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Speak's Adoption Assistance Work Perk (Video)

Adoption assistance as a work perk Working at Speak comes with several benefits: fun team, Mac computers, half-day Fridays and even adoption assistance.  Part of the mission here is a commitment to doing good. And doing good goes beyond our everyday operations and projects.  BJ is one of a few team members who has adopted and received assistance from Speak - assistance in the form of monetary compensation and flexible time to fulfill adoption requirements. For BJ and... Read More
Posted by Trent Erwin at Friday, November 11, 2016 | 0 comments

Stop in the name of ❤️: How 😂 Became the New 'LOL'

Marketing with Emojis can boost engagement and interest from fans online. If you're a frequent texter, at some point you've probably downloaded the emoji keyboard on your phone, and they've slowly made their way into everyday conversations. Much like LOL or TTYL took over pagers and instant messagers, emojis have become a language all on their own. Over the last year or so, emojis have been making their way into the mainstream, with popular platforms like Facebook and... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen at Tuesday, September 13, 2016 | 0 comments

Generation Z: What Marketers Need to Know

As a millennial, I’m used to hearing that term to describe a lot of things. The term itself is widely-used, and I see both negative and positive connotations daily. For instance, the following are just a few of the headlines published in the last couple of weeks: Why Employers Need to Empathize with 'Entitled' Millennials - Fortune Martha Stewart Still Confused About What Millennials Are Exactly - Vanity Fair Six Things Millennials Need To Perform At Their Best ... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen at Monday, July 18, 2016 | 0 comments

Celebrating Speakiversaries with Our Business Development Team!

Whether or not your business is based on creating beautiful things like websites and mobile apps , an important function for any business is sales. Our business development team has many talented members, two of which are celebrating major Speakiversaries this week! Matt Roberts joined the team 10 years ago this week, coming from Mississippi to Memphis. Throughout his tenure, Matt has filled a couple roles within Speak including Account Manager and Sales. In his current role as Director of... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen at Monday, April 18, 2016 | 0 comments

Digital Agency, Digital Office: Making Remote Working Work

How does working remotely work for me? Over the years, the idea of a digital agency has evolved. Since we’re working primarily online building websites, apps or creating strategies for social media, agencies have the opportunity to be more flexible. This includes more flexibility in locations, time of day, and allows a company to go after the best talent without being bound to a geographic area. Working remotely can definitely be a rewarding experience - but it comes with its own... Read More
Posted by Nikki Schroeher at Thursday, March 17, 2016 | 0 comments

Why You Should Expect More From Your Website

“All I want is a really simple website. It can be a one-pager, like my brochure, but just online.” I've spoken with plenty of people who are inquiring about our services but express this sentiment about their company's website. They have been told they have to have a website, but they don’t fully understand why, and they don’t think much effort needs to be put into the web design process or the content creation . They don’t yet realize that their website is the foundation for their... Read More
Posted by Matt Roberts at Friday, March 4, 2016 | 0 comments

We're Kickstarting this Year with a Focus: Business Productivity

At Speak Creative, we have a great team. We accomplish a great deal of work in a short amount of time. We have multiple projects being worked on by multiple teams on multiple timetables. It’s enough to make even the most organized person a bit crazy. During our recent planning retreat, as we worked on our goals for the company as a whole, we took time to focus on how to increase business productivity. What is business productivity? Business productivity is taking control of our time, our... Read More
Posted by Christy Leake at Thursday, January 21, 2016 | 0 comments

2015: A Year in the Life of Speak Creative

Here's looking at you, 2015. We designed and launched an all new madebyspeak.com , held a contest for nonprofits to win a website , went on our first ever Speak Halftime retreat and announced plans for a brand new building here in Memphis. We also welcomed 6 additional employees to become the largest Speak team ever, and we're looking forward to coming together for #SpeakWeek2016 early next week. More details on that to come, but before we ring in the new year, we wanted to give you a... Read More
Posted by Teresa Daniel at Thursday, December 31, 2015 | 0 comments

Doing Good - What It Means To Us

With just a few weeks left before 2015 come to an end, the team at Speak Creative has a lot to be thankful for. We have amazing clients who engage us on some cutting-edge, highly creative projects; our team is healthy and happy; and our families and friends bring us loads of joy. But we don’t want to end this year without sharing our talents to help drive good around us. On Giving Tuesday we launched Speak Up , a year-end campaign to help a Nashville area non-profit group enhance and... Read More
Posted by Amanda Evans at Wednesday, December 2, 2015 | 0 comments

Should I Choose the Yellow Pages? A Digital Strategist's Approach

Digital Marketing for Your Business Chances are you’ve been approached by a Yellow Pages (YP) consultant if you own your business or have any sort of marketing title. Whether it’s the first or tenth time you’ve heard the pitch, questions arise as to what are they selling and should you be buying? Their sales pitch is essentially this… Getting your site to rank online is hard Getting customers to interact with your brand is critical You don’t have time to master the tech... Read More
Posted by Amanda Evans at Wednesday, November 18, 2015 | 0 comments