A new survey released Wednesday by Semper International – a Boston, Massachusetts-based temp placement firm – suggests the graphic arts and printing industries are beginning to recover from the economic downturn.
Archive | February, 2011
Stickers are classic! Yet, for a marketing tool, they have lost their place as a sure fire way to have your message last. Heck, they really STICK on the viewer’s mind. Thank you… thank you. So we’re trying to revive your sticker love with these amazing tips, inspiration, resources and tools to help you design [...]
As businesses begin to understand the marketing value of quick-response codes, others are already one-step ahead, discovering new uses for an innovation that many have heralded as the bridge between print and digital mediums.
When it comes to direct mail marketing, small business owners should aim to maximize their brand exposure and essentially saturate prospects and consumers with company news, deals and offerings.
February 14, 2011
Twitter is amazing. Do you know what the Twitter record is? Set New Year’s Eve in Japan, a total of 6,939 tweets per second just after the clock struck midnight. But Twitter is not just for increasing your reach and growing your subscriber base. It can also serve as fodder for some pretty comedic bits.
Not to toot our own horn, but we pretty much rocked it this week on the daily posts. So much free stuff, tips and help we should be knighted. To us, just another week and it’s just us being Our Daily Best.
It’s easy to over do the celebration on Valentine’s Day as a couple. Whether it’s an extravagant dinner, flowers, chocolates, extra special gifts, and even a trip somewhere, you can go broke while creating a ton of waste and pollution; all in the goal to show your love on cupid’s birthday. Why not show your [...]
Information overload. We’re bombarded, bamboozled, or bored, by a never ending stream of too much of too much the same. You might have the greatest product since (fill in the blank with your favorite product here), but unless you get people to pay attention your business can still fail.
February 11, 2011
Are Facebook Ads right for you? With over 500 million active users, more than 70 translations available, and with users from more than 190 countries, advertising on Facebook is certainly something to consider. Below you will find some information to help you make your decision and help get you started.
February 11, 2011
In today’s search landscape, if you cannot be found in a local search, you will have trouble competing in your city. You may have an awesome product, venue and/or brand, and your SEO may be awesome, too. You might even have an amazing ad campaign and an incredible publicity strategy. Each of those will obviously [...]
How can you integrate your photography brand into your business card? How do you create a panoramic photo? How do you earn money with your photography knowledge? What’s the best photo editing iPhone apps?? Find out and a ton more in this week’s Photobomb!
A study by BtoB magazine released last month found more than half of businesses plan to increase their marketing budgets in 2011, prompting many small firms to reflect on the effectiveness and cost-efficiency of their own campaigns.
Although economic conditions have begun to improve in recent months, many startup businesses are stuck bearing the brunt of the recession’s aftermath with tightened budgets and few credit opportunities.
While quick-response codes have been around for sometime, they only recently have begun to take off, thanks in large part to the growing pervasiveness of smartphones and social media.
Graphic Design Roundup #18 – Free Stuff, Valentines, Stationary, Business Cards, Web Sites, Freelance Tips
February 9, 2011
This week I have found you guys tons of free Photoshop files, and inspiration. Enjoy!