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 small businesses, nonprofits and startups. 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 in Downtown Edmond. She is a past president of the American Marketing Association of Oklahoma, an active member of the Oklahoma City Midtown Rotary board, and a vocal advocate for women in business and the success of small businesses.

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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