Let’s be honest for a minute. Are your business cards a total embarrassment? The answer may surprise you. We have seen many terrible business card designs than we care to acknowledge. But there is hope. The way to design a better business card isn’t by looking at good examples, but by looking at bad examples, and understanding what makes them such visual eyesores.
Archive | Business
September 16, 2014
September 11, 2014
Running a business is difficult, but the process can be made even more quarrelsome when we fall victim to the silly but relentless myths that plague the world of entrepreneurship…check out this business myths checklist and make sure you haven’t been taken in by needless hype.
September 9, 2014
Trying to think of some funny ideas for your personal lawn signs, business yard signs, or you just want to signpost something in a fun and original way? Well, take a lesson from this motley crew of ideas that we’ve selected that includes hilarious political yard signs, rip-roaring fence signs, car-crashing curbside advertisements, and some plain [...]
September 4, 2014
Listen. Do you want to know a secret? Do you promise not to tell? Many businesses owe much of their success to the brilliant examples set by entrepreneurial trailblazers who came before them such as the Beatles…There is much we can learn about business and marketing from the Beatles.
How One Pastor Doubled Attendance and Increased Loyalty 25% Using Slow Drip Marketing (Plus 10% Off Select Products!)
August 18, 2014
Does this sound familiar? You rushed to promote a major event or the kick-off of a new sermon series. The big day came and went and it seems your marketing efforts fell flat. Not only was the initial turnout small, but the hope of church guests returning has faded like the money you spent on [...]
A Short History of Postcard Design from Japanese Prints to Cheeky British Seaside Postcards and Beyond
July 29, 2014
Postcards have been a popular mode of communication since the late 1800’s. See how they’ve developed and evolved as a means for artists, illustrators, and designers to create artwork.
July 18, 2014
Man! There’s a heck of a lot of apps out there to choose from and I’d say that 90% of them are utter bunkum! The following apps, however, are pretty awesome and what’s more, they’re free! So if you want to know how to market your business, or manage it from your smart device, we recommend the following freebies to help with marketing strategies for small business owners.
June 26, 2014
It’s competitive out here in the Webosphere, so it’s important to take the necessary steps to stay ahead of the pack. By grabbing your visitors’ attention and getting them to take an action, you guarantee that your website will be a success. But usability’s role can’t be understated in the overall success of your website. If you want your business to do well (or you simply want to drive more traffic to your site), it’s important that your website is user friendly and easy to navigate.
June 12, 2014
Every business, if it wants to succeed, has to grow and continue building its brand. There are many pieces involved in the puzzle of how to do it, and successful social networking is just one of them. Twitter, a social networking and microblogging platform, is popular for personal use, but it can be even more powerful when used as a marketing tool for your business.
June 4, 2014
If you have a dealership, bakery, hardware store, or you need a banner for a big family barbecue or fireworks event, use one of these vector (AI) files as your 4th of July banner templates and create something appropriately patriotic.
June 3, 2014
When writing for the web, there’s several important things to consider. Everything from your layout to your target audience plays a role in your messaging and writing style. But the following fact is one of the most important things to keep in mind: Most people have pretty short attention spans, and their attention spans are even shorter when they’re perusing web content.
May 27, 2014
If you’re in the marketing field, 2014 is sure to be a great year for marketing-related conferences all across the U.S. Whether you’re trying to boost your website promotion or implement a whole new through-the-line brand strategy, here are seven conferences worth checking out this year.
May 22, 2014
Successful event planning requires a certain superstar individual who can think with both their right and left brain. It’s not easy being creative, organized, precise, practical, and adaptable at the same time, but these are essential skills for dealing with no-show vendors, catering disasters, weather issues, and all other unexpected crises that can occur before and during an event.
May 20, 2014
We have put together a list of some of the greatest ever quotes, tweets, and posts from all manner of famous personalities as well as some of today’s rockstar realtors.
April 15, 2014
The primary goal of a landing page is to capture your visitor’s attention within seconds and hold it until they’ve been convinced to purchase your product or service. But no matter how beautiful your landing page design is, if it doesn’t have a good headline chances are it’s not going to give you the desired result. A good headline tells the reader why they should stay on your page verses looking somewhere else on Internet.