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20 Marketing Collaboration Tools to Improve Productivity and Teamwork

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20 Marketing Collaboration Tools to Improve Productivity and Teamwork As your business scales, your marketing team will grow and evolve too. While this growth is happening, it's important to maintain reliable avenues for collaboration and communication on your marketing team. Otherwise, your business won't be able to perform at the highest level. The good news is that marketing collaboration software can help with this. In this article, we’ll cover what marketing collaboration software is, why it’s important, and 20 of the best tools currently on the market. Marketing Collaboration Software Marketing collaboration software helps marketing teams maintain easy communication, manage projects and campaigns, prioritize tasks, establish schedules and editorial calendars, promote organization and productivity, and more. Why is marketing collaboration software important? No matter which industry your business is in, what size your team is, whether you’re in-office, remote, or a mix of both, marketing collaboration can help your team improve in a number of areas — all of which impact your bottom line. Some examples include improved and streamlined... Communication Teamwork Productivity Organization Efficiency Task management Scheduling Data sharing Transparency Content creation Marketing Collaboration Features Here are some common features found across many marketing collaboration tools today. Group communication Shared files, documents, calendars, notes, and other assets Task management and time/ progress tracking Document management Campaign management Editorial calendar Content creation capabilities Content, file, and data...

38 Fun Corporate Team-Building Activities & Outing Ideas Everyone Will Enjoy

Collaboration/Teamwork, Featured
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38 Fun Corporate Team-Building Activities & Outing Ideas Everyone Will Enjoy Are you starting to notice some droopy shoulders around the office? It sounds like it's time to plan a team outing. Team outings are a great way to facilitate bonding with your team members, reduce employee stress, and give them the chance to get to know one another outside of the office. And, you know, they're entertaining. But how do you find ideas for a great team outing? Maybe you start with a Google search for "team outing ideas" and stumble upon an article that suggests "field trips" and "professional development activities." It sounds like a starting point, but where's the real excitement? Next time you plan an outing for your team, cut the trust-falls and get one of these ideas on the calendar instead. We have something for everyone — from perfect activities for remote teams to large or small in-house groups to events that enhance teamwork and events that all team members can enjoy outdoors. Why should you do team-building activities for work? Team building activities can be embarrassing for coworkers, and some don’t even add anything that relates to the workplace. For example, while ‘trust falls’ seems like an excellent idea, forcing it doesn’t improve trust among coworkers, and what is worse, it can result in injuries when pairings are not even. However, not all team-building activities are detrimental to your workers, as you would see from the ideas we highlight in this...