Are you unabashedly original or do you like to swim with the tide, so to speak? In the design-o-sphere, a trend can go from on-point to passé in a single season. But in real life, it can take much longer before a trend becomes stale, if ever. Some trends will take off and crash land from being too “out there” or impractical while others will wither on the vine from being bland and uninspired.Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
At Alchemy at AMS, we often get asked "how much does a video cost?" We're not trying to dodge the question, but we'll answer with another question.Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
Transitioning to a new brand can be difficult. Whether it's the result of an acquisition or a desire for a fresh appeal, re-branding can be a daunting process. With all of the internal tasks that need to be completed, we sometimes lose sight of our customer's perspective.Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
Something that is often overlooked, especially in the workplace, is the skill of gratitude. This practice is often lost in the high stress, hustle and bustle work environment or the boring, dull business luls. Many times we forget that there is always something to be greatRead More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
You’re ready to use video to promote your business, improve your SEO and drive customers to your website. Fantastic! Now what? It’s fairly well known that interesting video content will do all of this and more in helping bring awareness to your business or service offering.
There are 4,320 reasons to use video in marketing.
Okay, that might sound a bit exaggerated but here’s the math. You see, in 2014, a team of neuroscientists at MIT discovered that the human brain can actually interpret images the eye can see in just 13 milliseconds. (That’s 60 times faster than the brain can interpret words.)Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
In a recent leadership training, I learned about “paradigm blindness” which implies that individuals, groups, and organizations are unwilling or unable to accept any challenge to their core ways of making sense of the world—in essence, their worldviews (or in the case of a company, we could call it a “workview”).Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
Whether it’s because Google's search algorithm changed to favor mobile-friendly sites, or your analytics report is stagnant month after month or you’re rebranding, anytime you need to rebuild your website you may feel the urge to scream “Nooooooo!” It was probably a painful process to build your website in the first place and the thought at reliving that all again can instill dread or sheer panic.Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
The media is abuzz with excitement about Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Don’t worry—no spoilers here, unless you haven’t yet gotten around to seeing the original Star Wars released in 1977. So, why has the Star Wars franchise been so successful for almost four decades? It taps into familiar characters and storylines that have been part of the human experience for millennia.Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
Developing a new ad campaign can be the highlight of the year. A time full of creativity, collaboration, and downright good fun… But it can also be a stress-inducing whirlwind of deadlines, meetings, creative revisions, missed deadlines, late nights at the office and, yes, more creative revisions.Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]