D-O-P-E spells WordPress: My Fandom of the Best Site Building Tool Ever
Hey people! Let’s discuss the dopeness of WordPress websites. Yes, you read that right – I said dopeness. Because let’s keep it real, WordPress isn’t just a website builder, it’s a lifestyle. First of all, let’s talk about how easy it is to use. I mean, you don’t have to know coding to create a […]
Brandicide: 6 Foolproof Methods for Destroying Your Business Reputation”
As I always say, branding is a lot more than simply logos, flyers, websites, and such. Branding has as much to do with customer service and consistently showing up as it has to do with graphics and graphic design. Because many people don’t know this or understand this, here I’m gonna give you some sure […]
How bad service and bad experiences are gonna kill NC’s favorite chicken spot
There’s this chicken fast food spot with some fantastic yellow and red visual branding. It was founded in NC but it’s growing with locations all over the country. The food is typically amazing and those of us that grew up on NC but have lived elsewhere have nostalgic feelings when a certain smell hits the air […]
Why the Hell Do I Need So Many Different Files With My New Logo
Ding! There’s the email notification you’ve been waiting for. You’ve been working with the designer for weeks to get your new logo perfect and he has finally sent the files. Ding! Wait, there’s a second email? Ding! WTH? Another one? You open the emails and see there are both color and monotone versions of your new logo […]
5 Types of Websites and How to Know Which Type You Need
Too many times small businesses hire site designers and developers with a thought in mind about the site they want, but without giving any real thought to the kind of site they truly need. Here I have compiled a list of site types to assist with making that decision.
To Be Continued… a room called Creativity
Originally posted September 30, 2020.
You Should Start a Rumor About Yourself to Grow Your Brand
Rumors are branding and marketing too. 2 rumors that dictated how I personally dealt with a product. Both were false but the damage had been done.
Visibility is Great Branding
#BrandingTip 6572 Visibility is one of the best branded marketing tactics you can employ. I have long said that visibility is the key to success. That phrase, followed by, “…be seen” has actually been a foundational slogan for my business for years. Because I truly believe it. A business will not find success without being […]
Why Do Designers Charge So Damn Much
“Wow, you gone charge me that much? Man, I thought we were friends!”
4 Tips For Working With Graphic Designers
Never say “all you gotta do is”. No matter how easy you think it is to create a design, there are behind the scene tasks that you will never know about. You don’t say to a plumber “all you gotta do is put in some new pipes” you don’t say to a pilot “all you gotta do is land over there”, so don’t tell your designer “all you gotta do is change the font”.