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4 Signs of a Dysfunctional Workplace

By | August 13th, 2018|Categories: Workplace Culture, Worky Worky|

I’m really embarrassed when I stumble into the dysfunctional parts of adulthood. Particularly, dysfunctional teams at companies.  I wish there were a better word than “embarrassed,” but it’s the best word I have. It’s [...]

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The Problem of Blame

By | August 6th, 2018|Categories: Workplace Culture, Worky Worky|

It’s easy to blame others for your problems. This is true in your personal life, and in your professional life too. However convenient it is to blame others for you problems in the short term, there are long-term effects that are toxic.

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SEO in Plain Language: When I hire a company to build my website, will they optimize our website for search engines?

By | March 4th, 2017|Categories: SEO - Search Engine Optimization|

Know that there was a time where SEO seemed like some sort of digital voodoo. Do not accept this! You should know what you are paying for and how it SEO works.

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Job Opening: Entry-Level Web Designer at smithHOUSE

By | December 8th, 2016|Categories: Worky Worky|

smithHOUSE is a young Phoenix-based creative agency that focuses on branding, web, and mobile. We enjoy the sweet spot that is in the intersection of design, technology, and business. We have an opening for an entry level Web Designer beginning January 1, 2017. This is a salaried position with benefits.

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5 Innovative Brands and What We Can Learn from Them, Part 1

By | August 1st, 2016|Categories: Design, Digital Marketing|

There is a lot of noise out there about digital marketing, social media marketing, content marketing, branding and innovation. You could read 100s of blogs and just as many books, and still feel like you are missing something. This is because you’re reading about methodologies and strategies,..

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Branding Phoenix: 5 Winners

By | June 13th, 2016|Categories: Branding|

Give credit to the creative visionaries who have boosted the brand of of Phoenix. Some you know, others you do not. Together, we're reshaping this city.

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Branding Phoenix: 5 Losers

By | June 10th, 2016|Categories: Design|

I took a drive with my family around our favorite parts of Phoenix over the weekend.  My conversations with my wife (also a designer) are pretty fierce. We see things that we love, and we also [...]

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