Content Development Vs. Copywriting and Why It Matters

Posted by Lori

November 2, 2020 | 3:30 pm

Content development, content marketing, content writing, copywriting. We’ve been seeing these terms thrown around a lot and sometimes used interchangeably. While related, they are not the same thing—and understanding the difference can help you develop a more effective content strategy. Content development involves researching and writing or editing anything from social media and blog posts …

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5 Reasons to Go Vertical

Posted by Derrick

September 17, 2020 | 11:30 am

As a college junior back in 2014, I was fully engaged in my video production class. The biggest takeaway from the class: Never take vertical videos! That advice aged horribly. There was a time when vertical video was the ugly stepchild of the video production world. Professional video creators rejected the notion that anyone could …

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5 Ways to Approach Pandemic-Era Design

Posted by Elizabeth

August 3, 2020 | 1:45 pm

Remember the feeling of victory when you found the perfect show shot—the one with a bustling show floor, folks crowded around booths chatting, shaking hands and smiling? Those were the days. There’s a special kind of energy that is conveyed when you see large gatherings of colleagues sharing ideas and engaging on the latest ideas …

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The Best Email Stats for COVID-era Subscriber Behavior

Posted by Jackie

July 17, 2020 | 9:45 am

Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen client marketing strategies shift heavily to interactive channels, with email marketing being a campaign heavy hitter. The perennial challenge with email is to ensure your message is front and center. At Fixation, we collaborate with clients to adapt messaging, calls to action and other information to ensure their …

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10 Tips to Increase Event Registration

Posted by Amanda

July 7, 2020 | 1:35 pm

Regardless of what type of event you’re holding, you need to meet your registration goals. At Fixation, this is what we do for our clients. And we like to talk about it. Wayyyyyy back in pre-pandemic December 2019, Julie Parsons did a rapid-fire session with one of our clients at IAEE’s Expo! Expo! about how …

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Live to Virtual: 6 Tips for Pivoting to a New Strategy and Platform

Posted by Allison

June 3, 2020 | 5:57 pm

Many events are doing short-turnaround strategy shifts from live events to virtual experiences, and it’s a challenge we aren’t used to tackling—particularly in a hurry and with budgets and a dozen other implications to consider. But with a few modifications and critical thinking, the same marketing tactics we use for live events can be successful …

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Getting creative is a process!

Posted by Elizabeth

May 21, 2020 | 9:07 pm

At Fixation, we rely on procedures and protocols to ensure that the work we do meets our high standard of excellence. And as our skills, services and clients’ needs evolve and grow, we raise our standards and adapt our processes to meet that higher bar.   This spring we revamped our creative map showing how we …

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What We’re Fixated On

Posted by Amanda

May 7, 2020 | 12:01 pm

As we continue to work with our clients and partners on necessary transitions and changes, we are also (like many of you) exploring new ways to learn, grow and be entertained.  In the spirit of being in this together, we would like to share a selection of what Fixation team members are enjoying between conference …

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Throwback Book Club: Made to Stick

Posted by Amanda

April 28, 2020 | 3:50 pm

Many of us are finding this is a good time to go through our lives and clean house—declutter the basement, clear off the computer desktop, donate old clothes/toys etc. For me, it was the bookshelf that was adding to my quarantine angst: Do we need all this? What can I donate? Or—what could I use …

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