Announcing the Slope Plugin for Adobe XD CC

[fa icon="calendar'] 10/15/18 10:24 AM / by Brian Bosché posted in Product, Featured Post

Slope is excited to work with Adobe to announce an integration with Adobe XD CC.

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Adobe Announces Slope Integration for Adobe XD CC

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/28/18 7:53 AM / by Brian Bosché posted in Product, Featured Post

Slope is excited to work with Adobe to announce an integration with Adobe XD CC.

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7 Ways to Motivate Your Creative Team

[fa icon="calendar'] 7/9/18 3:23 PM / by Hassaan Bey posted in Featured Post

As a creative manager, you carry a responsibility to continually motivate your team. An employee’s level of engagement is directly tied to their motivation to be productive and generate their best work. Your job is to empower each person to take responsibility for doing a great job and offer challenging opportunities that help them grow.

Treating employees well, advocating for their work-life balance and giving them space to think creatively contributes to a deeper sense of enthusiasm for coming to work each day. When you encourage these seven activities in your workplace, you will notice that your creative team is continually motivated to achieve amazing things!

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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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7 Ways to Get Better Creative Feedback

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/3/18 10:27 AM / by Hassaan Bey posted in Featured Post

Meaningful feedback is super important when trying to tighten up a creative project and exceed expectations. While great creative feedback makes your project look great, the relationship it tends to harbor makes your department look even better. Here are 7 ways to get better creative feedback on your next project.

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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 to Recognize and Combat Creative Fatigue

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/26/18 2:11 PM / by Hassaan Bey posted in Featured Post

Our fast-paced, performance-driven culture demands working at full speed. When you're constantly building and representing your company's brand, modern marketing teams must keep around-the-clock hours to build their credibility as determined, committed and thorough employees. The added pressure to consistently produce genius results on tight deadlines is often the tipping point for falling into a creative funk.

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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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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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Why You Need to Document Your Distribution Workflow

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/26/18 10:46 AM / by Hassaan Bey posted in Featured Post

When you’re dealing with all of the moving parts involved with a content mill, the last thing you want to deal with is uncertainty when it’s time to publish. Of course, in a perfect world everything is where it needs to be a day or two before it’s scheduled to go out. But when you work in creative, last minute hiccups happen regardless of how perfect that perfect world might be. That’s where documenting your distribution workflow comes in.

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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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How to Build the Best Creative Space for Your Team

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/8/18 12:38 PM / by Hassaan Bey posted in Featured Post

When creative services are at the core of your business, employees need a stimulating environment that inspires imagination and vision. Effectively managing creative output requires carefully crafting a fun, engaging work environment that fuels employee positivity, fulfillment and innovation. Managers can use these three strategies to cultivate a space for your team that nurtures creativity.

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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 Multi-Image Review in Slope

[fa icon="calendar'] 10/25/17 7:35 AM / by Hassaan Bey posted in Product, Featured Post

We are happy to introduce Multi-Image Review to Slope tasks!

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Introducing Attachments in Slope

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

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 Featured Post, Product

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 Featured Post, Product

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 Featured Post, Product

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


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