July 7, 2017Nordic.Agency

We’re Off – See you in August!

Summer is here and we can’t help to think about how fast time flies. In the past six months we have hired six new colleagues, moved offices in Oslo, moved offices in Stockholm, produced 57 blog posts and gained two office dogs - Frank and Moe. Not to mention, starting work with five new clients. It’s been an exciting six months!

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June 28, 2017Nordic.Agency

Meet Our New UX Designer, Anna Sidorova

Say hello to our newest team member, Anna Sidorova! She is an experienced UX/UI expert, graphic designer, outdoor and fitness nut, and Bruce Springsteen fanatic, who also, like many of us, is looking forward to the next Game of Thrones season with great anticipation. Based at our Stockholm office, Anna will work with UX and UI design.

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May 15, 2017Creativity, Nordic.Agency

Meet our new Creative Strategist!

Today we are happy to welcome Emilia Gullberg to our team! Emilia is a Real Madrid fan, former tennis pro, and sports enthusiast with a knack for digital marketing. As of this week, she holds the title of Creative Strategist and will be based at our office in Stockholm.

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May 10, 2017Inspiration, Nordic.Agency

The Inevitable Value of Follow-ups

Working in this industry of ours, we constantly find ourselves going in and out of new, exciting projects. However, amazingly, most of us get into the bad habit of not following up on the project we conclude. In the end, this means we’re missing out on a whole lot of the insights and learnings that we’ve worked so hard for. In order to turn this habit around, there are a few rules that we try to live by.

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April 7, 2017Creativity, Inspiration, Nordic.Agency

The Role of Design in a World of Marketing Fatigue

As marketers today we are faced with a particularly difficult problem. Consumers have grown both wary and weary of our ads, campaigns and marketing efforts. We are rarely able to reach through the noise and impress them. Caroline Mörnås, Global Design Strategist at Absolut Vodka, has long worked with design to break through those barriers. On the 25th of April she will helm the Marketing Morning stage to talk more about The role of design in a world of marketing fatigue. We wanted to know what she is planning for us and perhaps a thing or two about what we can expect to learn. So we asked her!

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March 20, 2017Creativity, Inspiration, Nordic.Agency, Writing

Ogilvy’s Lists – Rules of Writing

David Ogilvy - the Father of Advertising - was a man of great authority and a distinguished creator of lists. In a memo to his employees, on september 7th of 1982, he shared what he deemed were the ultimate rules on how to write. The list has since been shared many times over by the millions of people who have come to admire his legacy. Timeless as it is, we’d like to share his advice with you. Because whether you’re a copywriter, a strategist, or a big marketing cheese, it applies to communication at large.

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February 8, 2017Nordic.Agency

Welcome aboard, Steffi Van den Branden!

Last week, we welcomed Steffi Van den Branden into the Nordic.Agency team. Steffi is a keen surfer, hiker and outdoors enthusiast with a thirst for travel and adventure. She helms the title as our new Creative Strategist and will be based at our Norwegian office. Her responsibilities include strategic solutions both internally and externally, product- and project management, as well as supporting sales.

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January 30, 2017Creativity, Inspiration, Marketing, Nordic.Agency, Writing

Copy that sells – According to David Ogilvy

In the light of last weeks post about the creative process of The Father of Advertising, we continue to take inspiration from the work and advice of David Ogilvy. He wrote many lists, gave lots of advice and uttered many memorable quotes during his lifetime. We would like to continue to share them with you. This time around we’ve put together Ogilvy’s best rules for writing copy.

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January 25, 2017Creativity, Inspiration, Nordic.Agency, Writing

The 12 steps of copywriting – As told by The Father of Advertising

Your creative process isn’t always what you want it to be, right? You sit down thinking you’ll have a page worth of copy done in only a couple of hours, but then you end up taking the least constructive or time efficient path to the finished work. Of course there are plenty of ways to work on your creative process and improve it. We could tell you all about it, how you should restructure your creative process to be more efficient. But you’re never going to force creativity anyway. We figure that as long as the job gets done in the end - you’re doing it right. And because we are a part of the Ogilvy network, we love an opportunity to share some of the David Ogilvy wisdom. We’re happy to present an honest account of an ad-genius’ creative process, as told by Ogilvy himself.

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January 23, 2017Marketing, Nordic.Agency

How to create thumb-stopping digital content!

It might seem like a daunting task to try and stand out in this ever changing social media landscape. But don’t worry, it’s actually not that hard once you get to know the different channels and formats and how to get around them. Luckily, that’s something we can help you to tackle. Here are some of our best tips on how to create thumb-stopping digital content.

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