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Logo Makeover

Logo Makeover

  What does your logo say about you? 3 reasons why logos are the foundation of brand identity: They are the first thing people see on a website, packaging, and

Marketing Disaster Plan

Marketing Disaster Plan

  Do you have a marketing disaster plan? Many businesses have social media posts, email newsletters, and mailers scheduled to send out in advance. But what happens when disaster strikes

Top 10 Personal Lessons from 2020

Top 10 Personal Lessons from 2020

  Top 10 Personal Lessons from 2020 Prioritize physical and mental health. Ask for help when you need it. Growing pains are real but worth it. Your journey is your

2020 Marketing Lessons

2020 Marketing Lessons

  My top 5 marketing lessons learned from 2020: Treat all transactions like human-to-human interactions If you’re a small business targeting the local customer, make sure your messaging lets people

Color

Color

  And 2021’s Color of the Year is… Today we discuss color. How did you choose your brand’s current colors? It’s not typically an easy decision. Deliberate color selection is

The “LIKE Trap” 👍🏼

The “LIKE Trap” 👍🏼

  Are you posting on social media just for the “likes 👍🏼?” Don’t be fooled. You can’t always measure a post’s success by the number of likes it gets. What

S.M.A.R.T. Goals

S.M.A.R.T. Goals

  Instead of setting New Year’s Resolutions, consider setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals for your business. S.M.A.R.T. Goals are: Specific Measurable Attainable Relevant Time-Bound Sign up for your FREE DOWNLOADABLE WORKSHEET to

Vector vs. Raster

Vector vs. Raster

  What are vector and raster file formats? Rastor images: made of pixels subtle gradation good for photography and digital/web applications look blurry when enlarged slower load speed for websites

What are you REALLY selling?

What are you REALLY selling?

  Let’s get nostalgic for a moment. Christmas tree farms don’t just sell trees. They create memories that last a lifetime! Think deeper about what you’re selling. Do your products or

Print Catalogs

Print Catalogs

  Who else remembers the Sears Wish Book?? Catalogs like these were successful back in the 70’s and 80’s AND are still effective marketing tools today! Major retailers and e-commerce