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Online Reputation Management Series
Part Five: The Lure of Website Builders

There’s a reason why model homes are professionally staged and decorated. It’s the best way to highlight the home’s fullest-potential. And so it goes for out-of-the-box website builders that are gaining popularity among users who appreciate their aesthetic appeal and affordability. But just as challenging as picking out paint colors and window treatments, websites created with these online do-it-yourself tools will only look as professional as the person using them.

In today’s fifth edition of Crabtree + Company’s ORM series, we will explore the benefits and challenges these new products present, based on years of experience working alongside clients who have utilized a variety of tools to get their messages across.

1. Design.
The variety of templates available with many of the latest website builder tools can certainly benefit those with little design training or experience. But many of them don’t offer much in the way of flexibility... Continue

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Online Reputation Management Part One

Online Reputation Management Part One

Welcome! Let’s start by looking at the most basic (and perhaps the most essential) component of your online reputation — your website. When visitors (let’s be real, potential clients!) make their way to your site, it is often your first opportunity to convey that your organization is capable, knowledgeable, and trustworthy. To begin, here are just a few ways to convey this valuable perception to your online visitors... Continue Reading
Walter's Word: Assume

Walter's Word: Assume

Communicating in an increasingly global community, we always have to be careful not to assume that what we know or do is universal. Take a subject dear to my heart; dog talk. Here in American it's bark-bark or woof-woof or even bow-wow. But in Russia it's hav-hav, Japan wan-wan, Belgium wooah-wooah (remember Tintin's Snowy?), Chinese Mandarin wang-wang but Chinese Cantonese wong-wong, and the Netherlands blaf-blaf. Read more
What's your story?

What's your story?

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ICONIC

ICONIC

A collection of some of the icon work we've done for clients.
The current temperature is HOT!

The current temperature is HOT!

Right now the hottest thing in design is contrast. Maybe it reflects a divided country or a reaction to a previously gentler era, but visual contrast dominates every aspect of design these days, from high fashion to magazine layouts to new logos. The question is should you follow or flee it? Read more

"I LOVED working on this Project!"

Susan Mathews
Creative Director

I love it when a client asks, "What do you think?". It doesn't happen often but when it does, I get to give this person the benefit of every job I've worked on for the past 20 years. Read more