By

Allison McMahon
St. Nicholas Day and Black Peter
I will forever need a nightlight. I peek in the shower before using the bathroom. I flinch at loud noises. And, at the achy old age of 36, I’m afraid to be home alone. Other than the occasional locked-in-the-basement prank from my brother, I see no other reason for these fears than St. Nicholas himself....
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One of the most important questions for growing businesses is, “What is the daily maximum amount of time that we can catch up on Netflix shows at the office and still make money?” We believe the second most important question is, “Should we handle our marketing in house or outsource it?”
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Dream Phone board game
Growing up, I played Dream Phone more often than you did and until I was in well into high school. And then on college breaks. The point of the game, for all of you pretending to not know about it, was to figure out which boy was your secret admirer by a series of phone...
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As students and teachers are gearing up to head back to school, and as one of us is coming off of his 20th high school reunion, we’ve been finding ourselves reminiscing about the good old days. I don’t mean “the good old days” like our parents do when they tell us about going to watch...
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I’ve always had a knack for getting excited about projects that were way too young for me. As a junior in high school, I finally saw my opportunity to create the classic baking-soda volcano, so I took it. As a grown-ass woman, I make scrapbooks with patterned papers and themed stickers. In between those two...
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You haven’t landed a new client in quite some time. Sales are dropping off. Even the mail carrier is scarcely in the building. Time to figure out what the deal is. Should you bite the bullet and invest in marketing?
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As marketers, we understand the importance of understanding the efficiency of our sales and marketing teams. However, with so many moving peices, such as blogging, social media, website performance, online advertising and so much more. How can we really know what's working and what isn't?
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Fridays at Face First Creative are designated for sloppy breakfast sandwiches, yes, but more so internal to-do lists. We dubbed these days “Face First Fridays.” Go ahead, take a minute to recover from our astonishing creativity. Face First Friday often kicks off with us Slacking each other some faceplant GIFs from GIPHY, which you know is...
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53 followers. It’s not humiliating. But it’s not Beyoncé. When you’re a small marketing and web development firm, certain self-promotion takes a back seat. In our case, our Instagram account is in the way back. The worst part is, we know what we’re doing wrong. We don’t want you to end up like us, so...
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I can count on one hand how many things I like about living in Central New York in March. Four of those things are McDonald’s Shamrock Shakes. But you can get those anywhere there’s a McDonald’s, so maybe that doesn’t count. I guess I like one thing. Syracuse men’s basketball. And the Orange were on...
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