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Death by 1000 cuts: 6 tips for a better video review process

Video projects are often made or broken in the edit suite, which makes each review of a new cut critical to success. Collaboration is important but when feedback isn’t clear or too open to interpretation, each new edit will probably fail to deal with the client’s real issues. Ineffective reviews often lead...

4 ways to foster collaboration

Teamwork is the cornerstone of most businesses, especially those that create content (and isn’t every company in the content game these days?). After all, engaged, talented professionals contributing their diverse talents, skills and points of view reap rewards for the business. But teamwork can be hard. A survey by talent...

Our top 10 productivity posts of 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, what better time to look back at some of the most popular blog posts we published this year. From productivity tips and infographics about the creative process to advice on dealing with clients and relationships with agencies, we covered a lot this year. Here are...

Go all-in: ensuring adoption for your new creative process

Image copyright: Alan O'Rourke @ audiencestack.com “You won’t be successful with a collaboration solution until there’s 100% adoption” Evan Shore--Vice President/Creative Systems Manager, Arnold Worldwide My head got a workout nodding to this quote from a panel discussion at the recent Henry Stewart Creative Operations conference in LA. With terabytes...

The hidden costs of a broken creative process

The Hidden Cost of Broken Creative Process from Hightail on Vimeo. Have you ever stopped to think about how that 7th round of creative review is costing you? And I’m not just talking about your out-of-pocket cost for the agency or freelance creatives you’re working with on your campaign. There’s also…

Creative is complicated (infographic)

Taking a creative idea from concept to completion is never a straightforward journey. This infographic shows just how messy creative collaboration can be and how Hightail simplifies the process. For more information on how Hightail can enhance creative collaboration at your marketing organization, visit www.hightail.com.

Visual resonance: 4 ways to make the most of your social graphics

It’s a well-established fact that images power greater social engagement. For example, posts with photos receive 53% more likes on Facebook than those without. But if everyone is using the power of visuals on social media, how do you stand out? We asked Skyler Crabill, Digital Strategist at marketing agency, Epicosity, for…

Take your workflow back to school

Now that the kids are all back at school and reinstalled in their daily educational routine, you should consider some opportunities for your own development. September is fast becoming the new New Year – a time where people’s thoughts turn to improving how they work. Now that the hazy days of summer…

The agency game: eight ways to leave your vendor

“It’s not you, it’s me.” “I’ve met someone else.” “I just need some space.” Breaking up is never easy but sometimes it needs to be done. If a relationship isn’t working out, remaining together isn’t healthy for either party. Only by admitting that things have soured and ending the affair…

The agency game: 10 tips for working with agencies

So far in The agency game, I’ve provided reasons why your business should consider working with an agency and then some tips on choosing the right one for you. If you’ve now gone and hired an agency, congratulations. The hard work has only just begun. Despite the romantic ideal of…

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