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Features

The benefits of the employee-owned business model

It was just at the beginning of March that BrandOpus announced its shift to the employee-owned trust model. I welcomed the news with much enthusiasm, if anything because I love everything those guys do and believe an employee-owned model can only...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Inspiration

How to sell a tractor: the difference between features and benefits

Advertising law states that people buy benefits, not features. This law is also known as: features tell, benefits sell. Which means it’s fine to explain the features that a product has, but it’s by showing the benefits those features...

Posted by: Woven Agency
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Inspiration

5 benefits of meditation for writers

Have you ever read Meditations by the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius? These were his private reflections on philosophy, happiness, peace, pleasure and the meaning of life as a whole. Why am I mentioning it? If you’re a writer, you’ll...

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Workshop

The benefits of getting an agent

Getting an agent Agents promote creatives in a number of ways, including, on their websites, by personal one-to-one presentations to commissioning art directors/buyers and direct email-shots. Promotions can take the form of postcards, desktop...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Features

Are we selling the benefits of graphic design hard enough?

by John Fountain. Here's something that I read this during the week and it impressed me so much that I thought I'd share it with you. Lord Smith, former Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pointed out that - with 1% of the world's...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Job Description: Lighting Designer 

The lighting designer coordinates heavily with the director and artistic director to determine what sort of lighting-related visuals will craft the desired result on stage. This can include anything from deciding what sort of lighting will create a...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Job Description: Furniture Designer

Furniture designers are proficient in designing and creating furnishings, taking into consideration both functionality and fashion. They design both exterior and interior furnishings, often keeping in mind things like customer preferences,...

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Industry

How to Choose an Experiential Agency

As a concept, experiential marketing is all about taking risks and doing whatever it takes to create a bond between the consumer and the brand. An experience, after all, can be a thousand different things to a million different people but it’s...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Workshop

How to find jobs and gigs | Creativepool Member Hacks #2

Creativepool is a fantastic place full of opportunities for any member in the community. We have thousands of jobs available each month catering to all the specialisms in the community, from design to copywriting and illustration. Given any creative...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Inspiration

Ads that made history: that time Old Spice broke the fourth wall

I was still in high school when a friend of mine showed me a distinctive ad, featuring a man as he talked directly at the camera. I had never seen an ad like that before - and certainly not in my overly traditional home country. To think that over...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Leaders

Why keyword blocklisting is hurting your ad campaigns

With an increasing number of customers flocking online, many brands and advertisers were looking to capitalise on this new digital exodus caused by the pandemic. Except they couldn't. With an over-reliance on automated keyword blocklisting, many...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Job Description: 3D Visualiser

3D visualisation is a synonym for computer-generated imagery, 3D rendering, 3D graphics, etc. All of these terms refer to the digital process of creating some graphical content by using 3D technology - that is the task of a 3D visualiser. This...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Leaders

Can retail experiences discriminate?

From the perspective of store design, how can the physical environment discriminate in retail? Discrimination is traditionally defined as unjust or prejudicial treatment of people based on a number of protected characteristics, including; age, sex,...

Posted by: Quinine
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Job Description: Typographer

Typography is the art of arranging text in a way that makes it not only legible but aesthetically pleasing. It involves font, structure and overall appearance, and works to catalyse a specific emotion in the reader. It brings the text to life and the...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Features

Beware the Equity/ESOP trap in your next role

Working for startups is surely exciting. Smaller teams feel more familial, warm and human, without all the hassle of huge hierarchy and escalating an escalation to the higher management team. Unfortunately, some startups are also ruthlessly attentive...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Inspiration

Ads that made history: At 60 miles an hour...

David Ogilvy loved Rolls-Royce. Even in the core of his professional life (the peak of Madison Avenue, around the Sixties), Rolls-Royce was already a premium car brand, one that was able to establish itself in the early Twentieth Century as one of...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Features

7 uplifting workplace trends that will define your return to the office

Crazy as it sounds, 2022 is around the corner and with it, a new age for the future of work. As Covid restrictions get lifted and people get their full round of vaccines, workers will be expected to return to the office at least a few days per week....

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Industry

See Annual 2021's best Agencies, Brands, Talent and Leaders of the Year!

The Creativepool Annual is all about championing excellence in the creative industries. Now that our stellar lineup of winners for Annual 2021 has been announced, it is time to take a closer look at those companies and professionals who defined...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Workshop

Is your digital footprint hurting or helping your career prospects?

Your digital footprint refers to the record of your online interactions. It's everything you do, share, or post online - some of which can tarnish your reputation. But, according to Statista, only about a third of people who use the internet...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Workshop

7 simple ways for freelancers to win big clients

It is a widely known fact that big clients do things differently. The largest organisations in the modern brandscape will have millions of dollars to spend in marketing budget, but they obviously won’t be keen on spending them all in a risky...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Inspiration

What is the metaverse and why should brands take it seriously?

For many, the term ‘metaverse’ probably conjures up images of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One, Tron, or Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner-but there is much more to dissect here. The future of experience - 'The Metaverse' As we...

Posted by: Imagination
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Workshop

A quick history of TikTok and how we can use it to our advantage

I used to think I would never understand TikTok. It was clearly not for me, made for natural performers and younger people who loved to mess around with silly challenges. But then I saw some friends following influencers who did educational content,...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Workshop

What kind of creative careers are there in esports?

It was 2003 when DOTA (Defence of the Ancients), the first true Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA), hit the shelves of PC gaming. Since then, esports have been on a constant and steady rise, leading to widespread popularisation for a new kind of...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Workshop

How much should I charge as a Freelance Retoucher?

A guide to retouching rates, with tips and advice from experienced professionals in the industry Commercial Retouchers make the beautiful perfect. They are architects of polish, masters of design and how to present a product/campaign under the best...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo

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