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Halloween Tricks and Tips from the Speak Creative Team

Tomorrow's halloween- time to take the kiddos to stock up on candy, dress up in our most ghoulish gear and indulge in a little spook. The holidays are officially here, and as you may have read last week on our blog , being efficient with our time is more important than ever! To help your team with its efficiency, we've created a roadmap of our favorite web or tech hacks that help us save time during our daily grind. These tricks  are sure to make your next experience online a ... Read More
Posted by Teresa Daniel at Friday, October 30, 2015

Creating End of Year Movement For Your Organization

With less than 50 work days left in the calendar year, everyone is hustling to make the most of 2015. Around here we are focused on two things: Ending 2015 strong. Starting 2016 stronger. I would bet your company is much like ours. As Director of People and Operations, a major focus of mine for the end of the year is helping our team make the most of the time we have left in achieving the goals we set at the beginning of the year, and creating an outlook for an even... Read More
Posted by Christy Leake at Thursday, October 22, 2015

“Hello my name is…”

Making an impression through your digital presence What makes your business great? Take a moment to think about what you would tell someone who is interested in your business and what sets you apart from everyone else-- your “elevator pitch”, if you will. Chances are you’ve got a great team, you have great products and provide great services, and most likely, you attract great customers, too. Does that sound familiar? I see you nodding your head in agreement. And you’re probably... Read More
Posted by Megan Jones at Friday, September 4, 2015

Something's Gotta GIF: How to Beat the Midday Slump

Unlike most offices, we meet the mid-afternoon slump head on at Speak and transform it into a spark of energy. As an innovative digital agency, we know it’s important to keep the creative juices flowing all day long. We have a lunch break and unlimited coffee just like everyone else, but to really get the gears turning we sometimes engage in an afternoon GIF-off. To get a better idea of how seriously we take these legendary inner-office competitions, we asked the GIF Master himself, BJ... Read More
Posted by B.J. Maxwell at Thursday, August 13, 2015

5 Essential Things to Check Before Site Launch

You think your T's are crossed, your I's are dotted and your website is ready for launch. This is the most exciting time for our clients, where we see all of the hard work come to fruition. Before we press 'go' and send your site off into orbit, there's a few things we want to make sure you think about prior to launch that can have a major impact on your website's success. Analytics Setup When your site launches, you'll anxiously wait for the calls to start rolling in, Facebook and... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen at Friday, April 24, 2015

Smartphones Usage Is Up 11%: How Advanced Mobile Apps and the IoT are Advancing Growth

If you are alive, breathing and reading this blog, it's likely that you own a smartphone. Each day new apps and programs are launched, changing the way we use them. With all of the new ways to interact, the cell phone isn't just for talking anymore. What was the last function you performed on your phone? Chances are, it wasn't a phone call but rather a text, an email, or an app. Smartphone usage across the US is continuing to soar. According to Statista, an estimated 182.6 million consumers... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen at Tuesday, February 24, 2015

8 Tips for Better Domain Management

Imagine this: You have a medium sized business who has been around in your market for nearly 10 years. You have a good reputation for your products and services and have steady web traffic that is continually increasing. One day, your phone rings, and it’s a customer frantic that your site is down and he can’t order online like he has done in the past. Sure that it’s a temporary glitch with your host, you take a moment to login to your admin portal and that’s when you notice: it’s as if your... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen at Thursday, February 12, 2015

8 Web Design and Content Writing Tools We Can't Live Without

With a bunch of techies around the office, we're constantly sharing great sites that help us with common daily tasks. (Did you know there's now an i Phone keyboard made entirely of gifs ?!) We are constantly finding new sites, so I've rounded up a few of the favorites that range from writing to social media tools to how people are using your website.   Buffer Buffer is a tool that helps you manage all of your social channels from one spot. Much like Hootsuite or... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen at Thursday, October 9, 2014

Fall 2014's State of Digital [Infographic]

It's hump day! We're half way though the workweek, and halfway though September. We know that summer is now officially over and before we know it, we'll start seeing holiday campaigns popping up for brands nationally and locally. Before the holiday season starts, it's a great time to perform a digital checkup to make sure your  website design , social and search engine optimization strategies are firmly in place. Are the initiatives you planned at the beginning of the year still... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen at Wednesday, September 17, 2014

A Look at WWDC 2014 from our own Senior Application Developer, Matt Grayson

We’ve asked our resident tech guru Matt Grayson to provide some insights for the rest of us from his experience a couple weeks ago at the  Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) that took place June 2-6. To see what his take on everything from what’s ahead for the future of technology to his favorite Apple product, see below. Why as a developer is it so important to attend a conference like this? WWDC provides developers with a means of learning about the... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen at Monday, June 23, 2014