Archive of Digital Marketing


According to Positioning authors Al Ries and Jack Trout, communicating the wrong message about your products and services is just as “deadly” as not communicating at all. We’ve found that companies attempting digital marketing initiatives without measuring the results can be deadly from a cost perspective.

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The Five Most Popular Illustration Styles

Posted by Scott Alberts on September 7, 2016 in Digital Marketing


With so many illustration styles ranging from simple cartoons to highly-detailed realism, what will have the most appeal to your audience? Each style can evoke a different emotional reaction. Illustration Styles in…

Cartoon Illustration Styles

Keywords Driven by Consumer + Brand Insights: Reach Your Target Market

Posted by Kathy Fredrickson on April 6, 2016 in Digital Marketing


Effective websites behave like virtual salespeople, providing prospects with valuable information and leading them to a desire to contact your organization. Is your website generating quality leads? If not, then it’s losing…

Reaching Target Market Strategically

Visual Storytelling: Illustration or Photography?

Posted by Scott Alberts on February 15, 2016 in Digital Marketing


“Seeing is believing.” “A picture is worth a thousand words.”   Photography can be stunning and eye-catching and, occasionally, even free. Yes, photography can certainly document a story. But an illustration can…

Visual storytelling example by Scott Alberts

Take stock before using stock photos: Five good tips

Posted by Tim Holdsworth on September 2, 2014 in Digital Marketing


Just take a long, broad look at the web and you’ll notice it’s a bit chaotic. To be noticed, and remembered, you have to have strong visual content. These visuals help viewers…

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Stock photos or original artwork?

A picture is worth a thousand words – and about 50 milliseconds

Posted by Tim Holdsworth on March 26, 2014 in Digital Marketing


Aside from shouting ‘fire’ in a crowded theatre (illegal and not recommended), visuals trump words when it comes to quick, clear communication. In fact, “visuals are processed 60,000 times faster than text,…

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Does a Small Business Really Need a Website?

Posted by Tim Holdsworth on July 15, 2010 in Digital Marketing


Does a small business really need a website? For many the answer is “yes, of course.” However, the reality is that 55 percent of small business owners don’t have a website. Yes,…

Yes, all businesses do need a website.