Friday Five: June 2 Edition

Being in an industry that is constantly evolving like social media, digital marketing and all things web related means that you’ve got to stay on top of the latest news. Along with that, we here at Venture are always striving to not only read about our industry but...

The GIF Turns 30

Content Marketing Specialist The GIF Turns 30 Ahh, the GIF. It feels like such an iconic piece of the last decade that it’s hard to believe it’s almost as old as I am. The GIF (Graphics...

Facebook & Heavy-Handed Censorship?

Director, Sales & Operations Facebook & Heavy-Handed Censorship? Have you ever wondered how Facebook audits or censors the content posted on it's platform? Have you ever wondered - "How did...

4 Content Marketing Lessons to Learn from Netflix

Content Marketing Specialist Content Marketing Lessons to Learn from Netflix While all major companies have social media these days, it takes a special initiative to combine those efforts with...

Instagram Releases Location and Hashtag Stories!

Account Executive Instagram Releases Location and Hashtag Stories! You’re right. It feels like every week Instagram is releasing new features to its app. The latest release focuses on additional...

Can a Font be a Whole Brand?

Web Designer Can a Font be a Whole Brand? In the world of Graphic Design their are many types of logos, ranging from lettermark’s to mascot logos. Lettermarks and wordmarks specifically refer to...

Friday Five: May 26 Edition

Being in an industry that is constantly evolving like social media, digital marketing and all things web related means that you’ve got to stay on top of the latest news. Along with that, we here at Venture are always striving to not only read about our industry but...

Keep Your Website Safe and Secure

Content Marketing Specialist Keep Your Website Safe and Secure So you’ve got a brand new website. You’ve spent a lot of time and money getting exactly what your business or brand needs, and you’ve...

The Time is NOT Coming…It’s Happening Right Now!

Director, Sales & Operations The Time is NOT Coming...It's Happening Right Now! We hear from prospects regularly, "we know this is the way of the future but for now we are relying on our current...

Friday Five: May 19 Edition

Being in an industry that is constantly evolving like social media, digital marketing and all things web related means that you’ve got to stay on top of the latest news. Along with that, we here at Venture are always striving to not only read about our industry but...

The Fight for Social [Media] Streaming is Real

Account Executive The Fight for Social [Media] Streaming is Real In recent news, Facebook has secured LIVE streaming rights to every Friday night MLB game for the rest of the season. It was not...

LinkedIn Releases Retargeting & Audiences!

Account Executive LinkedIn Releases Retargeting & Audiences! Your best advertising is as good as ______________? Fill in the blank in your mind before you keep reading. My argument is that...

Friday Five: May 12 Edition

Being in an industry that is constantly evolving like social media, digital marketing and all things web related means that you’ve got to stay on top of the latest news. Along with that, we here at Venture are always striving to not only read about our industry but...

Ways to Stress Test Typefaces

Web Designer Ways to Stress Test Typefaces In this quick, mainly graphic orientated article wired magazine has gathered up a few examples of how some designers test out the typefaces they are...

Is Your Advertising Nimble?

Director, Sales & Operations Is Your Advertising Nimble? photo credit Gary Vaynerchuk. youtube.com/user/GaryVaynerchuk A respected industry leader, Gary Vaynerchuk made an extremely valuable...

Friday Five: May 5 Edition

Being in an industry that is constantly evolving like social media, digital marketing and all things web related means that you’ve got to stay on top of the latest news. Along with that, we here at Venture are always striving to not only read about our industry but...

Google Docs Phishing Attack

Web Designer Google Docs Phishing Attack A new phishing attack has jumped into the spotlight this past week, and it goes by the name “Google Docs.” The way it spreads is via email - you will...

Take a Break from Social Media with the Light Phone

Content Marketing Specialist Take a Break from Social Media with the Light Phone How many times do you look at your phone throughout the day? Do you take advantage of every second of down time to...

Stock: Facebook or Snapchat

Director, Sales & Operations Stock: Facebook or Snapchat Tech stocks are intriguing to investors because of the volatility of the companies involved. Personally, I am no expert when it comes to...

Life Hacks for Inspiring the Team

Content Marketing Specialist Life Hacks for Inspiring the Team We live in a busy world. Constant distractions, demands of the day, surprise problems to be dealt with – they can all make a day go...

Rethink Facebook Advertising!

Account Executive Rethink Facebook Advertising! By now you may be aware that Facebook marketing/Facebook advertising has changed a lot. If your business is still focused on “old” traditional...

Know-It-All or Learn-It-All

Account Executive “Know-It-All” or “Learn-It-All” – What Makes Someone a Better Expert at Anything? What makes someone an “expert” at something, especially a “self-professed” expert? What makes...

Friday Five: April 28 Edition

Being in an industry that is constantly evolving like social media, digital marketing and all things web related means that you’ve got to stay on top of the latest news. Along with that, we here at Venture are always striving to not only read about our industry but...

Magazines Thrive On Social Media

Account Executive Magazines Thrive on Social Media Print media advertising has been a mainstay for businesses ever since Gutenberg invented the printing press in 1440 AD. Today, niche publications...

Friday Five: April 21 Edition

Being in an industry that is constantly evolving like social media, digital marketing and all things web related means that you’ve got to stay on top of the latest news. Along with that, we here at Venture are always striving to not only read about our industry but...

r/place the Collaborative Canvas

Web Designer r/place the Collaborative Canvas This past month Reddit unveiled their April Fools joke, r/place, the 1024 x 1024 pixel shared HTML 5 space that allowed users to place a pixel of...

Ad Spend Trends: Q1

Director, Sales & Operations Ad Spend Trends: Q1 It's no secret that advertisers are finally starting to push their chips "all in" on social media placement. The question each company, and...

Social Media Advertising: What’s Next(door)?

Director, Sales & Operations Social Media Advertising: What's Next(door)? The landscape in Social Media is always changing. Many platforms come and go but few have the staying power like...

Friday Five: April 14 Edition

Being in an industry that is constantly evolving like social media, digital marketing and all things web related means that you’ve got to stay on top of the latest news. Along with that, we here at Venture are always striving to not only read about our industry but...

Bye-Bye TV, Hello Facebook LIVE

Account Executive Bye-Bye TV, Hello Facebook LIVE As digital content continues to trend toward mobile content – versus desktop or TV – Facebook is continuing to adapt and release updates that...

Toot, Noot or Awoo

Web Designer Toot, Noot or Awoo It looks like Twitter has found itself a new rival. While it technically is not new Mastodon has been growing at a rapid pace for the last 6th months. While this...

Live In The Moment, Not On Instagram

Content Marketing Specialist Live in the Moment, Not on Instagram It seems as though every few weeks, there's a new post about how social media makes you unhappy, or jealous, or something along...

Friday Five: April 7 Edition

Being in an industry that is constantly evolving like social media, digital marketing and all things web related means that you’ve got to stay on top of the latest news. Along with that, we here at Venture are always striving to not only read about our industry but...

Color Me Surprised

Web Designer Color Me Surprised Ever needed to create a design that had the same look or feeling as your favorite movie? I personally have but the trick is always getting the colors right. I...

Buying Facebook Likes

Director, Sales & Operations Buying Facebook Likes This week in a “War of Rings” Los Angeles and Paris clashed over Facebook fan counts over each cities campaign to win the bid on the 2024...

Facebook Stories!

Account Executive Facebook Stories! Most of the US population is probably aware that Facebook made another large change in their App within the past week. At the top of the newsfeed sits the newly...

The Price is on the Rise

Director, Sales & Operations The Price is on the Rise In a survey conducted by BDO – a U.S. professional services firm providing assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting services to a...

Friday Five: March 31 Edition

Being in an industry that is constantly evolving like social media, digital marketing and all things web related means that you’ve got to stay on top of the latest news. Along with that, we here at Venture are always striving to not only read about our industry but...

Friday Five: March 24 Edition

Being in an industry that is constantly evolving like social media, digital marketing and all things web related means that you’ve got to stay on top of the latest news. Along with that, we here at Venture are always striving to not only read about our industry but...

Utilizing Social Media to Reach Decision Makers

Account Executive Utilizing Social Media to Reach Decision Makers “I don’t know if they are on social media.” We hear a common concern from companies we meet with about whether or not upper...

Selling the Experience Instead of Your Product

Account Executive Selling the Experience Instead of Your Product So often in the sales process, we get caught up in selling our products’ features that we lose sight of what people really want...

Branding Mistakes Undermining Your Company’s Image

Content Marketing Specialist Branding Mistakes Undermining Your Company’s Image “We are a brand new company and we don’t have name recognition yet, so I don’t understand why I can’t just do...

Messenger Day -by Facebook

Account Executive Messenger Day -by Facebook Facebook is continuing to evolve their apps into more engaging, more highly used, and impossible to get away from platforms. Take a peek at the top...

Youtube Removing Annotations

Web Designer Youtube Removing Annotations Youtube has officially announced that Youtube annotations will be a thing of a past starting on May 2nd. The reason for the removal of this heavily used...

Drones for Commercial Use

Director, Sales & Operations Drones for Commercial Use The FAA has provided new legislation on the use of commercial drones. The new policies allow a drone operator to become an official...

Friday Five: March 17 Edition

Being in an industry that is constantly evolving like social media, digital marketing and all things web related means that you’ve got to stay on top of the latest news. Along with that, we here at Venture are always striving to not only read about our industry but...

Friday Five: March 10 Edition

Being in an industry that is constantly evolving like social media, digital marketing and all things web related means that you’ve got to stay on top of the latest news. Along with that, we here at Venture are always striving to not only read about our industry but...

Google Reminds Us: We Make Changes Almost Every Day

Content Marketing Specialist Google Reminds Us: We Make Changes Almost Every Day The complexity of the world’s largest search engine is a thing of beauty yet frustration to those familiar with...

The Key To Social Media for Premium Brands

Director, Sales & Operations The Key To Social Media for Premium Brands Premium brands are faced with a tough road in the digital age because of ability for start up brands to vault so quickly...

Friday Five: March 3 Edition

Being in an industry that is constantly evolving like social media, digital marketing and all things web related means that you’ve got to stay on top of the latest news. Along with that, we here at Venture are always striving to not only read about our industry but...

Amazon’s Typo Crash

Web Designer Amazon's Typo Crash On March 2nd a vast majority of the internet came to a grinding halt. I for one found myself bumbling through the general procedure of trying to figure out what...

Do you really know who the target is?

Director, Sales & Operations Do you really know who the target is? The decision maker in today’s B2B selling environment is changing. For many years the buying or purchasing decision maker was...

Friday Five: February 24 Edition

Being in an industry that is constantly evolving like social media, digital marketing and all things web related means that you’ve got to stay on top of the latest news. Along with that, we here at Venture are always striving to not only read about our industry but...

Server Bug Leaks User Data

Web Designer Server Bug Leaks User Data You know those emails politely suggesting that you should change your password? They arrive in your inbox for a reason. That reason is usually that...

Is your competition taking you yard?

Director, Sales & Operations Is your competition taking you yard? In baseball, the main reason most pitchers do not make it to the MLB and are forever stuck in the lower ranks is because they...

Friday Five: February 17 Edition

Being in an industry that is constantly evolving like social media, digital marketing and all things web related means that you’ve got to stay on top of the latest news. Along with that, we here at Venture are always striving to not only read about our industry but...

Google Develops New Mobile Website Checker

Account Executive Google Develops New Mobile Website Checker Google has had a rugged tool to check website performance, mobile friendliness, and speed for a few years. Just recently Google rolled...

Writing About A “Boring” Subject

Content Marketing Specialist Writing About A “Boring” Subject I’ve made the outdoor industry into my career, but you’d never guess it by looking at me. Camping terrifies me. Outdoor activities are...

Social Media Advertising Predictions

Director, Sales & Operations Social Media Advertising Predictions The team at Venture Creations is always on the lookout for trends in our industry and communicating the value of those trends to...

Friday Five: February 10 Edition

Being in an industry that is constantly evolving like social media, digital marketing and all things web related means that you’ve got to stay on top of the latest news. Along with that, we here at Venture are always striving to not only read about our industry but...

Don’t panic! Your subscribers are still here!

Web Designer Don’t panic! Your subscribers are still here! In this past week an interesting bug has cropped up on youtube. Youtubers are seeing thousands of subscribers just suddenly drop off of...

Hootsuite Acquires AdEspresso

Director, Sales & Operations Hootsuite Acquires AdEspresso In the Social Media agency business we are always looking for tech tools that help us to be more effective and efficient in the day to...

Oh How Computer Viruses Have Grown Up

Web Designer Oh How Computer Viruses Have Grown Up Computer viruses have come a long way, from their humorous beginnings with viruses such as the Creeper virus which would display the words, “IM...

Friday Five: February 3 Edition

Being in an industry that is constantly evolving like social media, digital marketing and all things web related means that you’ve got to stay on top of the latest news. Along with that, we here at Venture are always striving to not only read about our industry but...

SnapChat IPO should Propel the Platform

Account Executive SnapChat IPO should Propel the Platform SnapChat is fun. It’s no longer a teen sexting channel, but is now a place for photo/video messaging, group chats & visual exchanges…...

Friday Five: January 27 Edition

Being in an industry that is constantly evolving like social media, digital marketing and all things web related means that you’ve got to stay on top of the latest news. Along with that, we here at Venture are always striving to not only read about our industry but...

The Potential of Live Streaming

Web Designer The Potential of Live Streaming Live streaming services such as Twitch, Youtube Live, Facebook live, Periscope etc. have been around for a few years now but only recently have...

Video Marketing: The Future of Spreading the Word

Content Marketing Specialist Video Marketing: The Future of Spreading the Word Six years ago, the company I was working for decided we needed to get on board with video marketing, and I was tasked...

Do organic keyword rankings matter anymore?

Content Marketing Specialist Do organic keyword rankings matter anymore? Does “search engine optimization” sound intimidating? SEO, as its also known, has been around since the conception of...