Graphic Design

Rising Media Costs

Rising Media Costs Bring Opportunity for Small Business

Media costs have risen across virtually all major ad platforms, from Google and Meta to Amazon and TikTok. Even traditional media is expected to increase another 2%, with television set to see a 15% increase. Small businesses advertising on digital…

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Outsourced Marketing Could Be the Solution to Your Hiring Woes

New York Times reported nearly 4.3 million workers voluntarily quit their jobs this fall, which is up from 4 million last July. Dubbed The Great Resignation, it’s a phenomenon unlike anyone has seen before, and it’s making filling marketing positions…

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Outsourced Marketing

Who Works at an Outsourced Marketing Agency?

The concept of outsourced marketing makes a lot of sense in today’s business environment. As businesses grow and scale, keeping pace with the fast-paced and ongoing algorithmic changes of digital marketing is itself a full-time job. Add to that the…

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Benefits of integrating creative into marketing

The Benefits of Integrating Creative into an Ongoing Marketing Strategy

Results-driven marketing strategies make numbers sing, but what makes them sparkle? Think of who is most involved in your marketing meetings? For small business marketing, the obvious players are the marketing managers, digital marketing strategists and account people. However, creative…

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Hold Them

Small Business Advertising: Know When to Hold It and When to Fold It

There are a handful of us at EAG Advertising & Marketing who are or have been small business owners. We know the internal struggle business owners battle every day. Entrepreneurs at heart, we can be control freaks, fighting the if-you-want-it-done-right-do-it-yourself…

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Outsource Marketing ROI

Outsourcing Marketing Yields a Positive Return on Investment

Before we get to the good stuff on why outsourced marketing yields a positive return on your investment, let’s first address the elephant in this blog. Determining ROI on marketing is difficult. Not all marketing efforts directly result in a…

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How much does a logo cost? – A lot, if you make a bad decision.

Good design isn’t cheap. Bad design can be costly. We don’t know who originally said it but we’re giving our art director Derrick credit for reminding us; you get what you pay for. Never has this been truer than in…

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Pantone 2016

Congratulations! It’s PANTONE Colors of the Year

Pantone Color Institute® might as well have announced 2016’s PANTONE Colors of the Year in a birth announcement. Rose Quartz, a pink color of which baby showers for baby girls are made of, and Serenity, the traditional light blue of…

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The Art of Lampshade-Free Photos

As professional advertisers and marketers, we always recommend and prefer professional photography. The results are far superior for use on small business websites and print marketing pieces. That being said, we also understand that many small business owners are choosing…

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The Secrets Behind

The Secrets Behind Good Logo Design That Nobody Ever Tells You

Maybe we’re being a little melodramatic with the secretive part? Perhaps logo design is fresh in our minds because we’ve sat across the table from clients revealing their brand spanking new logos a lot lately. Across the board, our graphic…

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