As an account manager having a full inbox means clients are waiting for responses, team members need feedback on projects and my to do list is growing. Therefore a full inbox means I’m not doing my job as well I should be. Over the years I have come up with a few tactics that have helped me keep my inbox empty and my productivity high. Sometimes I have to remind myself that spending all day doing email is not my only job task. Not only is it about keeping a clean inbox, it’s about not spending hours a day writing and responding to emails. I’m an account manager not an emaimailer (it should be a word).+Read More
Planning projects for a digital marketing agency is not always an easy feat. With how much the industry changes I was challenged with the heavy weight of finding the right project management path to set our agency on. Unlike most, I jumped at the chance to compare and contrast the varying methods of managing a digital agency and its ever-changing environment. The most important thing I learned was there is not such thing as Project Management or really Project Managers at all. POW that was the sound of me blowing your mind.+Read More
Is it August again already? Wow how time flies! Not only does August mean the worst of this Arizona heat is over (or so they say), football season is just around the corner (Jay, that’s the one with the oval shaped ball), and the kids are back in school (woohoo!)….it also means it’s StringCan’s 3rd birthday!+Read More
It’s the third episode of the Cut The Noise Podcast and StringCan Interactive takes it to the next level and does it’s first international show! Jason McDonald a StringCan Account Manager is in Paris on client work talks with Kevin Warhus our Digital Marketing Manager and a StringCan newbie, Alix (Trebek) Parker. The three StringCanners dig into hot topics in social media led by Alix the new resident social media guru at StringCan.+Read More
There’s no denying that smartphone apps have changed the way we live our day-to-day lives. The amazing features in the palm of our hand are often taken for granted. With every passing download, these features become engrained into our daily routine and are expected to be a way to, simplify complicated issues or increase value/enjoyment of our interactions with the world.
While we are all blessed to have access to such tools, I wanted to call out special attention to some of the top applications that make our smartphones the magnificent and magical future of technology. Below are just some of my favorite apps worth mentioning.+Read More