COMMUNO AND THE AMERICAN ADVERTISING FEDERATION ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

Two powerhouse membership-based communities unite to bring vital benefits to their members. NEW YORK, NY (September 10, 2020) – Communo and the American Advertising Federation have joined forces to provide their members with one-of-a-kind offerings intended to support agencies and staff impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Communo, the talent optimization platform that matches highly-vetted talent…

How the Open Talent Model Saved my Agency: Living on the Edge

In the midst of the Great Recession, when I was still an active owner at Cult, my partner and I woke up one day to find out that our biggest client was gone. Acquired by a larger company, our 23-year relationship vanished overnight, as did two-thirds of our revenue. Now, I know what you’re probably…

Communo Cuts Fees To Help Freelancers Find Ad, Marketing Jobs

Communo the online platform that matches talent with ad agencies and brands is offering free membership for all freelancers during the pandemic. Additionally, the company is providing incentives for member agencies – one month of credited membership dues for every freelancer hired. “The Coronavirus is crippling businesses, and despite being a lagging indicator of market…

Managing Productivity Standards and Team Optimization with Remote Work

Managers may be concerned about their employees’ productivity as they transition to a remote workforce, especially with the quarantine measures in place throughout the world. The challenge of mixing personal and work responsibilities is even greater as many working parents have young children at home at all times. How can employers encourage productivity while maintaining…

Staying Productive when Working from Home.

Procrastination, you are probably doing it right now. Reading relevant COVID and remote work articles to stay informed and better yourself at work… instead of getting that looming project done. So how do you stay productive and efficient in an environment that is normally your place to relax? The first step is to set up…

What to consider when creating a remote workspace for your team.

Offices are more than a workspace. In office, employers can create company culture and promote employee engagement and productivity. How can agencies create these same results with a remote team? Work relationships are critical to a high performing team. Employee engagement and relationships are necessary to building a work environment of trust where both employers…

How to foster a thriving remote work culture for your Agency

Building the perfect team is hard. Attracting, managing and engaging full-time, contract or freelance workers, while maintaining company culture productivity and quality is extremely challenging. How can agencies thrive in today’s talent crisis? Agencies are losing in the war for talent. Agency teams are in constant flux as they scale up or down, and attempt…

Communo Launches their Strategic Partnership Program

Communo is announcing its partnership program that includes partners that touch several industries. From virtual assistance, telecom, finance, legal, software and many more.   Communo is a two-sided marketplace that’s connecting agencies and freelancers to scale their businesses. These valuable partnerships are intended to give Communo members access to perks, amazing deals and overall benefits that…

“HR Tech” Startup Communo Nabs $3.3M

One more point for “startup-team Canada” as Calgary-based Communo announced early this morning that it raised $3.3 million (Canadian, which is $2.5M in American paper) for its marketers-as-a-service platform. Communo co-founder and CEO Ryan Gill said the platform connected over 40,000 users with marketers, creative talent, and consultants to hit the $25 million deal mark…

Calgary-based Communo raises $3.3 million to expand

The company says Calgary’s nascent digital district is attracting talent and companies from Alberta and from abroad Calgary-based Communo, developer of a platform for advertising, marketing and digital agencies and professionals to give and get work, announced Thursday it has secured $3.3 million in funding to help it expand into the U.S. and UK markets. Total…

Communo Raises New Funding with plans to Expand

Communo has ambitious plans for its growth and place within the advertising industry – and now, the start-up has secured additional seed funding to help make them a reality. The funding round included Brett Wilson of holding company Prairie Merchant and Frank Palmer, the former chairman and CEO of DDB Canada. Based in Calgary, Communo…