Mobile Fraud

Technology is getting smarter, and so are the scammers who use it with malicious intent. These fraudsters are always on the cutting edge of technological advances, searching for new ways to exploit unsuspecting users. As marketers target mobile apps for advertising opportunities, scammers are using...

The new short-term lease

  Through the digital marketplace, prospective renters and property owners can connect with one another easier than ever. Online lodging and hospitality services like Airbnb offer an increased number of options and leasing opportunities which can often circumvent traditional housing standards. These platforms succeed in simplifying...

Design in Motion

Animation isn’t just for filmmakers. Designers across creative industries can utilize animation to tell a story. This motion-driven visual content can breathe new life into infographics, logos, and pictures. Short animations have the advantage of quickly showcasing product function or the essence of a brand...

Visuals Are Vital

Strong visuals can convey your brand’s message just as effectively as well-written content. As images, videos, and graphics grow in popularity with online audiences, marketers are taking advantage of the immense benefits of using visuals. Here’s a look at some of the most popular forms...

Content Is Still King

At Idea Associates, we hereby decree that content is still king. And we’re not the only marketing professionals who think this way. Ever since Bill Gates crowned content as the king of online success in his infamous 1996 essay “Content is King”, the internet has...

Is There Stock in Stock?

A picture is worth a thousand words. This proverb is especially true in the marketing world. The imagery used in digital content significantly impacts the way consumers perceive a brand. Designers are tasked with finding images that accurately reflect the tone, style, and message of...

Facebook and your Small Business

According to a post by Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s News Feed is going to see a major overhaul in the near future. After an exhaustingly long year of explosive news (and fake news) sharing on the social network, Facebook titans have finally decided enough is enough....

How Real Estate Has Changed

Real estate has evolved a great deal in the past few years and will only continue to develop. Marketers, sellers, buyers, and property owners alike are all seeing the impact of these changes. Trends in technology, social media, and buying power have changed the industry...

Chatbots: The Future of Customer Service?

Everyone knows the frustration of calling a service provider and cycling through multiple automated options before reaching a representative. Though these robotic menus can be helpful, they don’t offer the same nuance of speaking with an actual person who isn’t stumped by full length sentences...

The Holiday Rush

It’s the holiday season and consumers are hitting the stores, both online and off, to find gifts for their families and friends. Marketers know this is a busy time of year and people are looking to spend on the right products and services. Creating a...