How do you create good design? The difference between success and failure is often as simple as having the right resources. We’ve rounded up 25 of our designer resources, from Photoshop plugins, to UI elements, free imagery and mockup graphics. Use these tools to work smarter, faster and create good things along the way. 1)

Life as a startup entrepreneur is not easy; there is constant questioning and worry about everything from seed funding to staff size. How do you keep up? What is the state of the industry? How does your company compare to others? These challenges are not only yours. Every founder struggles with them. And, collectively, these

Being a freelancer gives you much more life freedom–I mean, it’s right there in the name–but what it also brings is a lot more responsibility for keeping organized, productive and on top of things. Essentially, you’re a one person business. We’ve rounded up 28 top-knotch freelance resources to take you to the next level, whether

There’s a tendency among, well, everyone, to toss out the old when something newer comes along. Email marketing has been around for a while. The first email was sent in 1971, and by 1978, Gary Thuerk sent the first mass mailing—before the Internet was even a thing. (That happened about 13 years later.) Even though

There’s a lot of talk about finding your brand voice and keeping it consistent. As we highlighted in the Spaceship Earth post, there are opportunities to show the unique perspective of individuals within your brand. Anchoring your brand to a solid foundation allows individual expressions of that brand to be unique and original while staying

Customer Lifetime Value (CLV ) has been called “the most important metric for understanding your business.” But understanding exactly how to leverage CLV into a revenue-generating machine isn’t always easy. What is CLV? Why is it more important now than ever before? What can you do to improve it? We’ve collected the best Customer Lifetime

You want to be original. Everyone does. In storytelling, originality counts for a lot. With original content, you can be confident that you’re giving your audience something fresh, whether it’s an entirely new story or a retelling from a new angle. If you’re in the content marketing game, data is a fantastic tool for original

As we’ve shared previously, there’s a goldmine to unlock when content marketers collaborate with their data team. We’ve made friends with some really cool data analysts over the years in our work with clients at Column Five, and now with our customers here at Visage. One of these friends is Matthew Hartwick, who was previously

Marketing budgets are soaring sky-high this year, as more and more companies realize their old marketing methods are nearing the ends of their lifespans. Which marketing trends are on the rise, and which are poised to fall? These charts will tell you. Content marketing has experienced a huge upswing in both B2B and B2C markets. In

This is the final installment of a 3 part series I’ve put together to help you improve your team’s data literacy. You can start with “Visual Data Literacy: 3 Fundamentals for Content Marketers” and then go to the 2nd piece, “How to Get Started With Data Storytelling [6 Actionable Steps]” to get a good feel for what I’ve learned