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Design Trends of 2016

Just like bell-bottom jeans, Beanie Babies, and the “long hair on top with shaved sides” haircut for men currently (all the ladies, you know what I’m talking about), trends are something our culture will always adopt for a day, age, and time. Even the term “trend” has a new definition in the social world: “A topic that is subject to many posts on a social media website within a short period of time” (New Oxford American Dictionary).

Priorities for Nonprofits in 2016

According to www.nonprofitmarketingguide.com, there might be some differences within the workplace on where your company’s attention should be focused in 2016.

The Unfortunate Rep of Nonprofits

To be upfront, we’ll go ahead and give you the punch line:

Nonprofits, churches, and ministries tend to have something in common–a bad rap when it comes to marketing quality.

Free Design Resource

Often times when I’m in the middle of a design project, a brainstorm session, or curating content for a campaign, I wish I could hunt down the creator of Photoshop and have them download everything they know straight into my brain. I’m talking, “Let’s download your brain onto a flash drive, and then program it into my brain” …Please?

8 Ways to Avoid the “Case of the Mondays”

Even when you’re doing meaningful work, let’s be honest – it can sometimes be difficult to transition from a relaxing weekend back into the “swing of things” on a Monday morning at work.  But we’re not going to let that happen to you!  We’ve developed a list of methods proven to push aside the infamous “Case of the Mondays.”

Free Marketing Tools for 2016

Want a productive year? Work smarter not harder with these 8 tools in hand. Grab a cup of coffee, some programs that make your work more efficient, and a persistent spirit – and there’s nothing you can’t accomplish in 2016.

10 Ways to Grow Your Email List Exposure

Research suggests that on average your business’ email marketing database diminishes by about 25% every year.  This is partially due to contact email addresses changing over time or moving from one company to another.  Others may opt-out of your email communications or abandon an old email address they no longer use.  How do you keep your numbers growing, and not lose those valued contacts you worked so hard to capture?

Perfect Gift this Season? Make the World Better

What is the perfect holiday gift?  Small hint: it’s not stuff.  Rather, it’s an act of love; something which makes the world a better place.  This season as gifts are wrapped and exchanged, consider making a gift of time, heart, or funding for a deserving ministry or nonprofit.  For your viewing pleasure we’ve included a little video from Kid President on the “Perfect Gift.”