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For many, coming back to work after the holidays can be tough. You’ve spent the last few weeks enjoying all of the festivities, spending time with family, and relaxing. It’s challenging to find motivation to get back in the swing of things. It’s highly unlikely that your employees will return to the office, ready to dive headfirst into work. However, there are some things you can to help pull them out of the post-holiday lull.…

Productivity tools can help both individuals and teams stay on track. However, introducing a new productivity tool into your existing workflows can be challenging. Try to convince your team to adopt yet another digital tool, and you’ll likely be met with some resistance. That said, introducing a new tool that can help save time, resources, and provide a productivity boost doesn’t have to result in confusion or confrontation if you plan properly. Here are four…

Distributing a workload is most manager’s top priority. Figuring out a way to get everything done, on time, and in the right way is difficult. Most agencies are comprised of a varying set of skills and team members who work at different paces. Managers often find it difficult to distribute a workload fairly and effectively. There are common mistakes managers make when divvying up the work. These mistakes mean less collaboration and reduced cohesion within…

Maintaining an updated, highly-engaging Instagram page requires many manual steps. Because Instagram still has strict rules for third-party and automation tools, it’s not possible to automate your Instagram marketing entirely. There needs to be someone on the team who can produce high-quality photos and videos, someone who can write catchy captions to accompany the posts, and someone to review the content before it’s shipped off to clients for final approval. Whether your agency handles Instagram…

When your team’s workload becomes imbalanced, productivity drops and team members become frustrated. Some team members start taking on more work, and others start finding ways to do less. Whatever the reason for the workload imbalance, realizing that there is one and taking the measures to reevaluate how work is distributed amongst your team is critical for a positive and productive work environment. Here are a few signs that your team workload might be out…

Having a defined workflow is crucial if you want to keep your digital marketing campaigns on track and make sure your team is meeting its goals. Defining the roles of each team member is also important and heavily depends on the type of content you are creating as well as the types of marketing activities you are responsible for completing for your brand or clients. For most marketing teams, we’ve learned that each person’s role…

We know how much everyone, including us, hates sending feedback on content back-and-forth in messy email chains. As a content approver, we know you’ll want to be notified when your marketing team, agency, or content creators send content for your approval, but we also know you don’t want to receive ten separate emails back-and-forth when just one email would do. With GAIN, content approvers have complete control over what content gets published and when. Your…

You’ve almost certainly heard the adage that says we become what we repeatedly do. To be good marketers, this means we must repeatedly do things that are meaningful and lead us to meet our goals. However, as creatures of habit, it can be difficult to pick up new habits and break the bad ones. If your team is looking to change up the daily routine for the better, here are five of the most common…

Big news: We’ve updated our Creative Editor! Now creating social media content is faster and simpler than ever. Take a look at what’s new: The New Creative Editor Layout The new Creative Editor allows content creators to build posts next to the post preview and see every part of the posts quickly at a glance. This provides better visibility into all the available features GAIN has to offer. Creative Editor Page Facebook Channel Updates Adding multiple images can increase…

The March Madness frenzy is here. With millions tuning into the games each year, the buzz the NCAA basketball tournament once generated on the big screen has now been disseminated to the small screen. In addition to the March Madness social channels, tournament content and commentary is distributed through each region’s branded social media sites. All of this provides a great way for the conferences to easily join the conversations already happening on social media,…