The Power of Design Changes the Record Industry

Never underestimate the impact of your design. Its influence can carry over for generations. The influence of Reid Miles’ designs, whose album cover art for Blue Note Records in the late 1950’s is still being used today. His use of black and white photographs and big blocks of color was unique at the time and would become influential in the design world for years to come. Miles was born in…

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Mobilizing Matters

People are always on their phones, or sometimes that’s the way it seems. Whether they’re checking their e-mail, texting, browsing the internet or paying their bills, it has become convenient to have one device to access all your information. In fact, according to surveys done by MobiThinking, a mobile marketing expert, last year in the US and other developed countries, 25 percent of mobile web users only use their phones…

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Expanding Your Social Media Presence Across the Web

Congratulations, you’ve taken the first step into the world of social media. You set up your Facebook profile, you’re tweeting and you’ve made a couple connections on LinkedIn. What’s next? How do you establish and grow your presence on social media networks? At SD we’re your social media resource guide, here to offer advice and personally help you strengthen your company’s online presence. Keep your social media sites up-to-date. Bill…

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Helping You Run Your Business, One App at a Time

“There’s an app for that” has become a popular phrase in our culture. With smart phones on the rise, companies have found that using mobile apps has improved, and actually helped boost their business. Last year, AT&T conducted a national survey of small businesses, with 2 to 50 employees, and asked them about their reliance on mobile phone applications. The results were overwhelmingly pro mobile apps. Nearly 72% of the…

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That’s the Way You Market: Trends in 2012

Figuring out how to market your business can be a daunting task. With new social media sites popping up all the time, how do you know which one is right for you? Are e-mail newsletters and mass mailings a thing of the past? At Stuart Design LLC, we have compiled a list of what we think will be some of the top social marketing trends to look for in 2012,…

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Google Analytics: Sites’ Data Decoded

Just about every business has a website. Whether it is a small independent retailer, or multi-million dollar corporation, companies have seen the importance of establishing themselves on the web. With so many different site builders and templates to choose from, it can be hard to decide which one suits your company best. After you have created the website, you want to know if you have done an effective job attracting…

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Date: January 23, 2012

Author: Madison Totten

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YouTube: Upload on Trends

You’ve seen how YouTube transformed Harry and his teething baby brother Charlie into child stars overnight, but how exactly can YouTube do the same for your business? YouTube has stretched across the globe and has taken the view of branding to a whole new level of opportunities. What this means for your business is you’re now able to bring the message, content, ideas, even the employees behind the face of your…

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Date: November 23, 2011

Author: Susan Stuart

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QR Codes: A Fad or the Future?

A rapidly growing trend in marketing today is the incorporation of QR (Quick Response) code technology into business marketing efforts like advertising and promotions. But what is a QR code exactly? JumpScan, a company that provides QR code services to businesses, defines QR codes as, “A 2D matrix bar code capable of storing up to 4, 296 alphanumeric or 7,089 numeric characters”. In layman’s terms, QR codes act like barcodes…

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Date: September 20, 2011

Author: Madison Totten

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Branding the Basics

The influence of social media has definitely changed the way of looking at the world of branding. Social media has transformed the act of communication into an interactive, web and mobile based dialogue; not only between two people, but also among the general public of the world. Social media has made it very easy for friends, family, viewers, and consumers alike to keep track of what it is you are…

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Great Sites Think Alike

In today’s Internet-driven world, it’s essential to have a website for your company. If you don’t, you might want to think again if you know what’s best for business. On the other hand, you may have a website that was created way back when, and has since become obsolete. Stuart Design, LLC. believes great design speaks for itself! With that said, it’s important to keep the design of your website…

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