web design

Simplicity Versus Complexity in Web Design

Michael Phelps Blogging, Branding, Marketing, Michigan Creative

Whenever discussing what goes into effective web design, a number of prevailing and common trends are relevant when deciding between a simple or complex web design. Some of these are: Keep your website inline with your brand, including: Colors Font Logo use Break your content up to keep it easily digestible to the reader. Keep your CTAs (Call To Actions) …

Blogs

A Blog About Blogging

Brian Town Blogging

“I don’t have time to blog.” “Blogging isn’t important for our business!” “I don’t know what to blog about…” Have you ever found yourself using any of these excuses to NOT write a blog every now and then? The fact is a lot of people either really don’t see the importance of blogging for their business, or they just plain …

Why #Hashtags? Part One

Melissa Meschke Blogging, Marketing, Michigan Creative Leave a Comment

Hey guys, as you can see I am doing a two part blog on hashtagging. This week I wanted to just go ahead and jump right into this week’s topic of hashtags on social media sites. An interesting topic, eh? Well let’s start off by defining exactly what a “hashtag” is. The “hash” symbol looks like this #. A “hashtag” …

Is Google+ Worth the Effort?

Melissa Meschke Marketing, Michigan Creative Leave a Comment

With the beginning of 2013, I’m sure many companies are starting to think about how to manage their social media marketing.  There are so many social media sites that a business owner may choose to cut out some of them to make more time for the others.  Is Google+ on your list? Many believe the largest benefit of having a …

Video and SEO – Top 5 Tips

Melissa Meschke Marketing, Michigan Creative, Video Leave a Comment

Have you heard of a thing called the internet? It’s everywhere. If you haven’t, you should probably Google it. Google is the #1 most visited site in the world, followed closely by Facebook, YouTube, and Yahoo. We don’t think we will surprise you by drawing the connection between search engines, videos, and social media. What this means for you is …