Category Archives: Branding

5 Common Graphic Design Mistakes to Avoid

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Graphic design trends are constantly evolving and so are the technologies and software we use to execute our product. Undoubtedly, there is a TON to stay on top of – proving graphic design to be both an art and a science (which is why I love it so much). Not only must we consider aesthetics, but [...]

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Are You Selling Paradise or Parking Lots? Why Ad Campaigns Veer Off-Course

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I have scratched my head over more than a couple of ad campaigns. Anyone else remember the ill-advised McDonalds radio spots that featured a South American baseball player asking, “Did somebody say McDonalds?” in an accent thick enough that I wasn’t sure.   Well, add one to my list: the print ads for ColoradoDrives.com. The [...]

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Personal Branding Lessons from an NFL Player

Branding - RG3 Logo

Earlier this month Robert Griffin III (RG3 as he is affectionately known), Quarterback for the Washington Redskins, unveiled a new personal logo and brand. The unveiling of his new logo came a few weeks prior to a new partnership with Adidas, and is polarizing the sports world. Sports purists (including countless well known columnists) are [...]

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How to Brand Yourself to a Future Employer

How to Brand Yourself to a Future Employer

As my past blogs will attest, I’m completely in love with branding, but it doesn’t stop at a product or service, it extends to personal branding as well. Why? Well, this one’s a little closer to my heart. In 2010 I was a college grad with aspirations of landing my dream job sooner rather than [...]

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How to Get Organized for a Website (re) Design:

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We’ve been really cranking out a lot of great website designs lately, and I’ve really noticed how important it is to be prepared and organized when you start this process. Sure, it’s a big proposition to redo a website, but with a little work in advance, to get yourself organized, you’ll end up with a [...]

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