Category Archives: Graphic Design

Graphic Design info, news, and tips useful small business owners and entrepreneurs.

The Importance of Good Design (Miss Universe 2015 Mishap)

The importance of good design cannot be stressed enough. Bad design will cost a business money.

A popular topic in the news right now is the Miss Universe 2015 mishap where Miss Colombia was mistakenly announced as the winner (instead of the first runner up) then later corrected to announce Miss Philippines as the winner and Miss Universe instead.

Let’s look at the card design that caused the confusion:

Miss Universe 2015 Card with Bad Design

Now let’s look at one redesign card created my Marco Leong to show how the card could have been made clearer to avoid the mistake:

Miss Universe 2015 Card with Improved Design

As you can see, the changes make the card so much more organized and easy to read.

This is to highlight why it is so important to hire and use professional designers to create your business material. Whether it is a website, Web graphics, brochure, menu, advertisement; use a good designer. You will make the most of your investment!

The video is available if you would like to watch the scene of when this happened:

 

Web Design, Web Development, SEO Schemes, Scams and Rip-Offs

Scams Regarding Web Design, Web Development, SEO

This article is about Web Design, Web Development, SEO schemes, scams and rip-offs. It’s not a particularly a fun topic but it is an important one and one that should be discussed.

We’ve had many clients who have come to us during the middle of their project (while working with another company or provider) because they’re stuck in a bad situation and need rescue. What is more unfortunate is that many of these clients who were caught in these schemes, scams, and rip-offs came to us earlier but was swayed by a “lower price” provider because their pricing was “more attractive”. There are a few sayings that we feel are always important to keep in mind:

  1. You get what you pay for.
  2. If it’s too good to be true, it probably is.
  3. If it’s cheap, it ain’t be good; if it’s good, it ain’t cheap. Continue reading

Keep Your Website Fresh While Saving Money

Keep Your Website Fresh While Saving Money

Changing and updating your website costs money. In this article, you’ll learn how to keep your website fresh while saving money!

When you build a website for the first time or when you’re building a new¬†website, make sure you choose the right type of¬†website and make sure you build it right. Doing it right the first time will save you a lot of money in the long-run. Continue reading