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Graphic Design

Have you heard about Linkedin’s new pilot product?

By | Graphic artist, Graphic Design, Linkedin, Marketing, New York City, Small Business Marketing, Social Media | No Comments

Linked In’s vision for this marketplace is to help New York City graphic designers like me land new clients. I’m currently part of an exclusive group because of my impressive LinkedIn profile. Linked In started testing ProFinder in the SF Bay Area, and they want me to be one of the first graphic designers to try it in New York. With ProFinder, potential clients looking for designers will share their requests. They’ll send those leads to me, and I can respond to the ones I’m interested in. Best of all, participation in the pilot is free. Learn how you can get involved here: ProFinder

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A Unique Heirloom Honor: Robert Hazelrigg and Ocean Township’s Seal

By | Asbury Park, Design, Eatontown, Graphic artist, Graphic Design, Illustration, Logo Design, Long Branch, Marketing, NJ, Oakhurst, Ocean Twp., Red Bank, Small Business Marketing, Visual Communications, West Long Branch | No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 17, 2015 Ocean Township, New Jersey A Unique Heirloom Honor: Robert Hazelrigg And Ocean Township’s Seal Header: In 1974, a local architect by the name of Robert Hazelrigg won a design contest that made his drawing the official seal of Ocean Township. Over 40 years later, his son was personally chosen by the mayor to redesign it… Body: Most families have heirlooms that they pass down from generation to generation, and these heirlooms usually take the form of a favorite piece of furniture. One local family has an heirloom honor that is really hard to beat. Since 1974, the Hazelrigg family has the honor of being the people who designed both Ocean Township’s old and new seals. It all started in 1974, when Robert Hazelrigg Sr. was the proud winner of a design contest held by…

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10 Things Your Logo Might Be Saying and You Don’t Even Know It

By | Advertising, Asbury Park, Eatontown, Graphic artist, Graphic Design, Linkedin, Logo Design, Long Branch, Marketing, NJ, Oakhurst, Oceanport, Red Bank, Small Business Marketing, Visual Communications, West Long Branch | No Comments

Customers form an opinion about your business in 90 seconds and one of their first impressions comes from your logo. Your logo is one of the first impressions your customers will have of your business, so it’s important that it communicates the right message. Good and bad, here are 10 things your logo might be telling potential customers without your knowing it.  We Are Professional A well-designed logo tells potential customers that you value all aspects of your business, including your image. This means your logo looks good across platforms, and its design is simple and distinctive. We Can Be Trusted According to color psychology, blue tells customers that your business is stable and trust-worthy, making it a good choice for finance or healthcare company logos. However, the color blue is known to curb your appetite – not a good…

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How Hashtags Help Your Business

By | Asbury Park, Branding, Design, Eatontown, Facebook, Graphic artist, Graphic Design, Instagram, Linkedin, Long Branch, Marketing, Oakhurst, Oceanport, Pinterest, Red Bank, SEO, Small Business Marketing, Social Media, Twitter, West Long Branch, YELP! | No Comments

Hashtags Help Your Business Hashtags aren’t just a Twitter thing. Now days you’ll find them on most of the other major social media sites too.  Facebook, Google Plus, Instagram and Pinterest all enable you to tag keywords and phrases which enables interests and conversations to be tracked.   As your business grows more competitive through it’s digital marketing efforts, the use of Hashtags can generate a new and effective way to create engagement and brand awareness with your target audience. When properly used Hashtags can be a powerful tool for connecting with customers.

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Graphic Illustration of Monmouth Park in Oceanport NJ from early 1900

By | Asbury Park, Design, Eatontown, Graphic artist, Graphic Design, Illustration, Long Branch, NJ, Oakhurst, Oceanport, Red Bank, Visual Communications, West Long Branch | No Comments

  Graphic of Monmouth Park in Oceanport NJ Graphic Artist: Unknown The image about is a very early drawing on the original Monmouth Park Race Track in Monmouth County, Oceanport, NJ 07757. The illustration commissioned during the grand opening of Monmouth Park originally Eatontown in 1870. It was part of a collection recently discover in the home of Frank “fredi” Manfredi local Fort Monmouth army photographer who resided in Loch Arbour, NJ. You can download the High-resolution (4000×3000) version by clicking this button.

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Images of Fort Monmouth circa 1930 from The Graphics Guy

By | Advertising, Asbury Park, Design, Eatontown, Graphic artist, Graphic Design, Long Branch, Marketing, NJ, Oakhurst, Red Bank, Small Business Marketing, Web Design, Website, West Long Branch | No Comments

Early images of Fort Monmouth You can clearly see areas of Eatontown, Little Silver, Oceanport, Monmouth Beach, and Sea Bright is several of the graphic images of Fort Monmouth. The Images of the military installation were taken in the 1930’s. The installation began with the lease of a defunct Monmouth Park Racecourse (later re-opened at another site in 1946) by the Army for a training site for officers. The location near Eatontown, with rail sidings out of Hoboken and proximity to the port of Little Silver was ideal. Known temporarily as Camp Little Silver, it was renamed Camp Alfred Vail shortly after in September 1917. The Chief Signal Officer authorized the purchase of Camp Vail in 1919. The Signal Corps School relocated to Camp Vail from Fort Leavenworth that year. The Signal Corps Board followed in 1924. In August 1925 the…

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Logo Design West Long Branch NJ

10 Questions to Ask When Designing a Company Logo

By | Advertising, Asbury Park, Branding, Design, Eatontown, Graphic artist, Graphic Design, Logo Design, Long Branch, Marketing, NJ, Oakhurst, Red Bank, Visual Communications, West Long Branch | No Comments

The best logos are recognizable in a blink of the eye. They also make a lasting impression. Target hits the bullseye, Nike goes swoosh, and Apple catches the eye. All three company’s iconic logos are unique, memorable and stand the test of time. They instantly and consistently do what a potent logo should: Identify a brand, make it stand out and, ideally, drive customer interest and sales. We all know great logos, but we don’t all know that great logos aren’t easy to create. From concept to color to rollout, there’s much to consider when boiling your brand down to a single emblem. 5 Must-Haves for a Successful Logo You have less time and less space to tell our stories in than ever before. You need to rise above the clutter, a symbol or a logo is the fastest communication known to…

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