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4 Field-Tested Virtual Meeting Platforms to Replace GoToMeeting

By Heather Lyon | 06.28.2016

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You need to conduct a meeting, but nobody's in the same location. You've got a client that's in one time zone, and your marketing director is in another. You've got a sick kid at home, but the meeting must go on. Virtual meeting platforms make it possible to meet without meeting face-to-face, and as non-traditional office culture gains traction, it's quickly become one of the most popular ways to conduct business.

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What Makes a Great Company Culture? Interview With the SpinWeb Team

By Allison Gibbs | 06.09.2016

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This year marks a major milestone in SpinWeb history. It's our 20th birthday and we've accomplished something that many business owners think is impossible: a successful Results Only Work Environment. 

How do you make sure people are working?

I need to see my employees.

These are the questions and concerns most people have when they hear about our company culture and work philosophy.

For eight years, Results-Only Work Environment (ROWE) has been our guiding work ethic. We've adapted it and evolved as a team over the years. We are often approached by other agencies who are curious about how it works, so today we're sharing some of the key pillars of what makes a great company culture.

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Take a Stand for Healthier Work Habits [Quick Tip]

By Tammy Keck | 04.25.2016

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By now, you’ve probably heard somewhere that sitting is the new smoking when it comes to your health.

If you’re sitting in front of your computer (like most of us) most of the day, not only are you going to develop Twitter Butt or Facebook Flab, you may also be developing health problems such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.

Here are 3 quick tips on ways to help you get up and take a stand against some of these common ailments:

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How to Add Flair to Your Office With an Amazon Echo

By Stephanie Fisher | 04.21.2016

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You probably spend the majority of your waking hours at your office during the week, so shouldn't it be a place you like to be? Are you tired of trying to coax decent sound out of your tiny computer speakers? Amazon to the rescue! The Amazon Echo is a hands-free, voice-controlled speaker that can provide you with entertainment as well as valuable information that can enhance your work day. 

We recently purchased our own Echo for the SpinWeb office, so we wanted to share a little of what we've learned about it.

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An Inside Look Into Agency Culture (Interview with SpinWeb's CEO)

By Michael Reynolds | 01.27.2016

I recently had the pleasure of doing an interview with the good folks at DoInbound. They have a great podcast called "Inbound Agency Journey" in which they talk to the CEOs of leading inbound marketing agencies to discuss topics like business growth, operations and culture.

Hosted by Gray MacKenzie and Andrew Dymski, this podcast has a ton of information that is useful not only to agencies but to other businesses, as well.

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In this interview, Gray and Andrew asked me about the work culture at SpinWeb and what our philosophy is around flexibility, teamwork, growth, customer service and how to build a great work environment.

The official landing page for this epoide can be found here: "Working with a ROWE Company Culture with Michael Reynolds of SpinWeb."

However, we've also embedded the episode below for convenience.

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Rapid Fire Q&A, Tim Ferriss Style

By Stephanie Fisher | 12.24.2015

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As the year is winding down, everyone here at SpinWeb is working frantically to launch websites and onboard new marketing clients before the holidays hit. Just for fun, I sent this list of questions around to our team. Just by reading their answers, you can get a sense of my co-workers personalities. You'll also get some great recommendations for books to give, fave documentaries and movies to watch during these days off, and our favorite products/services under $100.

If you're a fan of the Tim Ferriss podcast like we are, you may recognize these questions from his rapid fire round that he always has with his guests.

Enjoy & Happy Holidays, from SpinWeb!

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The Most Important Part of a Great Company Culture

By Stephanie Fisher | 07.08.2015

What does company culture mean to you?

Beer Fridays! Forced march birthday parties in the conference room! Singing the LEGO® Movie theme song together?

NO, no, and maybe?

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SpinRadio Episode #25 - Cracking the Code to Creating a Great Company Culture

By Michael Reynolds | 06.26.2015

Welcome to SpinRadio - your inbound marketing and sales radio show. We broadcast every Friday at 10am Eastern LIVE. We take questions from listeners via and email. We also live tweet with the hashtag #SpinRadio.

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In today's episode, we're covering:

  • LOTS of Facebook updates
  • All about company culture
  • As always, our Tactical Top 5 (actionable tweaks to improve your online presence)
  • Q&A from listeners
  • Weekly inspiration

Click play below for the live show (or a recording of it if you missed it). The next episode is LIVE at 10am Eastern today. Just refresh this page at 10am if you don't see the live stream yet (it will show last week's recording until then). Or if you missed this one, you can listen to the recording below. The latest episode always streams live at spinweb.net/radio.

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Create a Panel Poster For Your Home or Office [Quick Tip]

By Jason Harrop | 05.18.2015

At our most recent SpinWeb BarCamp, I gave a presentation titled "Arts & Crafts with Jason." 

My coworkers enjoyed it, and I thought it would be a fun blog topic. This DIY projectl is a great way to decorate your office, if your walls are bare.

There are many ways to create a panel poster, but in this presentation I lay out the steps that I took to create my own Yoda panel poster. 

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Enjoy!

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Stress Day, April 16: How to Deal With Stress at Work

By Heather Lyon | 04.16.2015

Stress is a commonplace emotion at work. According to the American Institute of Stress, 80 percent of us are stressed when at work. Although there are many reasons for this stress, the #1 reason is the amount of workload, followed by personality clashes or personnel issues. Today is National Stress Day, the day after taxes are due, so we wanted to give you some tips on how to deal with stress at work.

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Now we at SpinWeb may not be experiencing stress from our co-workers because we're all one big happy family (right, guys?) and we certainly don't have all of the issues described below. But even in a great work environment and surrounded by a strong team, I feel the pressure from time to time. Coping with that stress and managing it well is the best way to live -- and not go insane. Here are a few tips to keep your stress levels low.

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