How many consumers will use digital tools such as social media and mobile phones this holiday shopping season? If you guessed about one in five (nearly 17%) you would be correct.1 Take a look at the stats below when you’re fine tuning your social media and mobile holiday campaigns – it might help you decide what information you want to post where. According to Deloitte’s 24th Annual Holiday Survey of retail spending and trends2:
Month: November 2009
Thanksgiving is nearly upon us and in celebration of the yearly feast this month’s Beyond Design offers a tasty twist – sweets! We’re featuring Jen James, graphic designer, photographer, and self-taught culinary pastry expert. With a strong background in marketing she founded Jen James Design in the summer of 2008. She’s always been drawn to creativity and at age 24 decided to be her own boss doing what she loves most – being creative.
Many CD cover designs feature powerful self portrait shots of the artist, band photos or some crazy Photoshop design, with typography often taking a backseat. That is why I thought it would be cool to take a look at some album cover designs that show type some love! I hope you enjoy the inspiration.
Looking to Print Door Hangers soon? Check out the awesome door hanger designs below for some inspiration! We have put together a bunch of cool designs for inspiration purposes in order to help you create the best door hanger designs possible.
Door hangers are a great promotional tool used by many such as hotels, churches, political groups, local businesses, non profit organizations and more. They can be a highly effective marketing tool if you have a solid design, targeted placement and get professional Door Hanger Printing so they come out perfect. If you are ready to print, NextDayFlyers.com offers exceptional door hanger printing services at unbeatable prices with 24 turnaround!
What’s Next?. This month’s topic "Successful Marketing Ideas to Increase the Visibility of Your Business” comes from David Keane. Congratulations David! He just won a credit for 250 free business cards.
Wouldn’t it be great if we all had hefty budgets to help us increase the visibility of our business? Well, maybe next year. In the meantime, here are some ideas you may not have thought about that have worked for others. Many of them fall under the category of public relations – more important than ever in the current social marketing climate. And these ideas won’t cost you money, just an investment of your time.
When I’m feeling especially crafty, I go and hang out at the Paper Source. It’s best when I go alone, because I can spend hours! They have tons of random gifts, as well as the endless assortment of paper goods, from letterpress stationary to bird magnets. Always a favorite are the DIY Kits!
Creating a stand-out brand experience for your company is getting harder. The competition is worldwide and at the click of a mouse, potential customers can compare benefits, prices, and find out what kind of experience previous customers have had. Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide. This means it’s more important than ever to go that extra distance in your marketing. So, to create unique marketing tools to distribute to your clientele, here are some ideas for using custom CDs and DVDs.