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Get to Know Our Team: Lauren Pond

We always say that people like to work with companies that they know, like, and trust. Of course, the most important component of any company is the team that works there. That's why we've started this blog series. As the next blog in our meet-the-team series, we thought it would be appropriate to share some information about our Office Manager and Optimization Specialist, Lauren Pond! Let's learn a little more about what makes Lauren so special! (more…)
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What Is A Custom CMS?

Whether you are building a brand-new website from scratch or are redesigning your current site, you will need a content management system to maintain and update your content. Choosing the right content management system, or CMS, for your needs is crucial. When it comes to CMS systems, businesses can pick from a plethora of options, including open-source and custom CMS platforms. In this blog, we'll take a closer look at custom content management systems and how they can benefit your business. (more…)
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Our Favorite Professional Development Resources

Professional development is essential for helping employees to excel in their professional lives. Whether you want to educate your team on exceptional customer service, thinking creatively, or creating a positive work environment, there is something out there that's perfect for you. Take a look at this list of our favorite professional development resources. (more…)
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Marketing Tips For A Sizzlin’ Summer

Summer is finally here! There’s something about this season that makes you feel fresh and new! This feeling also applies to marketing. When it comes to your content marketing plan, a few updates could be exactly what you need to take your brand to the next level. Check out these marketing tips for a sizzlin’ summer.  (more…)
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Why You Should Start a Monthly Series

Planning a monthly series for your social media and blog is a great way to engage your audience. Social media and blogging are powerful tools for business. When done correctly, they can be used to drive traffic to your website, attract new clients, and even lead to closing sales! The internet and social media are popular and effective devices, which makes it especially difficult to navigate. Luckily, Creative Sizzle has you covered. One advantage of both the internet and social media is that it has the ability to run various series for your clients' viewing and listening pleasure. Here's what…
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Video: The Present and Future of Advertising

Did you know that the first ever TV ad appeared on American TV screens in 1941? The advertisement was played before a Dodgers vs. Phillies baseball game and viewers learned about Bulova clocks and watches. This video advertisement created a major shift in society. America was in a tumultuous state due to World War II and the Cold War. Video ads, however, were able to persuade people to make purchases. Since then, video advertisements have come a long way. This is thanks to both the World Wide Web and the way consumerism has shifted to ensure that people get their…
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Q & A: Content Marketing Edition

Our Content Marketing Manager, Julia O'Connor, recently went live on Instagram to ask our followers a pretty simple question: What do you want to know about content marketing? We had some really great questions come up and wanted to share some in-depth answers with you all right here on our blog! Take a look at what Julia had to say in response to these fantastic content marketing questions. (more…)
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Get To Know Our Team: Mitch Levinson

We always say that people like to work with companies they know, like, and trust. Of course, the most important component of any company is the team that works there. That's why we've started this blog series. As the first blog in our mini-series, we thought it would be appropriate to share some information about our Founder and President, Mitch Levinson! Get to know more about him in this blog! Basic Information Let's jump right in! Mitch Levinson is the Founder and President of Creative Sizzle! He started Creative Sizzle to help forward-thinking companies create and tell their story to…
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The Three Stages of Social Media

Is this the next big thing? Will I be left out? Should I be involved? Is it too late? These are all things that we ask ourselves when it comes to participating in social media. More than that, we ask ourselves these questions when new sites or platforms are introduced. (more…)
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Emily in Paris: A Marketing Guide

Emily in Paris is a Netflix series that taught us all a lot about marketing! Throughout her journey as a young marketing professional, recently relocated to France, Emily uses social media to share her personal and professional experiences. Because of her authenticity and, let's face it, the beauty that is Paris, her account quickly gains many new followers. There are many tactics that we, as marketers, can learn from this show. Here are 3 of our favorite social media strategies featured on the show. This is Emily in Paris: A Marketing Guide! (more…)
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