Creative

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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16 Creative Email Design Trends to Watch in 2017 [Infographic]
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Change is the only constant. And email marketing is no exception to that.  Over the years, email marketing has seen a number of significant innovations and advancements — giving designers the chance to explore more customized, innovative content for email subscribers.  To help you stay ahead of the pack, EmailMonks created an infographic deciphering 2017’s […]

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How ADHD Gave This Tech Founder a Creative Advantage
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“Imagine a world where everything moves at super-fast speed. Where answers come in seconds, rather than in minutes, where solving several problems at the same time isn’t fantasy, but a daily reality. Imagine being able to use your brain to do more in an hour than most people do in a day, every single day.” […]

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15 Creative Lead Generation Ideas to Try
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The whole lead generation process is tough — especially when you only rely on traditional methods. Sending cold emails and scraping together lists can be incredibly demoralizing because, let’s face it — most of those people don’t really want to talk to you. What if you could still reach your lead generation goals using methods that actually […]

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Fantastic Copywriting Examples: 13 Companies With Truly Creative Copywriters
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You all know the Old Spice guy, right? The years-old “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like” campaign was memorable for many reasons, but one of them was that it gave Old Spice a voice — voice that came through in every video, commercial, tagline, Facebook update, tweet … you name it. And do you […]

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8 Creative Ways to Manage Your Tasks & Projects Effectively Using Trello Boards
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Often times, the greatest challenge marketers face when creating content isn’t the actual writing, publishing, or promoting. Instead, it’s the other related tasks — brainstorming, scheduling, and coordinating moving parts — that wind up causing us stress. This is where tools like Trello come in. We’ve talked about Trello before, like in this post on tools to […]

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How to Train Your Brain to Write More Concisely: 6 Creative Exercises to Try
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Every time I write, my goal is to write easy-to-read sentences. I never want my audience to stumble or slow down or start a sentence over. That’s why, whenever possible, I use simple words instead of jargon, periods instead of semicolons, and active voice instead of passive voice. Most importantly, though, that’s why I strive […]

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