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Online Proofing Might Be the Quickest Win in MarTech

Today’s modern marketing organization relies on a wide range of technology (MarTech) to create a multi-channel approach of relevant, personalized experiences for their customers and prospects.

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Topics: Best Practices, online proofing, review and approval, Marketing Project Management, Agile Marketing, Creative Production, Marketing Operations

Three Things Every CMO Should Know About the Creative Production Process

There is an opportunity in your organization to accelerate creative project delivery, and it’s hiding in plain sight - your creative content production, review, and approval processes.

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Topics: online proofing, Marketing Production, Creative Production, Marketing Operations, Ziflow

Ziflow Keeps Your Online Proofing Projects Organized with Folders

The rate at which new marketing projects and campaigns are being requested today doesn’t allow for any wasted time. This means organization of your work is a must. With our most recent release of Ziflow we’ve delivered our new folder functionality to just do that, help you keep your projects and proofs organized.

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Topics: Best Practices, review and approval, online proofing, Marketing Production, Creative Production, Marketing Operations

The Marketing Productivity Killers Lurking in the Office

Not a news flash: Being busy isn’t the same as being productive. All of us in marketing have no shortage of tasks and projects that keep us busy, but we’re often most challenged with ensuring we stay productive - moving the ball forward on key projects and deliverables.

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Topics: Marketing Operations, Creative Production, Marketing Production, Agile Marketing

Free eBook: 10 Things You Should Automate Today for a Better Marketing Workflow

Building off a blog series that we ran earlier this year, we put together this eBook to highlight 10 things you should automate today to accelerate your marketing workflow. All too often, how productive you are comes down to how well you organize your marketing workfow—optimizing the way you accomplish the work assigned, so that you’re maximizing the time spent on high-value, impactful activities. The rate at which new marketing projects and campaigns are being produced today doesn’t allow for any wasted time, especially time spent on “busy work”. So, we're here to help. 

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Topics: Ziflow, Agile Marketing, Creative Production, Marketing Production

10 Inspiring TED Talks For Designers And Marketers


I’m particularly drawn to TED Talks because the really good ones stretch the dimensions of the mind and force us to think in a bit different way. The idea-filled monologues, always fascinating and one of a kind, leave us in a state of “WOW”, like an episode of Stranger Things from Netflix.

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Topics: Design, Creative Production

The Best List of 50 Design Blogs For The Busy Marketer

2017 is in full swing and if you’re like us, you’re getting a handle on all of the projects already lined up for the year and have begun to look for fresh ideas and inspiration to get those projects going. If that is you and you were wondering where you’d find that inspiration, you've come to the right place.  

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Topics: Creative Production, Design

Improve Your Marketing Workflow by Automating Notifications and File Sharing

(Note: This post is part of our series of posts on Improving Your Marketing Workflow,  aimed at giving marketers ideas on how to simplify their lives by automating the repetitive tasks that go into creative production. Check out our two earlier posts on Getting Organized and File Conversions.)

When it comes to criticisms of team performance, there probably isn’t a more cringe-inducing description than “not being on the same page”. Clearly there isn’t a shortage of communication methods available (email, IM, status updates in project management apps, etc.), but we still sometimes fall short on keeping everyone updated on what’s being asked of them or what their next steps are.   Let's fix that. 

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Topics: Agile Marketing, Creative Production, Marketing Production, Marketing Operations

Improve Your Marketing Workflow by Automating File Conversions

(Note: This is the second post in our series of posts on Improving Your Marketing Workflow,  aimed at giving marketers ideas on how to simplify their lives by automating the repetitive tasks that go into creative production. Be sure to check out our previous post on using Ziflow to stay organized)

Given the wide range of marketing channels being used to engage with customers these days, marketers are being asked to deliver more and more file types for each new project. Whether it’s static design, video, audio or mixed media, this can potentially create hours of extra production work to accommodate all of the types needed.

Ziflow can help streamline your marketing workflow by automating the file conversions that could slow down the production process.  Here’s a few examples of how we can help.  

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Topics: Creative Production, Agile Marketing, Marketing Production

Blog Series: Improve Your Marketing Workflow - Getting Organized

(Note: This is the first post in our series of posts on Improving Your Marketing Workflow,  aimed at giving marketers ideas on how to simplify their lives by automating the repetitive tasks that go into creative production. Be sure to check out the other posts as they’re released)

As we’ve written about before, there’s a big difference between being “busy” and being “productive”. Often times, that distinction comes down to how well you organize your marketing workflow - the way you get work done and how much time is spent on high-value activities.  

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Topics: Agile Marketing, Creative Production, Marketing Production, Marketing Operations, Marketing Project Management