5 Photoshop Tools to Save Time and Your Sanity

Photoshop has revolutionized the digital editing industry, but the plethora of tools available to newer users of the program can be overwhelming and daunting when beginning a new project. Many of us understand the basic concepts surrounding this and other Adobe tools, but have failed to fully comprehend the process of implementing the key features …

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20 Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2020

Digital marketing is constantly changing. What’s working one year may be obsolete the next. And what’s unheard of one year could be the norm for the next.

For 2020, these are the marketing trends that I see will be most important to pay attention to and adapt. Some have been slowly growing for years and are reaching a tipping point. Others came out of nowhere due to advancements in technology.

You may not be able to adopt all of them, but find the trends that will best match your brand’s growth strategy for 2020.

Why User-Centered Design Is So Powerful

Creating a blog and curating quality content is a key marketing strategy for many different companies these days — but simply creating a website doesn’t automatically equate to success. In fact, there are many different elements that go into a profitable blog or website, one of the most important of these being a user-centered design. …

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Top Font Combination Tools

It’s just a fact that everything is better in twos. Imagine all those buy-one-get-one-free deals that you see at your favorite store. How often do you actually leave the store with only one item? Or, think about a peanut butter sandwich without the jelly! Pairs never go out of style, and that’s just a fact. The best thing about good pairs? They make each individual entity better.

How Brands Can Take the Next Step: From Management to Thought Leadership

Thought leadership has become a pretty common buzzword among many industries, and like other popular terms, it’s tempting to dismiss it as a meaningless jargon invented to help people feel more important. Should the term be dismissed as jargon? Well, the answer is “it depends” — the phrase has an important meaning, but just like words such as “expert,” watch out for people using it frivolously. The signs of a real thought leader are easy to spot, but becoming one isn’t such an easy task.

6 Websites to Create a Logo Online

When you need a logo to represent your brand, it’s best to hire a freelance logo designer or agency. But when you need to create something quickly, something simple for a side project, draft up an idea for to pass on to a designer, online logo creators can help.

4 Ways to Design Packaging that Sells

Great packaging can make the difference between a zero or a hero. For example, nearly two-thirds of wine drinkers select their wine based on the bottle. Another boozy stat comes from the beer segment where it is rumored size and flare of the tap handle can have a positive effect on sales. Namely a large, loud handle will sell more beer.

There are countless examples about presentation and why it is important but let’s get to the reason why we are here today: tips and tricks to designing packaging that sells. These are the steps I go through each time I sit down to create a new packaging design for one of my brands and I am sharing them with you.

How a Strong Logo and Brand Identity Boost Business

Your logo and your brand are the hallmarks of your business. They symbolize all that your company stands for in a single, inclusive image. A strong logo builds brand identity, making it easier for consumers to associate themselves and their lives with your business. Brand identity is crucial in competitive markets, and defining yours from the outset can boost your marketing and deliver the results your company deserves.

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