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08 Dec 2017

6 TIPS FOR BECOMING A BETTER DESIGNER

Hello designer. Yes, you. You are doing amazing! Build on what you know, and become a better designer in 2018. Are you ready to push yourself? You can do this either by learning something new, trying a different type of project, or taking note of feedback and criticism. Design and designers are constantly changing, growing and evolving. You should too. Let’s do this together, take the tips below to heart; Learn a new…

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27 Nov 2017

3 EFFECTIVE WAYS TO GROW YOUR EMAIL LIST

Have you noticed that your email database has reduced over the years? Here’s probably why; email marketing database degrades by about 22.5% every year.  Your contacts' email addresses change as they move from one company to another, opt-out of your email communication, or abandon that email address they only use to fill out forms on websites. The email newsletter remains the most impactful channel for reaching your audience. But growing that…

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10 Nov 2017

A year at Creative Studios

Hello, I’m Rita. And today makes it one year since I started working at Creative Studios, as a Content Developer. Wow… Time flies! Exactly one year ago, I was ushered in through the doors of Creative Studios. I still remember how nervous and excited I was, as I walked through the corridor leading to the main office. Mixed feelings indeed. Coincidentally, Creative Studios’ office was officially opened the previous month,…

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02 Nov 2017

Brands and their ‘spooktacular’ campaigns for Halloween 2017

Brands, big and small alike love to capitalize on holidays particularly Halloween. This year is no exception as companies cooked up some spooky ideas for Halloween.  Here are our top 7 most catchy Halloween marketing campaigns so far… Fanta's elevator-crash VR experience In what Coca-Cola has dubbed its biggest Halloween investment yet, Fanta created an elevator-crash VR experience at Thorpe Park and Westfield Stratford. People were invited to a party…

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25 Oct 2017

We Moved!

This week’s blog is coming to you live from our new office space. It has taken us a few weeks (more like a month) to write about our grand opening. But we figured it’s better late than never right?! Let’s jump right in! We unveiled our new office on September 23rd, 2017, in the presence of about 50 of our clients, friends and family members. The event turned out just…

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06 Oct 2017

6 Customer Crisis Management Rules to Remember

In our opinion, there's absolutely nothing more frustrating than a poor customer service experience. Whether a customer has to deal with a frustrating phone order, an incomprehensible email, or repeating their personal information ten times to ten different agents, clients can lose interest in your brand due to poor customer service. But to be frank, it's actually not that complicated. In fact, the simple power of words and of course,…

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08 Sep 2017

Lessons Learned from Top Brands (2)

While we are avid readers of successful entrepreneur’s auto-biographies/manifestos, we also look out for setback stories within their memoirs. This allows us to avoid going down a similar path. Understanding the path of those you admire or people in positions you aspire enables you to tailor your trajectory based on their previous experiences. Consider each life story as bestowing upon you a lifetime worth of learning. Last time we brought…

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18 Aug 2017

Lessons learned from Top Brands

We've all heard that experience is the best teacher. However, as an organization, there are certain things you should not experience first-hand as you and your company might not live to tell the story. As much as possible, you should avoid learning things the hard way; it is best to learn from the experiences of others. Taking a journey down memory lane, we highlighted two huge branding/PR mistakes made by…

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07 Aug 2017

Proofreading Signs You May Need

So yeah, this post on ‘proofreading signs’ might not be of immediate interest to everyone because it may not be regarded as valuable or important. However, it's worth bookmarking for reference sake, and for general posterity. Why? image by  Steven Heller ( http://www.printmag.com/typography/proofreading-marks-designers-should-know/ ) Back in the day—yes say 10-15 years ago, before the computers replaced office equipment like the typewriter, manual paste-up using hot wax and galleys of type on bromide, plate-making…

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