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The Complete Guide to Starting a Podcast for Agencies
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In a rapidly changing digital landscape, marketing agencies need to be ahead of the curve. Providing a diverse range of high-quality content is an integral part of a sustainable competitive advantage — but agencies also need to be frugal and clever with where and how they invest their time, money and energy. Although blogs are still […]

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Are Notifications Driving Us Crazy?
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How do you start your mornings? If you’re like me, your morning routine might look something like this: You check email from your phone before even getting out of bed, you scan headlines on Twitter while you brew your morning coffee, and you look at Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat during your commute to work to […]

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Demystifying Creative Success: How to Build a Creative Career from Scratch
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If you start your career at a corporate bank, the path to success is usually presented as a clear progression of incremental promotions, straightforward skill requirements, and predictable time lines. For those of us hell-bent on pursuing a creative career, there is no luxury of a well-trodden path. Achieving big league success in a creative field can […]

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How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Guide (With Examples)
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Not all business ideas are good ones. Take my friend Eric, for example, who had the idea of a cell phone that doubles as a taser. Probably not the best product to have on the market. A lot of people have business ideas — it’s whether these ideas are any good that really matters. That’s precisely […]

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How to Build a Growth-Minded Design Process at Your Agency
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As important as creativity is to an agency’s success, no great work can be produced without a great process. Next time you admire a stunning design project, think for a moment: This work looks great, but did it go out on time? Did the project exceed budget? Was the client actually happy with the end […]

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14 of the Best Brands on Instagram Right Now
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For a while now, it’s been clear that Instagram isn’t just a social network for selfies and brunch pics. In fact, Instagram has a whopping 600 active monthly million users as of December 2016, the last 100 million of which joined in the prior six months. In a world where visual content remains a crucial part of […]

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9 Marketing Books to Read Before Q1 Ends
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Simply put, marketers comprise an impressively busy population. With a perpetually incomplete to do list, an eternal quest for work-life balance, and ongoing efforts to keep up with the latest creative trends, where the heck are we supposed to find time to do something like, say, read a book? But something that might seem recreational […]

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How to Design a Pitch Deck that Doesn't Suck
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It’s no secret that creative agencies aren’t big fans of the pitch deck. Gene Liebel, the founder of New York-based agency Work & Co, summed up his feelings about pitch decks pretty straightforwardly: “They’re the worst.” Pitch decks have become increasingly reviled in recent years, with many agencies declaring their restrictive and unengaging format as an inherent […]

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Be Mine: A Brief History of Valentine's Day Marketing
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When I was in grade school, Valentine’s Day was one of my favorite holidays. There were cards. There was the possibility that your crush actually liked you back. And, there was the chocolate — so, so much chocolate. Little did I know that the roots of this holiday bore little-to-no resemblance to my childhood experience […]

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