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We write about graphic design, logo design, website design and inbound marketing. Our goal is to deliver content that helps answer questions or provides guidance on how to elevate your brand to the next level.

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Six Design Optimizations for Law Firm Websites

Law firm websites to do more than just talk about what a firm does. Pictures of your attorneys and their specialties may inform visitors. But how does that generate leads? Your law firm website needs to work for you, attracting users to take the next step. You...

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You Have a Website, Now What

How to use digital marketing and design to grow your brand You brand has a website. Great, you're officially a part of the digital world. Your website is the central communication hub of your brand. But just having a website won't grow your business or generate leads....

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Destination Inn Website Showcases John Randall House

John Randall House, a boutique inn located in Provincetown, Mass., launched a new website designed by Doug Brown Design. The inn website needed to meet several goals. The owners worked with Doug Brown Design to meet many objectives. The website needed to: Showcase...

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Doug Brown Design Celebrates 10 Years

This month, Doug Brown Design celebrates 10 years. Reaching the 10 year mark is a big deal for a small business. What once began as a small design studio has grown to a full-service design and marketing firm. In 2007, Doug Brown saw a need in the marketplace for more...

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Law Firm Inbound Marketing Strategies

Change the way you market. Shift from traditional to inbound marketing. Attorneys love advertising. Just look at any billboard or turn on the TV. Billboards and commercials are pricey. But how well do they really work? Is it time to do something different? We've got...

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B2B Twitter Tips

Twitter can be a great platform for generating leads and brand awareness. B2B brands using Twitter must do so strategically. Otherwise, you won’t get the results you expect. Check out these 10 B2B Twitter tips. By incorporating these B2B Twitter tips, you can actually...

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Social Media Imagery: Handy Tips to Optimize

Social media imagery is an important part of social media marketing. Posts with images get more views. It’s been proven time and time again. Think about it – how often do you click on links with images versus those without? Humans continue to have shorter and shorter...

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Conversion-Centered Design Continuance: Principle 7

We are at the end of our conversion-centered design series. Conversion-centered design continuance is actually about what happens after the conversion. You need to be thinking about the next step and how you can add value to the user. But it's okay to ask for...

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Conversion-Centered Design Principle 6: Closing

Now we are nearing the end of our conversion-centered design principles series. The principle of closing relates to closing the deal. This is where the user must make a decision. The clock is ticking, well figuratively at least. Your design and content got them to the...

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Why You Need a Professional Graphic Designer

How much do you cringe when you see amateur designs? It's a complete turnoff, right? It certainly doesn't make you want to click that offer or read that post. The truth is you don't have to be a professional graphic designer to create a website or brand, but it will...

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How to Choose Blog Images to Increase Views

First of all, it's important to note that blog imagery is a necessity, not an option. However, choosing blog images can be time consuming and frustrating. If you are blogging about ideas and services versus actual products, choosing blog images can seem overwhelming....

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