A Service for Startups. Big Brand Level Work at Cost Effective Pricing and a Partner to Grow With

I have been, and am a startup founder. I also advise startups, and more importantly get regular advice from some incredibly amazing and successful entrepreneurs, investors, and CEOs. I wanted to find a way to support Startups by providing them strategic and polished services by using our agency’s nearly 10 years of brand and digital experience with some of the…

2017 XTOPOLY Agency Theme: WWXTD “What Would XTOPOLY Do”

At first blush it may sound cocky. But it’s not at all. In fact, it’s meant to inspire our team to punch above our weight class, and strive to be great. It’s meant to instill pride and energize our clients who want their agency to want to be great. It’s a message to break free from status quo (for us…

What You Need To Know About Apple’s New OS SIERRA for Macs

Apple announced at WWDC 2016 their upcoming release of the iOS 10 along with macOS Sierra, succeeding OS X El Capitan. Apple claims it is their biggest release to date. (Though we can’t remember a time when a release from Apple wasn’t their biggest to date!) Here are some things you need to know:  When will macOS Sierra be available…

Google AMP vs. Facebook Instant Articles

Google Accelerated Mobile Pages vs. Facebook Instant Articles You may have noticed that your mobile results from Google have been looking slightly different.  The rise in mobile browsing has caused a serious frustration among users because of slow loading pages. The reality we need to face is that we’re all very impatient! We want something on our screens to load, and we…

Trendspotting in HD: #Bits&Atoms

This is part of a regular series dubbed as “Trendspotting in HD” filtered through unique lens of knowledge, experience, and insatiable curiosity – covering topics from DIGITAL STRATEGY, DIGITAL CREATIVE,  USER EXPERIENCE, and TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS. A simpler digital guide through the waves of “Bits & Atoms” that’s eating our pixelated universe. USER EXPERIENCE // Are you using onboarding videos or…

OC ADDY’S Awards – XTOPOLY

“Progress, not perfection.” On March 23rd, 2016 XTOPOLY walked away that night with 4 awards from the Bowers Museum. This event was hosted by the Orange Chapter of the American Advertising Federation. XTOPOLY wants to thank our team for all of their outstanding work, countless nights, hours and heart put into our client’s projects. Additionally we want to thank our clients who…

Trendspotting in HD: February 2016

My name is Henri Duong I’ve been in digital marketing & advertising since 2003 having caught numerous waves in startups (Oversee, TagWorld, SocialURL, Sugarsgone) digital agencies (Vista Interactive Media, Arc Media Group, Sleepy Giant) and brands (Ipevo, Vizio).   Having been exposed to many different industries I have been conditioned to always see things from an outside perspective which allows…

Quarterly “No Agenda” Happy Hour

Sick of attending Happy Hour events with hidden agendas? We’re here to stop that. XTOPOLY would like to invite you to our No Agenda Happy Hour – that’s right, no agenda, no speeches, no presentations, nothing but great company and drinks. Each quarter XTOPOLY invites select brands and agencies in the Orange County area to join our event with the goal of chatting digital, sharing…

2016 Agency Message: “BE”

As humans, we have the tendency to lean towards the idea of perfection. We’re told that we’re supposed to be perfect, dress perfect, act perfect, etc. Being consumed by chasing perfection is limiting. It limits the ability to think beyond a singular, carpal tunnel aim that undoubtedly will move and change. Perfection is a moving target that constantly changes. Last year…