Week in Sparks: Costumed Dreams, Ghost Stories, and the Global Millennial Mindset
Happy September! How quickly our feeds turned from flip-flops and beach shots to leaf peeping and pumpkins—This week, Instagrammers ushered in the new season with the enthusiasm only the promise of pumpkin spiced-everything can conjure. In other Spark storytelling, a mom turns nap time into an adorable costumed production, a consumer insight agency researches what it means to be young in three of the most exciting cities in the world, and a podcaster gets crafty with her marketing. Check out the Sparks that ruled our feeds this week:
What it Means to Be a Young Adult in London, Shanghai, and Mexico City
Consumer insight agency @WeJointheDots explores the commonalities and differences among the most talked-about generation across the globe. Does the research get it right? Check out the insightful summary in Spark Page:
The Cutest Naptime in All the Land
Today’s Mama spun a viral photo story into her own Video…to adorable results. Watch to get a jump on your Halloween costume ideas.
Challenge: Try turning a blog post you’ve already written into an animated video like this one and see if your social media engagement gets better!
Take a Vacation in Color
Gina Startup’s brilliant abstract art shines in this simple Page layout. We also love how she promotes her other styles of work via buttons to help drive discovery of her art and hack a simple webpage.
Podcaster Lana Simmons promotes her show with an excerpt from her latest ghostly episode. She strings together multiple Post animations to create a simple video for Instagram that gets a lot of information across in a visual way. Brava!
ICYMI: Introducing Our First Guest ‘Grammer
Nicte Designs took over our Instagram account this week and dropped her expert branding knowledge. Check out the feed to get her tips for creating cool designs with Spark Post!