Tech

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29 Jun 2018

Content’s Race Against Time

We live in a time of more information but knowledge is sparse, and many suspect that it’s happening because content in the digital sphere is saturated and watered down for its assumed lower attention audience. This is understandable because everyone wants your attention on the internet and worthwhile social networks are limited. So, each social media platform has an average time content stays visible on the timeline. Twitter – 18…

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13 Apr 2018

Royalty-Free music sites for video creators

In the fast-paced world we live in, it is crucial to find new, unique ways to make your products/services stand out in the crowd. Video marketing is the way forward. It is a powerful and effective part of marketing strategy. The process of getting good video content can be hectic especially when it comes to getting royalty-free music. There’s nothing more annoying than working hard all day on a video…

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23 Mar 2018

WHAT’S NEXT FOR SNAPCHAT?

Snapchat is having a bit of a moment. In January, many Snapchat users woke up to an update on their Snapchat app. This didn’t go down well for the users. The update attracted heavy criticism as users complained that the app had become very confusing. Snapchat’s update amounted to a complete redesign of the app’s features and navigation. Even celebrities weren’t in support of this. Kylie Jenner, whose account is…

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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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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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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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7 Email Marketing Laws
21 Jul 2017

A Refresher on the 7 Email Marketing Laws

Quick question, did you know there’s a law about sending emails? Yes? No? Well, there is, and it’s called the CAN-SPAM Act. And if you’re “promoting or advertising commercial products or services through electronic communication,” you have to comply with the law or face some hefty penalties. HEAVY PENALTIES!!! Before we delve into those rules, (we are itching to), let’s take you through a crash course in History 101. Back…

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12 Jul 2017

Three Reasons Why We Loved Techplus 2017

It was indeed an interesting weekend; from fear of Evans being on the loose to the epic flood in parts of Lagos. Despite all the drama, Creative Studios made it to Techplus 2017, Africa’s largest technology conference and expo gathering.   Techplus is an innovative program that deals with the helping entrepreneurs, content creators and gamers to network, boost and promote their various brands through the application of technological advancement.…

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