If you want to tell a powerful story, data is the way to go. Whether it’s proprietary data, industry research, or public data, there are compelling stories all around. But even the best data story can lose impact if it isn’t presented the right way. That’s why it’s so important to choose the right data

From the funny to the ridiculous and anywhere in between, so much hype is placed on Super Bowl commercials—learning that a 30 second ad cost more than $5 million dollars blew my mind. But most of these multimillion-dollar ads (many having nothing to do with the actual products) fail to make me more inclined to

Technology fads are met with a variety of responses: some people need it, some are moderately interested in it, and some want nothing to do with it. Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are the newest arrivals. They come with plenty of hype, but will they really break through? Though they’re exciting, these technologies

What is a brand? How do you ensure yours is strong (and real)? At Visage and Column Five, we find that when our partners struggle to craft a unifying brand story, it’s because they don’t entirely know who they are. It’s not surprising. It’s tough work that requires deep self-reflection about your core purpose, vision,

So you conducted a kick-ass survey and now you just need to communicate your findings to your audience. Don’t waste your reader’s time by forcing them to scroll through pages of irrelevant responses. It’s your job to look through the responses, sort the answers, spot trends, and create a visual report that they can easily

Marketing is a tough job on its own, but it’s even tougher when you’re tasked with marketing a product as boring as bottled water or batteries. Unfortunately, common products tend to breed common advertising. But that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. In fact, launching a successful marketing campaign that gets people talking about toilet paper—outside the

If you’re looking to get the highest fidelity custom design for your presentation, look no further than our sister agency Column Five.


Presentations often receive a bad rap—for good reason. We’ve all sat through those long-winded speeches and hot mess PowerPoints, which completely undermine the point of visual presentations.

So, what differentiates a good presentation from a poor one? Content and design. While your speech may be perfect, the images you show can greatly add or detract from your message. Whether you’re using Visage, PowerPoint, Keynote or good old PDFs, these 11 tips will help you create well-designed presentation slides that effectively get your point across.

There’s a ton of content in the world; the average American is bombarded with around 34 gigabytes of it each day.

E-books give you the opportunity to establish yourself as a thought leader while providing your audience with content they want to engage with. If you don’t have a couple of publications in a virtual library, you’re missing out. But know that e-book readers are just as selective as traditional consumers, and they won’t settle for

Reports help your business in every way. The information—especially data—communicated shows what you’re doing right, what you’re doing wrong, and how you could do things better. But the story and insights are only effective if they are properly presented. In this series, we show you the 4 steps to crafting a killer report that makes an impact.