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Our latest collaboration: Hightail is now OpenText™

In February, we announced the exciting news that Hightail was acquired by OpenText™, a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM). This news opens many new doors for Hightail and our customers.   Over the past three years, since the release of Hightail’s creative collaboration features (Hightail Spaces), we’ve designed an...

It all kicked off at Hightail’s FIFA 17 tournament

In what has now become an annual tradition, Hightail celebrated the launch of the latest release in EA’s FIFA series by hosting a video game tournament. This time, we ventured out to the fantastic AFKgg Gamer Lounge in San Jose and invited friends and local gamers to take on Hightail’s finest…

Hightail Terms of Service update: September 2016

Woo…hoo. A Terms of Service update, how exciting…am I right? Guys? Guys? Where did everyone go? OK, we get that nobody is very interested in reading Terms of Service agreements but because this stuff does matter, we wanted to let you know about our recent update (the full text is…

Unleashing the power of collaboration with Polycom

Polycom is a collaboration communications provider headquartered in San Jose, California. We spoke with Senior Video Production Manager, Tim Rose, about life as a punk rocker, the importance of the production process and how Hightail changed the way Polycom gets feedback on videos. Polycom helps organizations unleash the power of...

Put on a show: four tips for presenting your work

During the process of rebranding as Hightail, we worked with creative agency, Siegel+Gale, to replace our outdated moniker, YouSendIt. The agency has been responsible for changing Master Charge to MasterCard and named the BlackBerry, so we knew we were in good hands. After much research and discussion, a meeting was…

Four must-have digital tools for creative marketers

Byong Bark is Creative Director at social media marketing firm, Social Envi. He shares the four tools that he relies on every day to create successful social campaigns for clients including Belkin, eHarmony and hot sauce connoisseurs, Tapatío. There used to be a lot of yelling. Not so much because…

Eight tips for beating deadlines

In a recent survey of creative professionals conducted by Hightail, we found that an astonishing 34% of people had missed a deadline in the past 12 months. Yet this figure is not that remarkable when you consider how complex creative projects are these days. To make an impact in today’s…

Creative collaboration is going Spaces

Today, I’m excited to announce the general release of Spaces, our new creative collaborative platform. Having launched a beta version of Spaces earlier in the year, we’re now ready to open it up to the wider world of creative professionals, from design firms and ad agencies to marketing departments and…

Eight productivity apps your business should be using

We all want to use the hours of our working day more effectively. But who has time to try out the myriad of productivity apps that could help make you more efficient? To help narrow down your options, we’ve selected eight of the best ways to solve common workplace challenges….

Connect Spaces to Hightail

  Our latest beta release of Hightail Spaces is a big one for existing Hightail users. Now when you’re logged in to www.hightail.com, you can access Spaces directly from the main navigation bar and sign in using your Hightail username and password. You will also be able to upload files to…

Seven digital tools changing how ad agencies work

One of the pleasures of watching Mad Men was stepping back into a world free of digital technology. Don Draper’s desk often contained nothing more than a telephone, potted plant, notepad and, of course, a whiskey glass. The few new technologies introduced are viewed with a mixture of awe and…

Five creative process tools for the right-brain marketer

19th century department store tycoon John Wanamaker is credited with inventing the money-back guarantee, hiring the first full-time copywriter and being the first retailer to realize the power of full-page newspaper ads. Despite his belief in the power of advertising, this pioneer of modern marketing was also enough of realist…

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