Logo as Signage

We are happy to show you a new logo designed for the Visiting Artists Gallery in Tiverton Four Corners. It is always important to keep in mind how a logo will read as a sign. Strong colors that compliment the exterior of the building, along with font choices that are strong and legible form afar, combine to deliver a sign that matches the brand and reaches the customer from the street.… Read More ›

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The Modern Blog

blog design

Today we launched “Discover FarmCoast,” a blog designed for the FarmCoast organization which promotes the history, culture and events of select communities in southern New England.  The parent website is largely static, providing visitors with a wealth of information about beaches, restaurants, galleries and more. So when they came to us with the idea of a blog, we were delighted to give the site a component that would update frequently and allow the organization to reach reader’s in the conversational voice.… Read More ›

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Google Places: Get Listed

Web Design in Rhode Island

Google has long been the king of search. Most businesses are well aware of the competition to be listed on the first page for a search term.

Google also provides an option for brick and mortar businesses to be added to their directory called Google Places. This gives businesses another area to be listed within Google and adds your info to Google Maps with quick access to phone, address and  hours for potential customers.… Read More ›

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Work Smart Secrets

social media

Some quick tips for efficiently managing your online
presence without going insane….

You have a content-managed website. You have a Facebook page. You started a Twitter account and signed up with an email marketing system. But now, these tools are taking up more time than your team can commit, or they simply aren’t being maintained at all. Before you throw in the towel, make sure you are getting the most out of every keystroke.… Read More ›

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Advertising with Facebook

If you have already experimented with Google AdWords, you will find a similar experience with Facebook ads though there are some appealing differences. If you are new to this, you can expect a system that is technically easy to use but requires thoughtful research and monitoring.
Facebook Ad Basics
1. Design your adInclude a brief written message accompanied by a photo.
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Minimal & Decadent?

Restaurant Website

There is something so indulgent about using so little on a page. This website that we just designed for Tallulah on Thames, a fabulous restaurant nestled in Newport, RI, has very few elements – the white background itself a large part of its beauty – which allows the photos of the food to receive all the attention they deserve. After all, one look at these plates and you’re dialing for reservations.… Read More ›

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WordPress Quick Guide – Update

A quick note to our clients with WordPress websites. We have updated our WordPress Quick Guide to include some new information including how to add downloadable pdf forms and a blogger’s glossary. Contact us to get an updated copy via email or snail mail.… Read More ›

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Free Download: Rhode Island Map Wallpapers

Free Rhode Island Maps Wallpaper

This month we’re giving you free Rhode Island wallpapers to decorate your iPad, iPhone, or iPhone 4. Just download the set that is right for you, choose your island and start showing your Rhody pride.

1. Click the link you want (from your mobile device)
2. Tap and hold on the image to “Save Image”
3. Go to your “Photos” and find the image
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Taking the Plunge…

An invitation designed for a pair of color-lovers on the west coast. This save-the-date design includes little icons that represent special moments or concepts from their relationship. Very likely the only instance in which the stock market has been graphically depicted on a save-the-date.

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