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New Year, New Packaging?

January 11th, 2018 | Blog

Refreshing your packaging is an investment in both time and resources, and in many cases, it’s a necessary step to build visibility and credibility for your brand / product. Your product packaging is a vital part of your marketing strategy and is the core of your branding; it’s shopper’s first impression of your brand before […]

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7 Steps to Creating a Website

January 10th, 2018 | Blog

Creating a website no small feat; it’s a complicated and time-consuming endeavor, but a necessity to every business—as well as keeping it updated and well-maintained. Building a website—from content (text / images) to design and user experience (UX) to development—for responsive websites that work great on both mobile and desktop can be tedious, but we’ve highlighted the steps […]

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Elements Earns Two American Graphic Design Awards from Graphic Design USA

December 8th, 2017 | Blog

Elements was recently awarded two American Graphic Design Awards from Graphic Design USA! For over 50 years, Graphic Design USA magazine has annually conducted the American Package Design Awards to recognize the best work in graphic design—with an emphasis on the value graphic design brings to business. This year’s entries topped 2,000 and only a […]

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App Review: Slack

December 7th, 2017 | Blog

Do you ever feel like your team is having a communication breakdown? Cue Jimmy Page guitar solo. No matter how large or small your team is, there’s a lot that needs to be communicated— from projects to clients to events to general internal notifications. Sure, email is great, but with the copious amounts of messages […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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: WHAT IS YOUR BUDGET?  I […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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