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We recently sat down with Brett Farmiloe, the CEO of Markitors, as well as a leadership degree program advisor and Forbes contributor, about why after 4+ years of using Buffer as their social media management tool, his team decided to make the switch to GAIN. Check out the interview below to learn how his team uses GAIN! 🙌 What sparked your switch to GAIN? A new hire proposed that we switch to GAIN because her previous company…

Client: “I don’t like it. Can you make it better?” Agency: “We designed and wrote this to your specifications. What should we change?” Client: “I’m not sure. It just doesn’t feel right.” If this situation feels familiar, you’re not alone. Professionals from many industries can relate to the challenge of presenting projects to stakeholders and clients. After spending weeks or months toiling over a design or marketing campaign given their specifications, it can be incredibly…

Whether you’re introducing GAIN to one or 100 members of your team, onboarding multiple people to any new tool is no easy task. That’s why we’re unveiling new features that will make adding both team members and clients to collaborate on any brand’s content a breeze! The highlights of this update Create a brand and invite your team, clients, and any other content approvers all at once. Start connecting your social media or file channels…

At one point or another, every creative professional has experienced a creativity block. When you’re up against a deadline for a client, the ideas just don’t seem to flow. Luckily, new tools make it easier than ever to jumpstart your team’s creative thinking process. While the traditional sketches on a whiteboard with your team might still work for brainstorms, it can get complicated when parts of your organization work remotely or if you need to…

In all likelihood, your newest team member will spend their first day trying to make a good impression. You should probably do the same. After all, almost half of new hires resign within the first four months at their new job. The first few days can be a crucial time to define a new hire’s role and show them how they fit into a dynamic team. This time is particularly important if you are a…

Up to 50% of employee turnover is caused by burnout. Burnout often arises from excessive stress at work and manifests itself as exhaustion, apathy, cynicism, and low productivity. If you notice your team speaking up less at meetings, forming exclusive friend groups, or turning in sub-par work, you may be seeing the first symptoms of burnout. Feeling stressed about work is normal. However, as workplaces continually place higher demands on their employees’ time and productivity,…

You are your brand, and you must do all you can to protect it and ensure that anything you share communicates your values and those of your organization. In the age of social media, this also means being acutely aware of the damage your brand can sustain at any given time. Protecting your brand requires implementing social media policies and approval processes, as well as having the right personnel and tools to monitor conversations about…

Branding is the key to a successful recruiting strategy. Prominence delivers premier marketing services for recruitment agencies in the Asia Pacific region. By focusing on candidates, clients, and consultants, the agency helps companies fulfill their goals of increasing the volume of quality jobs they have to offer as well as improve their job fill rates. Prominence is using GAIN to revamp their client review and approval process, specifically with one-click content approvals. We recently spoke…

A productive marketing team does not exist in a bubble. Strong marketing teams are often well-integrated with the rest of the office, working with sales teams, web developers, and even with executives. But what happens when the team in charge of communications fails to communicate? A team that is struggling with team collaboration can be costly for any company, and can even negatively impact revenue. 86% of employees surveyed by ClearCompany considered that lack of…

Do a quick Google search for “social media content calendar,” and you’ll find dozens of downloadable spreadsheet templates from some of the biggest names in marketing. While these downloadable documents are filled with creative ideas, there is one major issue: spreadsheets are a terrible way to create and collaborate on social posts, especially if you want to include images or video, i.e., the type of content that audiences crave on social media. What’s more, sending…