eYeka's Creative Techniques

Use your creativity to the fullest!

At eYeka we believe that everyone is creative as soon as one opens his mind and lets ideas flow freely. To help creators from everywhere tackle brand issues, we are providing you with Creative Techniques. Browse them, play with them and add them to your daily creative process to generate your best ideas!

The techniques are inspired from Cracking Creativity: The Secrets of Creative Genius by Michael Michalko.

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Generating ideas

Generating ideas

A must read to think creatively.

Technique N°1

less than a minute read
Re-Phrasing the issue

Re-Phrasing the issue

How adding 3 words will help you focus on the key challenge.

Technique N°2

less than a minute read
Shake the words

Shake the words

How switching words will help you open your mind.

Technique N°3

2 minutes read
Being schizophrenic

Being schizophrenic

How changing your point of view will open a new world of ideas!

Technique N°4

1 minute read
Define your problem’s limits

Define your problem’s limits

How defining the problem boundaries will help you handle the challenge!

Technique N°5

1 minute read
Question your challenge

Question your challenge

How easy it is to cover your problem with questions!

Technique N°6

1 minute read
Don’t participate solely for the money. It will only hinder your focus in producing a good entry. Instead, focus on building your skills and try to be really good at what you do. Don’t stop learning or creating.
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Bubays - Package creator Member since 2009
Play like a child

Play like a child

How your inner child has a role to play to solve challenges!

Technique N°7

1 minute read
Become the challenge

Become the challenge

Identification can be a strong technique!

Technique N°8

1 minute read
SCAMPER

SCAMPER

A 7-letter acronym as the basis of elaborating on ideas!

Technique N°9

2 minutes read
Parameters variations

Parameters variations

Mixing keywords can help you find the Eureka!

Technique N°10

2 minutes read
Keep on having fun while creating and always renew yourself! If there's any victory afterwards, then it’s a bonus!
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Limandao - Photographer Member since 2011
The Dreamer, the Realist and the Critic

The Dreamer, the Realist and the Critic

A little of role-playing will turn your head upside down!

Technique N°11

1 minute read
Reverse everything

Reverse everything

Sometimes the opposite brings the light up!

Technique N°12

2 minutes read
Paradox it

Paradox it

Linking resources and problems creates great ideas!

Technique N°13

1 minute read