FEB 2015

AdWords & Your Non-Profit

Did you know that Google has a grant program for non-profits and if you qualify, Google will give your non-profit $10,000 a month in free online advertising spending through AdWords? Yes, you heard right! $10,000 for online advertising spending and all you have to do is hold a valid charity status – 501(c)(3), have a


MAY 2014

Information Architecture – IA

Building a website can be very stressful, which is why you need to understand the architecture before you start building or creating anything. What’s an Information Architecture (IA)? If you’ve heard of the term Site Map, it’s the birds-eye-view of all of the site pages. If you have already or are ever planning to write


FEB 2014

Honoring A Legend

15 years ago a friend of mine in college introduced me to an amazing designer. That designer was doing animation and web design that was so clean and inspirational that I followed all his work like a hawk. If he produced a new website I was all over it. If he posted a new animation


FEB 2014

I Love Advertising!

It’s Valentines Day and while all the rest of the world is planning on where they are going to eat dinner with their significant other, I decided to think about why I do what I love. I originally started my career in advertising as a print designer, but slowly made the move into the world


NOV 2013

Giving Thanks on Thanksgiving

The year isn’t over, but it’s the time for thanks and giving. I’m thankful for so many things in 2013. First off my mother and father for being so supportive of all the things I do personally and for giving me life. They came to visit for 10 days in January and although we had


NOV 2013

50 Ideas Are Better Than One

Imagine your just starting your career and you’re given an opportunity by your CD, AD, PM or some other two letter representation of a person in advertising. Despite where the project came from you’re given the opportunity to come up with some creative ideas for a project. You’re given 8 hours to come up with