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News, views, opinions and general musings from across the Fifth Ring world.

Summer 2018 Internship Recap: What I Learned About Collaboration, Leadership and Teamwork

by David Mancipe
03 Sep

This was my first internship, so I wasn’t quite sure what to expect before arriving at Fifth Ring Houston this summer. My only knowledge about internships was from what I'd seen in movies where interns get tasked with all the paperwork, have to do coffee runs and don’t have any say. Nerve-racking… but that wasn’t the case here.

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Topics: Insider, team

ONS 2018 – looking to the future with a reminder of the past

by Andrew Bradshaw
28 Aug

Stavanger in Norway is the home of the international oil and gas industry this week as the city hosts the ONS conference and exhibition. 

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Topics: Insider, team, Energy Insight

Fifth Ring Houston’s Time Capsule to Be Opened In 08/08/28

by Fifth Ring
23 Aug

The Fifth Ring Houston team recently buried a time capsule in celebration of its 10th anniversary. The time capsuleto be opened on 08/08/28is meant to reflect on the past, celebrate the present and envision the future. Below is the message that the time capsule contained.

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Topics: Insider, brand, team

Fifth Ring Houston Makes its Own Luck

by Ian Ord
26 Jul

Cross your fingers. Make a wish. Knock on wood. These acts of hope are so old that we don’t even know how they started off the top of our head. Of course we know it doesn’t have a direct impact on any outcomes, but it’s the spirit behind them that seems to make a difference in the moment.

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Topics: Insider, brand, team

WHY THE ONLINE GIANTS ARE BIG ON PAPER

by Alan Stobie
19 Jul

Where it’s widely regarded that the majority of the ad industry has been focusing on digital ad platforms, there’s something interesting going on.

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Topics: Insider, brand, team

Paws for thought

by Kayleigh Parkinson
22 Jun

As a dog lover, Bring Your Dog To Work Day ticked all of our accounts assistant, Kayleigh’s boxes. Here, she shares why dogs are great to have in the workplace, as well as five considerations you may need to think about.

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Topics: Insider, brand, team

15 marketing tips you should embrace in 2018

by Fifth Ring
11 Jan

The start of a new year brings new hopes, resolutions and goals for us all, especially in business lives. But often these ideas merely sit on a list, never actually being actioned because we “don’t have time”, we forget about them, or other things simply get in the way. Until now…

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Topics: Insider

Your Website Needs You

by Jordan Beattie
18 Aug

As all great developers do, Google are making some updates to Google Chrome. It was released this week that as of October 2017, Chrome will advise users when they are completing a form on a page using HTTP.

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Topics: Insider

How a Creative Marketing Agency Functions Like the Oil and Gas Industry

by Haley Ruddle
03 Jul

One has a focus on the messy world of the exploration and production of hydrocarbons, and involves heavy engineering and geology, machinery, tubes and pipes. The other specializes in branding, the digital world, SEO and media. Some people may assume one may be more left-brained than right-brained – but they’d be wrong.

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Topics: Insider, Energy Insight, Public Relations

5 things B2B marketers can learn from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™

by Stephanie Black
07 Mar

Not only is Houston the energy capital of the world, it is home to one of the world’s largest rodeos—and Fifth Ring’s Houston office has its very own rodeo insider. Account executive, Stephanie Black, is a rodeo volunteer and has kept an eye on the yearly marketing tactics used by the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeoto become one of the flagship events for the city.   

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Topics: Insider