How do you develop a winning idea? What is the secret to making a profound impact on your customers? How to balance quantifiable data with creativity in order to predict client reaction and satisfaction? In this week’s episode of Insider SaaS, Steve Tornello shares his experiences in creative problem solving with host Shira Abel.
About Steve Tornello
Steve Tornello is an award winning creative director and writer who currently works at Sales Force as Director of Integrated Marketing, where he creates and relays meaningful messages through all aspects of marketing and advertising.
His extensive background includes 14 years of leading and creating huge ad campaigns for companies like Nike, EA Sports, Xbox, Visa, Youtube, Ebay, and many others. His work spans across mediums such as print, television, websites, social, and more. Whether he is writing, directing, editing, producing or managing a project, Steve strives to communicate a human truth to his audience.
Aside from his role in marketing, Steve cultivates his creativity through writing articles which have been featured in Sports Illustrated and other media outlets, and is currently in the process of selling and producing a screenplay.
It takes sorting through several ideas before you discover a brilliant one.
Judge your work based on the knowledge and experience of past failures and successes. Your work should constantly evolve and improve alongside your company and audience.
Creative success is achieved through collaboration between visual and writing departments, as well as creative freedom and mutual understanding between directors and their team members.
“Ideation by committee, design by yourself.”
Personal outlets, self-care, and healthy habits are crucial for maintaining the necessary energy to foster creativity and motivation.
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About Shira Abel
Shira Abel is the CEO and Lead Strategist at Hunter & Bard (http://www.hunterandbard.com), a public relations and design agency. Clients include: Folloze, Totango, Cyara, Sarine Technologies, Pushbullet, AXA Tech, CloudEndure, Pitango VC, Allianz, and more. Creator and host of the SaaS Insider podcast. Mentor at 500 Startups. Former professor of Marketing for Startups at Tel Aviv-Jaffa Academic College. MBA from Kellogg School of Management. Loves family time, cooking, and traveling. Hates writing about herself in the third person. She lives with her husband, teen and tween sons and a very large Great Pyrenees.
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