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Update: Lightning fast video and audio previews at source quality

18 March, 2019

Yes, you’ve read that correctly. Once the files are completely uploaded, previews for web friendly formats like MP4 and M4A will appear almost instantaneously.

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A Day in the Life of a Media File

13 November, 2019

A media file is a complex digital asset. To understand how to actually improve your workflow you need to start by tuning in to the needs of the central element, the asset itself. From conception through to archiving, let’s take an in-depth look at a ‘day in the life of a media file’.

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Getting paid in 10 easy steps

4 October, 2019

You get a service, you get a service, and you get a service, now show me the money!!! Money (and a lot of coffee!) makes the creative business world go round. You need to make money, preferably a lot of it, to really keep your creative thoughts flowing. We’re not here to tell you how much you should be making, that’s up to your bottom-line to decide.

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Work Smarter, with Smart Tools

12 September, 2019

The ability to work smarter is a bit like committing to a healthy lifestyle. The more you put into it and maintain a disciplined focus, the more you get out of it. In our ‘Improve Your Workflow’ podcast we’ve been chatting with inspirational creatives in order to get a behind the scenes look at their productivity hacks and their software stack tools of choice.

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5 tips to automate tasks in your creative business

1 August, 2019

We all know the saying “work smarter, not harder”. The current trend to help us try and do that is to automate, automate, and you guessed it – automate. There is an amazing variety of tools out there that can help you manage your processes and do some of the work for you.

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5 Ways to Cut Down on Missed Deadlines

28 June, 2019

It’s a well-known fact that creatives are quite prone to messiness. The Journal of Psychological Science published a study that found being around messiness tends to lead you away from convention.

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The four seemingly small details that impact a customer’s experience and their impression of your business

3 June, 2019

From the conceptual stages to the final delivery of a project, there are multiple touch points in a creative team’s production workflow where you can positively impact a client’s impression of you and your services.

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How can creative teams manage feedback efficiently without stifling their creativity?

3 May, 2019

From client feedback to in-progress notes, your team needs to collaborate and communicate throughout every stage of the creative process.

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Four Reasons to Write Out Your Project Workflow from Start to Finish

3 April, 2019

Managing projects in the workplace can feel like an uphill battle especially if those projects change hands frequently. The goals of creative projects, in particular, can sometimes become muddled and lost as they change hands and flow from person to person.

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6 Signs You Need to Change Your Team’s Workflow Processes

1 March, 2019

The phrase “nothing ever stays the same” is true in every part of life, including your creative business. Many factors are responsible for a business evolving. Examples of these changes include: business growth, change in management, and advancement in technology. A business must evolve in order to stay competitive in its respective industry.

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