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Stress-free Prep for a Business Photo Shoot

Attention: Your company’s website is being re-designed and fresh headshots are needed for the team page. You and your co-workers are required to attend a professional photo shoot next week. O. K. Did that announcement trigger a bit of panic and dread? You may not be able to completely eliminate those butterflies, but you can …

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Uptown Studios

Rocking Your Email Outreach: Turning Opens into Conversions

Email marketing isn’t just sending out blasts; it’s a magical mix of art, science, and a dash of creativity. To truly captivate and convert, you need strategy, creativity, and a genuine connection with your audience. Here’s your ultimate guide to nailing it! Know Your Crowd First things first, you’ve got to know who you’re talking …

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Uptown Studios

Getting Real With UX Writing

So, what’s UX Writing all about, you ask? Well, it’s like this: instead of bombarding users with a bunch of unnecessary words, it’s about delivering clear, concise, and meaningful messages that guide them smoothly through a website, app, or platform.

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Unboxing the Brilliance of Content Marketing

In today’s digital circus of attention-grabbing antics, content marketing takes center stage. Beyond being a mere buzzword, content marketing is a strategic masterpiece that blends storytelling artistry with finesse to captivate audiences and win hearts. Here, we’ll delve into the intricacies of content marketing, exploring effective storytelling techniques and unveiling a variety of channels to …

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Jill Bruschera

A Creative Reboot

Silencing the Noise January is a natural time to slow down. My inner animal craves hibernation; it indulges in gentle activities that follow the course of the day’s limited sunlight. My time outside of my work at Uptown Studios is spent mostly in darkness, sitting under a reading lamp with a book, sketching in a …

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Hope Osterholt

Commercial Bowl: Sorting the Super from the Supbar

Gather ’round, football enthusiasts and Swifties alike, because we’re diving headfirst into the wild world of Super Bowl commercials! While some watch for the touchdowns and others for the halftime show spectacle, let’s be real – we’re all secretly here for the unforgettable ads that make us erupt in laughter, spraying nacho cheese out of …

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Uptown Studios

Marketing Blueprints: Tips for New Business Owners

Launching a new business is an exciting experience, filled with endless possibilities, but the success of any new venture hinges on your ability to equip yourself with the most effective marketing strategies. These strategies play a pivotal role in leaving a lasting and positive impression within the competitive landscape. To lend you a helping hand, …

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Michelle Baldovin

Marketing Mixtape: Our Suggestions for Must-Hear Podcasts

Our Suggestions for Must-Hear Podcasts Join Uptown Studios on an auditory journey into the dynamic world of marketing. We have curated a collection of noteworthy marketing podcasts for your enjoyment. Whether you’re taking your first steps into the realm of marketing or seeking to deepen your expertise, this list has been crafted to entertain you …

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Hope Osterholt

Google Ad Run Down

Outlining the different services companies can utilize with Google Ads Intro to Google Ads Manager Google Ads are an easy way to advertise your business at an affordable rate. There are many benefits of using Google Ads, including selling your products or services, increasing brand awareness, and increasing traffic to your website. The platform also …

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Hope Osterholt

Simplify Your Marketing with Powerful Software

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Keith Lowell Jensen

Stand Up Comedy and Social Media

I’ve been a Social Media Manager officially for just over two years, and I’ve been a stand-up comedian for over two decades. Stand-up comedy has been affected by the advent of social media as much as any industry, maybe even more than most. I’ve built my audience, and probably occasionally lost some of my audience, …

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Gilda Taffet

How to Build an Animated Video

Animated Story Production: A Step-by-Step Guide Have you ever stayed in your seat in the movie theater after an animated feature ends, and the production credits start rolling… and rolling… and rolling? Do you ever wonder what all those directors, writers, illustrators, animators, compositors, and other crew members do? There is a LOT involved in …

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Uptown Studios

Working Remotely While Traveling Greece

Embracing the Bliss of Remote Work: Three Weeks in Greece Written By Jonathan Simpson In recent years, remote work has revolutionized the traditional notions of employment. The ability to work from anywhere has opened up a world of opportunities for professionals seeking flexibility and a balanced lifestyle. One such opportunity presented itself to me when …

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Jaime Fernandez

3 Takeaways from Smashing Conference 2023

An Uptown Studios View on the Web Conference of the Year by Jaime Fernandez What is Smashing Conference? Every year web developers and other tech professionals gather at the Fort Mason Center on Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco, CA. It’s a beautiful setting that looks bigger from the outside but when you finally enter the …

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Uptown Studios

The Design Process

Create Eye-Catching Designs in 5 Simple Steps! What is the Design Process? The design process is a tool the Uptown Studios design team utilizes to break down larger projects into smaller, easier to manage tasks. Breaking larger projects into smaller tasks makes it easier for our team to stay on track to ensure we are …

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Sustainability in Marketing

How to Elevate Your Brand to be More Sustainable What Does It Mean To Be Sustainable? Technically speaking, sustainability is the ability to be maintained at a certain level or rate. In simpler terms, sustainability consists of meeting the needs of current generations without compromising the needs of future generations, while creating a balance between …

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