Category

Visual Communications

15 Tips to Your Beat Your Competition

By | Advertising, Branding, Design, Eatontown, Graphic artist, Graphic Design, Integrated Advertising, Long Branch, Marketing, New York City, NJ, Oakhurst, Ocean Twp., Oceanport, Red Bank, Small Business Marketing, Social Media, Visual Communications, Web Design, Website, West Long Branch | No Comments

Your company is in competition with many other like-minded businesses, and you’re all fighting for the same reason – to survive and thrive. It’s the economy that has small studios and freelancers fighting against each other… just to survive. How can you outwit the competition and rise above them to win the clients over? There are so many tricks that will help you outsmart and outdo your competitors – putting attention on customer service, making use of search engines, etc. By employing any or all of the 15 tips, you can rise above the competition to become the best of the best. Learn What Your Unique Selling Proposition Is It’s imperative that you know what your USP is and, if you don’t have a clue what this is, you need to find out. What makes your business unique? How do you…

Read More
The_Graphics_Guy

More than 25 Years of Graphic Design Experience

By | Advertising, Asbury Park, Design, Eatontown, Graphic artist, Graphic Design, Long Branch, Marketing, New York City, NJ, Oakhurst, Ocean Twp., Red Bank, Small Business Marketing, Visual Communications, Web Design, West Long Branch | No Comments

With 25 years of professional experience in corporate, “big brand” graphic communications, Robert Hazelrigg AKA: The Graphics Guy in West Long Branch has worked for some of the world’s largest companies and most respected brands. Robert’s extensive client list illustrates his ability to deliver proven results creatively and generate great ROI for companies of all sizes. The Graphics Guy provides innovative marketing solutions for small businesses, major retailers, and global corporations. No matter what your business needs, Robert provides world-class, cutting edge, targeted marketing services. Now more then ever your business needs an edge over the competition. Robert designs fresh, innovative marketing solutions that will elevate your brand to the next level of professionalism. Robert understands that you only have a few seconds to catch your prospective customer’s attention, and it’s imperative to highlight your company’s unique value and/or product/service…

Read More

Print Advertising Helps SEO

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

Print Advertising Helps SEO For the longest time, Google has given sites with more links pointing to it better search results. Google considers sites like this authority. Moreover, if the sites pointing to yours are very popular, you site benefits even more. One of the easiest ways to get a link from a popular site is to run an advertisement in a newspaper that gets a lot of web traffic, and that also has a business directory listing. The Graphics Guy recently ran an ad in the Asbury Park Press, titled Make Your Marketing Look Better. Shortly after that we received a Google alert that we were listed on the Press’s business directory. Being listed on a business directory won’t get you first page results overnight. Nor is it the only thing to consider when attempting to achieve good search…

Read More

Leading the Graphic Design Community for 20 Years

By | Advertising, Asbury Park, Branding, Eatontown, Graphic artist, Graphic Design, Logo Design, Long Branch, Marketing, New York City, NJ, Oakhurst, Ocean Twp., Oceanport, Red Bank, Small Business Marketing, Visual Communications, Web Design, Website, West Long Branch | No Comments

In the last 20 years Robert Hazelrigg has worked for some of the world’s largest companies and most respected brands. Robert’s extensive client list illustrates his ability to deliver proven results creatively and generate great ROI for companies of all sizes. The Graphics Guy provides innovative marketing solutions for small businesses, major retailers, and global corporations. No matter what your business needs, Robert provides world-class, cutting edge, targeted marketing services. Now more then ever your business needs an edge over the competition. Robert designs fresh, innovative marketing solutions that will elevate your brand to the next level of professionalism. Robert understands that you only have a few seconds to catch your prospective customer’s attention, and it’s imperative to highlight your company’s unique value and/or product/service quickly and effectively. Differentiate the value your business has to offer with Robert’s custom designs and…

Read More

BUSINESS MARKETING TIP: When Less is More

By | Advertising, Branding, Design, Long Branch, Marketing, New York City, NJ, Oakhurst, Ocean Twp., Oceanport, Presentation, Red Bank, Small Business Marketing, Visual Communications, West Long Branch | No Comments

Less is More BUSINESS MARKETING TIP: Marketing works best  when you communicate one single message at a time. If you through a tennis ball at someone they can usually catch it. But what happens when  you throw 3 or 5 balls at the same person?  If you overwhelm your  audience they with ignore you or if your lucky only come away with…  part of your message. Your money is better spent in a series of single message targeted ads.

Read More

How Do You Define a Good Logo Design?

By | Advertising, Branding, Design, Graphic artist, Graphic Design, Illustration, Logo Design, Long Branch, Ocean Twp., Visual Communications, West Long Branch | No Comments

You can earn a lot of credibility and trust as a brand with a strong first impression. Logos carry a very large part of that burden. The logo of a company is a symbolic representation of the brand and its core values. Summing everything your brand represents up in a symbol is no small feat. Without being a specialist in graphic design, one might wonder what the components of excellent logo design are and what are some tell-tale signs of slip-shod logo work. One excellent indicator that you are looking at a upscale logo is the fact that is it built on a vector graphic platform. This might sound like “mumbo-jumbo” to you but what it essentially means is that the image you see is built using shapes, rather than pixels. Designers that create vector graphic logos are usually more…

Read More
Logo for Ocean Twp. NJ

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…

Read More