Xara: Create Visually Engaging Marketing Documents in Minutes

There’s not a day that goes by that I’m not working in Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign and I’m constantly frustrated by the lack of consistency in each tool’s offerings. I received a note from the team at Xara a week ago to take their online publishing engine for a test drive. And I’m absolutely impressed! Xara Cloud is a new smart design tool developed for non-designers that makes creating visual and professional business and marketing

How to Measure and Improve Your Twitter Marketing Strategy

There’s not too much news on the Twitter front and I have yet to hear back from Jack on my Open Letter to Twitter. That said, I still use Twitter daily, find value amongst the deafening noise, and wish for it to succeed. Can you utilize Twitter to help promote your personal brand, corporate brand, products, or services? Of course! Fifty-seven percent of users have discovered a new small- or medium-sized business on Twitter, and of

Your Social Media Marketing requires Images

The power of social media is the ability of your audience or community to echo your message to extend its reach. For marketers, the skillset they need to master is the ability to ensure they utilize messages that are remarkable. Recognizing that images significantly increase the chances of your message being shared means that your social media marketing efforts must incorporate imagery. It’s one of the reasons why we also love our sponsors, Depositphotos. They