Content Marketing World through the eyes of a small agency

I glanced at the clock and finally decided it was time to start my search for worthwhile conferences to attend for the second half of this year. I fired up my browser and literally typed in “worthwhile digital marketing conferences.”  Our budget is limited for frivolous spending – see small agency – so whichever conferences I chose needed to be packed with advantageous information and enough fun to make the trip at least a bit entertaining.

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How to Keep Your Team Motivated

Even the best teams have trouble staying inspired sometimes. Between deadlines, consistent workloads and high expectations, it’s easy for productivity and morale to occasionally slip. As a leader, it’s important for you to build your team up, support their needs and encourage them to do their best work. Here are a few tips for keeping your team motivated.

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4 Ways to Sneak in Exercise at Work

Most Americans struggle with getting a proper amount of exercise in each day. It can be especially difficult if your job is at a desk; this can lead to you being sedentary for much of your week. Doctors recommend getting at least 30 minutes of exercise a day, and spreading those minutes out across a work day can make that goal more attainable. Follow these tips to reach it!

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How Individuals with Masculine or Feminine Names Are Viewed Differently in Business

It’s no secret that people in business – even those in the same roles – are treated differently than others depending on each individual’s gender. The unique phenomenon has been researched in many studies and highlighted in news stories – such as this interesting article from last year about a man who didn’t realize he was sending emails from his female coworker and saw a drastic switch in responses.

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6 Team-Building Activities That Everyone Will Love

Teams with individuals who get along and work well together are happier, more effective and more productive! It can be easy to drift apart or come across conflict throughout the daily grind, which is why it’s important to implement some “fun” into the mix – allowing employees to feel personally connected with each other and invested in the business as a whole.

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Use Aromatherapy to Help You Feel Good Throughout the Workday

Stress is a universal human experience. For a lot of us, our work can result in high amounts of short- or long-term stress. When you’re juggling whatever life decides to throw at you, it is important to take care of yourself and stay ahead of the game. Along with exercise, meditation, yoga, and a healthy diet, aromatherapy is among one of the most popular forms of stress relief.

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Why Listening is so Important

Listening to the thoughts, ideas, problems and needs of others is probably the best possible thing one can do for those in need. It’s important in almost everything we involve ourselves in. Listening plays a role in every aspect of every day of all of our lives.

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My Music Playlist for Working

I have taken the time to compile a short list of songs I would usually have on my playlist while working. Perhaps you will find something you like within my playlist that will help you get through your workday as well or find inspiration for your own workday playlist.

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4 Tips to Help You Stick with Change

We have all faced some sort of inevitable change in our lives, whether emotionally, mentally, physically or otherwise. It can be hard at times to accept change or keep up with it. However, given enough time and patience, change is something that can be accepted, if not welcomed, wholeheartedly.

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My Favorite Workday Lunchtime Meals

Lunch is one of my favorite meals of the day, especially during the workweek. However, there is always one thing I dread: What will I have? It’s by far my favorite meal of the day, but with all the work during the week, having lunch just starts to seem like much more of a hassle than anything else. Immediately, I took to the drawing board, talked with a few family and friends and came to a conclusion: Meal prep.

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