Creative

20 Creative Agencies You Should Follow on Instagram
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Instagram has evolved into a perfect visual platform for agencies, filled with photos of office parties, company outings, and creatives hard at work behind their Macs. And while there were more than a few pictures of agency pups and craft beers, Instagram has also become a place where agencies can share behind-the-scenes shots of their […]

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14 PowerPoint Presentation Tips for Building More Creative Slideshows [+Templates]
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I like to think of Microsoft PowerPoint as a test of basic marketing skills. To create a passing presentation, I need to demonstrate design skills, technical literacy, and a sense of personal style. If the presentation has a problem (like an unintended font, a broken link, or unreadable text), then I’ve probably failed the test. […]

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7 Design Podcasts That'll Get the Creative Juices Flowing
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If you’ve worked among designers, or are one yourself, there’s something that’s quickly observed: Designers, it seems, are often working with their headphones on. Much of the time, that’s the result of creative work presenting an opportunity to plug in, and tune out distractions. Whether it helps you focus, or you’re signaling to colleagues that […]

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Is Interactive Video the Next Big Thing? 3 Creative Examples from Brands
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It’s hardly a revelation to say that online video content is phenomenally popular. Millions of words have been written on the subject, and millions more will no doubt follow. But one of the great things about marketers is that we’re always looking for what’s next. We know that it’s not enough to rest on our […]

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5 Examples of Creative Shoppable Content from Brands
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Remember the good old days of catalog shopping? A simpler time when you could flip through pages of a glossy magazine, ogling at advertisements that captured your attention, drew you in, and immediately transformed you into an interested customer. A lot has changed for brands since those nostalgic times. Thanks to social media and content inundation, […]

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7 Creative Stunts People Used to Land Their Marketing Dream Jobs
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If you want a creative job in a competitive industry, sometimes the traditional resume and cover letter combo just doesn’t cut it. To get the attention of a hiring manager at a top agency, you’ll need something that highlights your assets, proves your intense interest in the agency, and differentiates you from a crowd of people trying 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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9 Creative Snapchat Ideas for Brands
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Snapchat boasts 160 million highly engaged users who like watching and engaging with billions of photos and videos per day. Suffice it to say, social media marketers need to capture and maintain the attention of their followers. But how exactly do you make that happen? Below, we’ve featured nine ideas for how to make your […]

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