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Apr 10th, 2018 / Marketing

Insights That Elevate: Tejaswi Raghurama on Marketing, Brand Awareness, & CRO

I had the honor of interviewing Tej, an up-and-coming marketer in India's startup scene, where I picked his brain about all things marketing—lessons he’s learned in his career,...

Apr 2nd, 2018 / Marketing

Beer, Liquor, & Cannabis—Oh My! Is Marketing History Repeating Itself?

Some marketing experts may have a feeling of déjà vu when comparing the legalization of cannabis today and the struggles that liquor and beer brands faced post-Prohibition. In...

Mar 26th, 2018 / Marketing

What You Need to Know Before Denver Startup Week 2018

Recently, the Ascend team attended the Denver Startup Week Community Kickoff event to prepare for the big week in September. Learn how to participate, the timeline leading up to...

Mar 21st, 2018 / Marketing

Insights That Elevate: Chad Coleman on Rebranding

Learn all about rebranding from our CEO and Co-Founder Chad Coleman, Ascend's in-house branding expert. In this interview, he covers everything from what rebranding is (and isn't...

Mar 13th, 2018 / Marketing

51 Colorado Business Statistics Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Colorado, and especially Denver, is quickly becoming a prominent player in the US entrepreneurial scene. Check out the data on why it's a great place for businesses and how it...

Mar 6th, 2018 / Marketing

Headline Capitalization for UX: Title Case vs. Sentence Case

There’s a lot that goes into crafting the perfect headline for your article. Even if you get past the keyword research stage, choosing the right phrasing to make it stand out, and...

Feb 28th, 2018 / Marketing

The millennial consumer: how they shop & why they buy

Join me for a deep dive into how millennials spend, save, & shop as the biggest group of consumers in the US. Most importantly, you'll gain insights on how your brand can take...

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Feb 20th, 2018 / Design

An Insider’s Take on Judging for AAF Spokane 2018

What was it like to judge the American Advertising Awards for Spokane Washington? Here is a quick Q&A about how this event impacted my career as a graphic designer from Denver...

Feb 12th, 2018 / Marketing

6 Marketing Lessons from My First Ascendiversary

1 year after joining Ascend, I'm reflecting on the top 6 things I learned. Looking back, a lot has changed in just a single year, especially regarding my skills and role as a solo...

Feb 2nd, 2018 / Marketing

Who Took the Cookie? The Science Behind Targeted Advertising

It’s important to get an understanding of the science of personalized ads in order to deliver a better browsing experience and convert more potential customers with a single click...

Jan 29th, 2018 / Marketing

23 Easy Headline Tricks to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog

An article is only as strong as its headline. You don’t want to spend hours brainstorming the perfect topic, then researching, drafting, optimizing, and sharing your article just...

Jan 22nd, 2018 / Design

How to Woo Your Clients into Signing on the Dotted Line

Finding and attracting leads is easy, but getting them hire you for their design project can be a little more complicated. In this article, we will discuss how to transform your...

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