SouthSoundTalk is a digital media company sharing positive stories about people, places and businesses in Pierce County. SouthSoundTalk offers content marketing and online options to advertise in Tacoma, Puyallup, Gig Harbor, and beyond. Advertise with SouthSoundTalk to reach your target market, grow your brand, and measure results.

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Heritage Bank

Digital Banking Options at Heritage Bank

Even before COVID-19 restricted our movement and interactions, digital was our go-to shopping preference. We ordered everything from take-out to toilet paper, groceries...
Comcast

Comcast Highlights Military Service of Local Employee, Specialist Deeva Williams

In a national marketing campaign, global media and technology company, Comcast recently paid tribute to several employees serving in the National Guard, and...
Comcast

Connecting Vulnerable Students in Pierce County to Online Learning

Submitted by Comcast Even before the COVID-19 outbreak, it would have been hard to imagine life without the internet. But...
Puget Sound Energy

Save Money with Puget Sound Energy’s Grants and Rebates

Making energy-efficient upgrades to your home or business can be an investment yet often the process can be expensive. Puget Sound Energy wants...
Wright Park in Autumn

Getting Ready for 2021 Medicare Open Enrollment in a Virtual World: Tips for Navigating...

Submitted by Jesse Gamez, Intermountain Medicare president, Humana The annual Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plan open enrollment...
Cascade Regional Blood Services

Changes Open Blood Donor Eligibility for Cascade Regional Blood Services

With recent changes in eligibility rules, donating blood at Cascade Regional Blood Services (CRBS) is now easier than ever. When the need...
Boggs Inspection Services

The 10 Most Expensive Home Repairs and How to Avoid Them with Dwayne Boggs

Your home is an investment, but if you wind up spending too much money on repairs, you may feel like you are...
Holy Lamb Organics

Know Your Mattress with Holy Lamb Organics

Most people spend one-third of each day exactly the same way: in bed. We’re with our mattress more than our cars, office...
Olympia Orthopaedic Associates

Olympia Orthopaedic Associates Newest Surgical Tool: A MAKO Robot

Robot-assisted surgery is something residents of mid-sized communities rarely get to experience in the outpatient setting. Usually, they have to travel to larger...
Asset Care Financial

Let Asset Care & Protection Services Guide Your Retirement IRA

Retirement is supposed to be a time of relaxation and freedom. But many Americans struggle to know how to best save for...
Boggs Inspection Services

Boggs Inspections Services Uses Top Notch Laboratory Tests to Detect What Keen Senses May...

Good home inspectors rely on keen senses to help them uncover potential areas of concern for every home and property. The...
Comcast

Comcast Launches New Program for South Sound Schools & Non-Profits to Connect Low-Income K-12...

Submitted by Comcast With distance learning plans rolling out across Washington state due to the coronavirus, Comcast today...
The Evergreen State College

Continue Your College Education at Evergreen with Compassionate, Flexible Transfer Programs

Did you know that the majority of the student population at The Evergreen State College is not made up of first-time college students?...
Lake Tapps

PSE Awards 10 Local Organizations Funding for New Solar Installations

Submitted by PSE As the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted families throughout Washington, local organizations that have been...
Boggs Inspection Services

An Update on the Housing Market in Thurston and Pierce Counties from Boggs Inspection...

When is the right time to buy or sell a home? The answer to that question is unique to each individual or...
United way

Pitch to Ditch Poverty with United Way of Pierce County

Submitted by United Way of Pierce County Join the challenge! United Way of Pierce County is seeking...
Olympia Orthopaedic Associates

Olympia Orthopaedic Associates’ Newest Surgeon Brings Revision Surgery Expertise

As is true for the rest of us, the spring Dr. Haines Paik prepared for and the one he got are...
Comcast

Comcast Extends 60-Days of Free Internet Service to New Low-Income Customers in Washington State

Submitted by Comcast In March, Comcast announced that eligible new customers would receive 60 days of Internet Essentials...
Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates

Serving Pierce County and Surrounding Areas, Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates’ Tacoma Clinic Has...

With seven providers on staff, Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates (FASA) serves patients with below the knee conditions across six locations...
Heritage Bank

Heritage Bank is Still Here for You and Your Business

While times are uncertain for everyone, banks everywhere are doing their best to help families stay in their homes, discover available grants and...
Boggs Inspection Services

Peace of Mind with Boggs Inspection Services’ Specialty Home Inspections

All home inspections are pretty much the same, right? Not exactly. The team at Boggs Inspection Services wants you to know that some...
Linda Jensen

Asset Care and Protection Services Helps Plan for a Secure Retirement

Many of us daydream about spending retirement years traveling, enjoying hobbies, or spending time with family. But planning ahead requires more than a...
Angela Eagleston

How Angela Eagleston of Van Dorm Realty Helps Buyers Find Their Perfect Home

Finding the right house to fit you and your family may mean the difference between making a home and just making do....

Shipwreck Beads Ramps Up Online Orders and Video Content for Mother’s Day 2020

The doors of iconic local art store Shipwreck Beads may be closed due to COVID-19, but their online store, shipwreckbeads.com, is booming...
Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates

Healthy Feet, Healthy Patients: How Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates Is Providing Care During...

As cases of COVID-19 occupy healthcare systems across the nation, the providers and staff at Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates understand...
Evergreen State College

Entrepreneurship Program at Evergreen Recognized as Semi-Finalist in International #MillionsofChangemakers Award

This spring, an international organization of social entrepreneurs called Ashoka U recognized The Evergreen State College Changemaker Lab as one of...
Lander Coffee Tacoma

The Top 10 SouthSoundTalk Posts from 2019

As 2020 begins, it’s a good time to look back at how the last year at SouthSoundTalk went – namely,...
Murray Morgan Bridge

Join SouthSoundTalk’s Sales Team

Sell a product that customers love. Put your entrepreneurial spirit to work in Tacoma and Pierce County.
Antique typewriter

SouthSoundTalk is Looking for Writers

SouthSoundTalk is expanding our writing team and looking for writers who love to create articles about everything from local attractions to profiles on local businesses....
Tacoma Narrows Bridge

Year in Review: SouthSoundTalk 2017

As 2018 begins, it’s a good time to review the highlights of 2017 here at SouthSoundTalk. From which posts our readers most loved, to...
Crystal Mountain Ski Area

SouthSoundTalk Writers Pick Favorite Stories from 2017

SouthSoundTalk has published more than 400 stories all focused on the people, businesses and things to do in the South Sound in 2017. Each...
Pierce Transit

Readers’ Choice: SouthSoundTalk’s Most-Read November 2017 Stories

SouthSoundTalk's top stories from November have a nice mix of everything that makes Tacoma a pretty nifty place to live - some food, some...

Readers’ Choice: SouthSoundTalk’s Most-Read October 2017 Stories

SouthSoundTalk's top stories from the year's spookiest month include some of our spookiest stories, including tales of kidnappings that have haunted Tacoma for decades....
Washington State Fair

Readers’ Choice: SouthSoundTalk’s Most-Read July 2017 Stories

SouthSoundTalk's top stories in July center on two topics - summer fun and history. From fun festivals and dining by the water to local historians...
Fircrest Tot Lot

Readers’ Choice: SouthSoundTalk’s Most-Read June 2017 Stories

SouthSoundTalk's top stories in June mostly confirmed that our readers are looking to get out and about this summer, from what to do with...
small business award

Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber Honors SouthSoundTalk with Small Business of the Year Award

When Martin McElliott, SouthSoundTalk’s community manager, received the call that the community social network was being recognized by the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce,...
Fabitat

Readers’ Choice: SouthSoundTalk’s Most-Read May 2017 Stories

In May, our readers' favorite pieces all had to do with people doing things in our community, whether that meant serving up art and...
Giorgios Gyro

Readers’ Choice: SouthSoundTalk’s Most-Read April 2017 Stories

This month, our readers' favorite pieces all had a little element of surprise to them - places or activities that not everyone knows about...
South Beach Food Truck

Readers’ Choice: SouthSoundTalk’s Most-Read March 2017 Stories

The month of March was filled with rain around every corner, but that didn't stop our readers from getting inspired about what to do...
Rhubarb Pie Capital

Readers’ Choice: SouthSoundTalk’s Most-Read February 2017 Stories

February is a month of variety. It's not quite warm enough to get outside most days. It's not quite cold enough to stay in...
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