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8 Components of an Effective File Naming Convention

Have you ever wondered what goes into creating a file name that not only contains helpful information but helps to organize your assets the right way? Wonder no longer. Read more to find out the 8 components of an effective file naming convention.
DAM 101

6 Tips for Implementing Controlled Vocabulary in your Keywords

Applying keyword tags to your digital assets is vital for the efficiency of your workflows, but takes time, energy, and consistency. To make this process easy on your users and the system easier to manage, implement a controlled vocabulary for your metadata!
DAM Management

5 Ways to Avoid Getting into Legal Trouble With Rights Management

Do you know who created your assets, when they created them, when and where you can use them, and how to give the proper credit? Is your team able to quickly know which assets are approved and which aren't? If not, learn how to use your DAM system to get on top of and stay on top of rights management.
Culture

How Do I Get My Team to Use Our DAM?

Just like that ugly, ill-fitting sweater you get for Christmas, DAM systems sometimes sit in the closet unused, despite the time, money, and energy invested in building them. Learn how to motivate your end-users to adopt new and improved systems.
DAM Best Practices

Tips for Enriching Digital Assets

The secret to making your assets more available to everyone in your organization? Enriching your assets with meaningful and consistent metadata.
DAM 101

Three Visual Asset Management Issues Companies of Any Size Face and How to Fix Them Today

Do you feel alone in your struggles to manage your organization's valuable digital assets? We've got a secret for you: You're not. Find out what the most common issues organizations of all shapes and sizes face and how we've seen them overcome them.
DAM Best Practices

The Importance of Identifying Company Language

Before you choose your DAM, the process, and the people in charge, understanding your company's language had to take precedence.
DAM Best Practices

What Is Metadata

DAM Resources: When it comes to finding your digital assets, metadata is king and today, we explain what it is, and why it matters.
Planning and Strategy

Digital Asset Management: Why Process is the Key to Platform

When it comes to digital asset management, process reigns. We explain the importance of nailing process before picking a DAM platform.
DAM 101

Intro to Digital Asset Management

In our intro to digital asset management, we look at core concepts, questions DAM answers and what DAM looks like in practice.
DAM Best Practices

How to Organize Digital Assets for Efficient Search

Finding the right digital asset is getting harder. Today we explore how you can organize your digital assets to improve search.
Planning and Strategy

Working with a Digital Asset Management Consultant

Learn the benefit of working with digital asset management consultants and the value they can bring your assets and organization.
DAM Best Practices

How to Create and Apply Effective File Names

Establishing a solid file naming strategy in your company can lead to a more organized, searchable, and future-proof library of assets.
DAM Best Practices

Establishing Folder Structure Best Practices

Establishing folder structure best practices will help you find the assets you need quickly and efficiently. Today we take a look at the best way to build out a folder structure from scratch and launch it within your organization.
DAM 101

Save the Shoot, Build a Robust DAM Platform

How brands can look within, find valuable and often siloed creative assets, and build a robust DAM of creative assets they already own.
Planning and Strategy

Who are DAM End-Users & Why Do They Matter?

End-Users are important components of the DAM system, as they make, search for, and put assets to use. Learn how to identify and manage them.
DAM Management

Responsibilities of a DAM Manager

If you are looking for a DAM manager for your organization, define what responsibilities they have and what skills they need to fulfill them.
DAM Management

Best Practices for Managing DAM Permissions

Security is a core principle of DAM. In order to keep your assets safe, learn how to manage permissions for users within and without.
Planning and Strategy

The DAM Grocery Store: Building a Folder Structure

Brainstorming a folder structure with your stakeholders can be messy. To make the process easier, step into the DAM grocery store.
Planning and Strategy

The DAM Grocery Store: Taxonomy & Keywords

Using a simple analogy, your team can create efficient and effective search by developing an internal taxonomy and master keywords.