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Sketchnotes: Jim Sherraden of Hatch Show Print

A recap of the first speaker series event by AIGA + Emma

Last night, Emma was pleased to co-sponsor (with the Nashville AIGA chapter) and host a talk by Jim Sheeraden of Hatch Show Print.

To read a recap – or I should say, to feast your eyes on the amazing sketchnotes that came out of this presentation – visit the personal blog of Emma senior designer Taylor Schena. You'll be glad you did.

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Take a tour of Emma’s new digs in the Trolley Barns

Our Nashville office moves to Rolling Mill Hill

You might have heard that Emma’s Nashville office recently moved into a new space in the refurbished trolley barns on Rolling Mill Hill in downtown Nashville. Now that we've settled into our new home, I'd like to update you with some of the exciting details and, most importantly, share some pictures!

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Things we *don’t* love: Half-baked emails

Check your emails for these faux pas before you hit send

Think back on the last few months. Is there anything that you cringe to cop to, any deeds that make you shudder? No, I'm not talking about over-imbibing at the company cocktail party or referring to Bon Iver as Bone Eye-ver (though I feel for you, if that's you). I mean email faux pas, like hitting send too hastily or emailing a 60%-off coupon to the wrong list.

I worked with an Emma customer the other day who was wowed (in fact, he said “wowza,” much to my delight) when I helped convert his Microsoft Word document into an email campaign. He was eager to send it right away, but I said, “Hold it right there. Spend a bit more time with it." If you take the time to add your own finesse and flavor to your email campaign, it'll go a long way with your audience. And, above all, please avoid these often-overlooked mistakes: 

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