Ryan Terry, a 21 year old marketing student at Vermont’s Champlain College hails from Oceanport, New Jersey, and has landed in our Montreal offices as intern. Here’s why we love him already. I decided early on that I would spend my spring semester studying abroad here in Montreal at one of Champlain Colleges satellite locations. [...]
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The 3 Information Management Styles, or How to identify an agency worker based on their web-surfing techniques
In this final installment of our 3 part series on managing your signal to noise ratio, we present a handy-dandy identification guide: How to identify which species of agency worker is which, based on their responses to the question: “how do you manage your information and inspiration sources?” Systematic vs organic. The more systematic, the [...]
In addition to the tools mentioned in last week’s post — bookmarks, RSS feeds, tumblr, Pocket, inbox aggregation, here are the 5 best tools we’ve found for managing your signal to noise ratio. Twitter: Your own twitter posts can serve as a personal stockpile or archive of interesting links/articles. You can save your tweets as [...]
Back in May, we posted about the crisis of info-static we face. With more and more noise out there in the webosphere, it gets harder to tune into a clean signal of valuable relevant information. As promised, we polled our creative team – from the productivity-oriented account managers to the inspiration-logged designers to the system-obsessed [...]
I walk into the kitchenette as our designer, Gary, is emptying some couscous from a plastic container onto a clean dish. He adjusts the pile, ‘plating it’, garnishes with lettuce, retrieves fresh-from-the-BBQ grilled sausages and sit back down at our workstation with a meal that looks like it’s come straight from the kitchen of a [...]
You can’t take the members of our team to bed with you. But this is the next best thing. We’ve compiled advice, tips and opinions for the Outdoor Sports and Tourism Industry into one sexy little tome that would enhance any bedside table. And it’s not just good-looking. It’s got substance too. To get your [...]
Viagra for Video: how to get it up and keep it up. / Viagra pour vidéos : comment exciter la curiosité des gens et la satisfaire.
Demand for video is up (from consumers, brands, marketing departments and the C-suite). But creating a good video/piece of digital content is resource intensive. So what should you be thinking about, before you hit the record button, to make sure you maximize your ROI? The aim of TED’s Ads Worth Spreading is to encourage a [...]
Fit to Be Shared: A Word of Mouth checklist. / Prêt à partager: Une liste de vérification « Bouche à oreille ».
Truism 1: Word of Mouth has always been at the heart of business growth. People trust recommendations from their friends, friends of friends, or other consumers, almost six times more than they trust brands and traditional advertisements. Truism 2: Social Media is word of mouth on steroids. If you can create a buzzworthy destination marketing [...]