4 Mistakes Companies Make When Rebranding

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4 Mistakes Companies Make When RebrandingBranding

by Kristin Mitchell Design Team on June 1, 2017 with 0 comments

A rebrand can be a great reboot for your company when done right, but when done wrong it can negatively affect your brand. Read below to learn how to avoid common rebranding mistakes. 1. They don’t start with their mission and vision statements A rebrand is ineffective if it isn’t tied into the underlying purpose …

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Blogging is Hard

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Blogging is HardTips

by Kristin Mitchell Design Team on April 25, 2017 with 0 comments

We certainly don’t consider ourselves blogging experts, but we have dabbled enough to share our experience. We hear from clients who wonder if blogging is something they should be doing. These questions often arise after hearing a competitor is blogging, or attending a presentation where they were told they should be blogging. There are tons …

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The Balance Between Busy and Burned Out

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The Balance Between Busy and Burned OutTeamwork, Tips

by Kristin Mitchell Design Team on September 12, 2016 with 3 comments

Busy is good. Busy means work is coming in. Busy means expenses get paid. Busy means people want to work with you. Busy can also be overwhelming. Busy can also push deadlines to the max. Busy can compromise the quality of work. All businesses have busier times of the year. How busy seasons are handled …

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Developing Business Partnerships

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Developing Business PartnershipsTeamwork, Tips

by Kristin Mitchell Design Team on May 9, 2016 with 0 comments

We can’t do this alone. No business can function in a bubble. All businesses depend on partnerships with other companies. For example: we depend on the post office to ship products, printers to make our designs come to life, and editors to proofread content. When you think about everyone behind the scenes, you realize that …

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Thank You For 18 Years

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Thank You For 18 YearsGraphic design, Teamwork

by Kristin Mitchell Design Team on August 19, 2015 with 3 comments

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, only about half of all new establishments survive 5 years or more, and only about one-third survive 10 years or more. As we celebrate 18 years in business these statistics make us all the more thankful for our wonderful clients. We work on projects, but we work for …

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Advice for Recent Graduates

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Advice for Recent GraduatesTips, Uncategorized

by Kristin Mitchell Design Team on June 4, 2015 with 0 comments

Over the past month we have attended college portfolio shows and mentored high schoolers hoping to attend a college graphic design program. As the graduation season concludes it got us thinking about advice we wish someone would have given us before entering the field. So here are 5 pieces of advice for recent graduates. 1. …

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