Graphic Design, Website Design

Why Your Great Looking Website is Probably a Lemon: Your Checklist for Optimal Website Functionality

An appealing website design will draw people in, but a website with substance will both increase dwell time and warrant action on their part. The true test of a website’s value lies not only in its’ design, but also its’ functionality. Does your website meet (or exceed) these function-testing factors?
Picture of designer building logos
Graphic Design

The Benefits of Rebranding

For many businesses, there comes a day when you need to refresh your image. That might seem far off on the horizon for startups and small businesses – but if your goal is find sustained success, you’ll be faced with the problem eventually. But rebranding is hard work and will
Logo design and branding
Graphic Design

6 Elements of a Great Logo

Your logo is the face of your business. It provides the first impression, defines the identity of your brand, and communicates the values you hold dear. That’s a lot of weight for a simple logo to carry – and that’s why it is so important to get the right logo for
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Graphic Design

Transparent Graphic Design Plans – Beyond the Fine Print

The popularity of the monthly membership model in graphic design has exploded over the last three years. And while the competition is good for businesses price shopping graphic design services, it has also lead to a huge increase in providers looking to make a quick buck. Here at Fusion Group
Graphic Design Blues
Graphic Design

A Cure for the Graphic Design Blues

Indulge me for a minute as I tell the story of a business owner with the graphic design blues. Mike runs a busy garage. He started his business because he had a passion for working on high-end cars – but these days he spends the majority of his time managing
Trade Show Tips
Commercial Printing, Graphic Design, Promotional Products

Trade Show Tips: Design, Print, & Lead Capture

Trade shows and conference displays are a great way to quickly expand brand awareness and your potential customer base. But all too often we see businesses pin up an old banner and hand out promotional pens. I hate to break it to you, but that is boring. You’d be better
meeting with graphic designer
Graphic Design

Communicating with Your Designer

Earlier this week, I sat down and opened up our content calendar to see what the next few days would hold me for. We’ve been focusing on graphic design this month, and that theme was scheduled to continue with a blog post on how to communicate with your graphic designer.
Graphic Design for Digital Marketing
Graphic Design

Why Your Digital Marketing Needs Graphic Design

We talk a lot about digital marketing in this space. How to get the most out of your social media, how to optimize your website for conversions, how email marketing can grow your business. But there’s one surprising thing that can make your break your digital marketing efforts: graphic design.
unlimited graphic design plans
Graphic Design

Graphic Design is for Everyone!

We’ve all heard the horror stories. You hire a graphic designer and it quickly becomes apparent that their portfolio was entirely ‘borrowed’ designs from the internet. Or you hire a freelancer and it takes two weeks to get an email response before they disappear into the night. Or you pay
graphic design plan
Graphic Design

Does Your Business Have a Graphic Design Plan?

It’s becoming increasingly clear that every business needs a graphic design plan. Between social media, email marketing, printed collateral, and signage; every business has design needs. And nothing screams unprofessional like design that was obviously cobbled together using clip art and Microsoft Word. If you’re looking to get high-quality graphic design