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December 19, 2014

It’s Been Real, 2014

I don’t know about you, but for me, it seems like just yesterday I was running frantically through the department stores of the South Park Mall. It was December 31st, 2013, and I had very limited time left to find the perfect New Year’s dress. As quickly as time passed during the countdown into 2014, it […]

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November 18, 2014

Top 10 Things about Interning with CGR Creative’s Web Design Team

Nathan has been interning in our Website Design & Development department for just over a month. When we asked him if he wanted to write a blog post, he knew right away what he wanted to talk about: his experience as an intern with CGR Creative. We appreciate his work and love his responses! *Note: No interns […]

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October 31, 2014

Happy Halloween!

In the spirit of Halloween, CGR Creative team members were asked to provide a picture and answer the following: Story Behind the Costume: Favorite Candy: Most Afraid of: Favorite Halloween Movie: These were their answers. Happy Halloween to our friends and family!   Kyle Robertson, Digital Marketing (Pictured on the right) 1. Story Behind the Costume: I was 5 […]

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October 23, 2014

Why Do I Need Essyoh (SEO)?

  Today, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is often revered as a one-way ticket to reach your customers. With a strong online presence in social media and strategic website planning, any company can thrive if SEO is a primary focus. Rather than focusing on handing out fliers and business cards, linking to your customers using search […]

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October 21, 2014

So Ya Wanna Host A Giveaway?

  Sure, hosting a giveaway for your business is nothing like hosting your annual Halloween party (think less Jello shots, more emails), but it can still be both fun and beneficial for your business. Giveaways show your audience that you understand their needs, while also encouraging them to interact and engage with your website and services. Despite […]

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October 9, 2014

Happy Birthday, Steph!

It’s been a fun Thursday at CGR Creative! At 12:30 PM, the whole team headed to Tupelo Honey Cafe in Charlotte to celebrate Stephanie’s birthday. The food was phenomenal. We started with their famous fluffy biscuits and blueberry jam. We even added an order of their pimento cheese dip, before moving onto entrees of soups, salads, and sandwiches the size of […]

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September 18, 2014

Out With the Old, In With the New: A Story About A Couch

In honor of Throwback Thursday and H’s two-year workiversary with CGR Creative, here is H’s very first blog post for us. Enjoy!   I recently moved into a new apartment. Almost as soon as I signed the lease, I began to plan the interior design in such great detail that I considered pitching myself to […]

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August 25, 2014

How CGR Avoids Creativity Burnout

It’s Monday (as if you didn’t know), which means the start of yet another workweek. Keeping yourself motivated throughout the week can be difficult, especially when you’re constantly thinking and brainstorming for new ideas. Even when you’re feeling tired or burnt out, you can still stay motivated to work hard and come up with creative […]

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July 2, 2014

When Should Other Languages Be Used In Advertising?

Written By: Rodolfo Otamendi When should other languages be used in advertising? Living in a country in which many cultures meet, marketers often come across this question. When advertising to certain cultural groups, sometimes one can opt to use the group’s native language. A common misconception among communicators is that language and culture are two […]

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June 11, 2014

Thoughts On Marketing to Different Cultures

Written By: Rodolfo Otamendi When it comes to marketing, the public’s background matters. This is especially the case when coming up with advertising intended to target specific cultural groups. When advertising to a cultural group, knowing its characteristic traits, such as preferred language, music, food, and clothing preferences, can go a long way. Including some […]

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