You’re ready to produce new online and print collateral – maybe a brochure, postcard, or an email campaign. But are you really ready? Before asking a designer to ‘design some collateral’, think about these seven points: Start From the End Have you priced out design, production, printing and distribution costs? …

Give your business goals a push during this extraordinary time. Circumstances change, and business goals need to be adjusted to adapt. Great design and marketing provide the fuel. How are your goals changing – to attract new markets, or create a new product? To create momentum with current customers? To …

We get a lot of questions from our clients about their online and print marketing collateral. Today we’re answering the six most common: Q1. How important is social media to my website? Should I have a Twitter/IG feed, or just linked social icons? A: If your company is tweeting and …

It’s that time of year – fall and winter – when a natural opportunity opens up to communicate directly with your customers and clients. We design and code holiday emails for our own clients to send to theirs. We love these creative projects. Are you sending regular email campaigns to …

The cliche is true: A picture is worth a thousand words. It’s especially true with your marketing collateral. The first order of marketing is to grab attention. Text descriptions alone won’t convert anyone to your side. Enter images! How do you choose the right images? How do you find them? …

We’re frequently asked: What makes a good logo? A good logo is simple, elegant and consistent. It doesn’t sway with every trend. Easy to say; hard to do. Take a look at some examples of elegant, timeless logos – both corporate and product – that have built strong brand recognition. Apple …

Feeling a chill in the autumn air? It’s time to plan your holiday email campaign.  Don’t be late! Here are some tips for planning your fall or winter holiday campaign: Historically, holiday emails have a high open rate. Holidays are a great opportunity to appreciate your customers and remind them …

Marketing and branding require a lot of planning. There will occasionally be projects where everyone has to turn on a dime, but that can’t become the norm. When rushed, the product gets stiffed almost every time. We have five tips to help complete your project on time: 1. Determine the …

1. Have a well-designed custom email template. It’s not enough to place your logo on a pre-existing template. To avoid confusing viewers, brand it to be consistent with your website and collateral. Delineate areas for text to allow you to quickly replace content without starting over each time. Wondering how …