout the world. (more…)

My Internship Experience with Upright Communications

To me, the point of an internship is to grow in a professional capacity as well as grow personally; to learn and expand your knowledge, gain experience, network, and prepare you for a full-time position. At Upright, I was able to do all of these things and more.


Upright Communications is Hiring an Intern

Upright Communications is seeking to add a paid intern to their team. The position is for 20 hours/week at $12/hour and has flexibility based on your school schedule. You will gain valuable experience to prepare you for a Copywriter or Junior Account Manager position in the digital marketing agency industry.

At the end of the internship you will be able to confidently complete the following:

  • Content creation
    • This includes writing blog posts, website content, ebooks, landing pages, email newsletters, and more using WordPress, Drupal and other website platforms
  • Search Optimization
    • Understand how to choose keywords for optimal search optimization success, create copy around keyword strategies, manage pay-per-click campaigns


Happy Holidays from Upright Communications

The holidays are a time of celebration and making special memories with family and friends.  For many of us, traditions are a big part of the festivities and special moments we enjoy. In honor of the season, the Upright team has some Christmas traditions we would like to share with you.

Keely Ledebur

Each year I look forward to unpacking the Christmas ornaments.  We have many handmade decorations, souvenirs we collected on trips, and ornaments that used to hang on my mother’s tree when she was young, and they all bring back special memories. Every year I give my kids an ornament or two representing something they like at the time.  Now at 14 and 16, they already have a nice collection of ornaments (and memories) to hang on their own trees someday. (more…)

Upright Communications Earns Google Partner Agency Status

Google PartnerThe Upright team is proud to announce our newly acquired status as a certified Google Partner Agency. Google Partners are specially qualified to provide a variety of Google related services ranging from AdWords account management to website optimization services.

Extensive training is required to become a Google Partner Agency. As a Google Partner Agency, we are positioned to enhance and empower your online marketing program through our expertise in leveraging the many Google platforms, including Google Search, Google Analytics, Google AdWords, You Tube, and more. Google Partner Agencies have the advantage of access to the most current Google data acquired from a breadth of industries involved with Google search and digital advertising. (more…)

Upright Shares: Angel’s Rest Animal Sanctuary

Angel's Rest Animal SanctuaryGreat NonProfit

Angel’s Rest Animal Sanctuary (ARAS) is a non-profit shelter located in Amelia, OH near Cincinnati. ARAS operates as a care facility for pets that are left alone and helpless due to illness, old age or neglect.

The staff lovingly rehabilitates, fosters and seeks adoption for its furry residents. Animals can be adopted on-site. The team also manages a 10,000 square foot thrift store nearby to support these amazing operations. (more…)

Happy Holidays from Upright Communications


It is Christmas time in Cincinnati! This picture is of the Cincinnati Zoo PNC Festival of Lights, one of Greater Cincinnati’s great holiday traditions. We hope that you will be enjoying many wonderful celebrations where ever you may be this season. (more…)

Ways to Stay Recharged in an Inbound World

Ping_PongAt Upright, we are constantly coming up with new ideas for clients and bouncing ideas around internally. Being in the inbound marketing business means we need to be attracting new visitors all the time. I myself for instance need to constantly stay vigilant on campaigns and make sure offers are delivered on time. I think everyone today can understand that type of pressure and workload. So how do you relax when you know the work will go on tomorrow? Well, at Upright, we’ve initiated some pretty fun ways to build community, friendship, and a frank openness among ourselves. (more…)

Upright Communications Website Changes

A New URL –

The Upright Communications team is excited to announce the launch of our new web address –! In keeping with our new, streamlined website redesign, we are shifting to a new, simplified address. Our website, as well as our team member email addresses will now all  now reside at

Will We Still Walk Upright?

Our old address, and our new address will live in harmony for the time being. That means you will be still be able to find us at the URL, and you will still be able to reach the team members at their email addresses. But when you see email correspondence from us, the addresses will now be from So when you see that unfamiliar address, don’t worry, it is still us! (more…)

Our New Year’s Resolutions

As we all get ready to welcome a new year, many of us at Upright are thinking about improvements we would like to make in the new year. In addition to our business and professional goals, we are also considering personal goals to make our lives healthier, more purposeful, and more interesting. Below are some of the New Year’s Resolutions our team members wanted to share.

We all wish you a very happy, healthy, and prosperous new year! (more…)

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