Graphics creation was once the domain of graphic designers. For large projects, graphic designers are still an indispensable resource. However, with the proliferation of blogs and the rise of new, image-based social media platforms (i.e. Pinterest and Instagram) companies and individuals are seeing the benefit of creating their own graphics. There are plenty of options [...]
As the holiday season is approaching its final days, it gives us time to ponder this past 2015 season. Companies everywhere were looking for ways that they could help customers celebrate the festive season and enjoy it even more. To some, this is "old news," but for those of us who have been wrapped up (pun intended) in all of the holiday festivities, parties, and planning, we may have missed some of these 2015 controversies. So, let's get caught up, shall we?
In the last few years, mega-giant retailer coffee seller Starbucks has chosen to participate in the annual holiday celebration by offering customers cups that help convey the holiday mood. Company officials have chosen various kinds of colors and images in recent years.
Influencers are everywhere on Twitter. They’re witty, they’re insightful, they’re powerful… and they’re bombarded every day by people like you who want to tag along on their coattails towards stardom. Here’s the problem, though: They don’t know you yet, and you have to stand out from among all the voices striving to gain their eyes [...]
Images will be more critical in 2015 than they have to date - particularly on Twitter - because not everyone is currently using them effectively. There is a great advantage to using them now that will not exist when most tweets and other social media shares include an image. Today, any image gets more attention; [...]