• 06Jul

    Fun Stuff Friday!

    06 July 2012   Kristen   0 Comments

    It's been a glorious 4th of July week, hasn't it? Most of you were probably on vacation, but we here at GLAD WORKS were hard at work on all of your projects, plus we found some fun stuff for you today.

    Please enjoy!

    Andre:  If you've ever wondered how they make fast food look soooo delicious in photos, this is the post for you!  It's a behind the scenes video at a fast food photo shoot. Say cheeseburger!

  • 10Jul

    Combining Colors to Tell Your Story

    10 July 2012   Kristen     2 Comments

    Once you’ve chosen a color for your design project that communicates all the right things, then what? Certainly that can’t be the ONLY color you use in your whole design!

    Well, it’s not. Today we’re going to explore the topic of color combinations!

    When combined with other colors, each color helps work to tell a story. Just like with words, you can’t tell a story with only one sentence--you need a few others in there to help support it. Below, you’ll find a few examples of what we’re talking about to help us demonstrate what we mean.

  • 12Jul

    Fun Stuff Friday!

    12 July 2012   Kristen   0 Comments

    Brittany: Sometimes I read something and I get really angry with myself because I didn't write it myself.  This one is for all you literary folks out there. Texts from Jane Eyre. I die...

    Kristen: I love these past, present, and potential future logos of major companies.  How will logos evolve in a few years?

  • 17Jul

    Quality Assurance in Digital Marketing: A GLAD WORKS Guide to Awesome

    17 July 2012   Kristen     3 Comments

    It used to be that when you wanted to do some marketing, you’d come up with a plan, nail down some messaging, develop collateral, and BAM! Marketing. But in today’s digital landscape, what you do and how well you do it are critical to the success of your campaign. Quite often, in the digital space, you only have one chance to impress your customers, so you can’t afford to waste time with malfunctioning links, difficult navigation, and error messages.

  • 19Jul

    Fun Stuff Friday!

    19 July 2012   Kristen   0 Comments

    Andre: The Instagram for video idea just got way more exciting with this social 60-second video sharing platform called Ptch.

  • 19Jul

    Staying Connected—Even on Vacation

    19 July 2012   Adam     0 Comments

    * This post originally appeard at iPhone Life where Adam is a featured blogger.

    You guys know me pretty well by now, so you know that I’m a business owner. With that comes the complete inability to ever take a total vacation from work. So, when I do go on vacation, I have to take my office with me. Today I’m going to share with you a few tips on how to set up your mobile office so you can keep things moving and grooving while you’re catching some rays on vacation.

  • 20Jul

    A GLAD WORKS Perspective on ‘The Pitch’

    20 July 2012   Kristen     0 Comments

    Have you ever seen or watched an advertisement for something and wondered, “how’d they come up with that?” Well, there’s a Sunday night reality TV show on AMC that airs right after our beloved Mad Men and it answers that very question. It’s called The Pitch and it’s our new favorite.

  • 20Jul

    Fun Stuff Friday!

    20 July 2012   Kristen   0 Comments

    Andre: "A good story is more than simply the sum of its parts," says acclaimed documentary film maker, Ken Burns in this fantastic interview.  Even if you're not familiar with his work, you'll still 

  • 31Jul

    Facebook Promoted Posts and You

    31 July 2012   Kristen     0 Comments

    Starting in late May, Facebook rolled out a new feature called Promoted Posts. It’s a way for you to pay for an individual post to be seen in more of your fans’ news feeds, and it may be a nice little option for you to consider taking advantage of as part of your social media marketing mix.

    Here’s the 411!

    What is a Promoted Post, exactly?