Avenue 25 - Advertising and Design

Instagram Stories

Odds are that if you don’t have an Instagram account, you have at least heard of it as it is one of the most trending social media platforms right now. Instagram is a social media app for iOS and Android that allows users to share photos and videos. Intagrammers are able to add captions, edit photos, apply filters, engage online with other users all over the world, explore new products and, most…

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Instagram Stories

Backups: Free or cheap... and priceless

If you're reading this, take some time right now to back up your files - or, if you don't have the time to do it today, add it as an appointment on your calendar. I'd say "you'll thank yourself later," but hopefully you'll never be in a situation where you'll need them. Backing up computer files and other digital documents is one of those things that people don't usually think about until it's too…

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Backups: Free or cheap... and priceless

How to Use Animations on your Website

Using Animations on your Website There are so many exciting features to consider when building a website that it can be overwhelming. Your instinct might be to utilize as many animations in your site as possible, but this could hinder your user’s experience if it is not thought out and done properly. The good news is that with a little bit of information, you can learn how to properly use animations…

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How to Use Animations on your Website

How Stock Photos Can Hurt Instead of Help

In business, people want to interact with people. And it makes sense. If someone is spending money, that person has an expectation of authenticity in the process. Knowing who the person or company is helps with that. It creates confidence that the buyer is making a good buying decision and the outcome will be a positive one.  This is true whether that is a person on the phone, a live chat or via…

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How Stock Photos Can Hurt Instead of Help

Get Social - Part 2

In a previous post we talked about setting up social media accounts, and branding them. If you missed that post, you might want to go back and read that first. Or, if you've already got all your accounts set up, and they're professionally branded, but you're stuck on the "what to post" question... read on! POST IT What to post? There's no easy answer. That question has been the topic of books, conferences,…

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Get Social - Part 2

Get Social - Part 1

Have you ever clicked on the Facebook or Twitter icon on a website, only to see that the most recent post was from a year ago, or even earlier? Or there are zero posts? There's a clear message being sent, but it's not a good one: outdated and neglected. It'd be better to hide the social media links temporarily, until there's current content on each platform, and enough of it that the business looks…

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Get Social - Part 1

Digital Marketing Terms Explained

As a leading Arizona digital marketing agency, local and national clients look forward to our reports every month. We regularly update our online marketing clients on the status of their SEO and PPC campaigns with reports filled great information. Although digital marketing terms make complete sense to us, the jargon may not be as clear to you. What good are the reports if you don’t understand the…

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Digital Marketing Terms Explained

The 5 best things about having your nephew build your website

We all have that one nephew. You know… the one who can do it all. And yeah, before you ask, that’s definitely me. You may think it’s a good idea to have that nephew (or niece) build your website on the cheap. That’s a GREAT idea; let me tell you why! Your nephew is the best marketer, designer, writer, and coder on the planet. I mean seriously, he’s definitely better on his own than he would…

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The 5 best things about having your nephew build your website

Gratitude

We are thankful... For dynamic, intelligent, fun clients who we are proud to call friends For the opportunity to laugh in the office every day For the trust clients place in us with their “babies” For amazing word-of-mouth testimonials and generous referrals from our clients For the opportunity to make customers feel valued For the incredible talent with which we get to collaborate every…

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Gratitude

Avenue 25 Makes Top 10 International Ranking of Graphic Design Firms

"Branding, when properly developed and implemented, builds an emotional connection with your customer. So leave your feelings at home, because you are not your customer."  Rusty Pile - Avenue 25 Selecting the right firm to handle your design and rebranding work is crucial. However, it can be difficult to uncover the most important factors which distinguish one branding, marketing and design agency…

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Avenue 25 Makes Top 10 International Ranking of Graphic Design Firms