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Communicating Effectively with Introverts and Extroverts

Posted by on August 21, 2018

As communicators, we all know that different target audiences require different messaging and communication styles. Just as important? Communicating effectively with members of our own company, whether they’re introverts, extroverts or somewhere in between. The best analogy I’ve read regarding the main difference between the two comes from this article. In it, the author makes…

Recent Marketwave Highlights: Awards and Announcements

Posted by on July 6, 2017

The second quarter of 2017 was a busy one for Marketwave! Outside of our day to day, we have a few exciting announcements to share. AWARDS 23rd Annual Communicator Awards – We received a gold 2017 Communicator Award of Excellence for our work on Baylor Scott & White Transplant Institute’s Annual Report in the category of…

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…

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…