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marketing makeover

October 19, 2017 - branding, business, design, internet marketing, marketing, seo, social media, web design, websites

Are you planning a new website for 2018 or maybe a redesign? Thinking about rebranding? There are many reasons a company should start the new year with a fresh new look and strategy, and now’s the time to get started for a first-quarter launch.  …

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do you need a marketing coach?

October 1, 2017 - branding, business, internet marketing, marketing, social media, web design

  if you don’t have marketing expertise or a plan, the answer is yes. Every business owner understands the importance of planning. Only the successful ones actually do it. Fourth quarter is the time of year when busy executives set aside some time to work…

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design matters

February 23, 2017 - branding, business, design, internet marketing, marketing, seo, web design, websites, wordpress

  5 Steps to Great Web Design Are websites today just about SEO, analytics and tracking, leads capture and conversion? Does web design matter anymore? The answer is simple. Design matters more than ever. User-friendly design with outstanding aesthetics separates average (non-performing) websites from a…

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Allison Rae Design - Samuel Design Group Website Redesign

dream bigger

September 18, 2016 - business, design, marketing, web design, websites

So you’ve been thinking about your website and wonder if you need to change it somehow, freshen it up, make it work better for your business. If you’re even asking yourself the question, it’s probably time for a new website or a major redesign. I’ve…

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ch-ch-ch-changes

January 20, 2016 - branding, business, marketing

What can a business learn from a rock star? David Bowie wasn’t just a musician, an entertainer, a style icon. He was Bowie, the brand. He not only adapted to cultural changes over four decades in the public eye, he led the revolution. In music,…

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back to basics

November 5, 2015 - branding, business, internet marketing, marketing, seo, social media, web design, websites

Finally, in 2015, the pendulum is swinging back. As the year comes to a close, businesses everywhere are measuring performance and evaluating what worked and what didn’t in their marketing programs. After years of focusing on online strategies – often to the exclusion of traditional…

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3-2-1 re-launch

September 18, 2014 - branding, business, design, marketing, seo, social media, websites

A website redesign is never simple, but it can be super-rewarding. After two years with our previous website, it was time for a change this summer. You’re looking at the result. We put a lot of thought into freshening the look, navigation and content to…

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business habits

August 18, 2014 - business, marketing

How many times this week have you noticed your emails or phone messages went unanswered? Or your lunch date cancelled at the last minute. Or you’re late to your next appointment because a guy in your last meeting wouldn’t stop talking – about himself. People…

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