Best Practices for Maintaining a DAM System

What is a Digital Asset Management System? Tips & Best Practices for Choosing and Maintaining a DAM

By Angela Stringfellow - Last updated

Getting frustrated with the time your team is wasting searching for – or recreating – digital assets, or tracking down need-to-know information about usage rights? It’s time to consider a digital asset management system. Here’s what you need to know about how to choose the right digital asset management system for your needs, as well as some best practices for … Read More

Who Uses (or Should be Using) DAM Software?

By Angela Stringfellow - Last updated

Digital asset management software, otherwise known as DAM software, is essential in today’s business environment. Not only is it key to organizing and accessing your digital collateral (ex. logos), but it’s also the key to keeping those assets properly protected. So, who uses DAM software? What kinds of companies? What size of company? And, more importantly, should you be using DAM … Read More

What is an Efficient Digital Asset Management System?

By Angela Stringfellow - Last updated

An efficient digital asset management system isn’t merely nice to have these days – for most modern companies, it’s a necessity. But what makes a digital asset management system efficient? When you know what to look for in a digital asset management solution and implement best practices, digital asset management becomes a strategic advantage for your company, rather than a … Read More

Best Practices for Managing Digital Assets

What Exactly is a Digital Asset & How to Get the Most Value from Them?

By Angela Stringfellow - Last updated

We live in a digital world today, and that means digital assets are everywhere. From the photos stored on their smartphones to the movies they stream from Netflix or Amazon Prime, the documents they store in the cloud, and more, most people are interacting with digital assets hundreds, if not thousands, of times throughout the day. But what is a digital … Read More

What is Digital Asset Management? Definition of DAM, Benefits, Best Practices, and More

By Angela Stringfellow - Last updated

In a world of ever-growing digital assets, digital asset management (DAM) is essential to the efficient structure, organization, retrieval, and access of files held by an organization, educational institution, or company. Definition of Digital Asset Management There are many ways to describe DAM but in a nutshell, digital asset management is an organization or company’s method of storing and organizing … Read More

Most Overlooked Productivity Hurdles for Graphic Designers: 50 Expert Tips and Insights on Common Productivity Challenges Facing Graphic Designers and How to Overcome Them

By Angela Stringfellow - Last updated

Graphic designers have to overcome a slew of productivity hurdles on a daily basis. From missing design assets to frequent distractions, repetitive processes that end up taking up too much of your valuable time, and more. Fortunately, most of these challenges have readily available solutions. We set out to pinpoint the most commonly overlooked productivity hurdles today’s graphic designers face, … Read More

DAM Vs MAM: The difference between Digital Asset Management and Media Asset Management

By Fergal Glynn - Last updated

The difference between a DAM and a MAM: What Digital Asset Managers and other marketers need to know If you ever thought about trying to understand the difference between Digital Asset Management (DAM) and Media Asset Management (MAM) then this post is for you. I will explain: What DAMs and MAMs have in common The difference between Digital Asset Management … Read More

Digital Asset Management Innovation: 50 Expert DAM Platform Tips & Insights

By Angela Stringfellow - Last updated

Digital asset management solutions are becoming more innovative and useful every day, thanks to technology advancements such as Big Data and analytics, artificial intelligence, better integration with existing platforms, and other improvements. It’s not yet a perfect technology, and the coming years are likely to bring even more sophisticated capabilities and functionality. To gain some insight into some of the … Read More

Mapping Your Digital Asset Management Strategy: Expert Tips & Advice

By Angela Stringfellow - Last updated

If you’re thinking about adopting a digital asset management solution, it’s time to start thinking about mapping out your digital asset management strategy. From configuring workflows, assigning and managing asset ownership, and creating a taxonomy that fosters findability, to fostering user adoption and measuring results, there are many things to think about as you begin the process of mapping out … Read More

Evaluating Digital Asset Management Software Vendors: 50 Expert Insights on Mistakes to Avoid and Tips for Success

By Angela Stringfellow - Last updated

With a variety of digital asset management software solutions to choose from, finding the right solution to meet your organization’s needs can be overwhelming. From ease of use to search capabilities, organizational hierarchies, collaboration, and other features and functionality, there’s a lot to consider when it comes to evaluating and selecting a DAM software. To avoid the most common mistakes … Read More