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Technology

Defining Your Tech Stack: What is an MRM?

Marketing Resource Management (MRM) systems are one-stop-shops for all things marketing operations and enablement, but often they are useless without a solid digital asset management (DAM) program serving as the foundation. Learn here what MRMs are and how they can connect with your existing DAM program.
Technology

Defining Your Tech Stack: What is a PIM?

You may have heard of a PIM. You may have heard of a DAM. Other than a collection of letters, what do these acronyms mean? How do they work together to empower your e-commerce efforts? Learn more today.
DAM Management

5 Signs You May Have Outgrown Your DAM System

Finding a DAM platform that fits just right is difficult. Make sure that your team is paying attention as your organization's use of digital assets grows to ensure that your DAM systems are capable of growing with you. Read more for five proactive activities to set your team up for success.
Culture

How Stacks Facilitates Growth by Making Digital Asset Management Easy

How does our team of creatives, DAM managers, and consultants approach building DAM programs that are successful for the long-term? Why does this work get us out of bed in the morning? Read more about how to facilitate growth through DAM in your organization!
DAM 101

Understanding the Differences between a DAM System, DAM Platform, and DAM Program

You may have heard the phrases DAM system, DAM platform, and DAM program used interchangeably. At Stacks, all of these things are different, so we went to the trouble of defining all of them for you.
Creative

Common File Types and Best Practices for Managing Them

File types are confusing. Read more about the differences between file types, as well as the nuance of managing these different types of assets to grow your brand.
DAM Best Practices

Managing File Formats and Asset Templates with Digital Asset Management

Nowadays it seems like every platform your team uses to leverage digital content requires different file formats. Managing these requirements without cluttering your DAM system or personal hard drives with many versions of the same file is difficult. Read here to find out the five steps your DAM manager can take to make formatting easy.
Creative

7 Ways To Capitalize on Your Organization’s Valuable Video Content Using DAM Principles

Video content is some of the most shared and viewed in today's marketplace. This means that the high-quality video assets in your library are among some of the most valuable. Make sure that you capitalize on this value by implementing a robust DAM program into your business.
Technology

How Metadata Can Improve your SEO Ranking

Driving traffic to your website has become a science and full-time job in and of itself. Algorithms change, as does the language your target market uses to search for and find your content. Learn how the principles of digital asset management can help your team gain understanding on how to improve your website's SEO ranking.
Partners

Partner Content: Why should you integrate your CMS with a DAM?

Odds are your team has a Content Management System (CMS) that depends on the compelling assets housed in your DAM system. To ensure that assets are consistent and easy to find and use on your website, integrate these two key systems together. The team at Bynder outlines how in this great new article.
Partners

DAM Resources to Empower and Energize Your Branding Efforts

With branding efforts growing increasingly important to customer engagement and retention, and depending more and more on compelling content, digital asset management practices also grow in importance. Use these resources to optimize your DAM program to ensure a flourishing brand.
Planning and Strategy

5 Action Items to Prepare for a New DAM System

Like the process of buying, building, placing, and decorating a new bookshelf, planning and building a new DAM system takes preparation. Here are 5 steps to make that process faster and easier on your team.
DAM 101

Understanding the Upstream and Downstream Workflows of DAM

You may have heard the terms "upstream" and "downstream" when discussing your organization's creative workflows. In this article, we clear the air about what those terms mean and how they relate to the lifecycle of your assets.
Planning and Strategy

A Guide to the Three Phases of DAM Development

Like Danny Ocean laying out his plan for robbing casinos, we lay out the phases for building and implementing a new or improved DAM program.
Technology

The Future of Digital Asset Management Tools and Processes

Where is the digital asset management space headed? Knowing this could hold the key to planning for the curveballs that may come your way and staying ahead of the curve so you don't have to play catch-up later.
DAM 101

9 Tips for Seeing Through the Noise When Selecting A DAM

If you're someone missing a background in DAM, navigating the sales meetings and demos that come with picking a platform can be difficult. Avoid biting off more than you can chew by reviewing these tips for seeing through the noise.
Creative

How DAM Empowers Your Content Marketing Campaigns

Content marketing builds trust and loyalty in consumers as you consistently provide valuable content that tells your brand's story. Find out how your team can empower these efforts and unify your content to get these efforts off the ground.
Culture

Manage Your Brand with the Power of DAM

Your brand is one of the most valuable assets you have as an organization. Ensuring your content is compelling, consistent, and represents your brand well in the marketplace is vital to growing your business and connecting with your consumers, and that's where digital asset management can empower your brand.
Technology

5 Tips for Managing a Folderless DAM Effectively

Folders are something we all know how to use and manage, but what about a system that doesn't use them? As folderless interfaces and systems gain traction, learn their benefits, challenges, and a few tips for implementing and managing them effectively.
Planning and Strategy

Five Ways a DAM System Will Save Your Company Time and Money

Why you should invest in a DAM? A properly developed and maintained DAM program can save your organization time and money through various efficiencies and risk elimination.
Technology

What’s a “Headless” DAM and Is It Right for My Organization?

As you go about gaining DAM expertise and knowledge, you'll likely hear about "headless" systems. Rather than try to navigate through technical jargon and confusing language, Stacks makes understanding if this kind of system is right for you.
Technology

What is a DAM, PIM, CMS, CRM, & MRM and How Do They Fit Together?

What is a CMS? What about a PIM? A CRM? All these acronyms can get confusing when discussing how your technology fits together into a cohesive, holistic system. Learn how a healthy DAM program helps you fit all of your systems together and increase efficiency.
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.
Creative

5 Ways Photographers Help Their Clients Beyond Producing Stunning Images

Stacks explores the five ways photographers can help their clients more than just producing stunning images. Let's dive in.
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.
Technology

Artificial Intelligence in Digital Asset Management

In digital asset management, the Artificial Intelligence vs Humans debate continues to gather steam as the machines get smarter and smarter.
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.
Culture

How DAM Helps Your Business Embrace Growth

The tools and processes of Digital Asset Management make your business’ growth easier to attain through focus on scalability and growth.
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.
DAM Best Practices

5 Steps to Migrating Digital Assets Efficiently

Migrating assets from one place to another can be daunting, but these 5 steps will help ensure the process is a smooth as possible.
DAM Best Practices

How Do I Clean My Dirty Data Quickly?

Data has become a buzzword across so many industries. In Digital Asset Management metadata is king, but what happens when your data is dirty?
DAM Management

What Makes Good DAM Management?

DAM Management is the process of planning, organizing, operating, and maintaining your DAM system. Without it, you won't the most out of DAM.
Culture

10 Ways to Build Buy-In for DAM

Establishing standards with stakeholders and keeping end-users in mind helps to quickly build buy-in across all levels of your organization.
Technology

Comparing Cloud-Based and On-Premise DAM Software

When beginning a journey into the world of DAM, determine whether a cloud-based or on-premise system is right for your team.
DAM 101

5 Tips for Successfully Implementing DAM

Processes and standards are the keys to a successful system, but what is the best process for implementing DAM?
Planning and Strategy

Identifying the 5 Types of DAM Stakeholders

Stakeholders can make or break a project. It is important to get their feedback and create a system that meets their needs. So, who are they?
Planning and Strategy

5 Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to Measure DAM Success

In order to effectively manage and scale your DAM system, develop key performance indicators to track ROI and identify bottlenecks.
Planning and Strategy

Tips for Mapping and Gathering your Scattered Assets

If your organization is transitioning to a DAM system, you’ll need to map out where your scattered assets currently live.
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.
DAM Best Practices

Tips for Tackling a Massive Backlog of Assets

Without proper management and standards, your organization's backlog can become a mountain of assets that is impossible to sort through.
Planning and Strategy

Creating an Easy-to-Navigate Asset Library

DAM 101

3 Ways to Build a Valuable Asset Archive

DAM Best Practices

Folder Structure Best Practices: A Fresh Approach