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by Ashley Crain

From Blah to Blog

At some point in our careers, we’ve all faced the dreaded, but unavoidable, writer’s block. Whether it’s drafting an email, creating copy for a direct mail piece or, in my case, writing my first DAR blog, there comes a time within the…
Painting Football Endzone
by Tyler Daniels

Defining the Win for DAR

As we anticipate the season’s first kickoff in Sanford Stadium, Athens is humming with preparation. An important part of this work includes painting Dooley Field with the familiar Super G as well as the yard lines, hash marks and end zones.…
I'll GIF It My Best Shot
by Edwin Hammond

I'll GIF It My Best Shot

Nothing quite brings me as much joy as finding the perfect GIF (pronounced with a hard G, not like a brand of peanut butter). Countless moments from movies and tv shows have been turned into legendary GIFs that are always available should you…
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by Buck Sharp

TikTok – A new way to reach Bulldogs

If you use social media on a regular basis, you’ve probably noticed video content from TikTok showing up in your timeline or feed on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. It’s likely the videos are humorous in nature and involve transitions,…
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by Jessica DeAngelis

How to Provide Design Direction

So, you’re kicking off a new project and want to help your designer get onboard with your vision. The discussion during the marketing kickoff meeting along with direction written up in the project plan will help guide our creative decisions,…
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by Zach Armstrong

The Rules of Email

In 2019, I wrote about productivity tools like to-do lists, time blocking, and the action/question rule. One item was “be awesome at email” and linked to a list from Google executive Eric Schmidt who had nine principles to follow for better…
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by May Hitchings

The Accessibiliblog: Ensuring Web Accessibility

So, there I was, in the middle of my daily 4-hour commute, fruitlessly attempting to shield my laptop from the glare of the harsh florescent lighting, struggling to decipher auto-generated captions on an instructional video about basic web accessibility…
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by Elizabeth Elmore

Kickin’ It (Off): DARCOMM-Style

Twice a year, DARCOMM spends a significant amount of time planning for the next six months of marketing and communications needs across the division. At the conclusion of that planning period, a series of project lists are finalized that outline…
by Clarke Schwabe

3 calendars in one? A new, easier way to submit events is here

Soon, you will be able submit events in one place using one method, and they can show up on the DAR, Alumni or Master Calendars!
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by Kalah Mingo

Tips to Up Your Email Design Game

You open them every day. The digital communication we all know and love (for the most part)—email. Email is a mainstay in today’s digital marketing and communications. The average office worker receives 121 emails daily. That means any email…