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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

SEO Copywriting: A Content Writing Guide for your blog and website content

It’s 2016, I am pretty sure you know by now that in order to have a significant online presence, you need to have a blog.  The #1 reason business owners do not blog is time to value ratio. I hear all the time “Alex, I am not going to spend 3 or 4 hours writing a blog that no one will read.” I get it, I really do and it’s the reason why marketing, research and content strategy jobs are 3 of the top 10 fastest growing jobs , according to CNN.  At Speak, we do not approach... Read More
Posted by Digital Marketing Team at Thursday, February 25, 2016

Social Media Week and What We're Expecting

In the world of social media, it seems that each week we're learning about a new app, a new must-have filter, a new way to advertise or a new feature for our favorite network (hello multi-login on Instagram! It's SO great to meet you). If you have accounts across multiple social networks, you know it's a lot to manage on a daily basis. Multiplying that by amazing clients in all realms of the world, from churches to orthodontists to restaurants, and that time spent only multiplies. Lucky for... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen at Thursday, February 18, 2016

Digital Spring Cleaning: How to Improve Your Homepage Design

Whether selling products, advocating for a cause, or positioning your business as an industry leader, your website should contain plenty of content to communicate the depth of your expertise and the value of your brand. However, attempting to cram everything onto your homepage is not only ineffective, but also it can overwhelm users and cause them to keep moving. Just like each of the possessions in your house, every piece of content for your website should have a place of its own. You... Read More
Posted by Megan Jones at Thursday, February 11, 2016

Become a Master Text Wrangler with Regular Expressions

We interact with text everyday. Emails, text messages, sales proposals, spreadsheets - it’s all just characters strung together at the end of the day. If you work with text on a daily basis, you're likely always looking for a way to make changes faster, to stop repeating tasks over and over again, and to feel productive as you write or make changes to bulk blocks of text.  What is a Regular Expression? Regular expressions are tools built into almost every text processing... Read More
Posted by Kevin Reed at Wednesday, February 3, 2016

SEO Guide for 2016: Content, Usability & Amplification

Around this time last year, we wrote about 10 SEO tips to pay attention to in 2015 . It’s that time of the year again. Which means, it's time to reevaluate the world of SEO. We're going to take a look at all of the changes Google made in 2015 and focus on some SEO tips for 2016. If you are new to SEO, we’re going to dive into a basics SEO tutorial before we get to the good stuff. If you are more advanced, there is some good stuff in here too. So without further ado, let's dive into how SEO... Read More
Posted by Michael Morgan at Monday, January 25, 2016

New Website Design Launch: Museum of Life and Science - Durham, North Carolina

Imagine this: 84-acres of interactive science park where everyone from young children to seniors can enjoy a two-story science center, one of the largest butterfly conservatories on the East Coast and several beautifully landscaped outdoor exhibits which serve as safe havens for rescued black bears, lemurs and endangered red wolves. Additionally, other attractions include over 60 species of live animals as well as a railway and a dinosaur trail. Sounds like a dream, am I right? If you’re... Read More
Posted by Kindra Svendsen at Monday, January 25, 2016

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

Mobile App Development Grows with Beacon Technology

By now I’m sure you’ve heard something about beacons and how they’re being used across a variety of industries from fashion and retail, to concert venues and other attractions. Marketers are beginning to leverage this new technology in a variety of ways to add value to their mobile app and appeal to customers, as well as to gain insight for themselves about demographics and user behavior. With this technology being still fairly new, only two or three years old, early adopters are learning... Read More
Posted by CJ Jordan at Monday, January 18, 2016

SiteWrench is Not as Intimidating as You Think

As the dedicated “support guru” on our SiteWrench website platform, I’m here to convince you that our content management system (CMS) is not as intimidating as you think. I started out as a client just like you, with no formal education in computer science or technology. When I was first introduced to SiteWrench, I feared that this custom CMS was somehow meant for “savvy computer people.” You know the type – people who code Minecraft and hack into the CIA. Those people. I discovered very... Read More
Posted by Nicole Davis at Friday, January 15, 2016