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5 Signs Your Marketing Strategy Needs to Be Tweaked

By Herb Tieger on Dec 13, 2016 3:01:00 PM

Worried you’re not getting as much out of your marketing plan as you need to? You might be right. Just because you have one in place, doesn’t mean it’s doing your business any favors.

 

Here are signs to take notice of when your marketing plan is in need of some attention.

 

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Topics: Marketing

The Basics: Creating a Solid Design Awareness Campaign Aligned To Your Marketing Strategy

By Cristina Mendonca on Dec 6, 2016 5:56:22 PM

A solid design awareness campaign is one that meets certain business needs and marketing strategies. It should get people excited and inspire them to take action. While creating such a campaign might seem intimidating, if you make sure you get the basics right, you will be better able to fine-tune it to meet your unique goals. Here are the basics and best practices you should take into consideration when developing your next design awareness campaign.

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Topics: Marketing

Pick up the Pace: Learn to Streamline Your Decision-Making Process

By Bill Neville on Nov 22, 2016 12:07:00 PM

Smart decision making will make or break your business. Considering that spending too much time on a choice can hinder growth, it is important to be able to make decisions as a team as quickly as possible. You may be discussing your digital marketing strategy or a new marketing campaign.

 

Try implementing some of these decision-making skills and strategies in order to speed up the process.

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Topics: Workplace Best Practices

Gas up Your Team With These 6 Tips for Fueling Innovation

By Herb Tieger on Nov 15, 2016 3:04:00 PM

Thinking creatively within a team takes a near perfect storm of confidence, collaboration and opportunity. Many teams sometimes suffer from a lack of creative thought, but this is not a situation you need to suffer through. Whether you are in advertizing, digital marketing, or design, these six tips can be used to fuel innovation within your team.

 

 

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Topics: Marketing

Quotes From Olympic Athletes That Can Change the Way You Do Business

By D.J. Mendonca on Nov 8, 2016 4:02:00 PM

 

The talent required from Olympic athletes reflects more than just their athletic ability, it reflects their stamina, their drive, and their need to constantly challenge themselves and accomplish more. Those traits are exactly the ones that you need to focus on to grow your business and achieve your greatest potential. From the importance of team work to redefining your boundaries, they have broken through the very barriers that defined success.

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Topics: Project Management

5 Creative Strategies for Effectively Dealing With Stress At Work

By Brianne Bailey on Nov 1, 2016 3:00:00 PM

Stress can be a killer. But it’s also something we all deal with on a near daily basis. The issue becomes one of learning how to manage stress when it starts to weigh you down. The tried-and-true recommendations include better time management, breathing exercises and getting regular exercise. You’ve heard all those suggestions before, and have probably incorporated them into your routine as much as possible. As a creative yourself, you might be in a situation where the standard stress-management tips just aren’t cutting it for you. If so, here are five creative ideas to tame the stress in your life. 

 

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Topics: Workplace Best Practices

Lessons on Teamwork From the World of Marvel's Superheroes

By Serafim Mendonca on Oct 25, 2016 4:01:00 PM

The superheroes from the Marvel universe are undoubtedly an intriguing cast of characters. They have been inspiring children and adults around the world for years, and have seen a resurgence of popularity due to the recent release of the Avenger's movie series. You might be interested to learn that it's not just little kids who can learn from the likes of Bruce Banner and Tony Stark. Here are a few key lessons businesses should learn from the world of Marvel's superheroes.

 

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Topics: Project Management

Stay On Mission: Not on Your Competition

By Herb Tieger on Oct 18, 2016 12:02:00 PM

Differentiating yourself as a business is a great way to set yourself apart from the crowd. Customers and clients want to know what makes you special and why they should pick you over your competitors. But in figuring out your differentiation strategy, don't get too hung up on your competitors. Here are a few pro tips to help you stay on mission and focus on what makes you great.

 

 

 

 

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Topics: Marketing

Big Rocks First: Prioritizing for the Best Outcomes

By Cristina Mendonca on Oct 11, 2016 2:03:00 PM

Imagine you have a bunch of rocks that you need to fit into a container. These rocks come in all shapes and sizes, big and small. You'll find that it is much easier to fit everything in if you put the biggest rocks in first and use the smaller ones to fill in the spaces between. What does this have to do with anything? It all comes down to prioritization. Each rock is a symbol for an element of your life or your work. Finding the way to fit it all together will help you stay on track and produce the results that you most want to achieve.

 

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Topics: Workplace Best Practices

Keep Your Design Briefs On - Target

By Bill Neville on Oct 4, 2016 11:19:00 AM

When planning a good design brief, there are must-haves and there are options. To keep your clients and your designers happy, understanding what is essential and what is extra is very important. Knowing what their priorities and issues of concern are likely to be will help set you in the right direction. Here are a few more tips to help ensure your design briefs are clear and to the point.

 

 

 

 

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Topics: Content Development Tips

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