Archive for October, 2017


Throwback to a Crafty Halloween

October 26th, 2017 | Blog

We wanted to throw it back to a couple years ago at our Halloween craft party! Boy does time fly. We enjoyed reminiscing about all of the designs we made, and fun had by all. Check out some of our creations for inspiration for your Halloween decorating this year!


This month, we were asked to participate in a special Halloween project for Neenah Paper – remember last year’s Halloween craft party?

This year, instead of a party, our concept was to come up with some creative and spooky Halloween paper projects to showcase Neenah’s beautiful fall-inspired hues, like Wrought Iron, Eclipse Black,…



Social Media :: Pinterest Tricks-and-Treats

October 19th, 2017 | Blog, Social Media


In the spirit of Halloween, I’ve put together a list of Pinterest tricks, followed by their “treat” (what you can expect from each “trick”) to help you make the most of Pinterest. Let me know if you have any tricks to add to my list:

TRICK: Pin your best blog posts just after posting to your business board on Pinterest.
TREAT: You will reach a whole other audience who will pin (and share) your posts with a direct link to your blog.

TRICK: Have a photographer take images of your recent work and/or work-related happenings (speaking…



10 Critical Questions To Answer Before Creating Your Tradeshow Booth

October 16th, 2017 | Blog, Tradeshows


Dreaming of your first or next tradeshow booth? Designing and producing a booth takes time, lot’s of details, and investment. We put together the below list of 10 essential questions that will help get your project off to a productive start. You should be ready to answer the following for your designer:

  1. WHAT IS YOUR BUDGET?  I know, I know … another designer asking for my project budget! Well, we get it … BUT, when it comes to designing and producing tradeshow booths, really the sky is the limit. We have…



NOTED :: It’s Not Too Late to Write Your Marketing Plan!

October 13th, 2017 | Blog, Noted


Just because we are heading into the last quarter of 2017, it’s still not too late to start your marketing planning and activities.

ELEMENTS can create a custom and targeted marketing plan – ready for immediate action.

Our marketing plan offer includes the following:

  • A meeting with you and our ELEMENTS team;
  • An audit of all your current and past marketing, social media, digital and / or public relations materials and campaigns;
  • Writing and presenting your company with a draft strategic plan for marketing, social media, digital and / or public relations;
  • A marketing calendar outlining the…



Is Your Website Secure?

October 6th, 2017 | Blog


Do you collect sensitive user information such as names or email addresses from your customers or employees on your website? If you do, you may already be familiar with automatically encrypting information that passes through your site by enabling secure socket layers (SSL). The security of a website is visible in its URL; URLs beginning with HTTPS (not HTTP) indicate that SSL is enabled and the transfer of sensitive information is safe and secure.

Having an SSL certificate instills trust and shows that your website follows Internet best practices. If…