Marketing Tips

This Simple Diagram Will Help You Tell Better Brand Stories

Tell someone to write a poem, and chances are, they’ll freeze up. Tell someone to write a haiku, however, and we bet they’ll bang one out in less than 10 minutes. The reason: constraints unleash our creativity. But how can you translate that to the complex world of content marketing? The below diagram will help…

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Instagram Marketing: 4 Features You Should Be Using [Examples]

  It’s obviously not enough to create an account on Instagram and start shooting photos to share. Successful content marketers on this social platform tailor their content to take advantage of the channel’s strengths, from hashtags and Stories to advertising and live video. Let’s explore how to use these features to maximize your content marketing…

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How to Create the Perfect Instagram Images to Sell Your Brand

Photographs are emotional time machines: they transport us to places of which we’ve only dreamed, remind us of past experiences we long to recreate, and spark inspiration for future adventures. It is not the photographs themselves that stir up these emotions, but rather the memories and aspirations we associate with them. Instagram is a visual…

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51 Best Color Sites for Designers—Updated!

Get featured in PRINT’s all-new book when you win a Regional Design Award! Fire up your bookmarks: These are 50 of the best color sites for designers. Here, you’ll find sites that offer color palettes and color schemes for designers. Color Palette Inspiration & Color Scheme Generators Color Hunt A site that offers a curated…

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How the Best Newsletters Get – and Keep – Readers’ Attention

Nobody wants more email. Yet, as a marketer you want your prospects to want more email – to want your newsletters, at least. How do you create a newsletter so compelling that people not only subscribe to it but also continually look forward to receiving and reading it?   Scott Monty, CEO and co-managing partner…

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Future of Print: How Design Brought it Back from the Dead

The following sponsored content is brought to you courtesy of Blurb®, a book-making platform and creative community that enables individuals to create, publish, share and sell high-quality photo books, trade books, magazines and ebooks. Blurb is one of PRINT’s trusted partners. by Jessica Ruscello at Blurb, Inc. When we were sitting on our family computers…

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8 Writing Tips I Wish I Knew Before I Started Blogging

I wrote my first blog post two summers ago. And I wish I could erase it from the internet. Reading it is like looking at my middle school Facebook pictures — it’s almost too cringe-inducing. Maybe I shouldn’t be so hard on myself, though. I had just finished my freshman year of college, and the…

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How to Create the Best Powerpoint Presentations, With Examples

Some presentations are better than others. Some have gorgeous designs. Some have insanely actionable takeaways. Some just give down-to-earth advice. But the best presentations represent all three. And if you’re looking to get started making your own presentation, why not learn from the best of the best? To help you kick your own presentations up…

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How to Write a Press Release [Free 2017 Press Release Template + Example]

When it comes to content, sometimes old school can be a good thing (namely, when it comes to old school rap or Throwback Thursday on Instagram). But when it comes to your company’s public relations strategy, being old school isn’t advantageous for your business or your brand.  Ten years ago, people still relied on morning papers for news.…

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