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9 Holiday Designs to Get You in the Mood for the Holidays

With only 10 days until Christmas, there has been a wide range of creative and festive designs for this holiday season. Here are just ten of some of the best designs to help get you in the mood for the Holidays. John Lewis – Moz The Monster Advert This is one of the popular adverts of the season that pulls at everyone’s heart strings created for John Lewis. On YouTube, it has been viewed over 9 million times. Handmade Cards by Kate If you’re looking to go the non traditional route for Christmas card, here is an option. These elegant cards were designed...

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Twitter: The Basics

Twitter is a powerful online tool companies use to reach and engage customers. It is a constantly evolving environment, but Twitter users will always want interesting tidbits, and they want them now. After reading Twitter’s own tips on successful content for businesses, keep the following in mind: Concise Matters Since our last blog about social media, Twitter has lengthened their character limit to 280 from 140. However, you should still be as concise as possible when reaching out to customers. A Twitter user’s brain is still wired to scroll through their feed, picking out only the posts that catch their eyes. Lengthy...

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Businesses of PNW – Harris Air

Here at JI Design, we have the privilege of working with multiple businesses throughout the Pacific Northwest. Each client is unique, offering varying products and services to the people of Alaska and Washington. While different, every business we have the pleasure of working with positively impacts the economies of the Pacific Northwest and the people that call it home. We are proud to work with #businessesofPNW Harris Aircraft Services, Inc. Harris Air, a small, family run business, offers scheduled and chartered flights throughout Southeast Alaska. With four planes at the ready, they honor their slogan, “We’ll take you there!” Harris Air also houses...

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Holiday Trends on Pinterest

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it is time to focus on the snow, wrapping paper, and cookies! Follow this #holidaytrend guide to standout, in a good way, this season. Send In Style Over 1.6 billion cards are sent each holiday season, don’t let yours get lost in the stack. The most pinned holiday cards all have one thing in common, a furry companion! Consider adding your four-legged family member to your photoshoot, who can say no to those faces? Inciting Wrapping Forget the Santa and Frosty the Snowman paper you pick up at the drugstore. This year, try a little DIY. Amazing things can...

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Five Networking Tips

  Networking can be intimidating. Here are five simple ideas to keep in mind when walking into a room full of people that you may not know. Name Tags Are Your Friend When you meet someone, use their name at least once. It will help you remember it and it makes them feel good. I’m not the only one who thinks this. The Power of Using Someone’s Name is a great read by The Naive Idealist. He wisely points out that “when we say a person’s name we are telling those who listen how important they are to us.” Say Hello It is natural to...

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Hashtags Demystified

A hashtag is a word or phrase preceded by what used to be known as the pound sign or hash mark. It all started on August 23, 2007, when a Google developer suggested the # be used to label groups. While not extremely popular at first, you can’t take a glimpse at social media without seeing them today. Using a hashtag makes your post searchable by other users. This means people that aren’t connected to you can find your posts which is great for businesses. The hashtag has the power to connect, start a movement or tell a story. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram-...

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The Value in Your Typefaces

The typefaces you choose to represent your brand are some of the most important elements to consider when building an identity. Each typeface has a classification and a place in history. These details come along with the typeface no matter where it is used, so it is important to consider and research these details prior to finalizing your choice. The classification and history of the typeface should fit in with what your brand is hoping to represent and embody. Other elements in typography to consider are the anatomy of type. Some fonts come with a lot of different weights, glyphs, swashes, and...

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Google Adwords: Tips to Get You Going

Making Moves Google Adwords: mysterious and tricky, but worth it! If you haven’t taken a dive into the Google Adwords world, now is the time. Here are some tips to get you started. Making Money $75 bucks for free? Yes! As soon as you create a Google Adwords account you receive an enticing $75 coupon to use when you spend $25. Why not? Make sure to grab this deal while you can. Adwords allows users to set a daily budget with a minimum of $1. This can be changed at any time throughout a campaign if you aren’t liking your results. You have to...

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Social Media Decoded

Social media can be confusing. Deciding to venture out onto a new platform is exciting but can also be very stressful without the correct planning. Become #socialmediasavvy by paying close attention to what each platform offers. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. How do you know what to use? In #socialmediadecoded we break down each platform to make them simple and understandable. Facebook Facebook is the most popular social media platform with nearly 2 billion monthly users. Facebook reach is limitless with the right content. Videos and visually rich photos are the best way to get followers engaged. Facebook is home to a diverse and...

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Welcome!

We are so excited to welcome you to our new website! Here at JI Design it is all about Design that inspires and Marketing that works. Join us every Friday on our blog, Be Inspired, to stay up to date on all things creative, design and marketing related. Who We Are JI Design & Marketing is backed by a small, dedicated team of four. With a passion for small business and a creative know how, we help clients transform their outdated marketing into something captivating. Our team comes from diverse backgrounds in marketing, graphic design, public relations, web design and copywriting. Anything a client...

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