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15 Tips to Your Beat Your Competition

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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…

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Why You Need to Hire a Designer

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So you’ve decided to hire a web pro. Congratulations! But before signing a contract and turning them loose on your web page design, you need to take the time to do some investigating. After all, this person is your potential partner in creating an online presence that the world will see. In addition to the obvious issue of vetting their technical abilities, you should size up their ethics, responsiveness, professionalism, and communication skills to determine if this candidate is the kind of person you want on your team. OK, makes sense, yet you’re not Sherlock Holmes, or even Dr. Watson, so how do you accomplish such an appraisal? It’s elementary! According to Harvard Business School Professor Amy Cuddy in her book Presence, upon a first-time encounter, people ask themselves two basic questions to assess the stranger: Can I trust this person?…

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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…

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Does Your Organic Marketing Belong On Social Media?

By | Advertising, Asbury Park, Eatontown, Facebook, Graphic artist, Graphic Design, Instagram, Linkedin, Long Branch, Marketing, NJ, Oakhurst, Ocean Twp., Oceanport, Pinterest, Red Bank, SEO, Small Business Marketing, Social Media, Twitter, West Long Branch | No Comments

It seems these days that a new app or website is premiered every hour, lauded as the perfect new marketing tool that will revolutionize the marketing industry itself. Until tomorrow, at least. Marketers often spend more time and effort selling than they do innovating new products or services. It’s a cash flow life support system instead of a true growth tool. Their first and often biggest question is how. How does a company reach its customers without them knowing they have been reached? The first instinct appears to be the declared holy grail of the 2000s – social media. But is that instinct realistic considering the glut of options in an ever growing/crowded search environment? No, not if you want to be a standout in the vast world of search. A social media site such as Facebook was developed to…

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Top 5 Reasons For a Website Redesign

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Top 5 Reasons For a Redesign Website technology Is out of date It’s not mobile friendly Your website is made up of 75 percent images, 25 percent text Your business has changed focus Does it align with company goals The design process is something that all designers follow even though it varies from one designer to the other. The process also depends on the type of a design project you are working with. There are several steps that business owners can take to ensure that their website redesign is successful and on time. This includes doing appropriate research, setting realistic expectations, overseeing the design process, and measuring your goals. Research & Set Expectations Although a good web designer will also do their own research, it is just as important for your company to do so as well. Your research should be preliminary and the results…

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Images of Fort Monmouth circa 1930 from The Graphics Guy

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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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