Each week we focus on a single tactic—from targeting to venn diagrams—we’re loving, and organize tips, tricks + inspiration around it. From cool new products to articles to ways of working that have caught our eye.

Evangelical

Working at Spark No. 9 means that we need to leave our echo chamber—you know, that place on social media where everyone agrees with you—almost every day.

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Addiction

Can’t shake your shopaholism? Gaming got you glued to the screen? Facebook fixation interfering with work?

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Smart Cities

So-called smart cities have been a thing for years now, but most of the successes have not been visible to the public.

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Bias

Bias has been much in the news, mostly in reference to the media. And it’s also bandied about in reference to the echo chambers and bubbles of social media.

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Six On The Brain

Looking for a new tech-driven craze to fill out your to-do list? Microvideo is here, and it’s the latest marketing must-have, especially for social media.

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Ghost Town

But New York City, with its collection of retailers both chic and esoteric, seemed resistant to brick-and-mortar demise. Not anymore.

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No Pie For You

Pie charts are the smiley faces of data visualization: Overused. A little too cute. At worst, a substitute for thinking.

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That's a Bullseye

Finding your first customer is very different from finding your 5,283rd customer.

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What's Trending

Trendiness is often looked down upon. We praise the style-makers and iconoclasts, the people who see around corners, the founders and inventors.

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Venn Zen

There is nothing we like more at Spark than hanging out in the conference room brainstorming some hot new concept. Most of the time, magic happens.

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