Hands typing on a laptop that says "Newsletters!" on the screen
by Haley Arner

Newsletter Tips

Newsletters. We all subscribe to them. They share recipes. And book recommendations. Places you should travel. Workplace tips. And here in DAR, we send newsletters that inform our audiences of alumni and campus news, unit announcements and happenings,…
Image detailing dos and don'ts of design for the UGA brand.
by Brenna Sumner

Why is branding so important?

Branding is important because it represents the identity of your business or organization. Fun fact: every designer looks at a brand’s guidelines and can see different opportunities for creative exploration within parameters of the brand.…
Overwhelming text treatment of the word Monday
by Amy Gunby

Overcoming Burnout

Does every day feel like Monday? This is burnout.   Start saying “no.” Set firm boundaries with yourself and others. Accept that you can’t do everything. Be okay with pushing loose deadlines, canceling social plans, and asking…
Collage of Designer Illustrations
by Amanda Qubty

Design Feedback, Explained by Robots

Amanda: How do I explain that graphic designers do not like prescriptive edits? ChatGPT: Graphic designers value creative freedom and the ability to express their artistic vision. Prescriptive edits, which dictate specific design choices…
Photo of Columns
by Cindy Bond

New Columns Added to Events Tab in GAIL

No more hopping back and forth between a constituent profile and an events page! Users can now see more detailed event information about a registered constituent directly from the constituent’s Events tab using the Type, Status and Attended…
Asana Forms 101
by Ashley Crain

You Get a Form & You Get a Form

As most of you are aware, the DAR Communications team works diligently to make the journey from project pre-planning all the way through project debrief as seamless as possible. From encouraging more collaboration amongst units to asking…
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by Ryan Rasmussen

SECURE Act 2.0 Changes to Retirement Accounts

With all the excitement this new year has brought us, I’m sure the newest tax legislation is one of the last things on your mind. Now that the Georgia Bulldogs solidified their rightful place as kings of college football for the second year…
Editing Text Photo
by Zach Armstrong

The Proof is in the Proofing

Neglecting to proof your work before you send it along to the next step in the process is like not taste-testing your soup before serving it to grandma. If it’s too salty, grandma won’t care about how nice the house looks or the beautiful…
Yes No Maybe Chart
by Allie White

Email Headers: Good, bad, in between?

A well-designed email header can be eye-grabbing and capture your audience’s attention – it can also make your email longer and push valuable content further down the page. We all receive an influx of emails throughout the week. Think…
Graphic of Headline
by Edwin Hammond

Ain't Nobody Got Time for That!

“Ain’t nobody got time for that!” Truer words have never been spoken, particularly when it comes to video content. TikTok, Instagram Reels and YouTube Shorts have taken advantage of short attention spans and shown that people crave…