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    Lifelong Learning

    “I’m still learning…” Michelangelo at age 87What’s important about education? Once you are out of school and into your career- does it make sense to continue on a path of learning? Absolutely. Many studies over time have shown positive correlations between education and income throughout life.

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    Using Technology to Reach Seniors

    There is a belief system in place that seniors don’t like or use technology such as smartphones, laptops, or social media. But recent research shows that’s not the case anymore. While the over-fifty population may have been slow in adopting tech, usage is now right up there with the rest of the population.An AARP survey of 1,520 adults, aged fifty or older, showed that more than 90% of participants own a computer.

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    Is Your Website Working For—or Against—Your Brand?

    Your brand’s website is the most vital tool to converting passive observers into loyal consumers. But because it’s such a massive undertaking and likely the most expensive investment your marketing department will have to make, most websites are the single most neglected asset of your brand.We know not every website needs the bells and whistles of a Fortune 500 ecommerce site. But there are basic components every website must have so it’s always working for your brand—instead of against it.Here ...

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    How to Define Your Brand’s Identity

    Whether you’re a small start-up or an established organization, you’ve watched another competitor—get up and running quicker, and face challenges with greater stability. While every organization struggles building their business at some point, you can usually find a theme throughout most successful brands: a strong identity.Just as a homebuyer wouldn’t choose a home without trust in its foundation, people look for the same in brands before they hand over their loyalty. Think of yourself as an ar...

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    To Niche or Not to Niche?

    Marketing agencies typically focus on one type and size of client, but is that always beneficial to the business? As Owner & Chief Creative Director, I have been a part of FIVE19’s journey into our strongest vertical, senior living, but have often wondered if we should focus only on that industry or continue working and building relationships with other types of businesses.A long time ago in a small West Virginia town, I laid the foundations for a career steeped in creativity. Almost every w...

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    The Power of Synergy

    When you and your team are working harmoniously together on a project with a common goal in mind, a certain kind of flow can occur, almost a chemical reaction - pleasurable and exciting. Suddenly, the combined energy of the group is much greater than the sum of your individual energies. You feel it and it is exhilarating and highly productive in both a quantitative and qualitative sense.That feeling is synergy.

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