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Personal and Professional Growth: A Marketing Approach for Business

November 14, 2016

Personal and Business Growth

“We are what we repeatedly do.” – Aristotle Key Factors Determine Growth Roadblocks are to be expected on the road to success, in both business and life. Factors such as change (changing markets, business models, and client needs); challenge (personal and professional challenges faced and overcome); and reception (how your business is perceived and your […] Read Article

The SEO Benefits for Creating Subdomains

November 07, 2016

Subdomain benefits on Google Search Rankings

SEO is a popular topic that comes up when speaking with new clients. We all know that ranking high on Google searches is extremely important when trying to increase your business’ digital presence. I will be going over one of many tactics used to improve your search ranking using subdomains. What Is A Subdomain? A […] Read Article

Illustrations with Adobe Illustrator

October 31, 2016

A hand holding a glass box with a ball inside - Illustrations with Adobe

Adobe Illustrator is a great program for any designer wanting to create vector-art. Adobe Illustrator creates whatever you can imagine, from illustrations, typography, and portraits to patterns, infographics and even 3D effects. With all the different tools that Illustrator has, creating one of a kind work can be limitless. However, learning how to use all […] Read Article

The Beginner’s Guide to Learning Website Development

October 24, 2016

Keyboard with website development terminology

There are tons of resources out there for learning website development, but it can become very overwhelming. I remember feeling completely stuck and confused about where to start. This article will go over the steps I took to get started in web development. Do You Even HTML Bro? The first thing to learn is HTML […] Read Article

Growing Strategies for Your Small Business

October 17, 2016

Open sign representing article on growing strategies for your small business

Starting your small business was a task all on its own, but you made it past the first few difficulties! The continued success of your business depends on growth, but how do you go about this as a small business owner when you have less people, less money, and less time? Developing a growth strategy […] Read Article

Why Text is Still Essential in a Visual-Focused World

October 10, 2016

Typewriter representing an article on the importance of text

Many of you have lost your appreciation for text. The hot social media is all image-based. Snapchat, YouTube, Instagram, Vine… the list goes on. Everyone talks about how great something looks, but rarely how well it reads. Heck, I’m a writer working for a company called Future Design Group. But here’s the thing: text hasn’t […] Read Article

A Beginner’s Guide To Hosting

October 03, 2016

Domain extensions showing for domain and hosting blog article

Before getting into the nitty gritty of website hosting, I’d like to briefly go over the difference between a website host and a domain name. I get this question quite often so here is my chance to clear the air. A domain name is the name, or URL, of your website. It goes in the […] Read Article

What’s the Word on Your Business??

September 26, 2016

Megaphone drawn on a sticky note representing word of mouth marketing

What’s the word on your business? How do you and your business stand up to the competition according to your greatest critics? What do your customers say about your products or services? Good things, right? Hopefully. WOMM Everyday, consumers make purchases, how and why they choose your brand over a competitor may have more to […] Read Article

Six Simple Suggestions for Building a Following as Loyal as the Beyhive

September 19, 2016

Image header for blog on gaining a loyal following

There is no better marketing than a following of loyal customers that can’t wait to tell the world how wonderful you are and defend you from anyone that says differently. And nobody has a following more loyal than Beyonce. Her Beyhive is loyal to a fault and rabidly defend her from anything and anyone. Queen […] Read Article

What Can A Graphic Designer Offer You?

September 12, 2016

what can a graphic designer offer you

Many people wonder what exactly graphic designers do. We are visual communicators. We are normally given a brief which states a problem to solve or a specific outcome that needs to be achieved. We then collect and analyze information to discover the best solution. Our success is determined by the measurable outcome of what we […] Read Article

Is Your Restaurant Offering The Best Possible Service?

September 05, 2016

Restaurant environment

Busy, busy, busy. I have spoken with several individuals in the restaurant and service industry enough to know that it’s no easy job! There is a variety of elements to focus on when serving food and drinks. This blog will explain your business functionality from a customer’s perspective, maybe in a way you haven’t thought […] Read Article

Brighter with a Business Website View

August 29, 2016

World Wide Web and the importance of a business website

Today, if you want to know what the specials are at your favorite restaurant, what appointments are open at the closest salon, or how much an air filter is from your local repair shop, you could look up their business and find out on their website. Or so you would think, right? What the Research […] Read Article