Articles by Alyssa Weathers-Murphy

About Alyssa Weathers-Murphy

Alyssa Weathers-Murphy is the owner & founder of Siren Media, a digital marketing agency that serves the needs of locally-owned small businesses. She was raised in Edmond and attended the University of Central Oklahoma, where she earned her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a major in marketing and a minor in professional selling. She attributes her interest in business and marketing to her family's small business, Weathers TV & Appliance, which has been a staple in Downtown Edmond for over 60 years.

She is a Past President of the American Marketing Association of Oklahoma, an active member of the Oklahoma City Midtown Rotary Executive Board, a former President of the BNI Scissortail Business Alliance chapter, and is a vocal advocate for women in business and the success of small businesses. When she isn't doing business-related things, you can probably find Alyssa hanging out with her 3 cats, gardening, spending time with her husband, Matt, or sipping a glass of pinot grigio at her favorite wine bar.

Edmond restaurants need support post-pandemic

By Alyssa Weathers-Murphy | July 5, 2022

Local Edmond restaurants—especially family-owned and operated restaurants—need our compassion, support, and dollars now more than ever. Yes, even now, over two years since the pandemic came to the United States. In the interest of full disclosure, my perspective on this issue is from someone who runs a marketing company that helps restaurants with the daily tasks of promoting their businesses. Happy hours, specials, dine-in, curbside, delivery apps, holiday catering, you name it, my team and I have helped our clients advertise it online. 

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The rise of strip malls in Edmond

By Alyssa Weathers-Murphy | October 6, 2020

Over the past few decades, a trend on the rise of strip malls in commercial real estate and retail has emerged. Cities across the country have seen an increase in the development, restructuring, and rise of open-air shopping centers conveniently located close to grocery stores and other retailers that specialize in higher-frequency replenishment goods and…

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60 years battling big-box competition

By Alyssa Weathers-Murphy | August 4, 2020

On the corner of Broadway and Main Street in Downtown Edmond, a blue awning shades the southeast corner of the intersection. The occasional pedestrian strolls down the sleepy, historic shopping district. Behind the awning is a building that Edmond residents have driven past for more than five decades. At night, you may barely notice the…

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