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April 28, 2012

Are QR Codes A Marketing Fad, Or A Tool That Is Here To Stay?

Let’s face it, QR codes are fugly — and take up valuable design real estate. Additionally, if they’re not used correctly, you just messed up a perfectly good design for no reason. I’ve seen them used correctly and they can work, but I have to say, incorporating them into smaller marketing materials like a business.

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Is Google Remarketing a Gimmick… Or the Best Thing to Happen to Online Advertising in Years?

Like most new Google ideas – or relatively untested marketing ideas from any company, for that matter – Google Remarketing has been met with a combination of excitement, yawns, and complete confusion. What most business owners and marketing managers really want to know, however, is this: Is the program a great step forward in online.

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Is Print Dead?

Somewhere over the past two decades, print design stopped being the hot young thing and moved into the attic with its collection of cats. Meanwhile, online marketing – and all of its forms, from search engine optimization to social media – suddenly became the one sexy thing that every business of any size “simply had.

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Why You Can Actually Do More With Less Internet Marketing Content

One of the first things you learn when you start to get into the field of search engine optimization or Internet marketing is that you can never have too much content. Why? Because that’s what more than 90% of the men and women who will ever buy from you are originally looking for, and because.

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Social Media Emersion: A Focus on FourSquare

If you’re going to get your feet wet, don’t just stick your toe in the water — cannonball it baby! With the social media revolution that has swept our society and the internet in the last few years, many businesses small and large are still resistant to social media and the greatness that it can.

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Inspiration vs. Plagiarizing

Every designer, artist, cook, etc. is influenced or inspired on some level by others in their field. Trends are often started this way. A look or design style starts as a seed and then blossoms across a field and sparks ideas, spin-offs, look-a-likes or those that fully without care steal the idea as their own..

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Axel Rose is A Pepper, and Just Made Everyone Else A Pepper Too

You can say what you want about perfectionists. While Effusion has been accused of pixel paranoia and designs having to be perfect before they are sent to any client, Axel on the other hand has taken perfectionism to a whole new level. Mrs. Butterworth has nothing on Axel who has taken his own sweet time.

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