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Brand + Creative Strategy

Hootsuite & Why it Matters

Hootsuite is the preferred social media management platform for IntersectLA. Go to this link to find out more information on how to set it up, how to manage it, and how to measure. How to set it up How to manage it Social Media Metrics: Engagements How to get the most out of your social media… read more »

Glossary – General Marketing

A/B Testing Randomly showing a visitor one version of a page – (A) version or (B) version – and tracking the changes in behavior based on which version they saw. (A) version is normally your existing design (“control” in statistics lingo); and (B) version is the  “challenger” with one copy or design element changed. Analytics… read more »

Hey is not a proper salutation…

All, It has come to my attention that not all of you have had to deal with customer service or human beings in general. Doing this for awhile, the reality is most clients don’t get bothered by what I am going to address below, but there are a few that do. We are still in… read more »

Happiness Project

The Happiness Project was a field research project done in the Summer of 2016 to find out whether good design contributes to people’s happiness. The question asked was; does good design improve or contribute to someone’s happiness? Whether it is the beautiful architecture, poster design, or the design of nature; what inspires people to be happier… read more »

Capabilities

If you don’t already know VISCOM is The Center for Visual Communication. It was established in 2007 as an on-campus “think-tank” providing creative services and solutions to on and off campus clients. Capable for Students “VISCOM provides graphic-related services to select on-campus clients and outside entities, utilizing ‘real-world’ projects to support student education, research and… read more »

Youtube

YouTube can be a consistent source of information in the form of videos. When confronted with a task that which you can not complete,  these forms of assistance can be anywhere from software questions, designers giving advice, work piece references, and even entertainment to avoid producing boring pieces.

Teamwork

Teamwork is essential to creating successful pieces of design. Teamwork consists of many aspects; predominated by cooperation, commitment, consistency, reliability, and effort. These things can be what separate a successful project from a underachieved project. Success is what VISCOM is, and underachieved is what we avoid becoming.

Production Meeting

Every week we have a production meeting for one hour to discuss current and upcoming projects. This keeps clear communications between team members and creative director. Joe will go down the project lead list and ask each lead for an update of each project that they are in charge of. Here is the link of… read more »

Fridge Duty

In order to maintain an organized and clean fridge there will be a VISCOM member in charge of the fridge every week. First things first, if you have not signed up to do fridge duty, do so ASAP by adding your name to one of the weeks on the sheet that’s on the fridge! Fridge… read more »

Digital Ocean

Digital Ocean is a virtual cloud hosting provider that developers can use to host the software they create. In order to make use of Digital Ocean’s services, developers create Virtual Machine (VM) instances referred to as “droplets”. Digital Ocean developers are able to choose their droplets size, the geographical center their droplet runs in, and… read more »

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