March 6, 2013 End User Training Opportunity

While you can regularly schedule an online group training session for your organization, we will occasionally hold training sessions that are open to all. We are holding one such training session for end users on Wednesday March 6, 2013 at 12:00PM Noon Eastern Time. Contact us to let us know you would like to attend and we will be sure to send you the webinar information for the training. And remember, all training is provided at no additional cost to subscribers and 30-day trial users.

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PRINTsprokit 2.1 is Coming

In response to user’s input, we will soon be releasing Brand Sprokit 2.1 (also referred to as Brand Sprokit Enterprise) that offers even better brand management capabilities. The great new additions will be released in early August, and we want to make sure you are ready for them! Currently, there are two types of users – Admin Users and End Users. Admin Users create and manage the templates, while the End Users create projects. With the 2.1 upgrade, Brand Sprokit will include several new user categories: Super Admins, Super Editors, Group Managers, Group Editors, and End Users. Current Admin Users equal the new Super Admins and End Users are still the End Users. But the new Group Manager and Group Editor user categories will provide you with intermediary levels of account control so that the central marketing unit can delegate some of the developmental work to department-based staff. With the new user categories, units and divisions that support […]

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Implementation Across Your Campus – Learn the Knowledge

We’ve seen tremendous interest from Brand Sprokit users in learning about how others are implementing and using Brand Sprokit most effectively. We’ve developed two avenues for idea-sharing on Brand Sprokit: If you are interested in learning how other marketers are using Brand Sprokit effectively (and in sharing your great ideas, too), just let us know. Post a question or comment on this blog! This is the place to ask questions, discuss specific challenges, offer ideas, and see how others are using this incredible tool. Write in the comments section below and regularly check back to review others’ comments, answers, and ideas. We will also start other blogs on specific topics with questions from you. Anything and everything is fair game! Be sure to take this opportunity to discuss with others and learn and share the knowledge!

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Planning the Templates and Media Assets

We have heard time and time again from trial account users and current account holders that Brand Sprokit is an extremely intuitive tool to use. While easy to use, many struggle with the planned use of Brand Sprokit. Here are some easy tips for planning ahead and getting the needed templates out to those who need them quickly. Shortly after creating your company’s Brand Sprokit account, go to the top one or two departments that typically need the most branded design materials and help them plan ahead for the templates they will need for the coming year. For example, the alumni relations unit will need business cards, stationary, a thank you notes, and event posters. Setup a “Group or Subgroup” for each department and end-user accounts for each colleague in the one or two departments mentioned above. Provide at least one trustworthy person in those departments with the ability to “Upload Media”. After a week or so […]

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