Snapchat recently unleashed a new feature (creatively named Snap Map), that allow users to track their friend’s location in real-time. However, the real MVP in this release is actually the heat map that’s integrated into the map.

What’s a heat map? A tool that has long existed for UX designers for website optimization purposes, is now available for brands to take advantage of. In the world of user experience, a heat map is used to evaluate what your website visitors is clicking on the most, where, when, why, which essentially can help convert your visitor into a paying customer.

Similarly, Snapchat’s

Small sized and mid-sized businesses today must leverage branding as a process of building a corporate identity. Having an identity is only the beginning when it comes to brand development. You must also create a narrative for your brand, thereby having clear messages and delivering experiences which are aligned and consistent with your organizational goals.

Creatives are hired to do just that…to create. In most cases, clients will approach us with some glimmer of what they are trying to accomplish, with very little detail or strategy. They see the end result, but cannot envision the path to get them there. It is our job to carry that basic idea into a distinctive, strategic marketing and advertising campaign.