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    Data, Diversity, and Design

    1024 467 Shamir Duverseau

    Does diversity in design make a difference? What key role does design play in this process? And if so, how do we measure this and tie it to meeting and exceeding business goals? These were some of the questions we tackled last month at the dmi: Diversity in Design conference in Washington D.C. In our session, and in this post, we explore how this understanding of human cognition squares with our roles as designers and digital strategists, including how and why digital experiences should reflect the realities of the diverse audiences for whom we are designing.

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    7 Tips for Transitioning to a New Agency

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    If you’ve decided that it’s time to make the move to a new digital agency, then it’s likely the following has also occurred to you: 1) breaking up is hard to do and 2) the transition has a lot of moving parts. How are you communicating the change of direction? Is there a plan in…

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    3 Steps to Knowing Your Customers Better

    1024 467 Shamir Duverseau

    According to NationalDayCalendar.com, Get to Know Your Customers Day is observed annually on the third Thursday of each quarter (January, April, July, October). It’s a day intended to encourage businesses to reach out to their patrons and get to know them better. Oh, you had no idea that today was Get to Know Your Customers…

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    10 Tips for Working from Home—A Mother’s Perspective

    1024 467 Cheryl Myers

    My day starts at 4:45 am, when I get up and go to the gym. Shortly after my workout, the waterfall of demands begins. From making breakfast for the kids to reading through my emails, by 8:30 am I’ve been up for almost four hours and am practically thinking about lunch. Nearly eight years ago…

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    5 Components to an Email Apology

    531 323 Alex Corzo

    Don’t worry, it’s happened to the best of us. You sent a marketing email too soon and left placeholder copy in the subject line—you know, the dreaded “Subject Line Goes Here.” Your invitations had the wrong date on them. Your team sent a members-only promotion—to non-members. Your automation went haywire and sent seven simultaneous, identical…

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    10 Tips for Website “Redesigns” in 2018

    1024 693 Shamir Duverseau

    It’s the start of a new year, which means everyone is making their resolutions—and already breaking them, too. To be honest, I am not a fan of resolutions. While I applaud the intent to set goals and meet them, the data shows that making one-time resolutions, for most of us, doesn’t work. As a digital…

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