9 Ways to Shave Design Costs Without Scrimping on Quality

It’s easy for the hours your designer puts into your projects to really start stacking up – especially if that project hasn’t been carefully prepped. No one likes an invoice to knock them out of their chair, least of all your designer.

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Protecting Your [Website] Investment

Hackers infect sites for a number or reasons – to spam your users, to spread malicious bits of code to your users and even just to cause good old fashioned mayhem. Don’t make the assumption that because your site does not use commerce or collect secure information that no one would have a reason to hack it. Unfortunately, that’s just not the case.

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Getting in the Side Door

Close your eyes and think about the most boring occupation you can imagine. For most people, it is something like accounting or financial planning. Trying to make either service sound exciting is tough work. For Martin Watkins, CFP, the solution to getting himself in front of potential clients has been through humor. He sends high [...]

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Oh you’re a designer? Well, our website is terrible!

When my occupation comes up in conversation with another business owner, about half of the time they will respond with something like “Our website is so sad” or “We really need help”. Presumably their sites began well enough or they never would have been approved. And yet, so many people come to me because they [...]

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I Need You

I am: The owner of a boutique design & marketing company. I work from home and so do the other designers and developers that work for me. I love the fact that we can be casual, have a family life, and work at home. That said, my business and my clients are important to me [...]

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Twitter: Should You Jump on Board?

Twitter is a mystery to many business owners. More than one of my clients has created an account, looked around and told me “I don’t get it. It seems like a waste of time”. Yet many businesses and certainly many celebrity personalities find Twitter to be an indispensable communication tool they wouldn’t want to live without.

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Large Catalogs: Work Smarter, Not Harder

Designing a catalog of any size can be a daunting exercise in organization. There’s the product photography, descriptions, pricing and item specifications to consider. Multiply that by a thousand or so items and the project may look a bit more like preparing to climb Everest. But, never fear. With the help of a good plan [...]

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Case Study: FlipPromo

FlipPromo began as the brainchild of long-time client Mehta Inc. They approached us with their magazine idea in 2009 and together we created a format and formula to suit their market niche: end-buyers of promotional products. Since most magazines in this industry focus on the distributor instead of the end-buyer, FlipPromo Magazines focus was largely [...]

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Case Study: Yellowstone IMAX Theatre

The Yellowstone Imax Theatre is wildly popular with the millions of tourists that visit Yellowstone National Park each year. Visitors from around the world stop by the theater to see the nation’s first National Park as it could never be seen from a car or even on foot. More than just a movie about the [...]

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