Effective collaboration: Tips for teaming with marketing coordinators

Your team’s ready to kick off the next marketing campaign. You need an original idea, a great strategy and, most importantly, a marketing team that’s set up for success. Understanding the role everyone on the project plays can help your team function like a well-oiled machine. To better understand how teams collaborate, we talked with thousands of marketing and design professionals in the US. Today, we want to share what we learned. In this first post of our series on Effective Collaboration, we’ll begin looking at marketing personas to identify their pain points and find solutions to make working together easier for everyone on your team.

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Better Together: How Slack and Dropbox make team communication easier

Everyone has their own favorite way to communicate. And many prefer different tools for different tasks. That’s why Dropbox believes that the better your apps work together, the easier your job will be. Millions of people use Slack to connect with the people and tools they work with every day, no matter where they are or what they do. Dropbox partnered with Slack to provide a more seamless experience, so work can be shared directly with teammates where they’re already communicating. Here’s how the integration helps simplify team collaboration.

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3 quick tips to make image reviews easier with Dropbox Paper

When you’ve spent weeks refining and perfecting your designs, sending them off for review can be nerve wracking. It’s kind of like sending your kids off to college. Who knows how they’ll change while they’re away—or if you’ll recognize them when they return? Fortunately, Paper has new features that make it easier to send your “babies” out into the world. Next time you need to get feedback on your photos and designs, here are three ways to make the process less stressful and complicated.

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Sharing a story on World Refugee Day

Today is World Refugee Day, recognized by the United Nations as a time to reflect and take action to help people who have been displaced from their home countries. It can be difficult to comprehend the scale of what’s happening in places like Syria or Iraq. So we’d like to share the story of one family.

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Transparent design: 5 ways to transition to an open creative process

This week, we’re at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity where we’ll be discussing how transparency can help drive alignment throughout the creative process. In our earlier post on transparent design, we discussed the advantages of adopting an open creative process. Today, we’ll show you how you can create a culture of transparency in your workplace so people feel comfortable sharing ideas and taking risks.

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Spend less time searching, more time getting work done with Smart Sync

Imagine how much more you could get done if you could trade file-tracking time for hours devoted to mission-critical work. If you and your team have tried to save disk space by storing files in USB disks or external hard drives—or avoided syncing a folder from the cloud because it’s too big—you’ve created unnecessary walls between your work. Here’s how Smart Sync can help your team get more out of Dropbox by letting you put more into it.

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