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New Conversations

New Conversations

If you’ve ever reconnected with an old friend, you know the feeling: There are new things to appreciate about each other—maybe your friend got married, or had a child, or

Marketing During a World Health Crisis

Marketing During a World Health Crisis

I almost didn’t write this. With the health situation changing daily people are focused on navigating a new normal in every aspect of life. Every news cycle seems to add

Marketing Minute: Trail of Breadcrumbs

Marketing Minute: Trail of Breadcrumbs

I often refer to marketing as a “trail of breadcrumbs.” Each crumb should be interesting and enjoyable, leaving the consumer looking for more. Each crumb should be small and easy

Top 3 Reasons To Make Direct Mail Design Part of Your Marketing Strategy

Top 3 Reasons To Make Direct Mail Design Part of Your Marketing Strategy

When it comes to your marketing budget for graphic design, what’s the first thing you think of? Many people associate graphic design services with the creation of their logo or

2019 Reflections, Celebrations, and Growth

2019 Reflections, Celebrations, and Growth

2019 was an incredible year of growth for us at Illustrated Designs. With 25% sales gains over 2018, we are grateful to have worked with many returning clients as well

The Value of Catalogs in Modern Marketing

The Value of Catalogs in Modern Marketing

How evolving rules and roles are making catalogs more even valuable in today’s multi-channel marketing strategies Today’s businesses are keeping catalogs as an important part of their multi-channel marketing strategies,

Top 3 Tips for Marketing to Modern Consumers

Top 3 Tips for Marketing to Modern Consumers

The very definition of marketing is “the action or business of promoting and selling products or services.” It may seem faulty to adopt an approach to marketing that de-emphasizes the

Five Steps to Audience Engagement at Tradeshows & Events

Five Steps to Audience Engagement at Tradeshows & Events

Succeeding in today’s market requires more than a great product or service; it requires connecting with modern consumers on an emotional level. A growing focus on the dynamic between a

The Why’s and How’s of Pre-Show Marketing

The Why’s and How’s of Pre-Show Marketing

Tradeshows are an invaluable way to connect with your ideal clients, but today’s attendees no longer have the leisure, or inclination, to stop at every booth at a show, leaving

How to Connect with Your Audience Using 2019’s Top Website Trends

How to Connect with Your Audience Using 2019’s Top Website Trends

As the hub of your online presence, your website is a vital element in your marketing strategy, and a comprehensive multi-channel marketing approach will seek to drive customers to your