Being a Team Player and Community Builder

At Ideba, we’re constantly looking for ways to give back to the community and encourage great teamwork. With the objective of driving a greater emphasis on team, we recently rolled out an initiative whereby employees can vote for the best…

Experiences that Shape Us

The meaning of the word “Ideba” is “learning through experience,” which we live out daily by taking on new challenges to help clients solve business problems while bringing in the expertise and insights we have gained during past engagements.…

Results of Last Week's Poll

8/1-8/7 How involved are you in giving back? I make a constant effort (0%) I am quite engaged (25%) I support a few organizations (75%) I am not that involved but I want to do more (0%)

Stopping to Remember

The last couple of days it seems like the news was consumed with tragedy. On a global level we witnessed the terrorist attack in Norway. On a national level, 64 people have died this summer from the heat waves in the US and more severe weather…

Results of Last Week's Poll

7/25-7/29 What is your biggest pet peeve when it comes to customer service? Companies who don't listen to me (50%) When I can't get ahold of a real person to talk to (0%) Complaints that aren't dealt with properly (25%) Companies who break…

What do you want your customers to say about you?

It’s one of our maxims here at Ideba: no one ever complained about great service. When you receive great service, you tell people. And when you receive bad service – you tell more people. Here are four easy ways to keep the gossip good: 1.…

Results of Last Week's Poll

7/18-7/22 Have you ever worked with someone that has a title that is out of line with their skillset and experience? Yes - a colleague (80%) Yes - a client (20%) Yes - a vendor (0%) Never, thankfully (0%)

The ROI of Social Media

Do you have an example of a business that is making money with social media marketing? Not having a social media strategy for your business is like not having a website or a sign in front of your store. I keep seeing testimonials of how people…

Are “Strategists” Really Strategic or…?

Bumped into an ex-colleague of mine a few weeks ago… a great Project Manager who’s now a “Channel Strategist.” Spoke to another ex-colleague a few weeks prior, who was a Junior Designer two years ago… who is now a “Creative Strategist.”…

Results of Our Last Poll

7/13-7/19 Total Voters: 6 What's the one thing you and your team could do better to increase your likelihood of success in new business pitches? Clearly ascertain business goals and objectives up-front (17%, 1 Vote) Refine scoping process…