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April 22, 2020 / 

Brad Hawkes

A few insights from 5 years of remote work with Pickit

If you’ve spent any time on LinkedIn lately, you’ve probably already been bombarded with advice from some of the self-proclaimed remote work gurus out there (some of whom were permanently stationed in offices just a matter of weeks ago). It's likely you've seen the long lists of remote work hacks and best practices, and you might even have another 10 tabs open with posts just like this one all lined up waiting to be read.

So why read this?!

I could give you a few reasons, but I’ll settle for two...

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April 16, 2020 / 

Jullietta Stoencheva

3 ways Pickit helps remote workers stay on brand  

It goes without saying that COVID-19 has changed the way we work, possibly forever. Remote work is the new norm, and with US companies spending on average $5,000/year per employee on office rentalthe current circumstances might just have inspired a permanent change.  

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April 7, 2020 / 

Brad Hawkes

Level up your video calls with virtual backgrounds

Now that many of us are working remotely, we're suddenly spending a lot more time in front of a webcam–whether it be for staff meetings, brainstorming sessions, webinars or online social events after work. For some, this new shift is a welcome opportunity to catch a glimpse of where and how our colleagues (not to mention celebrities) live. It's also a narcissist's nightmare given that our new camera-driven careers happen to coincide with some pretty out-there hairdos brought on by the sudden closure of many local beauty salons and grooming establishments.

Whichever category you belong to, we'll help you find the right image and look your best on your next Microsoft Teams call.

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April 2, 2020 / 

Brad Hawkes

7 best practices for effective remote presentations

Whether you feel like a presentation pro or you get the shakes when it’s your turn to step up for a monthly report, delivering a deck remotely is often a different animal altogether to live presenting. No more relying on stage presence, charisma, persuasive body language or your ability to work a room. And if you're more of a butterflies-on-steroids presenter, you probably think this is your ticket out; Finally, I don’t need to bother with all that empty rhetoric stuff and can get straight to business. 

Not so fast!  

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March 27, 2020 / 

David Scult

How Pickit can provide support during COVID-19

Needless to say, we are living in unprecedented times. As we write these words, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is bringing entire countries across the globe to its knees, both from a health perspective as well as on a financial level.

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March 24, 2020 / 

Jullietta Stoencheva

Product update: Pickit now supports vector files

As the world navigates unchartered waters and many businesses transition to an increasingly digital workspace, we're working hard to keep improving the Pickit platform and enhance the experience for everyone working with images online. This month, we’ve got a really exciting update for you: the release of one of the top requested features to help marketing and brand managers get better control of their visual assets.

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March 17, 2020 / 

Ioana Marin

3 ways to use Pickit at your organization

Are you part of a growing company? Are your employees finding themselves in increasingly large departments in need of new workflows and a new set of tools?

One tool worth considering is a Digital Asset Management system–a platform that can be particularly helpful if you're in a complex organization or large corporation by enabling you simplify the way you work and help both your company and employees hit goals and work effectively. 

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March 12, 2020 / 

Brad Hawkes

Why bother with digital asset management?

Well, if you have a company logo and at least one colleague who sometimes need to use it, technically you’re already practicing some form of digital asset management. The question is whether you’re doing it well or not.

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March 3, 2020 / 

Jullietta Stoencheva

Pickit localization to German and Swedish

Being the #1 app in the Office Store worldwide means we have users from all over the globe, and were happy to see a growing international community of people using Pickit to stay compliant, on brand and make better presentations.

Many have been asking to use the service in your local languages, so today we’re taking the first step towards making that possible, releasing support for two of our largest non-English speaking user groups: Germany and Sweden.

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February 13, 2020 / 

Ioana Marin

5 ways to increase productivity in 2020

Do you feel that with every year your margins are smaller or your targets become harder? Or even that your best efforts no longer have the same results? Don’t worry, you’re part of an ever-growing club of people who feel the same, but there are solutions to be found.

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