The term “UX” refers to the user experience and is often bandied about when talking about web and app design. User experience encompasses a wide variety of things, from the function of your site to the ease of navigation to the quality of the content. When designing a…more
Instagram: The Ins and Outs
In 2010, Instagram began like any other social platform but in the past few years has since skyrocketed to popularity with Millennials and Gen Z and, as a result, has sparked both cultural movements and cultural malaise alike. Today we’re diving into the digital marketing treasure trove that…more
Branding 101: How to Start From Scratch
Think of your favorite brand. What comes to mind? A flash of color, a tag line, a jingle, a logo? Any and all of the parts of a business that you can see, touch, hear, and taste are part of their branding. Branding is how customers understand a…more
The Gen Z Book: 44 BILLION Reasons to Pay Attention
Gen Z: screenagers, digital natives, meme-obsessed, entrepreneurs–welcome to the world’s next biggest cohort. As a Millennial, I’m more than happy (and relieved) to have another generation moving up in the world–not just in influence but in spending power. By 2020 (NEXT YEAR), Generation Z will make up 40%…more
What is Brand Repositioning?
By now, everyone is familiar with the concept of branding. Its “old school” definition “an identifying mark burned onto something or someone with a branding iron” more or less describes that modern meaning–albeit in a more depressing and sinister way. Your brand is how your company and products…more
The Language of Color
When we look at color not just from an artistic stance, but from that of a marketer, color is a reinforcing voice that helps drive prospects to a business subliminally. Colors have the powers explained above to create emotional responses that can sway potential customers’ behavior to make…more
Innovative Packaging Designs We Love
We talk a lot about digital marketing but did you know that we also design packaging? We occasionally geek out on Instagram about packaging designs we find in the real world and fall in love with (#designcrush). We’re always on the lookout for the latest innovations in design…more
Adapt or Die: Is it time for a brand refresh?
There are a limited number of times that the universal consciousness of the consumer will tolerate a rebrand before the sneaking suspicion of instability starts to steer them away from a product or service. I once read on the world wide web that a brand can really only…more