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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

What Is NAP & How Can You Make the Most of It?

First, What Is NAP?  This isn't some confusing online marketing tactic. It's a fundamental, but incredibly important component of successful online marketing and SEO. NAP stands for "Name, Address, Phone." It's that simple. The name, address and phone number of your business or organization must be consistent across the web. If not, then it's a confusing mess for searchers and for search engines as well.  For example, here is our NAP info... Read More
Posted by Trent Erwin at Friday, October 28, 2016 | 0 comments

Our Top Takeaways from Creative Works 2016

  Last week, three of us from the Creative team had the opportunity to attend the Creative Works Conference here in Memphis to get inspired and tap into the creative process of other pros. We heard from and interacted with creatives from Facebook, Nike Jordan shoes, Reach Records, Kid President, and more who are making waves with their brands.  We were reminded why we create and how to create even on days when the creative tank doesn't quite feel full. We... Read More
Posted by Trent Erwin at Friday, October 14, 2016 | 0 comments

Speak Goes To Washington: Digital Summit DC Conference 2016

Speak’s Digital Marketing team recently attended the sold-out conference, Digital Summit DC , which took place in our nation’s capital. The conference brought together digital marketers from across the globe (with attendees from as far away as India!) to discuss shared trends and challenges in the digital space. With presenters from well-known companies – such as the Washington Post , National Geographic , IBM, Twitter, Refinery 29, Bitly, and Living Social –... Read More
Posted by Digital Marketing Team at Monday, October 10, 2016 | 0 comments

This 33% of Website Activity Can Truly Benefit Your Organization - More on Video

Video consumption accounts for one third of all website activity. YouTube is the second largest search engine. Video populates all social media streams and is growing at amazing speeds. So, if video is so popular among web users, how can you incorporate it into your digital marketing? And how does it really benefit your organization? Your Brand Personality On Camera Like other marketing strategies, there isn’t a one-size-fits all solution for video. While there are... Read More
Posted by Trent Erwin at Monday, October 3, 2016 | 0 comments

Making Sense of the Web’s Most Powerful Content — Video

Why is Netflix bingeworthy? Why is YouTube the second largest search engine on the web? Because video content is so rich and captivating. It’s the only form of content we have to capture both auditory and visual senses in one. While text content (what you’re reading here) is crucial to all digital marketing strategies, video content is blowing up on the digital scene. Facebook live videos are here. Twitter live videos are here. Instagram videos can now be 60 seconds (not to... Read More
Posted by Trent Erwin at Tuesday, September 27, 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

Meet Abi and Trent: Speak Team adds Two More in Q3

We're nearing Q4, which is always a time of reflection on the year, but until then we're running full steam ahead. Thanks to our amazing clients that are choosing us for all things digital, including web design , development and digital marketing  we're seeing continued growth. Along with the growth comes an expansion of our team. Recently we've added two new members to our team, in new positions that will help us service our clients better. Abi Devins joins our... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen at Tuesday, August 30, 2016 | 0 comments

Using Test-Driven Development to Deliver Stable Software (and win at Jenga!)

Few table-top games raise a player’s blood pressure more than Jenga. Knowing that every move could bring the whole thing to a violent crash is both terrifying and exhilarating. Well, in software development, it’s just terrifying. Every code change comes with a risk that the new functionality will either not work entirely as expected or break pieces of existing functionality. But that doesn’t change the fact that our clients expect stable, reliable software, and that... Read More
Posted by Jacob Sowles at Friday, August 26, 2016 | 0 comments

Google AdWords Guide For Business: Let's Start Bidding

If you are new to Google AdWords or SEM (search engine marketing) and are looking for a simple, easy to understand guide, look no further. TL;DR: in this guide, we’re going to look at the core components of the Google AdWords platform, answer some common questions and discuss what it takes to run a successful ad campaign. A week ago, I sent a questionnaire to our account managers and business developers. I asked them to compile a list of the most common questions... Read More
Posted by Michael Morgan at Thursday, August 18, 2016 | 0 comments