Monthly Archives: March 2018

AI for Developers, Mastering Git & More!

It’s been a busy year so far for our developers, but they still found time to share their thoughts on all sorts of hot topics within the industry. From exciting advancements in AI for developers to innovative coding bootcamps, the future of development is certainly looking bright! Needless to say, John, Mark, Tim, Eric, and […]

Employee Spotlight: Jordan Mason, Client Coordinator

Sassy and sophisticated, Jordan Mason might be young but what she lacks in years she makes up for in understanding. There isn’t a team member or client that doesn’t benefit from Jordan’s top-notch organizational skills or her mad understanding of how this business (and all business) works. So what’s on her mind when she’s not […]

Employee Spotlight: Ben Stone, Sr. Design Lead

Ben is a quintessential creative. On any given day, if you ask him what he does for a living, he’ll tell you, “I make things pretty.” But in reality, he does a lot more than just “make things pretty.” Always learning and on top of every mobile tech trend that comes our way, Ben is […]

Brand Guidelines, UI Animation Tips & More!

Brand guidelines, mastering UI tips, addressing the (potential) death of FAQs, and more…there’s certainly a lot to take in with this week’s batch of Top 5 Fridays articles! As always, the Blackstone Media design team was more than happy to share their thoughts on all these topics and more, providing a unique perspective on various trends […]

Debunking The Top Myths Surrounding Web Design: Pt. 2

In the last post, we discussed some of the top myths circulating about web design. However, it’s important to understand the full range of misconceptions that can prevent you from optimizing your website’s design and appeal. Here’s part two of our guide that will explore some more top misconceptions about website design. Functionality Is Everything […]

Debunking The Top Myths Surrounding Web Design: Pt. 1

Asked to name their number-one challenge, 15% of digital marketers said “meeting the expectations of the always-connected customer.” Another 14% chose “executing consistent campaigns that drive desired business outcomes” (i.e., leads or revenue), and 13% cited the proliferation of channels across paid, owned, and other media platforms. But no matter the challenges your marketing team […]

Mobile-First Indexing, Focus Keywords & More!

With so much to keep with in the whirlwind world of SEO, a digital marketer’s job is never really done. Here, the Blackstone digital marketing team share their thoughts on some of the biggest industry trends that have caught their attention since their last turn at the Top 5. Check out what they’ve got to […]

Employee Appreciation, Compassionate Leadership & More!

You can’t run a great agency without great agency leadership. At Blackstone Media, we stand behind that belief 100%, and we also believe that one of the most important traits for all great leaders to have is a willingness to consistently push coworkers to improve their skills—but only if the leaders are willing to consistently […]