Business Card Designs Embracing CMYK

April 19, 2017

Who on earth would want ideas for business card designs that encapsulate CMYK? Print companies and graphic designers dedicated to print of course! As a fellow print lover, I bring you the below design ideas I found while searching the interweb. But first, what is CMYK? CMYK (process color, four color) is a subtractive color […]

Funny Pop Culture Birthday Cards on Etsy

April 6, 2017

Lately, we’ve been writing more business oriented articles, so today we wanted to loosen things up a bit. Are you searching for a funny birthday card for a pop culture aficionado? We’ve compiled some birthday cards from incredible Etsy artists that might help.  Enjoy! Dwight Schrute (The Office) Birthday Card This downloadable birthday card of […]

What it Takes to Start Up a New Retail Brick and Mortar Store

April 1, 2017

  Capital First and foremost, starting a new store requires funding. It is hard to say exactly how much funding you will need, but you should plan keeping plenty of capital aside for new products, advertising and unforeseen obstacles. The worst thing you can do is spend most of your capital on initial inventory and […]

Five Marketing Q&A’s For Shopify Storeowners

March 30, 2017

Today, we answered some questions for another blog in hopes to be featured. Many of those questions were centered around Shopify. Here are five of those questions (mostly focused on marketing and sales) that you might find interesting. Also see “How To Improve Cart Abandonment When Using Shopify.” Pop-up ads are a controversial subject: shoppers […]

Practical SEO Tips For Every Busy Small Business Owner

March 17, 2017

I have spent countless hours on SEO (Search Engine Optimization) as a search engine marketer and as a self-interested online businessman. Many critics say SEO is dead, but that just isn’t the case. Every small business person should know that the old techniques of feeding search engines are long gone, but there are practical SEO […]

The Real Scoop on Shopify POS [Review]

February 19, 2017

There are many reviews out there that compare Shopify’s POS to other systems like Square. I personally own and operate two Shopify stores. One of them, Flashback Gear, relies on Shopify’s complete POS system since it is a traditional brick and mortar store and an online company. Why did we pick Shopify POS? Since we […]

How to Create a Brochure that Captures Your Customers’ Attention

December 28, 2016

  Brochures are an effective marketing tool for promoting your business products, announcing new services, and attracting customer attention. While the internet is seemingly taking the place of printed media, there is still space for brochures in advertising your business. To achieve your marketing goals, you must create well-designed brochures that leave a good impression […]

5 Tips for Making an Eye-Catching Poster

October 13, 2016

  There is nothing like an eye-grabbing poster to attract the attention of consumers. When you are looking to get noticed, one fantastic way is to pepper your town with posters that pop. Posters are incredibly powerful in their ability to convey essential information in an arresting manner. When people see a beautiful poster, they […]

Did You Get A Weird Patronus From That Pottermore Quiz?

September 24, 2016

There was huge buzz circulating around the new Pottermore quiz that allows account holders to discover their Patronus. Sounds like a bunch of fun right? From the mouth of JK Rowling herself, the quiz works great because she got a heron. As if the goddess of Potterland was going to receive a rat. As if […]

5 Free Adobe Christmas Card Templates

September 21, 2016

Each year, we create a set of fresh 5×7 card templates for the upcoming Christmas and holiday season – free to download. Some of these files are provided in AI (Adobe Illustrator) and the others as PSD (Adobe Photoshop). Files range from 5×7 and 5.5×8.5 but can be resized fairly easily. All designs should provide enough bleed/trim […]