Ashley Brantley

As senior content strategist at Parthenon Publishing since 2011, Ashley has created and executed successful content plans for clients in industries including healthcare, nonprofit, transportation, venture capitalism and lifestyle. She has more than 10 years of experience in writing, editing, social media and public relations. Ashley’s background in journalism, social media and PR gives her a well-rounded view of how communications can succeed. After working for several years as a legislative reporter at the Tennessee State Capitol, Ashley returned to school to get her M.A. in journalism and public relations from University of Memphis. She worked for the university as a writer, blogger and public relations manager while pursuing her degree. Ashley volunteers her writing and marketing skills to Our Kids, a Nashville nonprofit that helps children and families affected by child sexual abuse, where she chairs the marketing committee and sits on both the board and executive committee. Ashley’s writing has been published in Road King magazine, the Nashville Scene and The City Paper.

  1. It puts the tasks in 5PM or else it gets the hose again

    Rewards are an effective way to motivate people, but as we’ve learned recently at Parthenon, there may be one motivator that works even better: punishment.

  2. And to all a good night…

    Check out the list of everything we cherish – from childhood memory to grown-up guilty pleasure – as you wrap up loose ends and head home for the holidays.

  3. Airing of Thanks: A Pre-Festivus Parthenon Tradition

    This week of Thanksgiving, we took a little gratitude poll. Check out the responses below to find out what we at Parthenon are thankful for.

  4. Social Spotlight: Goo Goo Clusters

    What one Nashville candy company can teach you about the social media sweet spot.

  5. Invigorate Your Intranet

    (aka: How To Make Your Employees Give A Damn About Corporate Sharing) When employees hear the word “Intranet” they often imagine an endless procession of cubicles, red tape and TPS Reports. In order to combat that, we’ve created a cheat sheet to help you make your intranet engaging and empowering for executives and employees alike.

  6. Socially Savvy: Parthenon’s Winning Tips

    If you know someone who works for Parthenon, you have undoubtedly heard the good news: we were crowned the small business champions in the Nashville Business Journal’s Social Madness competition. Here is how we did it…

  7. $50 in Melrose Money to Lucky Follower

    Nothing says Friday the 13th like desperation. Usually it’s a chick in a horror movie screaming for help. Today it’s […]

  8. 5 to Follow: Nashville Bars – Part 2

    The original 5 to Follow post for Nashville Bars got a great response, and since there are so many socially active watering holes in Music City, we’re bringing you round 2.

  9. 5 to Follow: Nashville Coffee Shops

    Whether it’s a daily stop on the way to work or the first place you go the morning after a […]

  10. 5 to Follow: Nashville Bars

    If there’s one thing Nashvillians know how to do, it’s unwind, and our bars are the best for that.

  11. 5 to Follow: Innovative Nashville Restaurants

    Nashville is a major player on the national culinary stage. And as any good Music City resident knows, when you step into the spotlight, you have to step up your social media. Let’s look at locals who do it right.

  12. 5 Facebook Basics to Boost Your Brand

    We all know that theories about what works on Facebook are plentiful, but sometimes sticking with what’s simple is the best strategy. Here are 5 of the simplest – and best – tactics.