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Married to your Work

What do you get when you cross two of Spawn’s world-class creatives? Amazing advertisements, a kick a** wedding invite… and a baby. Oh, and logos… lots and lots of logos. It all started 7 years ago when our current Art Director, Amy, moved here from Pennsylvania for a Spawn summer internship. What was it like meeting

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The Benefits of In-Office Babies

At Spawn, we welcome brand-new hatchlings with open arms (quite literally), with a policy that encourages parents to bring their new littles into work with them until they’re old enough to crawl. It’s a fantastic benefit for parents: “Being a first-time mom, it gave me peace of mind to know that when my maternity leave was

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Five Questions for: Charles Leshan

Hi, my name is Charles Leshan and I am the Production Director here at Spawn Ideas, as well as General Manager of Bore Tide One Source – a subsidiary of Spawn. Tell us about the journey that led you to join the Spawn team. Shortly after Spawn won the GCI business, Spawn needed an experienced Production

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The Social Experience + Your Small Business

In the early years of social media, most users, business and personal alike, feared the comment section (and rightfully so – some crazy stuff can happen there!). But as the world adapts to ignoring trolls, it’s gotten safer for brands to treat the comment section as a prime spot for engagement with customers and prospective customers.

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5 Best Practices for a Great Ad

Effective advertising can propel a business to greatness.  What makes a good ad? Impact.  And marketers have a matter of seconds to make an impression. With this in mind, we’ve created some advertising basics that can help any business, even if you aren’t ready for an ad agency just yet. 1.) Pass the “blink test” Use

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Five Questions for: Kaylee Devine

Hi, my name is Kaylee Devine & I am an Account Planner here at Spawn Ideas; this means I take on strategy for the Hooligan team. Tell us about the journey that led you to join the Spawn Ideas team. Eight years ago, after coming home to Alaska after college I accepted an internship at Spawn.

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The Fundamental 5

Think of those social apps you scroll through tirelessly on the daily, the ones you can’t make it without. Maybe they’re the channels Iconoculture calls the Core Four — Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and Facebook. Or, if you’re more like us at Spawn, it’s more like the Fundamental Five: Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. You love

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Volunteer Time Off

Giving back never felt so good Among the many things we’re grateful for this Thanksgiving at Spawn Ideas are the opportunities we have to give back, both as an agency and as individuals. And this year, we’ve introduced a Volunteer Time Off (VTO) benefit that allows each of us to contribute to a cause we care

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Entertainment: The New Anchor

How Smart Retailers are Adapting to an Experience Economy Year after year, families line up during the holiday season to meet the man of the moment, your Jolly Old St. Nick. And if you’re a store near one of his renowned photo ops, you might owe him a cookie or two for being the reason behind

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Married to your Work

What do you get when you cross two of Spawn’s world-class creatives? Amazing advertisements, a kick a** wedding invite… and a baby. Oh, and logos… lots and lots of logos. It all started 7 years ago when our current Art Director, Amy, moved here from Pennsylvania for a Spawn summer internship. What was it like meeting

read more

The Benefits of In-Office Babies

At Spawn, we welcome brand-new hatchlings with open arms (quite literally), with a policy that encourages parents to bring their new littles into work with them until they’re old enough to crawl. It’s a fantastic benefit for parents: “Being a first-time mom, it gave me peace of mind to know that when my maternity leave was

read more

Five Questions for: Charles Leshan

Hi, my name is Charles Leshan and I am the Production Director here at Spawn Ideas, as well as General Manager of Bore Tide One Source – a subsidiary of Spawn. Tell us about the journey that led you to join the Spawn team. Shortly after Spawn won the GCI business, Spawn needed an experienced Production

read more

The Social Experience + Your Small Business

In the early years of social media, most users, business and personal alike, feared the comment section (and rightfully so – some crazy stuff can happen there!). But as the world adapts to ignoring trolls, it’s gotten safer for brands to treat the comment section as a prime spot for engagement with customers and prospective customers.

read more

5 Best Practices for a Great Ad

Effective advertising can propel a business to greatness.  What makes a good ad? Impact.  And marketers have a matter of seconds to make an impression. With this in mind, we’ve created some advertising basics that can help any business, even if you aren’t ready for an ad agency just yet. 1.) Pass the “blink test” Use

read more

Five Questions for: Kaylee Devine

Hi, my name is Kaylee Devine & I am an Account Planner here at Spawn Ideas; this means I take on strategy for the Hooligan team. Tell us about the journey that led you to join the Spawn Ideas team. Eight years ago, after coming home to Alaska after college I accepted an internship at Spawn.

read more

The Fundamental 5

Think of those social apps you scroll through tirelessly on the daily, the ones you can’t make it without. Maybe they’re the channels Iconoculture calls the Core Four — Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and Facebook. Or, if you’re more like us at Spawn, it’s more like the Fundamental Five: Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. You love

read more

Volunteer Time Off

Giving back never felt so good Among the many things we’re grateful for this Thanksgiving at Spawn Ideas are the opportunities we have to give back, both as an agency and as individuals. And this year, we’ve introduced a Volunteer Time Off (VTO) benefit that allows each of us to contribute to a cause we care

read more

Entertainment: The New Anchor

How Smart Retailers are Adapting to an Experience Economy Year after year, families line up during the holiday season to meet the man of the moment, your Jolly Old St. Nick. And if you’re a store near one of his renowned photo ops, you might owe him a cookie or two for being the reason behind

read more