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The No. 1 Thing You’re Forgetting About Video Storytelling Could Sink Your Brand

Last December, Adweek profiled Graham Nelson, Vox Media’s branded content division leader. If you read it, you probably got pulled into the …

Marketing

Marketers and Agencies Are Struggling to Find Top Talent, Even as Spending Increases

While marketing budgets continue to grow, agencies and marketers both say finding top talent remains a problem.<p>A recent New Year Outlook survey by …

Advertising Industry

'Fake Tattoos By Real Artists': The Creators Behind Tattly's Wearable Art

Temporary art sounds like a tough sell. But for wearable art brand Tattly, designs don’t need to last forever to leave a mark.<p>Founded in 2011 by Swiss design blogger Tina Roth Eisenberg, the Brooklyn-based company sells fanciful, nontoxic temporary tattoos designed by professional artists around …

Ho Chi Minh City

10 Instagram Tools to Help You Build Your Following in 2018

Successful brands and influencers have used these tools in order to generate sizable Instagram audiences in no time.<p>What do the world's best brands and most successful influencers have in common? One comonality is a massive Instagram following that can be mobilized at the drop of a hat to take a …

The Four Most Compelling Design Trends for 2018

In anticipation of the new year, we at 99designs sit down every December as a team to predict design trends for the upcoming year. Of course, we …

10 New Principles Of Good Design

Dieter Rams’s design principles get a 21st-century update.<p>2017 was a year of reckoning for the design community. UX became a weapon, AI posed countless new challenges, and debate erupted over once rock-solid design paradigms. Even some of the industry’s leading lights suggested their revolutionary …

20 Apps That Will Make Your Instagram Photos Look So Much Better

Instagram is known as much for its photo-sharing features as it is for its photo-editing tools. Think about it: Before Instagram came around, if you …

8 great graphic design portfolio sites for 2018

Whoever your graphic design portfolio site is aimed at, you have to remember that people’s time and attention is limited. Employers, to take one …

Graphic Design

5 Ways to Boost Your ROI on Content Marketing

Save your money and time while helping you grow your business.<p><i>By Jared Atchison, co-founder of WPForms.</i><p>Looking to level up your content marketing program to grow your business? Creating a successful strategy can be time-consuming. However, by adding the right tools to your arsenal, you can save …

Marketing

Spotify for typographers font library launches

Typeface collections are a fundamental yet expensive asset for designers. This might have caused some creatives (whisper it) to steal fonts in the …

Typography

This Entrepreneur Used Social Media to Build an International Brand. Here Are 5 Things You Can Learn From Him

Mitch Jackson leveraged the power of social media and live streaming to take his brand from local to international. Here's what you can learn from it.<p>When you hear the word 'law', a lot of things come to mind. More than likely, none of those things are the phrase 'social media', but that didn't …

Public Relations

5 Ways to Build an Audience for Your Blog and 10 Ways to Make Money Once You Have

To succeed as a blogger you must be diligent, methodical and have something to say people are interested in hearing.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're looking to start a blog, or …

Marketing

How to Start a Blog and Make Money Online

Starting a blog isn't hard. Generating traffic and making a profit is.<p>Ever thought about launching your own blog? Ever wondered what it takes, not only to start up that blog, but also to successfully build it over time to make money online or generate a passive income? Clearly, you're not alone. …

An Early Warning Sign to Change Your Social Media Strategy

Treating social media as just another marketing channel? Tread lightly. A user revolt is brewing.<p>Fake. It's a word that gets mentioned a lot these days when we talk about social media. Fake news. Fake followers. Real people sharing fake, filtered versions of their lives.<p>It's enough to make you stop …

Public Relations

After watching over 50 TED talks, these insights have stuck with me the most

Watch over 50 TED talks across several years — as I have, obsessively — and you begin to think a little differently about the world.<p>Not every talk is awe-inspiring or illuminating, but the best ones have changed how I think about education, business, psychology, and human behavior.<p>Here are some of …

Self-improvement

5 SEO Pro Tips for Your Photo Website

Whether you’re just starting your photography career or have years of experience, being found in search engines is <i>critical</i> to accomplishing your …

The Truth About ‘Shot on iPhone’-Style Ads

Have you ever been disappointed that your smartphone’s camera doesn’t quite live up to the shots seen in commercials? “Shot on a Smartphone” often …

Phones

Why Cannes Lions Is a Showcase of Marketing’s Future

As a former technology entrepreneur and a management consultant, I never planned on going into advertising. When Huge started out as a small digital …

Advertising Industry

20 great free resources for learning typography

Whatever design discipline you work in, a decent knowledge and understanding of typography is one of the most important things you need to …

TED Talk: Why Brainstorms Lead to Unoriginal Ideas, and What to Do Instead

In one of the sharpest talks at TED 2017, viral music video veterans OK Go explain why brainstorming isn't the best route to smart, original ideas<p>For all the great talks I saw live at TED 2017, most focused on executing ideas brilliantly after you have them. But how exactly do you get those …

Creativity

20 Tools To Help You Create Beautiful Color Palettes

Colors not only reflect your ideas, virtues and add a great visual effect but highly influence human emotions and behavior. However, choosing the right color palette for your project, website or business can be a difficult task.<p>Lucky for you, today I’m sharing a list of 20 tools to help you create …

Graphic Design

Incredible Graphic Design Process for a Poster by Partee Design

The best way to learn is by seeing how people do the work that inspires us. Nowadays there are many ways to learn about design, there are sites with …

Graphic Design

The best new graphic design tools of 2017 so far

Whether it’s new versions of well-known software, or totally new apps from startup companies, new tools for graphic designers are coming out all the …

Graphic Design

10 best new web design tools for April 2017

There's good news this month for Foundation users: the team has released a library of UI components you can download, edit and plug into your site to …

PlayStation Vue

This is Why You Need to Work With Microinfluencers

Want to boost engagement and conversions? What if you could generate maximum ROI for minimal cost?<p>You have probably heard of at least one or two social media influencers, right? Michelle Phan, PewDiePie, Shonduras, Cara Delevingne, Ryan Higa, Zach King... ringing any bells? What about …

Marketing

Still Don't Believe In Influencer Marketing? Amazon Just Showed Us The Future

Content, content, buy here.<p>Many people don't know that behind Amazon's brilliant marketplace is an army of affiliate links from websites all over the world. It is a key pillar in how they drive traffic and sales.<p>If you don't know what an affiliate link is, it's a link that tracks where the traffic …

Marketing

Why Design Thinking Matters More in Business Than Ever

How do businesses let design inform or even lead their strategy? Should every company have their own chief design officer? And what role should …

Three Trends That Are Shaping the Future of Advertising

Digital advertising technology is changing rapidly, but advertisers can stay ahead of the curve by focusing on long-term industry trends instead of hot ad tech innovations.<p>New communication technology --including social media, wearables, virtual reality -- is turning the advertising industry upside …

Innovation

Forget Coding: Writing Is Design’s “Unicorn Skill”

In a new report, John Maeda explains why writing is a must-have skill for designers.<p>These days many designers can code–an increasingly important skill for landing a job. But few are just as fluent in their own language as they are in Javascript. That presents a serious problem in terms of design. …

3 Surprising Ways to Unlock Your Creativity

Creativity isn't a skill, it's a state of mind.<p>Founders of The Flow Genome Project<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creativity tops the heap. It’s the apex of “21st-century skills,” or those skills considered essential for children to thrive today. It’s the same ability …

Creativity