How to Enhance Mobile UX with Motion and Animation

The iTunes App Store has almost reached one million different apps. Long gone are the days when you could simply launch a product and watch the downloads take off; now, elements of growth hacking and previous “niceties” like design are differentiating factors in delighting users. Notice how those little details add up into a much … Continued

Huddlers Helps Schedule and Organize Recreational Sports Games

Gone are the days when you could just roll with the crew to play basketball after the bell rings. Nowadays, it seems like there’s much more work involved: tracking everyone down, figuring out a time that works for everyone and a location convenient for everyone, can be a pain in the neck. Huddlers is a … Continued

How to Retain Clients: The First 100 Days

The most popular idea (and eventual winner of the $25,000 speaker grand prize) from MastermindTalks didn’t come from a bestselling author or a famous entrepreneur; rather, it was Design Symphony’s Chief Experience Composer Joey Coleman’s presentation specializing in tactics on retaining customers. The big idea: Why are we tossing our clients into the dark with a strange account manager … Continued

Three Essential Lessons from MastermindTalks

“Your network is your net worth.” This adage is the concept behind Jayson Gaignard’s MastermindTalks. The theme of the event, “Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise,” made for a remarkably diverse set of speeches and attendees. More interestingly, the speakers did the gig for a chance to win $25,000—a prize that’s just a fraction of some of their … Continued

The New Industrial Revolution

I was simultaneously thumb wrestling one-on-one with a bearded business executive and a group of fellow attendees during a keynote at Canada 3.0. Needless to say, Canada 3.0 was one of the more unusual conferences I’d attended. In terms of substance, Canada 3.0 featured the new industrial revolution, insights into content marketing, and how gaming … Continued

Videogames are a Surefire Way to Building Engagement and Resilience

I was simultaneously thumb wrestling one-on-one with a bearded business executive and a group of fellow attendees during a keynote at Canada 3.0. Needless to say, Canada 3.0 was one of the more unusual conferences I’d attended. In terms of substance, Canada 3.0 featured the new industrial revolution, insights into content marketing, and how gaming … Continued

B2B Startup Marketing and How to Crush Thought Leadership

I was simultaneously thumb wrestling one-on-one with a bearded business executive and a group of fellow attendees during a keynote at Canada 3.0. Needless to say, Canada 3.0 was one of the more unusual conferences I’d attended. In terms of substance, Canada 3.0 featured the new industrial revolution, insights into content marketing, and how gaming … Continued

Why You Should Scale Back on Social Media

Social media efforts can come at the cost of brand mystique and focus. “Technology can be a glittering lure,” Don Draper famously said in one of the best scenes in Mad Men. While social media is no longer the new kid on the block, and quite certainly not a fad, that doesn’t mean it’s a … Continued

Take the Pain out of Designing Fashion with Seat 14A

Leave it to an entrepreneur to take the boredom and financial risk out of designing fashion. For any designers interested in expressing themselves through fashion, Seat 14A is a startup that takes the pain and financial risk out of turning your vision into a physical reality. Seat 14A is really quite simple: designers send Seat … Continued