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Address COVID-19 With Video Content

Ty Stinson and I serve as the cinematographers here at Speak Creative. We were asked to put together a blog on how organizations can address the impact of COVID-19 through video content. True to our craft, we put together a vlog instead. Check out our tips for how to take your organization online using video:  Let's Chat  Do you want to utilize video content but aren't sure where to start? Have you already captured video footage but need our help to make... Read More
Posted by Jordan Dudek at Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Blah, Blah, Blogs

Do blogs have any value and does anyone read them?   If you’ve ever questioned or brushed off the idea of writing a blog for your website, you're not alone. In our media-saturated culture, that’s bursting with videos and podcasts, it can be difficult to see the value of long-form, written content. Even users shamelessly admit to looking past content with the trending acronym TL;DR, which means “too long; didn’t read.” Despite the... Read More
Posted by Megan Jones at Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Getting Good at Google My Business

If you haven’t heard of Google My Business you’ve definitely experienced it. Google My Business is a free listing service that allows your business to show up when people search for it on Google or Maps. Curious about what makes a good listing? We’re glad you asked.  If you’re already a pro at Google My Business, we’ll highlight the most important parts of your listing to keep up to date.  Claim Your Listing The first thing you’ll... Read More
Posted by Jessica Freeman at Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Lean Into Live Stream — Practical Tips To Implement Today

U.S. adults now spend nearly 6 hours per day watching video. The span (5:57) represents an 11-minute increase in video consumption, according to Nielsen . Cisco estimates that 82% of all internet traffic will be video by 2022. According to Forrester , users watch live video 10 to 20 times longer than on-demand content, making live streaming a powerful way to deliver interactive content. Do I have your attention yet? I thought so. Incorporating live streaming into your social... Read More
Posted by Jessica Freeman at Monday, March 23, 2020

Compassionate, creative leaders in the face of crisis

In light of COVID-19, I wanted to share a few things that are top of mind for me as a business leader. First, I am reminded of the resilience I’ve watched my team, along with the rest of America, possess through challenges we’ve faced in the past. From years ago as a young entrepreneur during 9/11, to the tornadoes that ripped through Nashville just weeks ago, we’ve come out on the other side with greater empathy and strength than we had before. I can remember being at the... Read More
Posted by Jacob Savage at Friday, March 20, 2020

Creating for Engagement — No Stagnant Social Media Here

With everyone and their dog (literally my best friend’s dog has an Instagram) using social media, it can be tough to cut through the noise. Sure you have social media platforms but what is your measure of success? At Speak, we run social media for several organizations and prioritize engagement as a key to an effective social media presence. Here are a couple of things that we ask ourselves to create strong engagement:   What should I keep in mind when creating engaging... Read More
Posted by Jessica Freeman at Thursday, March 19, 2020

What you need to know about ADA Compliance Online in 2019

What is ADA Compliance for your website? Online accessibility is a topic that many organizations are eager to tackle, but it’s easy to get wrapped up in the details of it all. Making your website ADA Compliant means that it passes a number of tests for accessibility, and allows differently-abled users to access your content with ease. The criteria for these tests are called Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, and they cover a number of technical details like: Color... Read More
Posted by Matt Roberts at Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Saving the Planet One Design at a Time

We’re gearing up for the 2019 AZA annual conference , by far our favorite event of the year, each and every year, where we learn more about what the amazing people working at AZA-member zoos and aquariums around the world are doing to save animals and conserve wildlife habitats. We have a special place in our hearts for organizations that are making the world a better place, and you won’t find a group of individuals as passionate and dedicated to their work as those who work... Read More
Posted by Sarah Vaughan at Sunday, September 8, 2019

Speak Creative Acquires RocketFuel, Strengthening Memphis Market Share

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Speak Creative Acquires RocketFuel, Strengthening Memphis Market Share Digital marketing agency scales local footprint with acquisition of area agency and talent.  Memphis, Tenn. (July 15, 2019) – Speak Creative, a nationally known digital agency located in Memphis and Nashville, announces the acquisition of RocketFuel, a Memphis-based creative agency. With the acquisition, Speak Creative increases bandwidth to provide both local and... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen at Monday, July 15, 2019

Checking Off 2018: Our Favorite Parts of the Year

Doesn’t it feel like the year just started? We can hardly believe the end of 2018 is near. What a great year it has been for our team here at Speak Creative. We have worked with awesome partners throughout the year and completed projects the whole team can be proud of. We worked together better than ever, refined processes that propelled us forward and just had fun together. Recently, we surveyed the team on their favorite parts of the year, and their answers affirmed that our theme of... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen at Tuesday, December 11, 2018