Kelsey Blog

Our musings on digital, brand & creativity.

What’s Your Favorite Vacation? Check Out Photos of Ours

Jessica Brannen / June 24, 2015

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Summertime means warmer weather, longer days, lighter workloads (hopefully) – and the chance to get away for a vacation. What makes a vacation so great? It might be the destination, the people you share it with or just simply the joy of doing something different.

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Summer Reading List for Branding and Business

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Whether you’re traveling to another country, vacationing to the beach, or moving from bed to sofa, take these books with you.

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Dadvertising – Top 6 Dad Ads of 2015

Brant Kelsey / June 17, 2015

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“Dadvertising” is for more than just Father’s Day. After years (and years) of focus on moms as the decision-makers on household purchases, plenty of brands are now putting dad front and center. From Swiffer and Tide to Dove and Nyquil, brands are portraying dads in more active fatherhood roles.

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What do NASA, Star Trek and Kelsey have in common?

Shelley Strickland / June 11, 2015

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When is social media like rocket science? When you’re at Social Media Today’s Social Shakeup conference. The two-day event kicked off with a presentation from NASA’s Social Media Manager John Yembrick.

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7 Things to Consider When Designing Your Website [infographic]

kelseyads / June 9, 2015

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Is Your Email Address Making You Look Bad?

Shelley Strickland / June 3, 2015

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What does your email address say about you? Hopefully not “I like to party” – unless you’re 21 (and not looking for a job). Or “I like mah-jongg” – unless you’re a retiree living in The Villages. See how people may be judging you based on your email.

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Top 10 Qualities of Highly Successful People

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What do you need to find and develop within yourself to be successful? These traits may sound simple, but they lead to remarkable results.

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Do you know how to hashtag?

Ben Fuller / May 27, 2015

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Hashtags dominate the online world, but do people know the correct way to use them? In social media, the almighty hashtag can range from being succinctly informative to humorously absurd. Hashtags are diverse and creating them requires a good deal of imagination.

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5 Gadgets Every Grad Must Have

Jessica Brannen / May 20, 2015

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As graduates embark on the next stage in their lives, they’ll need all the help they can get. Bringing along some tech-savvy tools and gadgets can make the transition easier. But keeping up with ever-changing technology can be difficult, so we’ve put together five cutting-edge gifts to acknowledge your graduates’ accomplishments.

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