Archive for January, 2013

January 30, 2013

Up in a Creative Cloud

Adobe recently released a brand new service for their consumers- the Creative Cloud. It’s rated highly by the design and advertising industries because of its affordable subscription pricing (monthly payments), accessibility of the entire creative suite with free updates, and online storage for collaboration between team members. The Adobe Creative Cloud is essentially a one-stop […]

January 29, 2013

What’s Your Four Letters? The Answer May Surprise You

Does your personality lean more towards introversion or extroversion? Last week Appleton learned more about the individual characteristics of each team member by participating in a Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment, which helps to measure psychological preferences. Our friend Theresa Heldt at Strategize-It lead the team building workshop and further explained to us each of the […]

January 24, 2013

Ready for Takeoff: Orlando International Airport Strategic Plan Book

For over 30 years, the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA), a city agency that operates and maintains Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Orlando Executive Airport (ORL), has focused on meeting the aviation needs of the Central Florida Region while delivering outstanding customer service that is now know as The Orlando Experience. Today, Orlando International Airport […]

January 23, 2013

Why Cats Dominate the Internet and Why We Love Them

Here’s an Appleton secret: Sometimes, in the very early stages of our designs, we may use cat photos as placeholders. Why? Because cats are cute and, as almost two million cat videos on YouTube can confirm, cats are funny too. Cat videos and memes are viral sensations. Why do these four-legged, domestic felines dominate the […]

January 18, 2013

Honoring Educators on the Ice: Orlando Solar Bears Teacher Appreciation Week

Do you know a teacher who makes a difference? Here’s your chance to thank your favorite educator by nominating in the Orlando Solar Bears Teacher Appreciation contest. To vote go to the Solar Bears website and share how your teacher has made an impact. Winners will receive free tickets and a special recognition during the […]

January 17, 2013

Meet The CREW: Orlando’s Top Real Estate Professionals

CREW, Commercial Real Estate Women, is a network of over 8,000 experienced professionals representing all disciplines of commercial real estate. On January 16, the CREW Orlando Chapter, held an interactive networking luncheon at the Orlando Citrus Club. This monthly program was designed to give members an opportunity to meet with other leaders in the industry. […]

January 16, 2013

Stand out from the Competition with Prezi

Are you looking for an alternative to the standard Microsoft PowerPoint slide scheme that everyone has seen hundreds of times? Do you want to deliver presentations that “wow” your audience and keep them engaged longer? Well you’re in for a treat, because Appleton’s secret to great presentations is a tool that’s unlike no other – […]

January 15, 2013

Winnie Palmer Hospital: Forces of Nature, Faces of Change Event

Big plans are on the horizon for Orlando Health’s Winnie Palmer Hospital. On January 14th, the hospital unveiled its plans of expanding women’s health services beyond the walls of maternity units, with the creation of the Winnie Palmer Center for Women’s Health. During the women’s health event, “Forces of Nature, Faces of Change,” the hospital […]

January 11, 2013

Dive into Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Award-Winning Resort

One of Orlando’s premiere resorts, the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, is undergoing amazing changes this upcoming year, starting with renovations to their magnificent poolside oasis. The half-acre, 800,000-gallon lagoon-style swimming pool, surrounded by lush landscaping, inspiring rock formations, and cascading waterfalls is voted a fan favorite by travelers. In fact, Trip Advisor, the world’s largest […]

January 10, 2013

Five Ways to Workout in the Workplace

Here at Appleton Creative we believe exercising at work is a great way to stay fit, increase energy levels, clear your thoughts, and relieve stress. Small levels of physical activity around the office offer many benefits while avoiding the sweat and exhaustion associated with more strenuous exercises. The following are a five fitness tips our […]