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2019 Holiday Digital Marketing Strategies

An effective holiday marketing strategy could make the holidays your most profitable time of the year. But going into the season without a plan in place? Well, that’s as awful as receiving nothing but coal in your stocking. What is your holiday marketing goal? You’re not going to run a marathon without ever doing a […]

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29 Design Studio Welcomes James Lewis Van-Vorst as Art Director

Upstate NY — Branding agency 29 Design Studio continues to expand its team with the addition of James Lewis Van-Vorst as Art Director. James brings more than ten years of experience in design to the growing agency, as well as a Bachelors of Technology, Electronic Marketing and Publishing from the State University of New York […]

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How Social Media Fits in a Brand Strategy

Each social media platform has a preferred method of engagement that can affect how a business communicates its brand message. Think of it this way: Social media is a vehicle for your message, your brand provides the road, and your strategy is the map. There are various rules of engagement for representing your brand on […]

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How to Define Your Audience

One size fits all marketing doesn’t work. It’s like asking a question to a room full of people. Without eye contact, hand gestures or calling someone by name, they don’t know who you’re talking to – so they don’t respond. If you don’t define your audience, your customer doesn’t know that you’re talking to them. […]

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Is Email Marketing Dying?

Social media is the hottest digital marketing tool on the block. And with good reason – social media is a powerful platform for engaging with your tribe (and finding that tribe in the first place). So do you really still need an email strategy? We’re not advocating for the “be everywhere all the time” approach […]

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5 Top Marketing Trends for 2019

If you plan to kick off the new year with the same activities that got you by in previous years, you may find yourself slowly losing ground with your ROI. We’re breaking down what to expect in 2019’s marketing trends. The big buzz in the old year was privacy. We saw a crackdown with information […]

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Small Studio with Big Heart is Growing

29 Design Studio Welcomes Courtney Carroway as Art Director Upstate NY — Branding agency 29 Design Studio continues to expand their team with the introduction of Courtney Carroway as Art Director. Courtney brings over eight years of experience in design to the table, as well as an education from the Rochester Institute of Technology, where […]

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29 Design Studio Wins Four International Awards

Rochester, NY — Small but mighty agencies are recognized with Davey Awards, and local favorite 29 Design Studio has taken home one gold and three silver this year. “We’re thrilled to be recognized for a second year in a row,” said 29 Design Studio’s founder, Maureen Ballatori. “We pride ourselves on being nimble and innovative. […]

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How Branding Can Save You Money on Social Media Ads

Social. media. is. not. free. It’s a pay-to-play game, but it is incredibly powerful. And if you’re doing social right, where you create a plan that aligns with your business and marketing goals, implement that plan with strong content that aligns with your target audience, and analyze the effectiveness of your activities, only then can […]

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How to Fuel the Flame for Your Growing Brand

You’ve got a terrific product or service that changes lives. Customers are knocking down your door, and you know you need to scale your business to the next level. But something is holding you back… Unless you’re effectively telling the story of how your product or service is really extraordinary (not just good, but genuinely […]

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Why Giving Back is Part of Our Brand Promise

There’s so much more to business than just what you’re selling. We say it so often, it’s a mantra in the 29 Design Studio offices. So, when we came across The Manifesto of a Doer, it really captivated our team. It’s chock full of inspiration. Especially #21: “Even though you are busy, make time to […]

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