Meet ODB or Our Daily Best, our weekly recap of the best our team of bloggers have served up in order to keep you entertained and informed about the latest printing, design and marketing trends. Over these last few days we’ve shared ideas that will impact your website, your resume, your marketing and your world [...]
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March 18, 2011
Customers who interact with your company by opting into emails, following you on Twitter, reading your blog, and by allowing text messages, are customers with a higher potential for conversion than a customer who merely agreed to take your emails. Reaching these customers, across channels, is the key to success.
March 14, 2011
Spend two hours telling a prospect every fact about your product—and he’ll forget 95% in 10 minutes. But tell him a story, and, 20 years later, he’ll repeat it to you word for word. – Marketing Profs, Bill Schley
It might be a little surprising that many websites still miss the mark on some basic elements that would help their customers feel more welcome. Great content and design is important, of course, but customer needs and wants should drive your front-facing website decisions. Here are some tips to help you focus your website efforts [...]
While content is king, the way the work looks – whether a printed page or a web page — has a huge influence on the way it will be judged. It’s a colossal waste to let careless errors distract the reader from getting the message. That’s why it’s worth taking the time needed to proofread [...]
It’s been another seven revolutions of the globe and chances are you’ve been caught up in a whirlwind of work. Catch up with the latest and greatest in design and marketing before another minute passes you by.
March 7, 2011
Infographics – creating an image that quickly portrays information. Whether you want an infographic for your site, blog, or elsewhere, there are lots of cool tools out there.
Another week has slipped by and we hope you’ve enjoyed our offerings of marketing tips, design directions, photography ideas and other articles presented to get your gray matter percolating. You won’t want to miss a single entry — each one is worth your attention.
Though the basis of content marketing has been around for ages, its recent popularity as a marketing buzzword makes it seem all shiny and brand new. And if you’re feeling like your “old” skills aren’t quite shiny enough for the new era, here are some quick content marketing tips to give you a little polish.
Executive creations, an Indiana based company, provides custom products and services, including decorations and accessories, for all of life’s celebrations. Founder Stephanie Smith first became inspired to start the business when her daughter was about to turn one.
Some people love analytics. And for others, analytics is a necessary evil. But no matter which side you fall on, businesses need some form of analytics to gather and organize data in order to know which of their marketing efforts are most effective. If the whole idea has your head spinning here are some basics [...]
February 28, 2011
Facebook has gone through a lot of changes lately – the following information will help you become more familiar with what those changes mean.
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Mary Carroll is a multi-talented photojournalist turned graphic designer and jewelry-maker. Her graphic design experience has included everything from designing textiles to product catalogues. Her unique one-of-a-kind beaded jewelry creations were originally inspired by a South Western theme; a business she began in 2003.
Cross media promotions are a way for marketers to improve their ROI. Integrating print and digital media helps you create messages that are more relevant to the channel and promotes interactive relationship with customers.