June 15, 2017

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As the art form becomes more commonplace, more people are wondering how to make a cinemagraph. Here’s a comprehensive beginner’s guide to isolating a moment sans fancy editing software. Somewhere in the strangely dreamy land between a photo and a video lies the cinemagraph. Some call it a smoothly looping photo or GIF, and others view it…Continue Reading…

June 12, 2017

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Scopio’s team is proud to have partnered with the Missouri School of Journalism to produce community-centered content in the Spring 2017 semester. Here’s why (and how) user-generated visuals can help news outlets ramp up community engagement and spark long-lasting partnerships. Listening to your community is step one when you’re reporting at a local paper. How…Continue Reading…

May 18, 2017

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“Every strip of ticket and every stamp on the passport entail a story,” TraveLibro declares. “We want to listen to yours and tell some of ours.” TraveLibro — a social platform that began as a seed of an idea in 2013 and launched in 2017 — is a way for social media influencers to capture and post travel…Continue Reading…

May 12, 2017

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Imagine that you’re attending a local event celebrating Earth Day. Like most tech-savvy folks, you take your smartphone out of your pocket every once in awhile to snap a photo of something great, beautiful or memorable. After the event was over, you upload a shot of an interesting vendor to your Instagram feed, adding a…Continue Reading…

May 03, 2017

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As social media becomes even more crowded, more nomadic bloggers are hunting for the best hashtags for travel. But no worries — we’ve rounded up the best of the best! Everything gets lost in the sea of social media — which is definitely a blessing and a curse. No matter how much you refresh a popular…Continue Reading…

April 28, 2017

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Before learning how to sell photos online, let’s backtrack a little bit. In fact, let’s set our hypothetical time machine back to the turn of the 20th century. The second modern Olympic games are going on in Paris, and women like Hélène de Pourtalès — a Swiss sailor and first female Olympic medalist — compete for…Continue Reading…

April 24, 2017

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It’s time to ditch our bad email marketing habits. So the first step is to acknowledge them, right? If you’re working in any sort of office, chances are pretty good that your inbox is full of digital flotsam and jetsam — rows and rows of automated messages with subject lines like “10 Ways to Spruce up a Dreary LinkedIn…Continue Reading…

April 14, 2017

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It’s obvious that there’s a lack of authentic photos and videos when it comes to women at work. So during our #LadyBoss contest this March, over 160 dedicated women made their mark and started to change that. We asked working women around the globe to submit candid shots and work selfies. Here’s just a few snippets of what…Continue Reading…

March 29, 2017

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No matter what you think of her or her family’s empire, Instagram’s de-facto queen is 19-year-old Kylie Jenner. Boasting just over 90 million faithful followers, the starlet is often the number one choice for brands trying to rake in mountains of customers — whether that be FitTea, a brand that touts itself as a miracle weight loss and…Continue Reading…

March 13, 2017

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If you’re a seasoned business owner or entrepreneur, you’ve probably tried your hand at a little bit of white labeling — a product or service you claim that’s actually manufactured by another business. Note the word “service” here. White labeling goes further than shampoos, keyboards or the Costco-sized boxes of off-brand food in your pantry. The term also applies…Continue Reading…