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Have A Clear Call-To-Action The call to action is an important component of marketing. It is the message to inspire an immediate response, to prompt action. When deciding to use a call-to-action button on a digital ad, keep in mind what message is, will it motivate the user to click the button. Once the user clicks the button where will you send them, what will they see. Invest time in creating good CTA copy and always, always test.

Graphic Design Tip #5 The Weakest Link

This tip is for creative departments. A creative department is not as good as its best talent. It’s only as good as its worst. Creative people are individuals with their own thoughts, ideas, and concepts using different angles to come up with a design processes. If you continually have to redesign your creatives, send press releases for addressing incorrect information that has been published,  IT IS costing you money. Find out where the weakest link is and decide whether it’s… Read more »

Design December I dream

If you follow me on any of my social media platforms, you’ve seen a few of these promotional pieces leading up to #DesignDecember and Christmas. The graphics used can be found on freepik.com and creativemarket.com. Using social media is a powerful resource to help bring awareness, promote events and engage with your audience. Social Media Examiner has 16 ways to promote your event.

Thank You for giving personal note

I wanted to take this opportunity to Thank You for supporting onejdesigns and Celebration Of Children. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your loyalty. You are a valued client of this company. I can’t imagine working without you. The difference you make is nothing short of amazing .God bless you for the support, honesty, and words of encouragement. From myself and everyone at onejdesigns, HAVE A HAPPY THANKSGIVING.

Design Inspiration April 2015 7 different type ideas

1. Motion Theatre by Caroline Grohs. 2. Typography logo design inspiration from Smash Blog Trends. 3. Silhouettes by Pommel Lane. 4. Alphabet letters page layout on Polyvore. 5. Experimental typography on Creative Bloq. 6. Salt and Light on Digital Arts blog.

2015 Trends with a white fuji film instax

Technology and behavior influence the way we interact with each other. Today’s marketing strategies are largely based on data. Businesses are getting creative about the way they engage with clients. Gone are the days of treating everyone on a mailing list the same. As consumers access digital channels on a daily basis, organizations will need to ensure their presence on different channels.

#DesignDecember2014

Christmas and New Year’s is my favorite time of the year. The decorations, music, food, shopping all are amazing. The designer in me, especially loves all of the advertisements, window displays and package designs. This year, instead of blogmas, which is mostly about crafts and art,  I’m trying #DesignDecember – all design. I’ll be posting to this blog a few times each through the new year. What Have I Planned? 1. Free Downloads 2. MondayMakeover – email design & print… Read more »

Hobby Lobby Eblast spec ad designed by Noami Foster

Originally posted on justnoami.blogspot 7/21/2013 and wanted post for this Monday Makeover. Monday Makeover: Holiday Gift Guide (Re-Mix) Design Wish: To one day design for Hobby Lobby Potential Client: Hobby Lobby Challenge: Create a Holiday Guide full ideas for the winter & holiday season. As a graphic designer there are some opportunities I want to cross my path. One of those opportunities is designing for Hobby Lobby. This time of year, Hobby Lobby will bring out their Halloween decorations, Thanksgiving… Read more »

Meet Me Under The Mistletoe back postcard design for Tanielle Lingerie

Monday Makeover: Re-Brand Re-Design: Update a flyer and create a postcard, email campaign and facebook cover Client: Tanielle Lingerie Challenge: Re-Brand the marketing material in both print and digital. Last Christmas (2012), I get a call from my mom asking if I would take a look a flyer her niece, my cousin, had created for her lingerie company and if I could help in anyway. OMG! OMG! OMG! This flyer ranks up in the top 10 worst flyers I have… Read more »