WFH: Setting Yourself Up for Success

Written by Stefanie Rubenfield / Marketing, Studio Culture

While I’ll be honest and say that hanging out with my cats is easily one of my favorite reasons to work from home once a week, there are many (arguably more important) that make it the best decision for my productivity. Some companies believe that working outside the office creates too much opportunity for distraction…

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SXSW History and 2019 Recap

Written by Josh May / Marketing, Studio Culture

SXSW x Austin, TX SXSW 2019 is officially over. Austin’s 10-day festival brings hundreds of thousands of people together to share ideas on creativity, innovation, and education. That, and for some really great concerts. Though we don’t yet know this year’s numbers, SXSW 2018 featured 4,967 speakers, 2,057 music acts, and 139 films and created…

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5 Steps to a Successful Business Merger

Written by Maria Orozova / Marketing, Strategy, Studio Culture

I just completed a merger, and the good news is that it didn’t kill me. Though mergers are, on the whole, a considerable risk for both parties—especially when merging two small businesses—they can prove rewarding and profitable. If you’re considering a merger for your small business, the five steps I outline below will show you…

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Partnering with Your Next Agency

Written by MODintelechy / Marketing, Strategy, Studio Culture

We all move fast and we’re all busy. In the marketing and advertising industry, we sometimes treat this as a good excuse to exhibit negative traits, especially in establishing the client-agency relationship. Agencies often spend time perfecting the pitch or polishing their trophies while clients select their agency at arm’s length with extensive and meticulous…

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MODintelechy: Making a Marked Impact

Written by Maria Orozova / Studio Culture

Throughout the past decade, The MOD Studio and Intelechy Group have partnered to leverage their respective strengths and deliver creative work driven by data-informed strategy. After such a successful business partnership, our founders, Maria Orozova and Scott Thomas, made the decision to officially integrate service offerings and blend marketing savvy, design expertise, and technical prowess…

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Be a Warrior Not a Worrier

Written by Kitty Reim / Studio Culture

We may liken ourselves to the Amazons of Themyscira but we don’t have indestructible bracelets or superhero stamina. We need efficiency breaks. Here are our Top 10 picks for combatting stress throughout the day—and yes, chocolate made the list. Jump Around Find your inner child and put your hands in the air. Then wave ‘em…

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2016 By the Numbers

Written by MODintelechy / Studio Culture

2016 was an incredible year for all of us at MOD! Our team nearly doubled, our client list grew, and our puppy quota increased (what can we say, we love our furry interns)! Although 2016 may have been our best year yet, we are thrilled to see what 2017 has in store. Cheers to the…

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#MODtalks Austin Graffiti

Written by MODintelechy / Design, Studio Culture

Never too old for a field trip! We stepped away from our computers today to appreciate the graffiti art around Austin. From The HOPE Gallery to musician murals and abstract paintings, there’s so much creative talent tucked inside this city. We wanted to share! Stay tuned for more MOD inspiration that keeps us a lead…

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#MODTalks: Mindfulness

Written by Kitty Reim / Studio Culture

What exactly is mindfulness? Besides being a buzz word in the ever growing world of wellness, mindfulness, or the act of being present, is beneficial for all, and current research continues to prove its positive advantages. Our Chief Agency Coordinator {and mindfulness master}, Kitty, gave us the lowdown on how marketing and mindfulness go hand-in-hand….

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Top 5 Creative Resume Flops

Written by MODintelechy / Design, Studio Culture

During the work week, resumes constantly flood my inbox. I love skimming through applications and witnessing all of the great talent out there. While some candidates stand out with strong work experience, others fail to amaze with resumes wrought with common, and at times appalling, mistakes. Over the years, I have come to recognize a…

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