New for Magenta: YouTube Magician Chris Ramsay On Learning To Say No

New for Magenta: YouTube Magician Chris Ramsay On Learning To Say No

When I heard Huge was looking beyond the strict professional design community for their series on creative process, I was eager to introduce them to a few creative minds from the magic world. They just published this interview I did with YouTuber, magician, and all-around creator Chris Ramsay, and he dug deep to share some gems that can be applied to any kind of creative life.

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New for Adorama: Meet a Pro: Visual Storyteller Quetzal Maucci

New for Adorama: Meet a Pro: Visual Storyteller Quetzal Maucci

Quetzal Maucci calls herself a visual storyteller intentionally to separate herself from traditional news media and photojournalists. Documentary photography isn’t always about telling an authentic, profound story, but for Quetzal that’s the art that really matters. She tackles immigration, identity, sexuality, and health in her work, often investigating the questions she faces personally in her own life through broader artistic projects.

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What I've been working on: Sermostudio

What I've been working on: Sermostudio

I started Sermostudio about a year ago with the goal of supporting the brilliant, creative, and innovative entrepreneurs and founders around the world who are interested in expanding their business models to the United States.

Why is it correct that the average American consumer dismisses a brand based on its less-than-perfect English copywriting, when English is probably that team’s second, third, or even fourth language?

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What I've Been Working On: Tricked

What I've Been Working On: Tricked

For the past three months, I've been working on the magic team for a TV show called Tricked. Magician Eric Leclerc pranks, fools, and tricks innocent people all over the city with hidden camera magic that they, of course, don't realize is magic. In bookstores and cupcake shops, bakeries and hardware stores, magic is indistinguishable from reality, at least until the big reveal.

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New for News Deeply: BuildPalestine's Alternative Aid Paradigm

New for News Deeply: BuildPalestine's Alternative Aid Paradigm

It's been months in the making so I'm very excited to share this News Deeply article about BuildPalestine. Combining classic crowdfunding (across risky borders for international donors) with crowdsolving and crowdbuilding solutions, the platform contributes to building a more robust and sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystem to support founders in Palestine and the Occupied Territories.

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New for Playboy: Cannabis-Infused Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

New for Playboy: Cannabis-Infused Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Lonn “Big Lonn” Howard and Matt “Mighty Matt” Staudt, both equal parts passionate martial artists and cannabis activists, are the founders of High Rollerz BJJ. The tournament shines a light on Howard and Staudt's brand of cannabis-infused jiu jitsu, aiming to destigmatize cannabis use at the highest level of athletic performance.

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New for Forbes: 5 Ways to Foster A Happy Distributed Team

New for Forbes: 5 Ways to Foster A Happy Distributed Team

As a follow-up to "Why Today's Work Climate Sucks and What We Can Do About It", the newest Forbes Agency article from InterimCMO founder Megan Groves gets into the nitty gritty of what it'll take to realize the future of work. Beyond quick fixes and lip service, the new article explores practical ways to create lasting tangible change across a distributed or a remote team.

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What I've Been Working On: Magic Live in Las Vegas, Nevada

What I've Been Working On: Magic Live in Las Vegas, Nevada

I spent last week on a whirlwind trip through Las Vegas, Nevada. Since I first started planning the trip, there was something about it that I could feel but not explain. It's a familiar sensation—the same gut instinct that sent me to Ibiza and to Sydney. There's still a lot of Vegas that I haven't seen, and I'm already planning to return sooner rather than later. With that said, I did manage to do some damage.

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New for Forbes: Why Today's Work Climate Sucks

New for Forbes: Why Today's Work Climate Sucks

Barely half of the American workforce reported job satisfaction in a recent study. Why are people hating their jobs, and what are we going to do to fix the problem? The article digs into the future of work, and why quick fixes like happy hours and gym memberships won't plug the systemic problems plaguing work culture today.

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New for Wibbitz: Long, Short, or Micro-video?

New for Wibbitz: Long, Short, or Micro-video?

In the last of my content marketing work for Wibbitz, we dug into the many different ways brands and publishers can make video work for their specific goals. Building brand awareness, increasing audience engagement, and establishing thought leadership are all powerful ideas, but the roads leading to the realization of each goal are decidedly different. Customizing the length, style, tone, and format of your videos will help get your business from here to there.

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