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Finding Inspiration in the Changing Face of Storytelling

Posted on June 5, 2015 by Stephanie Malkus

Topics: Social Media, Content, Graphics

It’s not news that increasing numbers of people are turning to social media as a primary source for daily news. This week’s latest report from Pew confirmed this trend with stats on millennials and political news, finding that an astounding ...

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Sixty Seconds for Social: The GIF that Keeps on Giving

Posted on February 20, 2015 by Stephanie Malkus

Topics: Social FAQ, Social Media, Graphics

This Sunday, many of us will tune into the Oscars to see the best films of the year honored for their greatness. It’s a wonderful reminder of the universal pull of the visual. But filmmakers aren’t the only ones receiving praise for moving pictures ...

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Sixty Seconds for Social: The World Is Your Canvas With Canva

Posted on August 15, 2014 by Stephanie Malkus

Topics: Social FAQ, Social Media, Graphics

Canva, a new, easy-to-use design site (and my new favorite thing) lets you easily design your own posters, invitations, cards, website graphics, infographics or even multiple-page presentations. Whether you're working on adding visuals to your blog ...

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Sixty Seconds for Social: Getting GIF-y With It

Posted on June 20, 2014 by Katie Niemiec

Topics: Social Media, Graphics

If you've browsed your Tumblr lately, you've probably seen a boat load of GIFs dominating your feed. For those of you are aren't familiar with GIFs, they are video animations using video or images to create a short-form clip. Many times these are ...

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Elevating your Brand Through the Power of Visual Storytelling

Posted on January 22, 2013 by Colleen Irish

Topics: Content, Graphics

With the Golden Globes behind us, and the Oscars just around the corner, it’s time to place bets on which film productions are most awards-worthy. One visual story you may not be familiar with, John Branch’s “The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek,” is a ...

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