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Big Wins for Spawn at the 2018 Ad Age Small Agency Awards (Woohoo!)

We’re thrilled to announce that Spawn Ideas took home not one, but two major awards at the 2018 Ad Age Small Agency of the Year Awards. Our band of 44 employee-owners was recognized in both regional and national competition. First, with a Silver win as “Small Agency of the Year Northwest.” And second, a national prize,

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The Power of While: Mode and Multitasking

Some articles say multitasking is “costing billions in lost productivity” and “dumbing down” our brains. Others claim it’s a boon, allowing us to squeeze productivity from formerly wasted moments. Whatever you believe, there’s no turning back: Each day, millions are multitasking — watching TV and shopping online, texting friends and cooking, or reviewing emails while talking

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Intrawest Resorts

Pursuing Personas Intrawest Resorts was a developer and operator of destination resorts, including high profile properties in Colorado (Steamboat Springs, Winter Park), West Virginia (Snowshoe), Vermont (Stratton) and Canada (Blue Mountain, Mont Tremblant). It’s an impressive array of locations, but Intrawest’s marketing team faced a common challenge—the enormous cost of each resort developing “unique” messaging campaigns

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Customer Journey Insights: Wireless Customers

  Two Key Customer Experience Questions for Marketers At Spawn, we know that a company’s brand promise is built or broken on customer experience. This truth has never been more important for marketers: In fact, 89% of companies said that they would compete mainly on customer experience last year. But understanding the customer journey can be

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Outdoor Industry Association

Creating a Path for the Great Outdoors The Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is the voice of the outdoor recreation industry, serving more than 1,200 manufacturers (Timberland, Patagonia), retailers (Cabela’s, REI), nonprofits (Boy Scouts of America, The Nature Conservancy) and outdoor enthusiasts. Even Spawn Ideas is a member! They not only advocate for the industry, but also

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Insights in Plain Sight: Children

Observed: Children are simultaneously overwhelming and under-stimulating. We stumbled upon a truism while reading this fascinating article from JSTOR: Yes, Smartphones are Destroying a Generation. Yes, it’s a click-bait-esqe headline, but the article is packed with insights. What Might This Mean? Finding an insight is often a combination of hard work, research and analysis. Sometimes it’s

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Insights in Plain Sight: Selling the Sizzle—AND the Steak

Observed: Food prep videos are viral sensations It’s an under-two-minutes, quick-cut video of people making four types of sliders. There are no celebrities and no groundbreaking secrets revealed. So why would it have over 200 million views? These Tasty videos, created by Buzzfeed, are consistently popular. And they aren’t the only food prep videos winning with

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Spawn Ideas Recognized in OUTSIDE’S Best Places to Work 2017

Anchorage, Alaska (November 8, 2017) – Spawn Ideas has been selected as one of OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work 2017. Not only are winning companies great workplaces for employees, but they respect the environment and encourage a balance between work and enjoying life in the great outdoors. “This is our sixth year on Outside Magazine’s best

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Big Wins for Spawn at the 2018 Ad Age Small Agency Awards (Woohoo!)

We’re thrilled to announce that Spawn Ideas took home not one, but two major awards at the 2018 Ad Age Small Agency of the Year Awards. Our band of 44 employee-owners was recognized in both regional and national competition. First, with a Silver win as “Small Agency of the Year Northwest.” And second, a national prize,

read more
The Power of While Feature Image

The Power of While: Mode and Multitasking

Some articles say multitasking is “costing billions in lost productivity” and “dumbing down” our brains. Others claim it’s a boon, allowing us to squeeze productivity from formerly wasted moments. Whatever you believe, there’s no turning back: Each day, millions are multitasking — watching TV and shopping online, texting friends and cooking, or reviewing emails while talking

read more

Intrawest Resorts

Pursuing Personas Intrawest Resorts was a developer and operator of destination resorts, including high profile properties in Colorado (Steamboat Springs, Winter Park), West Virginia (Snowshoe), Vermont (Stratton) and Canada (Blue Mountain, Mont Tremblant). It’s an impressive array of locations, but Intrawest’s marketing team faced a common challenge—the enormous cost of each resort developing “unique” messaging campaigns

read more

Customer Journey Insights: Wireless Customers

  Two Key Customer Experience Questions for Marketers At Spawn, we know that a company’s brand promise is built or broken on customer experience. This truth has never been more important for marketers: In fact, 89% of companies said that they would compete mainly on customer experience last year. But understanding the customer journey can be

read more

Outdoor Industry Association

Creating a Path for the Great Outdoors The Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is the voice of the outdoor recreation industry, serving more than 1,200 manufacturers (Timberland, Patagonia), retailers (Cabela’s, REI), nonprofits (Boy Scouts of America, The Nature Conservancy) and outdoor enthusiasts. Even Spawn Ideas is a member! They not only advocate for the industry, but also

read more
Insights in Plain Sight - Children

Insights in Plain Sight: Children

Observed: Children are simultaneously overwhelming and under-stimulating. We stumbled upon a truism while reading this fascinating article from JSTOR: Yes, Smartphones are Destroying a Generation. Yes, it’s a click-bait-esqe headline, but the article is packed with insights. What Might This Mean? Finding an insight is often a combination of hard work, research and analysis. Sometimes it’s

read more

Insights in Plain Sight: Selling the Sizzle—AND the Steak

Observed: Food prep videos are viral sensations It’s an under-two-minutes, quick-cut video of people making four types of sliders. There are no celebrities and no groundbreaking secrets revealed. So why would it have over 200 million views? These Tasty videos, created by Buzzfeed, are consistently popular. And they aren’t the only food prep videos winning with

read more

Spawn Ideas Recognized in OUTSIDE’S Best Places to Work 2017

Anchorage, Alaska (November 8, 2017) – Spawn Ideas has been selected as one of OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work 2017. Not only are winning companies great workplaces for employees, but they respect the environment and encourage a balance between work and enjoying life in the great outdoors. “This is our sixth year on Outside Magazine’s best

read more