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Published on December 12th, 2012 | by Adam McKibbin

Central Desktop’s greatest blog hits of 2012

We’ve posted a lot of content in 2012: collaboration tips, social enterprise trends, expert advice for agencies and marketing departments, Central Desktop product updates, best practices and even the occasional superhero video.

We’re going to have even more to share in 2013 – but let’s not get ahead of ourselves. It’s that time of year to sit back and reflect on the best movies and music and memes and burritos that 2012 had to offer. And so, too, do we reflect on some of our best (and most-read) blog content – advice on breaking free from productivity shackles, insights on the shifting world of marketers and agencies and tips on making your collaboration solution stick.

1. Eight scary stats about your email habits

“Email is dead” makes for a provocative headline, but not a very accurate forecast. We’re not here to wage war on email; in fact, Central Desktop integrates quite nicely with email. Instead, the mission is to be a little more efficient with email. On that note…

2. How cloud collaboration has changed my email habits

One Central Desktopper gives her perspective on how cloud collaboration “dramatically” changed her relationship with email.

3. How agencies are reinventing the creative team in the social era

How are agencies reconfiguring their teams to better function in the digital and social marketing era? Why are agencies including developers, freelance specialists and other partners in their creative process? And how do they guard against too many chefs in the kitchen? We asked Adrants’ Steve Hall to investigate.

4. Eight tips on successful adoption of collaboration solutions

One of my favorite lines from our Collabosphere user conference was “If you build it, they will ignore it” (thanks, Carl Frappaolo). In this post, IT veteran and tech strategist James Gardner covered eight concise, actionable tips for making sure no tumbleweeds blow across your shiny new collaboration system. Carl’s session on building a collaborative culture is also well worth a listen.

5. Seven ways to improve agency efficiency

Inefficient processes will cost even the most superbly creative agency. Here are seven tips you can put into place immediately.

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About the Author

Adam McKibbin

is Central Desktop’s content marketing manager. His writing has been featured in Adweek, the Chicago Tribune and The Nation, and he’s produced content for some of the leading tech brands on the Fortune 500.

2 Responses to Central Desktop’s greatest blog hits of 2012

  1. Mark says:

    The ones about email were very helpful to me and my team.

  2. Pingback: Central Desktop’s greatest blog hits of 2012 « Writing by James

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