Insights & Ideas

Welcome to the NJI Media blog, where we’ll reveal the magic behind everything from development to design to strategy to a duck parade outside of our office’s windows. You read that right.


Learning to Embrace the Unexpected

Let me introduce myself. My name is Jonah, proud Minnesotan and NJI Media Strategy Intern. On my first day, I didn’t know what to expect. Do they know where Minnesota is? (Yes). Does everyone say y’all? (No). What happens if I don’t know everything about Google Analytics? (You live – I’m proof). Yet before I found the answers to those questions, it was clear that at NJI, you are surrounded by people who succeed by embracing the unexpected.

January 26, 2016 No Comments

Your 2016 Design Resolutions

So you spent 2015 exercising regularly, eating right, and spending quality time with the family, but how are you going to top last year’s resolutions? Why not try to improve your creative abilities? They’re way more important than that other stuff anyway. Here are your top five 2016 design resolutions.

January 19, 2016 No Comments

/giphy freedom rockets

At NJI Media we love Slack. It’s a messaging app that not only lets us collaborate, but also allows us to have some fun throughout the workday. This is an example of how we use Slack at NJI Media. It’s a story of something that just happened outside our office window – as told by a staffer who will remain anonymous.

January 14, 2016 No Comments

Using a Library Approach to Communications

Personally, the library (at least before the Internet) served as my anchor as I navigated and searched for information I needed for school, and for the perspectives I sought to learn from. Now in my professional career, I often reflect on my time spent in the library when thinking about strategies to best reach my audience in an increasingly crowded messaging environment.

January 12, 2016 No Comments