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How to Get Paid for Proposals

How to Get Paid for Proposals

I think we all can admit that the proposal process is broken. Besides the fact that proposals are costly to the agency, time-consuming, and typically result in low close rates, they are also a terrible way to start a relationship. The agency doesn’t have enough…

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Netflix knows which pictures you’ll click on – and why…

Netflix knows which pictures you’ll click on – and why…

It’s still one of the great mysteries of the Internet: with the millions of images that bombard us on the web every day, what makes us click on one instead of another? Are some pictures universally appealing, or is art always a matter of personal…

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Inside three companies that are innovating flexible schedules

Inside three companies that are innovating flexible schedules

A new study by career site FairyGodBoss shows that, after compensation, flexible hours trump every other factor when women are deciding on a job offer, regardless of their age or whether they have children. A recent study by McKinsey & Company finds that millennials of…

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Why Your Company Should Do A “Work From Anywhere” Week

Why Your Company Should Do A “Work From Anywhere” Week

Soma’s CEO believes you shouldn’t have to choose between working remotely or in an office. Why not give your staff the best of both worlds? “Most offices are the average of what works for everyone,” says Mike Del Ponte, the founder of the water filter…

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How to market your business on Instagram

How to market your business on Instagram

While Instagram isn’t necessarily right for every business, for brands marketing products or services (e.g., food, fashion and photography) that could benefit from being seen, it can be a powerful marketing tool. However, with an average of 80 million photos being uploaded to the site…

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Have we killed advertising?

Have we killed advertising?

Believe it or not, advertising is dead. Or, at least, ‘advertising’ as we once we knew it is dead – and we might very well have killed it. The question that should be asked however, is not how this happened, but if we ever really…

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The Maker Movement

The Maker Movement

Ever heard of the Makelangelo? What about the Pebble; or Coolest? If you haven’t, don’t beat yourself up about it – it turns out they’re pretty smart, well-engineered inventions created to solve real-life, everyday problems. And just in case you were wondering, they are, in…

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Social Media Etiquette

Social Media Etiquette

In our fledgling digital world, a world of acronyms, idioms, hashtags and abbreviations, it often seems as though IRL* manners are virtually inapplicable. But online presence and a sense of decorum are (contrary to popular belief) not mutually exclusive. We know that social media is…

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The Post-Status Consumer

The Post-Status Consumer

Those who’ve kept up with the evolving consumer consciousness will know that screaming logos and brand name wears are so very early-2000s. It was a common dream. Popping your Versace sunglasses into your Guess bag and jumping into your Ferrari to drive to Franschhoek… these…

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5 Trends that will affect your business in the next 5 years

5 Trends that will affect your business in the next 5 years

There are so many exciting trends happening in the world and we thought we would collate 5 of our favourites that we believe will affect you and your business in the next 5 to 10 years. See how these trends can be incorporated into your…

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