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In town for CMW? Visit these Cleveland hotspots

Content Marketing World attendees - here’s your insider bar & restaurant list from a Cleveland marketing agency. You’ll want to bookmark this one!

Content Marketing World is one of the largest marketing conferences in the world, and it’s held right here in “The ‘Land.” With historical keynote speakers like Joseph Gordon Levitt and Tina Fey, this event digs into all things content…which, unless you’ve been living under a rock, supports pretty much all of your marketing efforts.

Here at Kiwi Creative, we’re taco aficionados, foodie fanatics, and craft beer crazy. So who better to give the insider info for all the best places to check out in between CMW sessions?!

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12 Reasons why it ROCKS to be a Cleveland Marketing Agency

We know that Cleveland, Ohio doesn’t necessarily come to mind to most people when they think of the top cities for marketing agencies. On the contrary, Cleveland is a rockin’ city with a great deal to offer to its residents, especially to those who live in the marketing world.

Check out 12 noteworthy reasons it ROCKS to be a Cleveland marketing agency.

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Holiday Gift Guide: Designer Edition 2015

Ho-Ho…Oh No! Struggling to find the perfect holiday gift for that special creative person in your life? Here are a few of our favorite present picks to make this the best holiday ever. EVER!
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Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for Graphic Designers

Looking for a last-minute Valentine’s Day gift for the designer (or project manager!) in your life? Check out our “gift guide” for four awesome ideas.

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AAF Souper Bowl: "Adios Pantalones" Recipes

Team “Adios, Pantalones” (aka Kiwi Creative) had an awesome time at the 2015 Souper Bowl, hosted by AAF-Cleveland. While we didn’t win a trophy (we want a recount!), several people asked for our mouth-watering recipes…and we’re happy to oblige.

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The Winners and Losers of Autumn's Fast Food Promotion Wars

I’ll admit it: I have a little bit of a fast food addiction. I also love Taylor Swift, Cleveland sports and giveaway-style contests, so October was one helluva a month for me at lunch time. Why? Because fast food joints like McDonald’s, Subway and Arby’s all ran promotions that got me to spend more money on their food than normal…all with the promise of earning some free branded swag.

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Insta-Everything: Eight Quirky Instragram Products

Even if you’re a casual social media user, you’ve probably heard of the Instagram phenomena. (In case you’ve been living under a rock, it’s a fun app that applies a retro look to your photos…kinda like an old Polaroid.) And while it may seem a bit odd that something so simple has turned into such a worldwide craze, it has become quite clear to the social media experts over here at Kiwi Creative that it’s not going away anytime soon. Can’t get enough of your Instagram addiction? Move beyond Twitter and Facebook by putting your photos to good use in these eight quirky ways:
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My Husband's Idea of What I Do at Work (aka Graphic Design Misdefined)

This one’s for all the married ladies out there…Do you ever wonder if your husband really understands what you do all day at the office? I mean, sure, you come home and ramble on and on about “co-workers this” and “clients that,” but does any of that actually register up there in the male brain?

Well in preparation for training new employees, I wrote up a li’l “Design & Marketing 101” quiz and had the hubs take it just for fun. Below are some of his (creative) answers:

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Top 20 Corporate Buzzwords I Promise To Never Use

One of the biggest perks to being a graphic designer has always been the cool creative culture at advertising agencies. Unlike other professions, we enjoy invaluable perks like being able to wear flip flops every day and having afternoon bouncy ball tournaments. But over the past few years, I've noticed a disturbing trend: many agencies are losing their "coolness" and falling victim to cliches normally reserved for the corporate world. Their biggest offense? The overuse of corporate buzzwords.

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How many Art Directors does it take to change a light bulb?

Answer: Does it have to be a light bulb?

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