Apr 12, 2012

4 Things New Advertisers Need to Know About Google AdWords

2012-04-12T09:30:33-07:00By |All Blog Posts, Hot Design Tips|Comments Off on 4 Things New Advertisers Need to Know About Google AdWords

Until you have tried pay-per-click (PPC) advertising for yourself, it can seem a bit daunting to trust Google and the other major search engines to deliver new leads and sales directly to your virtual doorstep. After all, cyberspace is littered with companies that have wasted untold fortunes, on AdWords and elsewhere, because they didn't understand [...]

Jan 12, 2012

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

2012-01-12T09:00:50-07:00By |All Blog Posts, Design Trends, Hot Design Tips, Love 'em or Hate 'em Brands|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Nov 30, 2011

Pure Genius

2011-11-30T12:30:57-07:00By |All Blog Posts, Humbled|Comments Off on Pure Genius

Are you looking for a hand drawn logo with the worst possible style and quality at a really affordable price? You’ve come to the right place. I’ll design you a crappy logo for a mere $5. That’s right, 5 BUCKS! to buy myself a beer at the local watering hole. Sometimes you just need to [...]

Oct 20, 2010

Budget Blindness

2010-10-20T09:20:24-07:00By |All Blog Posts, What Were They Thinking?|Comments Off on Budget Blindness

I think budgets warrant their own blog post. “We want to project wealth, we are the upper echelon in our field, our marketing has to look like a million bucks — one problem, we don’t have a budget.” Don’t tell me you haven’t heard that before. “So let me get this straight you want to [...]

Nov 27, 2008

How the Spiraling Economy Has Affected Nearly Every Storefront Except Apple

2008-11-27T06:07:04-07:00By |All Blog Posts, Design Trends, Extreme Makeovers, Humbled, Solid Brands|Comments Off on How the Spiraling Economy Has Affected Nearly Every Storefront Except Apple

It’s very interesting to see how the malls are marketing this year to get people through their door. We just visited our local mall and 9 stores out of 10 had major discounts or FREE posters in nearly every window. Nearly every window except Apple’s. We’ve included photos of what the majority of storefronts looked [...]

Nov 17, 2008

Pushing Buttons with Niche Marketing

2008-11-17T19:01:19-07:00By |All Blog Posts, Love 'em or Hate 'em Brands|Comments Off on Pushing Buttons with Niche Marketing

You can love 'em or hate 'em but when it comes down to marketing genius and pushing the right buttons to get a brand noticed, you don't have to look any further than Marilyn Manson. As the self proclaimed "Antichrist Superstar", Manson has been indisputably among the most notorious and controversial entertainers since the mid [...]