Winter in Downtown Chandler: Things to Do

Melinda Carter
November 13, 2019

Downtown Chandler is home to many unique eateries, local gift shops, and businesses like Commit Agency. If you’re visiting us during the cooler months, consider attending one or more of these events happening this winter in Downtown Chandler.   Downtown Chandler Farmers Market   One of our favorite things to do during the wintertime in […]

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Agency Life: Planning the Perfect Office Holiday Party

Melinda Carter
November 6, 2019

‘Tis the season for office parties! If you’re planning yours now, don’t fret. We’ve got everything you need to know (including our past experiences and what we took into account)

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Beyond the Likes: New Ways to Measure Great Social Content

Sayo Akao
October 31, 2019

In the last decade and a half, social media and the ways that we interact with it, have become fairly routine. Although there are a number of metrics to measure, the general public can agree that a like, whether it’s in the form of a “thumbs up” on Facebook or a “heart” on Instagram and […]

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The Best New Restaurants in Downtown Chandler

Justin Lee
October 11, 2019

Downtown Chandler is growing up. Ever-charming, holding true to its own unique brand of old Arizona history, the area is quietly becoming known for what’s happening right now. One benefit to all of the neighborhood’s emerging urban character is in the dining category, where small mom-and-pop cafes and deep-pocketed restaurateurs have been planting new roots […]

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Doing it for the ‘Gram: Most Insta-Worthy Spots in Phoenix

Tatum Snodgrass
October 4, 2019

You know what they say: Instagram, or it didn’t happen. The Prada “store” in Marfa, Texas, Sketch restaurant in London, the Rose Main Reading Room at the New York Public Library, Las Vegas’ Neon Museum, or, anywhere in Iceland, Morocco, or Santorini, Greece. What do these locations share in common? Each are bucket-list destinations not […]

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Stock Photography: To Use or Not to Use?  

Commit Agency
September 30, 2019

On the surface, stock photography seems like a win-win. A virtually limitless library of images that can convey any mood in any situation, all available just a click away. Seemingly, it’s the perfect arrangement for a marketer. Or is it? For all its benefits, stock photography isn’t perfect. In fact, in some cases, stock photography […]

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Toastmasters: The Value of Public Speaking in Agency Life

Elaine Ralls
September 24, 2019

Are you anxious or under-confident when asked to speak in public or give a presentation?  Afraid you’ll be judged, make a fool of yourself, or lose the sale?     You are not alone.  Whether you are selling to a client, energizing a team, or persuading colleagues and friends on your opinions, the power of your […]

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Q&A: StoryBrand Framework

Tatum Snodgrass
September 15, 2019

As I was writing this blog, I took a snack break to go to one of my favorite juice bars. I ordered and glanced around at the vibrant interiors. Next to the rich colors of magenta and forest green in the form of exotic fruits and vegetables was a headline that read: “Wherever you are […]

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Top Takeaways from the 2019 SMX Conference in Seattle

Joel Coen
September 4, 2019

One of the toughest things about working in the digital marketing space is keeping up with the constant changes that take place.    There are a few tools we use internally to help us manage this influx of information, and one of those is Search Engine Land, which puts on several events around the world […]

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Beginner’s Guide: How to Start a Podcast

Nick Christensen
August 28, 2019

So you want to start a podcast? Well, you’ve come to the right blog post! Podcasting is an excellent avenue for people to share the things they’re passionate about. Whether it’s about movie reviews, digital marketing tips, scary campfire stories, roundtable discussions on sports or anything in between, there is an infinite amount of topics […]

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How a Content Marketing Agency Balances Data and Creativity

Tatum Snodgrass
August 21, 2019

“We live in an age of SEO, and it’s really easy now to just write for the search term.”    So true!    “So, how do you marry ‘this is cool’ versus ‘this is necessary,’ and make them both daily and habitual?” – Hearst Chief Content Officer Katie Lewis   Among the cheeky “throw out […]

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Quiz: Is Tiktok Your Next Marketing Move?

Melinda Carter
August 16, 2019

Tiktok has taken the world by storm and marketers are taking notice. With over 1 billion downloads across the globe, the video app known for short-form content is on its way to competing with the top dogs like Facebook and Youtube.    What is it, exactly?   Tiktok describes itself as a short-form mobile video […]

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