Brian Bosché

Brian Bosché
Brian is the CEO & Co-Founder of Slope. He previously ran a creative agency and worked with technology startups in the original class of Venture for America Fellows.

Recent Posts

Introducing Project Timelines in Slope

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/7/18 2:36 PM / by Brian Bosché posted in Product

We are excited to announce Project Timelines in Slope! Now it's easier than ever to map out plans, keep an eye on key deadlines, and track work through multiple stages.

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The Roundup: Social's Changing Role in B2B Marketing

[fa icon="calendar'] 7/6/18 11:06 AM / by Brian Bosché

Welcome to The Roundup, a weekly series in which Hassaan, Slope's Creative Manager, and myself, CEO & Co-Founder, discuss news from across the marketing and creative industry. This week we are talking about how social networks are changing both the way we shop and the way B2B marketers engage with their audience.

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The Roundup: The World of Podcast Advertising

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/31/18 11:08 AM / by Brian Bosché posted in Featured Post

Welcome to The Roundup, a weekly series in which Hassaan, Slope's Creative Manager, and myself, CEO & Co-Founder, discuss news from across the marketing and creative industry. This week we are talking about podcast advertising and the unique access it offers brands.

You can watch the full video below, and read through this blog post for quick links to the topics we discuss.

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The Roundup: How Traditional Media is Reinventing Itself with Branded Content

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/23/18 1:01 PM / by Brian Bosché posted in Featured Post

Welcome to The Roundup, a weekly series in which Hassaan, Slope's Creative Manager, and myself, CEO & Co-Founder, discuss news from across the marketing and creative industry. This week we are talking about brand marketing and the trend of publishers building studios to take branded content in-house.

You can watch the full video below, and read through this blog post for quick links to the topics we discuss.

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The Roundup: The Rise of Live Streaming Video Marketing

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/14/18 12:48 PM / by Brian Bosché posted in Featured Post

Welcome to The Roundup, a weekly series in which Hassaan, Slope's Creative Manager, and myself, CEO & Co-Founder, discuss news from across the marketing and creative industry. This week we are talking about how different brands, influencers, and marketing teams are using live streaming video to engage their audience in new ways.

You can watch the full video below, and read through this blog post for quick links to the topics we discuss.

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A Conversation with Kristin Twiford, Content Marketing Manager at Libris

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/9/18 10:43 AM / by Brian Bosché posted in Featured Post

Welcome to our interview series, Creativity Drives Business, where successful marketing and creative leaders share industry insights, how they got to where they are today, and explore the future role of creativity in business.

Kristin Twiford, Content Marketing Manager at Libris, discusses how Libris focuses on visual storytelling as a pillar in their marketing strategy.

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The Roundup: What's Next for Out of Home Advertising?

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/1/18 7:34 AM / by Brian Bosché posted in Featured Post

Welcome to The Roundup, a weekly series in which Hassaan, Slope's Creative Manager, and myself, CEO & Co-Founder, discuss news from across the marketing and creative industry. This week we are talking about one of our favorite forms of advertising, Out of Home! We discuss how Out of Home has come in and out of style, what the future of Out of Home looks like, and give some hot takes on our favorite billboards.

You can watch the full video below, and read through this blog post for quick links to the topics we discuss.

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How the Milwaukee Brewers Recreated an Iconic Scene from "The Sandlot"

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/12/18 9:04 AM / by Brian Bosché posted in Featured Post

It was the 25th anniversary of “The Sandlot” this week, and the Milwaukee Brewers took the opportunity to recreate an iconic scene with players from the team. The video went viral, and was covered by ESPN, Sports Illustrated, USA Today, and more. I spoke with Caitlin Moyer, Director of New Media, and Evan Entler, Senior Manager of Marketing and Advertising, about how they put it all together.

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Introducing Work Requests in Slope

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/11/18 2:37 AM / by Brian Bosché posted in Product

We're excited to introduce Work Requests to Slope! Work Requests make it easy for teams to submit, review, and approve requests – and instantly create the resulting projects and tasks right in Slope. We know work requests are difficult to manage, and if they were a game show challenge, they may look something like this:

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A Conversation with Leslie Ye, Senior Content Strategist at HubSpot

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/3/18 9:13 AM / by Brian Bosché posted in Featured Post

Welcome to our interview series, Creativity Drives Business, where successful marketing and creative leaders share industry insights, how they got to where they are today, and explore the future role of creativity in business.

Leslie Ye, Senior Content Strategist at Hubspot, discusses how the role of content marketing is changing within organizations.

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The Roundup: Marketing March Madness

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/30/18 10:38 AM / by Brian Bosché posted in Featured Post

Welcome to The Roundup, a weekly series in which Hassaan, Slope's Creative Manager, and myself, CEO & Co-Founder, discuss news from across the marketing and creative industry. In honor of March Madness, we are talking about sports marketing! Some of the strongest and most loved brands in the world are sports teams, and there is a lot to learn about how they engage with their audiences.

You can watch the full video below, and read through this blog post for quick links to the topics we discuss.

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The Roundup: Why Marketing Matters During Oscar Season

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/21/18 4:54 PM / by Brian Bosché posted in Featured Post

Every year during Oscar Season, fans and critics alike spend hours debating which film should win the notable award. What doesn't get discussed nearly as much is the essential role that marketing plays in determining who actually wins.

In this episode of The Roundup, a weekly series in which Hassaan (Slope's Creative Manager) and myself (CEO & Co-Founder) discuss news from across the marketing and creative industry, we discuss the strategy behind The Shape of Water's trailers, whether Netflix content should be included in the Oscars, and the unique way Three Billboards used... billboards... to promote their movie.

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A Conversation with Rebecca Yaffe, VP of Creative Services at HomeAdvisor

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/12/18 2:23 PM / by Brian Bosché posted in Featured Post

Welcome to our interview series, Creativity Drives Business, where successful marketing and creative leaders share industry insights, how they got to where they are today, and explore the future role of creativity in business.

Rebecca Yaffe, VP of Creative Services at HomeAdvisor, discusses how the role of creative services is changing within organizations.

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February Product Release: Reporting

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/26/18 2:44 PM / by Brian Bosché posted in Product

This month we've released some great new features that we're really excited to tell you about. As always if there's something you think would help make Slope the perfect tool for you we're always open for suggestions. Without further ado let's get into the good stuff!

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A Conversation with Kim Walts, Director of Creative Services at BECU

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/21/18 9:44 PM / by Brian Bosché posted in Featured Post

Welcome to our interview series, Creativity Drives Business, where successful marketing and creative leaders share industry insights, how they got to where they are today, and explore the future role of creativity in business.

Kim Walts, Director of Creative Services at BECU, discusses how the role of creative services is changing within organizations.

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A Conversation with Nicole Lee, Production Manager at Pinterest

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/13/18 4:38 PM / by Brian Bosché posted in Featured Post

Welcome to our interview series, Creativity Drives Business, where successful marketing and creative leaders share industry insights, how they got to where they are today, and explore the future role of creativity in business.

Nicole Lee, Production Manager at Pinterest, discusses how she has combined her creative operations is a unique field within the creative world.

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Creativity Drives Business: A Conversation with John Weaver, Creative Director at the Seattle Seahawks

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/1/18 3:53 PM / by Brian Bosché posted in Featured Post

Welcome to our interview series, Creativity Drives Business, where successful marketing and creative leaders share industry insights, how they got to where they are today, and explore the future role of creativity in business.

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Introducing Attachments in Slope

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/26/17 9:44 AM / by Brian Bosché posted in Product, Featured Post

We have good news–you can now attach files to projects and tasks in Slope!

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Introducing @mentions in Slope

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/30/17 8:05 AM / by Brian Bosché posted in Product, Featured Post

You can now use @mentions in Slope to send a notification and grab the attention of a team member.

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Introducing Search in Slope

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/10/17 9:44 AM / by Brian Bosché posted in Product, Featured Post

Now you can easily search collections, projects, and tasks in Slope.

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July Product Release: Project Templates

[fa icon="calendar'] 7/26/17 7:56 AM / by Brian Bosché posted in Product, Featured Post

We are happy to announce project templates in Slope to help your team create standard project plans and common workflows.


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Introducing Slope: The Easiest Way To Manage Your Creative Work

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/17/17 3:14 PM / by Brian Bosché posted in Featured Post, Announcement

Words no creative professional wants to hear? “That’s great, but we have a few more changes…” More cycles equal higher costs, lower profits, resources tied up, delays, and a worse experience for everyone involved. As more organizations take on video and creative production as part of their overall communication and marketing strategy, those words—and the costs associated with them—are becoming all too common.

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4 Tips to Remember When You Use Video in Sales Emails

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/11/17 1:37 PM / by Brian Bosché

In today's digital world, your prospects receive TONS of emails every day. How can you break through the clutter? With video.

Video is an engaging and powerful medium that humanizes you (you're not a sales robot!) and lets you connect with prospects faster. In fact, Vidyard reports that open-to-reply rates increase 8x when a video is included in an email.

With that in mind, this post outlines four things to keep in mind that will make a big difference when using video in emails.

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3 Ways Your Sales Team Can Use Video To Move Customers Down The Funnel

[fa icon="calendar'] 12/20/16 10:38 AM / by Brian Bosché posted in Featured Post

This winter I took a trip to Viewtopia, Vidyard’s Video Marketing Summit. Every year Vidyard brings together a unique group of people that are testing the boundaries of how video can be used for business.

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Introducing Video Annotations In Slope

[fa icon="calendar'] 11/16/16 12:54 PM / by Brian Bosché posted in Product

The review process can be one of the most frustrating stages of a video project. Most teams end up hacking together an ineffective process using email and file sharing tools. At Slope, we want to make this process easier, and that's why we're excited to launch video annotations! Now it’s easier than ever to provide accurate feedback on videos.

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