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19
Dec

Why You Should Hire an Integrated Marketing Agency

The first recognized advertising and marketing agency was started by a guy named William Taylor in 1786, according to Wikipedia. Agencies back then primarily focused on print advertising in newspapers, playbills, quarterly magazines, and Farmers’ Almanacs. As time progressed and media evolved, agencies focused on the medium du jour, such as live entertainment, radio, TV, internet, and mobile. Since agencies

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15
Aug

Grade Your Marketing Agency on These 8 Qualities

It’s that time: the time in your company’s life to find a new marketing agency. As you sit down with your colleagues to discuss what your next move is, questions, no doubt, pop up: Do you know what to look for? Do you know what you’re not looking for? True, it’s easier to identify what you don’t want if you’ve

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23
Nov

A Beginner’s Guide to the Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign

If you are in the creative field, I’m sure you know about the Adobe Creative Suite. Being a cornerstone in the graphic design field, the Adobe Creative Suite comes with many programs to help designers create stunning projects. Although all these programs are spectacular for what they are designed to do, many times people misuse them, loading up one program

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21
Nov

Simplicity in Web Design

As the flash and frills of static web fade, and responsive web flourishes, design changes have to be made to accommodate. Where users used to be locked into desktop computers visiting web pages of pop-ups and flashy banner ads, we now have a majority mobile audience looking for the most direct solution to their needs. So what changes can you

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30
Mar

Best Process for Getting a New Website

Many people when they come to us in need of a newer better website, don’t know the process involved in creating a new site. It’s not just as simple as giving us the information and letting us run with it. There has to be a plan of action. This process isn’t only for us it’s for the client as well.

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23
Mar

Taking Photos For Your Website

When it comes to building websites, even the most talented designer will struggle to produce their best work without visually appealing photography. Great photography can do much more for your site than any top notch design can. And the opposite is true as well, poor quality photos and images on your site can damage your site’s credibility and even result

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16
Mar

Content Management Systems: Pros & Cons

Although there are thousands of content management systems out there, Joomla, WordPress and Drupal are the only that need to be considered. All three can get the job done, but which is right for your company? We are a WordPress company– that’s no secret, but I am constantly asked WHY. I assure you we did not flip a coin for

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2
Mar

3 Tools for Mobile Friendly Website Assessment

3 Tools for Mobile Friendly Website Assessment Ahh, mobile friendliness. The phrase grew in importance and frequency around this time in 2015. Perhaps you recall the scores of articles written across the interwebs that discussed “Mobilegeddon” and demonized web development trends of yesteryear. We, too, joined the fray, posting a half dozen articles geared towards small to mid-sized businesses. As a

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26
Feb

How to Nail Your Graphic Design Interview

Going in to a graphic design interview can be intimidating, especially if you have never experienced an interview before. Use the 6 steps below to guide you through the process of nailing your interview. 1. Keep it professional We all know that the art world can get a little, well, relaxed. Do not take this approach when it comes to

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17
Feb

Our Success is Your Success

I’m going to do something a little bit different with my blog post today, I’m going to combine “Website Wednesday” with “Favorite Friday.” After reading this I don’t think my boss will mind. At Youtech our bread and butter is creating responsive websites, and I’m here to tell you my favorite things about them. This may sound cliche, but my

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