In this office, it’s pretty easy to get to know the people working around you. Between quick bump-intos at the coffee machine and the occasional libation at the end of a week, we sometimes take for granted just how connected we can all be here at Altos. But with the addition of a new member to the team, it’s nice to take some time and get to know a little bit more about who we’ll be rubbing elbows with.

That’s why we’re happy to welcome our newest team member and Account Manager, Sarah Szopa, to the Altos family. We sat down with Sarah for another edition of All About the A, where she had a lot to say about her love of unconventional pizza toppings and her plans to be a practical millionaire.

Read more: Sarah Szopa - All About the A

Google’s new Click-To-Message Ads will allow customers to text your business directly.

It’s no secret millennials prefer texting to making phone calls. Why is this important? Millennials are starting to get older and richer, this group is predicted to spend $200 billion in 2017. Well, now AdWords is catching on and has created the AdWords click-to-text extension, a feature that shows under your text-ad similar to a call extension. With this new feature, users can send a text directly to your business, meaning faster connections with customers on a platform that they can truly be comfortable in.

Read more: AdWords Message Extensions: Connect To Customers With Text

Companies are, undeniably, living entities. They may not be so literally corporeal as you and I, but what makes companies "alive" is the people who make up each organization. The success (or lack thereof) of a company may be the result of actions by the people who make up that corporation - but it doesn't have to stop at the bottom line. Sometimes, those same people who give a company its viability also give it its character - and for a few companies, this can mean showing a little heart in times of trouble.

Read more: Tech Companies Prove They Can Feel The Love

It’s incredible to look back on where we started, and how significantly our team has grown from Atlos’ first steps, to our swift stroll, and now we’re running. We’re excited to announce that we’re still growing and looking to expand our unique and dedicated team!

Can you imagine yourself among our diverse group of dedicated and hardworking professionals (some rocking slippers, some in suits and slippers)? Well, you might be the perfect candidate we’re looking for…

Read more: Altos is Hiring - Digital Marketing/SEO/PPC Specialist