Web War III.0 – The fall of Facebook

Imagine you are trying to find information on effectively marketing your business online. As of today, most of your searches lead you to company websites and blogs that are vague, incomplete and ultimately try to make you buy something. Now imagine that when you were a member of GoogleMe and searched…

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Can You Identify These Logos?

Logos are an important piece of branding and whether you know it or not, the top companies in the world all have identifiable logos and brands. Here is a great quiz to test your ability to name the below logos. Each of the companies listed below has worked to establish a recognizable corporate brand. Play…

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Tips for Successful Email Marketing

Most people who fire up their computer in the morning first check their email account(s). It is common to quickly hit the delete key on what looks like junk and only stop on those emails that catch your eye. Here are a few tips on how to make your emails stand out and get users…

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The Transformation of the Batman Logo

Batman is one of everyone’s favorite super heroes from comic books, cartoons, and the big screen. Just as his custom, Batmobile, and villains¬†have changed over the course of various remakes, so has his logo. As designers, we always stress the importance of a recognizable brand and logo. It is interesting that as you watch the…

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YouTube Users Watch over 100 Videos per Month

Did you know that the average YouTube user watched over 100 videos during the month of May? comScore released a video matrix today about online user-ship of services like YouTube, Hulu, and more. The stats show that there are 183 millions users in the US that watch internet video. Setting a new record, the average…

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SEO – Only 1 Component of Internet Marketing Success

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is one of the big buzz words in internet marketing, but the truth is that SEO is only one component of creating a successful web presence. Yes, search engines like Google are the most common tool that people use to try to find a business and showing up on the front…

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Documentary on the Lost Art of Building Advertising

As new technologies emerge, older advertising methods begin to become obsolete. Direct mailing and print advertising has lost ground to email marketing and online advertising. In the print industry, traditional hand painted advertisements as seen in this documentary Up There, have been taken over by vinyl graphics that can easily be produced and implemented at…

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Provide Valuable Information for FREE

AZHS9UGAU2AG It is incredibly important to provide valuable information to your customers and prospects. Demonstrate that you are an expert in your industry and teach people how to talk-the-talk and walk-the-walk when it comes to your products and services. Oh yea… and do it for FREE. What are the benefits of providing free information? To…

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Improve Google Places Listing With Sponsored Tag

Editor’s Update – 4/28/2011 – Google recently announced that they are no longer supporting this feature in Google Places Google has recently added a new sponsored link feature to Google Maps listings that is meant to increase the effectiveness of your listing on Google Maps. The new feature is called a ‘Sponsored Tag’. For a…

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CPD Launches New Website

June 8, 2010 – San Diego, CA – Crown Point Design (CPD) is happy to announce the launch of their new website – www.crownpointdesigns.com. The design is intended to provide information on our services including website design, internet marketing, corporate branding, web hosting, logo design, SEO, email marketing, and more. An extensive client portfolio showcases…

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