Miss the camaraderie of the office? Try one of these clever remote team-building ideas

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It’s unlikely that your Thursday happy hour will return anytime soon, but these team-building activities have helped companies build stronger workplace relationships and strengthen culture. Like many service companies, East End Yovth’s (the v is for “visionary”) team is working from home. The digital marketing agency prides itself on having created a diverse and inclusive team. Cofounder Kevin Poirier says that its multicultural environment improves everything from creativity and innovation to employee engagement and decision-making. Read Full Story

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Productive remote workers do these 5 simple things every day

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As a time management coach, I advise using these five strategies to increase your productivity when working from home. As certain workers are beginning to return to the office, some are thrilled to have regained an environment more conducive to their personal productivity. For some, the office has fewer distractions and just makes it easier to get work done, particularly if their projects are highly collaborative. Read Full Story

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How to design a plan to return to the office that works for introverts

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Extrovert managers have a responsibility to determine whether more reserved employees would like to stay with (or break free from) the remote environment. Thanks to the pandemic, 50% of Americans are working remotely . Introverts are ecstatic. With less social interaction, more opportunities to quietly recharge, and space to focus on deep-thinking tasks, introverts are set to thrive. Read Full Story

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A Marketer’s Guide to Working Remotely

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Remote work is going from an occasional perk to the norm. As long as you have a computer and internet connection, you can perform your job anytime, anywhere. For marketers, creating promotional materials, meeting clients, and completing projects from home, hotel, coffee shop, library—basically anywhere with an internet connection. While working remotely has many benefits, employees who regularly worked in the office may have a difficult time making the transition to exclusively working this way. In this article, we’ll talk about the how’s and why’s of remote work for marketers. The Rise in Popularity of Working Remotely Remote work has been around for years. However, the COVID-19 pandemic made it unexpectedly the norm for many businesses, and both employers and employees are realizing the work-from-home system can be successful. According to Global Workplace Analytics , big companies like Best Buy, British Telecom, Dow Chemical found remote workers are 35 percent …

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Editors picks: 16 home office improvements that Fast Company editors swear by

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Standing desks, office chairs, back pillows, and ergonomic keyboards and mice. Here are the products that have changed our work-from-home lives. We won’t be leaving our home offices any time soon. Even with the sweet siren call of the vaccine on our horizons. So, it feels like the right time to invest in making the space more comfortable, efficient, and stylish. We looked around our own home offices and asked Fast Company staffers for their tried-and-true WFH gear, furnishings, and tech. Here are our favorites. Read Full Story

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5 ways marketers can instil AR into their business plan of action

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30-second summary: Marketers can incorporate AR into their proposed business plan of action to enhance the way the company operates and give it more publicity. The action plan as it is also called outlines how a business will be operated and managed. This plan is a section of the business plan and it covers business operations that were not outlined in the marketing and sales plans. AR can be used to offer augmented shopping experiences to customers. Users can be allowed to try out makeup, clothes, etc. on their digital identity. Besides, AR takes away the need to have a large physical inventory just to provide enough samples to be tried on. Business cards, brochures, and other advertising materials of a business can have a virtual component thanks to AR. In this case, potential customers can use their smartphones to scan printed materials, thereby giving them access to the best …

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Working With a Digital Marketing Agency Vs. Hiring In House

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If you are looking to scale up your marketing, you will need talented people that can take charge of and execute your strategy. But should you build your own in-house marketing team or hire an agency partner? There are compelling reasons for both, and it mostly depends on your situation. Read on to find out which decision is better for you. The Benefits of Working With a Digital Marketing Agency Digital agencies are companies that help other businesses perform a specific function such as marketing, development, or design. They act as a substitute for an in-house team, serving the same labor function but outside of the organization. They typically specialize in certain areas, depending on how big their team is and what expertise they have. Other ways to think about digital agencies are as an outsourced team or in some cases a group of freelancers working together. Here are the …

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An Inside Look at My Digital Marketing Agencies Around the World

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My blog attracts millions of viewers, and accolades have stacked up for entrepreneurship, marketing, and influence. You may not know that behind the Neil Patel brand is a powerful and growing network of digital marketing agencies with offices around the world. NP Digital is a performance marketing agency built by marketers, and our global offices allow us to deliver our specialized services to clients worldwide. Below is more information about our agencies, as gathered by one of our writers. Meet our Co-Founders: Neil Patel and Mike Kamo Neil Patel, CMO and Co-Founder, is a New York Times Bestselling Author and is recognized as a top influencer by The Wall Street Journal and Forbes’s top ten marketers. Entrepreneur magazine credits him with creating one of the 100 most brilliant companies. He has been recognized as a top 100 entrepreneur under 30 by President Obama and a top 100 entrepreneur under 35 …

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