"Amy is a branding genius! The greatest challenge so far has been choosing a single best design out of the selection of incredible possibilities she created. The process has been thorough and professional, and her designs have demonstrated her deep ability to listen and hear what I was looking for in my brand." - Eshu Martin
Today, along with the Bridges Society for Women, I launch a project that is very close to my heart. In the wake of several high profile incidents, "Me too" spread virally as a hashtag on social media to denounce sexual assault and harassment. This hashtag is being used to publicize experiences to demonstrate the widespread nature of misogynistic behavior. Since then, millions of people have used the hashtag to come forward with their experiences, including myself.
If you know me, chances are you know that I'm an enthusiast of British philosopher and thinker Alan Watts. And, if you know Alan Watts, you likely have already heard his speech "What if Money was no Object?". For those who haven't, you can listen to it here (and I highly recommend that you do).
In ancient times, ok maybe not so ancient, the hashtag was also known as a pound sign. The hashtag has integrated itself into pop culture all over the world, and we don’t mean tic-tac-toe. Spearheaded by Twitter, the Hashtag quickly became supported by many of the most popular social media platforms. But what is a hashtag?
We all want one to be number one on Google. Unfortunately, there’s no button to press that will automatically give you an awesome ranking. Any website containing inbound links will eventually be found by all of the search engines, but you can submit it manually as well – just to be safe. Here’s how:
The saying goes “a picture can say a thousand words.” In business, a picture can sell a thousand products. Images are essential for creating effective branding, marketing and communications that inspire and engage customers. It can be difficult to use images with the confidence that you are not infringing on any copyright or ethical boundaries. Questions around Copyright, Fair Use, Creative Commons and Public Domain are complicated to answer, but necessary in order to use images properly.