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Charlie Holbert

Visual Minute Week 13: Debbie Millman

Debbie Millman is our next guest for this week’s Visual Minute. Debbie joins us as the CEO of Sterling Brands, Chair of SVC’s Masters in Branding, and host of the Design Matters podcast, making her a well-rounded authority toward the intricacies of what makes visual content stand out from the crowd. Check out Debbie’s response and stay up to date on the Visual Minute as we continue the series next week.

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Visual Minute Week 12: Shama Hyder

Shama Hyder, CEO of Marketing Zen and author of recently published Momentum: How to Propel your Marketing and Transform your brand in the Digital Age, joins us for this week’s Visual Minute. From small business and nonprofits to publicly-held Fortune 500 companies, Shama and the Zen Marketing team have helped numerous organizations build and implement successful digital marketing strategies, which is why we thought it necessary to track her down at this year’s SXSW and discuss…

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Visual Minute Week 11: Laura Feinstein

Laura Feinstein is always coming across new and creative ways in which visual content is used to connect and inspire audiences. As the Head of Fusion’s Social Stories, she offers an expressive approach toward visual content and its role in the world of news and media in this week’s Visual Minute. Check out her response and stay up to date on the Visual Minute as we continue the series next week with acclaimed photographer and author…

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Visual Minute Week 10: Jeremy Lasky

Jeremy Lasky is the co-founder of Perception, one of today’s most innovative motion graphic studios. His work spans across several industries, including film where he helped create the digital brand and gadgetry used by Tony Stark throughout the Marvel blockbuster Iron Man 2. Jeremy and his friend were kind enough to share a few words of wisdom on the importance of visual content in this week’s Visual Minute.

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Visual Minute Week 8: Nancy Duarte

Duarte, Inc. CEO, Nancy Duarte, has dedidcated years helping people turn their ideas into stories through presentation media. Check out this week’s visual minute as Nancy provides some great insight on how visual content can help develop mutual understanding and collaboration between two parties. Stay tuned for next week’s visual minute and stay up to date on the whole Visual Minute series here.

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Visual Minute Week 7: Greg Storey

With over 20 years of digital design experience spanning a myriad of industries, IBM’s Design Practice Lead Greg Storey is a walking encyclopedia when it comes to applications of visual communication. We were fortunate enough to steal some of Greg’s time at this year’s SXSW and pick his brain on the role visual content plays in attention economics. Hear what Greg has to say above and stay up-to-date on the full Visual Minute series.  

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Visual Minute Week 6: Marshall Kirkpatrick

Marshall Kirkpatrick, co-founder of Little Bird, knows a thing or two about what it takes to develop a memorable online presence. He was kind enough to sit down with us to share his expertise and thoughts on how visual content can open up new meaning and accessibility for audiences in this week’s Visual Minute. Don’t forget to follow the full Visual Minute series as we interview a new influencer each week!    

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Visual Minute Week 5: Brian Fanzo

Change evangelist and master of all things social media, Brian Fanzo, joins us in this week’s Visual Minute. Having built a successful career around helping people and businesses connect with audiences through technology, Brian provides a unique perspective on visual communication’s role in providing authentic experiences. Hear what Brian has to say and stay up-to-date on the full Visual Minute series here.

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Visual Minute Week 4: Guy Kawasaki

Having spent the past few decades as a serial brand ambassador, author and globe trotting speaker, Guy Kawasaki has become a wealth of knowledge in the fields of marketing, innovation and entrepreneurship. In recent years, he has added Chief Evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool, and board of trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation to his resume. This is why we thought it necessary to trap Guy in a corner and get his thoughts on the importance…

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A Hip Badge Tutorial for Adobe Illustrator CS6


The company logo is the most important piece of marketing and branding material for any company. The first interaction a customer has with a company is almost always viewing the brand logo, even if the customer does not realize it. Corporation logos have evolved over time to keep up with market and consumer trends. Designing a brand logo is no cakewalk either; it can take months to find a design that encompasses all the essential…

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Using the Right Hashtag


The secret is out, folks – hashtags get results. Whether you’re a business professional attempting to build brand recognition or just the average Joe with an affinity toward silly cat photos, the hashtag has completely changed the way we communicate across nearly all media. They help muffle the noise produced by hundreds-of-millions ofactive social media users and, from a business/marketing perspective, have opened up a direct link between the brand and the consumer. So, what…

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