Avenue 25 - Advertising and Design

"Real" Responsive Web Design, and Why Mobile Sites Suck

As a website visitor, the phrase "Click here to view our full site" is something you should never see at the bottom of the site. Imagine this – you are looking to buy a new couch, and you find the perfect floral patterned beauty of a loveseat on a nicely designed and organized website: awesomecouches.com (it's not real, I checked). Later that evening while out with the girls, you pull up that website…

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What Does a Website Cost?

Now that’s a tough question. It’s almost like asking how much it costs to build a house. And just like building a house, there are a lot of other questions that have to be answered first.  In the case of the house, you might ask things like: How much time do you have before you need to move in? How big does it need to be? Do you need it customized, and if so, how? How many bedrooms do you want? What…

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What Does a Website Cost?

The Importance of High-Res Photos for Print

Here’s why those free photos you found on Google probably won’t work in your brochure. It’s all about “resolution”. The resolution (aka “quality”) of a digital image determines how blurry it’s going to be in the printed piece. The internet only needs low-resolution photos. They look fabulous on a computer screen and they allow websites to load fast because the file size is low. A printing press or…

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The Importance of High-Res Photos for Print

Custom Website vs. Template Website: What You Need to Know

The adage “you get what you pay for” rings as true with website design as it does in life. Template websites might be built quickly and cheaply, but don’t expect performance. In other words, don’t buy flip-flops and expect to win the marathon. If the purpose of your website is to grow your business, then you should be aware of the downsides to a cookie-cutter website before pulling the trigger on that…

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Custom Website vs. Template Website: What You Need to Know

10 Signs You Need a New Logo

A logo is one of the most important aspects of your business. It drives the look and feel of your entire brand.  If it’s not right, it can have a detrimental effect on your overall business. If done well, a logo can actually boost sales and create great brand loyalty and recognition. 1. You don’t like it Seems like a no-brainer, right? We are amazed at how often we hear “I never really liked it.”…

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10 Signs You Need a New Logo

The Search Engine Battle: Organic (SEO) vs PPC

We’re all familiar with Google’s search results page. When you perform a search, Google displays a list of “organic” links it believes best suit the phrase you typed. Google also displays two paid advertising (sponsored links) areas.  You too can have an ad appear in these areas. It’s a fast way to the top - but it will cost you.  The price varies widely depending on the popularity of the keywords…

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The Search Engine Battle: Organic (SEO) vs PPC

Avenue 25 Voted 2014 Best Advertising Agency in Phoenix.

Voted 2013 Best Phoenix Web Design Firm. Voted 2011 Best Phoenix Graphic Designers. We are as humbled as we are honored to be voted as the Best of all Phoenix Advertising Agencies with 10 or fewer employees for 2014. Since our inception back in 1991, we have taken great pride in the creativity of the advertising we have developed for our local and national clients. Along the way, our peers and those…

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Avenue 25 Voted 2014 Best Advertising Agency in Phoenix.

So what do you guys do?

We get asked this all the time. So we should have a short elevator speech right? Heck, we create them for clients so why not for ourselves? Saying we’re a Phoenix advertising agency doesn’t cut it because we’re much more than that. We’re also a team of the best web designers Phoenix has to offer. We’re also some of the best graphic designers in Phoenix and the best marketing firm in Phoenix. But wait,…

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So what do you guys do?

Hi, I'm Lindi.

I’m Lindi and I’m a new member of the creative team here at Avenue 25. My background includes formal design training and some memorable ad campaigns you’ve likely seen on billboards all over the Phoenix Valley. I also am a hip hop dancer, volunteer at The Boys & Girls Club and have an “enormously” sweet Great Dane named Beatrix Kiddo. If you’re looking for great design – logos, branding, collateral,…

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Hi, I'm Lindi.

What makes a successful ad

A good advertisement must grab people almost immediately. It is very important that your ad can be able to grab someone who glances for just a second. Force people to take a second glance instead of simply moving on. That's when your message will get seen.

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What makes a successful ad