stages of logo design

The First 5 Stages of Logo Design

Stages of Logo Design and a Time-lapse to Prove it

Logo design is the essence of branding and anytime someone starts a new business, their legitimacy grows once an actual logo is in place. However, what the client sees and what the designers sees are two different things. One may see the finalized outcome and not realize the hours upon hours of work that is invested in creating the final look. This short time-lapse shows a smaller project that I’ve been working on (and that is yet to be completed). This footage constitutes about 5 hours of time thus far.
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consistent branding

Does Your Consistent Branding Pass the Success Test?

Even the smallest of businesses can gain a massive boost in credibility with consistent branding.

Let’s do a test: I want you to close your eyes and think of the color red. Which company do you associate it with—and what time of year springs to mind?

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webiste optimization

2016 Has Landed—Is You Have Website Optimization?

2016 Has Landed—But Is Your Website Still Stuck In 2006?

If your website hasn’t been optimized, you might as well be invisible to your next customer…With some 86% of consumers checking out business online before making a single purchasing decision, it’s time to smarten up your website to ring in the changes—and ring up the register!

You might feel that you have no time to maintain your website—but consider this: it is your most visible marketable resource. A tweak here, a blog post there and a little redesign there will have your page views and sales steadily climbing up Google’s page ranks. Make 2016 the year you optimize your website and watch your online presence and sales grow—and if you really don’t have time, why not contact the experts?
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improve your website in 2016

4 tips to Improve Your Website in 2016

A quick and helpful checklist to improve your Website in 2016. If you are doing very little in regards to marketing your business, your website is an untapped resource for you. So ensuring that it is in tip top shape will ensure that your investment will be worth it.
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brand-message

3 Reasons Why They Copy Your Brand Message

…….Three Reasons Why they Copy Your Brand Message and Why that’s not a Bad Thing.

What do they say about the best form of flattery? imitation? It’s also good indication of your branding and brand message efforts because;

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Branded Business Promotional Calendars

Branded Business Promotional Calendars

Special Custom 2016 Branded Business Promotional Calendars Exclusively for Your Business

2016 Branded Business Promotional Calendars design & printing is an easy and cost-effective way to make sure your business or brand is seen by dozens, hundreds or thousands of people every day and also to promote your business. Our full-color Calendars are custom designed and printed on top-quality offset
and digital printing presses.
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Anchorage Alaska Web Design

Anchorage Alaska Web Design | Why Mobile Sites are Vital for Alaska Business

We live in a mobile world. It’s no secret that every part of our lives have been infiltrated with quick access to Google via our smartphones. Our phones have become an extension of our daily lives. As consumers are changing, so is how businesses are forced to relate to them. Enter the world of mobile  […]

good logo design

Good Logo Design WON’T Fix a Website

I’ve redesigned logos, a lot…..
Because that’s the go to thought when a business wants to liven up, invigorate, or make relevant, their brand. I don’t tell most that stopping at a logo redesign can’t help their business. I do stay in communication though and I never let a branding client go without making sure their WEBSITE is up to par.

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design content marketing strategy

Why Your New Logo, Will Kill Your Business: Design Content Marketing Strategy

I talk to business owners, often….more than often.

They usually come to me to solve a perceived design problem. Which of course I love doing. However, I have learned through experience that they are coming to me with a bigger problem than just a design issue. They believe a brochure, a new shiny logo, or an updated website will help grow their business, and since it’s such a small investment, they take it.
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alaska web design

5 Mistakes Small Businesses Make in Alaska Web Design

5 Mistakes Small Businesses Make in Alaska Web Design Everyone in business understands that your web presence is a vital part of small business marketing and your company brand. Whether your market is in Alaska or beyond, it’s importance is understood.