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Matrix Group Wins Three MarCom Awards for Recent Projects

Nov 28, 2017
Matrix Group, a digital agency in the Washington DC area specializing in web design, development, AMS, integration, branding, mobile, e-marketing, and consulting services, has won three awards in the 2017 MarCom Awards.
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Matrix Group Wins Two W³ Awards

Nov 07, 2017
Matrix Group, a digital agency in the Washington DC area specializing in web design, development, AMS, integration, mobile and e-marketing services, has won two silver awards from the 12th Annual W³ Awards for recent web projects.
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Matrix Group Releases MatrixMaxx 17.3

Sep 29, 2017
Matrix Group, a leading digital agency in the Washington DC metro area, announces the release of MatrixMaxx 17.3, the latest version of its association management system (AMS).
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Matrix Group Launches New Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation Website

Sep 07, 2017
Matrix Group, a digital agency in the Washington DC area specializing in web design, mobile and e-marketing services, development, AMS, integration, and branding recently launched a new website for the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation.
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Matrix Group Launches New Convention Site for the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors®

Aug 28, 2017
Matrix Group, a digital agency in the Washington DC area specializing in web design, development, AMS, integration, branding, mobile and e-marketing services, recently launched a Convention website for the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors® (NVAR).
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Matrix Group Wins Three dotCOMM Awards

Aug 22, 2017
Matrix Group, a digital agency in the Washington DC area specializing in web design, development, AMS, integration, mobile and e-marketing services, has won three awards from the 2017 dotCOMM Awards.
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Matrix Group Wins Two APEX Awards

Jul 14, 2017
Matrix Group, a digital agency in the Washington DC area specializing in web design, development, AMS, integration, mobile and e-marketing services, has won two industry awards from the 29th Annual APEX Awards for Publication Excellence.
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Matrix Group Launches Redesigned Website for the Food Marketing Institute

Jul 07, 2017
Matrix Group recently launched a new website for the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), a trade association that proudly advocates on behalf of the food retail industry.
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Matrix Group Wins Three Communicator Awards

Jul 05, 2017
Matrix Group has won three awards in the 2017 Communicator Awards competition for recent website projects.
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MatrixMaxx 17.2 is Now Live

Jun 28, 2017
Matrix Group, a leading digital agency in the Washington DC metro area, announces the release of MatrixMaxx 17.2, the latest version of its association management system (AMS).
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Wearable Tech Offers New Way to Stay Up-To-Date with NECA; Matrix Group Develops Watch Version of Popular Mobile App

Jun 09, 2017
Washington-Area digital agency, Matrix Group International, and the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), a trade association representing the $130 billion electrical construction industry; has launched a wearable version of the already-popular mobile app, NECA News.
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Matrix Group Launches Redesigned Website for the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators

May 23, 2017
Matrix Group International Inc. recently launched a new WordPress-powered website integrated with the MatrixMaxx AMS implementation for the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN).
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Matrix Group Releases MatrixMaxx 17.1

Mar 22, 2017
Matrix Group, a leading digital agency in the Washington DC metro area, announces the release of MatrixMaxx 17.1, the latest version of its association management system (AMS).
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Matrix Group Wins Three AVA Digital Awards

Feb 20, 2017
Matrix Group has received three awards for recent client projects from the AVA Digital Awards, sponsored by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP).
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Lessons from a CIO on Work, Senior Staff Engagement and the Permission-Based Economy

At AMS Fest a couple of weeks ago, I got a chance to sit down with Reggie Henry, Chief Information and Engagement Officer at the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). I always ask Reggie “what’s new?” and “what are you thinking about?” Reggie *never* fails to impress me his insights and curiosity. Here are […] The post Lessons from a CIO on Work, Senior Staff Engagement and the Permission-Based Economy appeared first on The MatriX Files. Full Story

Is Your Website Like Grandma’s House?

Close your eyes and picture your grandma’s house. Most of you are probably picturing a space that is warm, inviting, familiar, but most likely not a modern, cutting edge space. There’s probably a decent amount of tchotchkes, heirlooms and general … Continue reading → The post Is Your Website Like Grandma’s House? appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story

Top 5 Ways to Improve Your Facebook Page Reach

Have you noticed that the likes and interactions on your Facebook page are decreasing? If so, you’re not imagining it – organic reach on Facebook brand pages fell by 52% last year alone, and Facebook has even admitted that only about 16% of your fans see your updates. Yuck! Why is this happening? With an […] The post Top 5 Ways to Improve Your Facebook Page Reach appeared first on The MatriX Files. Full Story

Food Marketing Institute Website Redesign

FMI is a trade association that proudly advocates on behalf of the food retail industry. FMI offers resources and provides valuable benefits to more than 1,225 food retail and wholesale member companies in the United States and around the world. FMI membership covers the spectrum of diverse venues where food is sold, including single owner […] The post Food Marketing Institute Website Redesign appeared first on The MatriX Files. Full Story

5 Favorite Free Stock Photography Resources, Part II

There’s no doubt about it: finding good stock photography can be tough.  And when it isn’t tough, it’s expensive. When I scroll through images on the popular stock house websites looking for images for our blog posts or newsletters and … Continue reading → The post 5 Favorite Free Stock Photography Resources, Part II appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story

What Employees Want From Office Space: Flexibility

About a year ago, I was facing a big office space decision. Do we stay in our current office or move? Keep the current space design or blow it out? Our landlord paid for a fancy architect to come up with new layouts and designs. In the end, we decided to stay in place, sign […] The post What Employees Want From Office Space: Flexibility appeared first on The MatriX Files. Full Story

Phishing: How They Almost Got Me This Time

Cybercriminals are getting better…and a lot more sneaky. Face it, I’m totally paranoid. I keep all my logins in a password manager. I use two-factor authentication wherever it’s available. And yet… I totally almost fell for a phishing attempt a … Continue reading → The post Phishing: How They Almost Got Me This Time appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story

10 Writing “Rules” That Are Okay to Break

Don’t begin a sentence with a “but” or “and”. Don’t ever write in passive voice. Never start a sentence with “because”. How many of you have ever heard these writing “rules” from a teacher or authority figure? My guess is … Continue reading → The post 10 Writing “Rules” That Are Okay to Break appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story

The Inflection Point

As I write this, I’m currently watching the live event of Apple’s latest iPhone 8 event. They just announced an update to the Apple TV set top box, with support for 4K, because, according to Tim Cook, “TV is at … Continue reading → The post The Inflection Point appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story

9 Tips for Holding a Successful Training Session

Holding a training session can be tough. You have to give your audience all of the information they need in a limited time frame, without overwhelming them or, let’s be honest, putting them to sleep. It can be quite the … Continue reading → The post 9 Tips for Holding a Successful Training Session appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story

Our Favorite Video Editing Tools: Final Cut Pro & iMovie

It’s no secret that video is one of the hottest marketing trends and tools right now. If you haven’t taken the leap into video creation for your organization, now is certainly the time! Video creation can seem like an overwhelming … Continue reading → The post Our Favorite Video Editing Tools: Final Cut Pro & iMovie appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story

How to Have a Really Great Search on Your Website

We hear this a lot from people who manage websites and navigate websites, “the site search sucks!” So what can you do to make search not suck on your site? Here at Matrix Group, we believe a good site search is the result of many things: Good search technology. There are many products on the market, from […] The post How to Have a Really Great Search on Your Website appeared first on The MatriX Files. Full Story

An Executive Director’s Guide to Getting the Most Out of Your Next Conference

I recently had coffee with Carol Singer Neuvelt, Executive Director of NAEM. NAEM is a professional association that empowers corporate leaders to advance environmental stewardship, create safe and healthy workplaces, and promote global sustainability. Carol says that one of NAEM’s biggest member benefits is its peer-led educational program, during which members share what they’ve done at […] The post An Executive Director’s Guide to Getting the Most Out of Your Next Conference appeared first on The MatriX Files. Full Story