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    Splash Worldwide Wields Technology to Unleash Creativity
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    From Chaos to Compliance: Creative Marketing Survey Results
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    Ziflow Adds Automation to Online Proofing

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

Product Update: December 2018

In the spirit of continuous innovation, our product team brought forward the release of some enhancements and new features, scheduled for January, to today. Now that’s a reason to be cheerful as we move into the final few weeks of 2018.

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Topics: online proofing, review and approval, Company Announcement

Product Update: November 2018

There’s still plenty to be thankful for today and we’re not just talking about the endless leftovers awaiting you for lunch and dinner for the next two weeks.  We’ve also got a great lineup of new additions to Ziflow to be thankful for.

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Topics: online proofing, review and approval, Company Announcement

Product Update: October 2018

As with our last few releases, we continue to solve the complex online proofing challenges that our customers have to deal with. This release includes unique enhancements throughout the product that gives busy marketers and agency teams more options to tailor Ziflow to their review and approval process.

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Topics: online proofing, review and approval

Splash Worldwide Wields Technology to Unleash Creativity

Given the immense competitive pressures in the agency world, differentiation is key in growing a business. It used to be that track record, customer roster and deep industry expertise were “enough” to create distance between you and others competing for the business. 

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Topics: Best Practices, online proofing, Executive

A Five Point Health Check of Your Creative Review and Approval Process

If you and your team are managing multiple creative projects per week ( and many of you are managing more than six per week, in fact), having an effective review and approval process no longer qualifies as a “nice to have” - it’s a requirement.
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Topics: Best Practices, online proofing, review and approval

Product Update: New Additions to Automated Workflow

This release of Ziflow Online Proofing includes additions to our automated workflow capabilities, as well as new benefits in the area of proof viewing and administration. Keep reading to learn more about how we've once again simplified the review and approval process.

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Topics: Ziflow, Executive, online proofing, review and approval, automation

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

Product Update: Take Greater Control of Your Review and Approval Process

One of the consistent development themes across our last few releases has been the idea of customer-customization; the ability to customize the online proofing process via automated workflow, custom domains, private comments and account level settings & defaults to name a few examples.  

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Topics: review and approval, online proofing

Product Update: Ziflow Adds Automation to Online Proofing

Today’s much-anticipated release brings together two core Ziflow technologies - online proofing and marketing task automation. With the release of our Online Proofing Zibot, it’s now possible to kick off a predefined proofing process - including team member notifications, roles, decision-making responsibilities, deadlines and workflow triggers - with a simple drag and drop.

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Topics: online proofing

Latest Release Supports Even More Online Proofing Use Cases

Published June 7, 2018. Our most recent product release - available today - continues our theme of helping marketing teams & agencies obtain feedback on all their proofs as fast and efficiently as possible by expanding the file types supported in addition to some really powerful ways to help deliver your creative projects.

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Topics: online proofing, Company Announcement

Online Proofing Helps Dynamicard Accelerate Direct Mail Innovation

Are marketers still relying on direct mail as a channel? Looking at recent industry research, there’s no shortage of data points which support dedicating a portion of your marketing budget to direct mail efforts. According to the DMA, direct mail response rates are over 5%, compared to 0.6% response rates for both email and display ads, respectively. That’s pretty compelling.

A great example of a company providing innovation in this area is Dynamicard. Dynamicard is a one-stop shop for innovative direct mail assets - most notably via their very popular die-cut plastic postcard offering. They also offer technology-based services such as tracking and analytics, as well as QR codes, further differentiating their offerings.

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Topics: online proofing

Five Signs Your Marketing Team Needs Online Proofing

The proliferation of digital marketing channels has rapidly increased the demand for content from marketing teams. In addition, marketing cycles have shortened dramatically. As a result,  marketers need to produce more high quality content in less time. And each piece of content needs review at least once before approval and release.

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Topics: Agile Marketing, online proofing, Marketing Operations, review and approval

Product Release Recap - March 2018

It’s release day here at Ziflow! As we’ve covered on the blog before, the first few releases since our October launch were focused on the core online proofing use cases, a well as performance and scalability.

March was a very busy month for the Ziflow product development team. Today’s release includes several new capabilities, each aimed at helping marketing teams deliver their creative projects faster and more efficiently every day. Large, distributed teams, should especially take note of today’s release as we’re making it even easier for agencies and brands to adopt online proofing as a replacement to emails, printouts and sticky-notes as a means of providing feedback on creative content.   

Let’s take a look at a few of the highlights in this month’s release.

Automated Workflow
One of the most frequently requested features since launch, Automated Workflow, delivers a great new addition for teams with multi-stage review processes. If your review and approval process spans multiple teams inside or outside of your organization, you can now create a workflow to automate the proof routing.  

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Topics: online proofing, Company Announcement

Ziflow Announces Blockchain-Based Online Proofing; ICO in the Works


We’re excited to announce that we’ve decided to disrupt the online proofing market and update our product architecture to deliver our solution via blockchain technology.

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Topics: review and approval, online proofing, Company Announcement

#ZiflowHowTo: How to Compare Proofs in Ziflow

One of the most tangible ways that Ziflow helps you deliver your marketing projects faster is by providing a streamlined way to review new versions of creative content, side by side.  

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Topics: #ZiflowHowTo, online proofing, Marketing Production

#ZiflowHowTo: Creating a New Proof in Ziflow

Ziflow streamlines the review and approval of creative content to help you deliver your marketing projects faster, by improving your team's collaboration, centralizing feedback and eliminating manual steps through automated workflow.

Once you've signed up for Ziflow, you're on your way to replacing email, printouts and other ad-hoc methods for reviewing your creative content.

The first step in that journey is creating a new proof. 

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Topics: #ZiflowHowTo, online proofing

#ZiflowHowTo: Using Ziflow’s Markup and Commenting Tools

Ziflow allows busy marketing teams to easily provide and collect feedback on a wide range of file types (documents, designs, etc.) within an intuitive interface, directly on the content being reviewed.  

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Topics: #ZiflowHowTo, online proofing