Entries by Carson Fryman

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7 Tips for Superior Social Media Management

So you’ve finished setting up all of your business social media pages, and it’s time to start posting. Now what? Don’t worry — we’re here with pro tips to help walk you through social media management. Whether you’ve hired an agency (like us) to manage your social media, or you’ve decided to post, snap, and ‘like’ on […]

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Why Your Website Needs a Creative Design

Have you noticed that the number of visitors to your site seems stagnant? Are you frustrated because you’re not rising in the search engine rankings? Are you spending hours developing awesome creative content, drafting blog posts, and even sharing your site on social media – only to see minimal results? The reality is that poor website design may be […]

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2017 Graphic Design Trends | What to Look For…

Everything old is new again. But, everything that’s new is pretty darn great! There are several new trends in graphic design that are sure to delight designers seeking ways to create fun, ingenious visuals for consumers. Here are the seven newest design trends to keep an eye on: MODERN-RETRO Retro styling in advertising can be […]

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Social Media Trends for 2017

Having a social media strategy is essential, now more than ever before, because in today’s digital age, social media is the next level of marketing. Below are predictions for 2017’s social media trends, in an effort to help you plan for the year ahead. The 7 Major Social Media Predictions for 2017 Live video, live […]

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How to Use a Moodboard

The most sensible way to present a client with all of the ideas floating around in my head is to use visual references. It helps them (and me) picture the website, print and/or branding concept that I am about to create. I’ve been around the block a few times, and have joined some very creative teams. […]

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10 Steps to a Powerful Portfolio

Looking to build your first portfolio, but not sure where to start? I don’t blame you: portfolio organization is tricky! But, I’m here to (hopefully) make your life easier. I’ve put together 10 steps that will help you on your powerful portfolio journey! 1. All Killer, No Filler Only show your best work! Go for […]

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Measurable Goals for a Graphic Designer?

“Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.” -Albert Einstein How do we measure the success of a trade that is subjective?  I struggle to understand this concept when re-evaluating our departmental processes, because the very idea of measurable goals contradicts everything about creative freedom. Measurable Goals: Know common […]

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Beginning Your Design Career: My 8 Tips

Is there a set list of rules to follow on how to be successful when beginning your design career? Before you read on, the answer, unfortunately, is NO… But, even though I haven’t been a designer for long (I’ve only been out of college for a year), in that short amount of time, I’ve come […]