Category Archives: Odds and Ends

Tools We Love: 4 Trello Features That Simplify My Life, and Maybe Yours Too

Posted by on July 29, 2016

It sounds like an exaggeration, but au contraire: Trello has changed my life. The productivity tool has helped our team rethink the way we manage projects, and we’ve used its basic (free) version for everything from content writing to thought leadership and media relations. You could say we’re fans, and not just because it satisfies…

Can’t We All Just Belong?

Posted by on June 27, 2016

We’re fortunate here at Marketwave that we are growing. Part of growing is hiring and part of hiring is interviewing. We placed ads in all the usual places and received a ton of resumes. Some are oddly not even close to qualified for the position, and some are way over-qualified. So it’s a time- consuming…

Perspectives from a Marketwave Intern: The NSAC Competition

Posted by on May 6, 2015

This week’s guest post comes from Marketwave’s client services intern, Kelly Ann Buddecke. Dallas is the center of so much: business, culture, (and in my humble opinion) some of the brightest people around. This applies not only professionally but at the collegiate level as well.  Big D recently hosted the prestigious National Student Advertising Competition…

A Thankful Outlook

Posted by on November 24, 2014

Thanksgiving is my favorite time of year and normally I’m the type to jump ahead to Christmas planning, decorating and anticipation of all of the holiday events. But this year, I’ve been trying to have more of a mindset of being present in the moment and savoring each day. I’m not sure if any of…

5 Steps to a Happier Research Experience: Getting Past the Research Blues

Posted by on November 12, 2014

This week’s guest post comes from Marketwave’s client services’ intern, Ruby Camarillo. During college, I had a professor who would yell “research, research, research!” at the top of his lungs each lecture. He would bang on the table and passionately lecture us on the importance of research for even the smallest campaigns. It was frightening, to…

5 Tools to Help You Stay On Trend in Less Time

Posted by on November 5, 2014

This week’s guest post comes from Marketwave’s client services’ intern, Ruby Camarillo. When you work with a variety of clients in different fields like we do at Marketwave, staying on top of the trends and news within each client’s unique niches could take a good chunk of time. Instead of reading long articles and searching for…

Smart ideas happening in the smart energy sector

Posted by on February 25, 2014

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Smart Energy Summit in Austin. The entire energy marketplace was well represented from telecom and technology experts to entertainment, government and security–focused organizations – all vying for position as thought leaders in smart home innovation. These players are committed to the future of smart energy for…

Marketwave welcomes Assistant Art Director Alyssa Anton

Posted by on January 29, 2014

Marketwave is pleased to announce the hire of Alyssa Anton. As an Assistant Art Director, Alyssa brings a fresh and unique perspective to the integrated marketing solutions we provide our clients each day. Alyssa joins Marketwave with a range of B2B and consumer design and branding experience. She is passionate about branding and interactive design,…

Four takeaways from the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce Energy Forum

Posted by on January 15, 2014

Ensuring the reliability of Texas’ energy supply took center stage at the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce Energy Forum on Jan. 8. The forum, “Electricity to Power Texas: Getting to the Bottom of the ‘Resource Adequacy’ Debate,” asked: Do we face a power shortage?  How much?  When?  Why? Should we change our deregulated electric market? …