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How To Design Banner Ads That Get Clicks And Conversions

The internet is full of ads, so it’s pretty hard to differentiate yourself from the crowd. Hard but not impossible. Because doing the right thing will get you there eventually, where you planned to be.So what does a good banner need to get clicks? If you follow the next tips, you should prevail.Keep it simpleYou might think that putting all kinds of details on an ad will convince people to click, but it’s exactly the opposite. The cleaner it looks, the better. People want clear,... continue reading

January's wordsmiths - wanted!

We promised you a monthly blog contest so here's our new challenge for you: Billboards, Banners, Business Cards and Ads - How-To.Share with us your go-to tips and tricks for designing awesome advertising and marketing media. Whether we’re talking small pocketable stationery, magazine ads, online banners or huge highway billboards, we want your tips on designing eye-catching marketing materials.All members, contributors and buyers, are welcome to join in: you write useful articles... continue reading

5 Web Design Trends Coming Up In 2018

Another year is starting, meaning we’re set for another episode in the ever evolving world of web design. Here are few key trends already announced for 2018.1.Goodbye hard corners, hello curves!It’s been a general trend for major industry players (Twitter and Google, for example) to renounce the traditional right angles for various website elements and adopt rounded corners as the new standard. 2018 is therefore expected to make the transition official, meaning we’ll have a well rounded... continue reading

10 Tips for Creating Banner Ads that People will Want to Click

To quote a famous saying: “Banners: can’t live with’em, can’t live without’em!”. As an browser you probably wish they sometimes didn’t exist. As a business, however, you can’t have a proper promotional campaign without using them.As is the case for most things in life, the key is keeping a balance. Here are a few tested tips on how to plan and execute well performing banners.1.Clarify your banner’s purposeAre you aiming to promote your brand, sell tickets to a specific event, communicate... continue reading

How and why you should use stock photos in Facebook marketing

 Did you consider starting a Facebook marketing campaign for your business or brand? What do you think about Facebook ads? Did you think about using stock photography for your campaigns?Facebook is the most popular social networking platform ever with tw billion monthly active users, a milestone that seemed almost impossible a decade ago. We are talking about double the size of Instagram and Twitter put together, which means that when it comes to marketing, Facebook is still the first choice... continue reading

Anything special?

Is there anything special that could be shared that is helping your sales. I post on facebook also pinterest and am just getting views.Would love to hear from others on any ideas that would help sales.There are no 2 pictures just alike we all view things with our own perspective so, I don't think this would hurt anyone else's opportunities but would love to hear some advice.Gonna share some love posting my most recent photo at this time.Thanks   continue reading

February is Just Weird: Marketing for Obscure Holidays, Part 1

    First of all, happy Mardi Gras! Second of all, it’s also the last day of February this year. February is the shortest month, with only 28 days even though other months have 31 days. I guess this is a good thing because it’s usually so cold. While only yesterday I could have said, “Six more weeks of winter?! Yeah, right! It’s officially the warmest February on record,” this weekend, they’re calling for snow. Given, this coming weekend is technically March, but it still begs... continue reading

Commercial-style photos

From the simplest but trying to do it as useful and professionally as possible,no need for model release (it is not necessary in this case) because we can not see the face of the model, so everything works faster and simplerAnd the best of everything, the model is me, nobody better than I could know exactly what I look for in each photograph, and it's free, there we go         continue reading

Microstock Photography – The Winning Strategies, part I

Above is a catchy title that most stock photography veterans would raise an eyebrow at. Is there really a winning strategy? Not really. Or maybe there is. It depends largely on your expectations and definition of “winning”. This article has been compiled keeping the new players in mind and “winning” refers to a significant growth in popularity and sales.As can be easily predicted these days, the major part of the strategy is off-camera and online. While your potential clients and opportunities... continue reading

Why should I bother with contests?

Another contest? should I enter? should I even bother?Contests are very interesting... they are created for a lot of different reasons, the biggest most likely being that they give manufacturers a wonderful data base of names and addresses and data about you, which is worth it's weight for marketing. it also makes giving away something like a trip or a car worth more then the prize might actually cost.There are small contests that give away a book or a movie pass, larger contests that offer prizes... continue reading

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