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Barcelona Creative Group Welcomes Video Production Executive

September, 2019 – Burr Ridge based advertising and marketing agency Barcelona Creative Group has hired Steve Grein in newly created roles of Video Production Department Manager and Business Development Director. Grein will apply his many years of experience as an Emmy Award winning Executive Producer and Project Manager to grow BCG's video production department and help drive business development efforts for the full-service agency. "While corporate and product-related videos have long been popular in both business to consumer and business to business applications, the use of video in digital marketing has exploded in recent years," stated Juli Barcelona, President

Some Big Winners from the Big Game

Did you watch the Big Game? We did, but really only for the ads of course! Watch as we chat about some of our favorite commercials. To check out the ones we discuss or to view those you missed, click here. Thanks for joining us today! We can't wait to share our next video blog with you. Until then... Be Creative!

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3 Habits to Boost Creativity & Become a More Prolific Marketer

The article below was published on Hubspot, written by Caroline Forsey. Photo source Hubspot. Maya Angelou once said, "You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have." Oftentimes, this couldn't feel further from the truth. Imagine, for instance, the moment you finish your quarterly marketing campaign. You're ecstatic -- the campaign launched without a hitch, and you've already seen impressive conversion results. But you're also exhausted. You feel you've used up so much of your creative energy already -- how will you ever come up with a new idea for the next quarter? In these


Make Room for 2019: Creative Ways to Get Organized

Having trouble getting into the swing of 2019? A lack of organization might be holding you back, but decluttering can be a daunting task. We’ve come up with our favorite creative ways to help your workspace get and stay organized. Let’s dive in! Clear it out. You can’t organize your trash. Purge all unnecessary papers, supplies, any odds and ends. Clear out your dreaded junk drawer and create space for your newly organized materials. One way to determine what to keep and what to toss is the KonMari method. Ask yourself does this thing serve a purpose and does

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Welcome to BCG’s Christmas Countdown! Day 5 Features Our Favorite Treats!

Welcome to the BCG Countdown to Christmas. All week long we've been spreading cheer by sharing our Christmas favorites! Today is day five – the last day! Our stockings are hung, lights and hearts are aglow, and we’re ready to scarf down our favorite Christmas treats! Here are our faves: Carey Wise: Grandma’s Frosted Sugar Cookies Jocelyn Gonzalez: Peanut Butter Blossoms! They’re so simple, I can make like 50 for a party, and everyone loves them! Krista Hartman: Peppermint Mocha. I know I can get it all year round but I only get it at Christmas! Cate & Juli

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Welcome to BCG’s Christmas Countdown! Day 4: Our Favorite Traditions!

BCG is in the Christmas Spirit! We’re having a countdown to Christmas, and to spread the cheer we’re sharing our Christmas favorites! Today is day four, and today we’re each remembering our favorite Christmas activities. Cate Horvatic: “Over 30 years ago, my Mom created the original Elf on the Shelf. He is a small, super cute mouse that we call Mousie. He appears every holiday season and hides somewhere new every day. He only moves when everyone is sleeping and cannot be touched or else he will lose his magic and won't be able to move around. I have

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