Photoshop

Photoshop Quick Fixes: Filters

Instagram filters are infamous for spurring people’s quest for more likes. But did you know that you can create masks, filters, and flattering image filters with Photoshop? Here are a few quick fixes we’ve picked up over years of client work. Why? Filters can color correct an image that is discolored, overexposed, or similarly problematic. Instead of settling for an …

New Year

3 New Year’s Marketing Resolutions 2017

83% of marketing emails last year were newsletters. More and more marketers are jumping on the newsletter bandwagon — but there is still room for improvement. The New Year offers an opportunity to reevaluate existing efforts — both in personal and professional lives. Here are some marketing resolutions that we would recommend. 1: Invest in strategic social ads Jeremy Thwaite …

design

6 Essential Principles of Design

Content with relevant images gets 94% more views than content without. Design matters, whether you’re building a better website, sending thousands of pieces of mail, or creating an advertisement for social media. How do you catch a viewer’s eye with better images? Our team has decades of experience in bringing the best results for clients. Our eye-catching creative work has …

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3 More Productivity Hacks

Is it difficult to start working on Mondays? Do you feel like you are dragging your way through the week to survive by Friday evening? Motivation matters, and it doesn’t have to be elusive. (Source) You don’t have to feel uninspired and suffer from unproductivity. Seek to creatively collaborate and add value with our three productivity hacks. 1: Make Lists …

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Color Psychology

Kissmetrics conducted a study to discover how color psychology affects customers’ purchase decisions. It goes to show that A/B testing color selection can improve ROI out of sight. There’s more to graphic design than meets the eye. Design can influence viewers’ purchase decisions. Color psychology plays a large role in influencing viewers’ actions taken after seeing quality images. Keep reading …

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Best Graphic Design Tools

67% of small businesses expect that graphic design will become increasingly important to their success throughout the next five years. And 65% of senior marketing executives believe that visuals are a necessary ingredient to brand story. There are several graphic design software applications, ranging from free to expensive, that can help you achieve your goals. Keep reading if you are …

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4 Graphic Design Hacks

Graphic design looks simple, but creating killer designs takes skill and intuition. Effective visuals yield higher conversion rates and ROI. The graphic design industry earned $11 billion last year. How do you achieve great corporate art that captures attention and converts? There will be a 35% rise in demand for digital graphic design from 2015-2022. Meet the demand with beautiful, …

social media marketing

6 Social Media Best Practices

Social media offers opportunities and pitfalls for businesses. Timing, wording, and design must all coalesce to delight the digital audience. Here are a few principles to minimize gaffes and maximize ROI. 1: Profile Fill out all sections of your profile with relevant information for consumers. Include links to your website, phone number, address, email, and more. Including your location can …