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How to Boost Awareness for Your Brand on Social Media

3.02 billion. That’s the number of social media users worldwide. If you don’t have a social media strategy for your company, you are missing out on a powerful marketing tool. Branding is often overlooked by the small business owner because the return on investment is not always easy to see. But failing to invest in brand […]

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Best Online Color Palette Generators

The color palette you choose for your logo design sets the tone for your entire brand identity. Depending on what industry you’re in, you might want to convey power and dependability. Or, you might want to appear playful and inviting, even from miles down the road. Whatever your message is, the color palette of your […]

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The 6 Most Useful Technology Blogs for Small Business Owners

Starting-up in business can feel like a treacherous path, laden with obstacles, dead-ends, and financial risks.  It can feel like no-one is there to hold your hand. And for small- and micro-businesses, that isolation can be lonely.  However: You’re absolutely not on your own.   If you’re growing and scaling up a new business, you need […]

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Best Logo Color Combinations By Industry

Creating a logo is equal parts design expertise and understanding human psychology. A logo makes a powerful first impression and creates a bond with your customers from the first time they see it. Some people even go so far as to tattoo their favorite logos on their body! To get that kind of loyalty, your […]

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Creating a Brand Personality: It Starts With a Logo

Your logo has a big impact on your business. People who visit your website for the first time will look at the logo for about 6 seconds and form an impression about your company. That impression will determine whether or not they do business with you. When you create a logo, you’re creating a visual identity of […]

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The Meaning Behind Shapes in Logo Design

Just as colors invoke certain feelings in the customer and are connected to different meanings, so too are shapes. A shape is the outline of an area or figure; it’s a geometric figure that can be recognized on a global scale. Shapes can be as complex as dodecagons and as simple as triangles. When it […]

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What Your Logo Style Says About Your Brand

Branding your business is an important aspect when it comes to trying to attract customers. Your brand image is the first thing customers interact with, so it’s essential to put some thought into branding aspects such as your business name, logo design, and slogan or tagline. The most important part about branding your business is […]

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Trimming the Fat: What You Can Afford to Remove From Your Logo

It’s all about minimalist logo designs these days, but creating a minimalist logo is harder than it looks. While we gawk and stare at sleek and modern technology logos, it’s important to understand that their logo design process most likely took a team of designers, countless hours, and thousands (or millions) of dollars to get […]

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How To Make Your Storefront Stand Out This Summer

Summer is the perfect season to attract new and curious customers to your storefront. Whether you’re located in a small town or big city, you know how hard it can be to get customers to walk through your door – especially if you have competition around the corner or down the street. Many customers during […]

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It’s Been 3 Years: What Marketing Should You Be Doing?

Awesome! You just made it through your third year! And you mastered the marketing updates from “It’s Been 2 Years: What Marketing Should You Be Doing?” You’ve already improved in a lot of areas. Your online presence has created a trusted brand identity. Your product and pricing strategy have boosted your sales. Your industry values the contributions […]

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