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Need to Stand Out in a Crowd? Some Outstanding Advice.
Is it really possible for a new product or service to elbow its way into an over-packed marketplace, capture attention, and lead to opportunity? With a little creativity, precision, and agility, we know it is!
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Take the Strategic Approach to Marketing Spend
What do plumbing repairs and maximizing your marketing spend have in common? Street Level Studio’s director of sales explains and shares how not to throw a monkey wrench into your budgeting strategy.
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Dr. Digital Answers Questions About Experiential Website Design
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Too many websites are boring electronic billboards that fail to leverage today’s technological potential. Adding video, games, data visualizations, and more can transform site visitors into site participants.
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Brand Strategy: Start Small and Finish Strong in 2024
Is now, when resolutions abound, the ideal time to take a genuine look at the health of your branding and outreach efforts or the performance of your web presence? We think it is, but you don’t have to consider them...
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Behind the Scenes: The Magic of Stop Motion
Recently, the convergence of a cool new fruit product, a serendipitous trip to Target, and an “aha!” moment led us to create some video magic. Join us as we rewind for a look behind the scenes.
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Design Agency Tips for Wayfinding at Meetings and Tradeshows
What’s the secret to maximizing the experience of attending or exhibiting at a professional conference or expo? We found out donuts can help, but they’re not as reliable as applying sound wayfinding strategies.
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Thoughts on Marketing Thought Leadership
Is thought leadership becoming an overwrought tactic for churning out content in the marketing, design, and branding space? Our senior copywriter (and the rest of us) would say “yes.” So we’re taking a new tack for talking about what excellence...
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12 Tips for Marketing Emails with Real Impact
Effective email marketing requires a skillful blend of clarity, customization, and (of course) a call to action. It’s also one of the most testable, trackable, and adjustable ways to reach an audience. There’s an ideal way to deliver real influence...
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Are You (User) Experienced? Balancing Site Engagement with Functionality
Experiential web design has become today’s prevailing philosophy. There are good reasons to embrace it, but technical and experiential concerns too. Does your site transform a user into a participant? Should it?
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Fresh Voices or Bad Choices? User-Generated Content in Email Marketing
User-generated content—tapping into the contributions of your customer base or user community—can add energy and authenticity to your email marketing. But soliciting from this source also demands careful curation of those contributions to ensure they are appropriate and on-message for...
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