5 Tips to Get More From Google AdWords

Advertising with Google AdWords is your organization’s best opportunity to get to Google’s top spot on page one and drive traffic and sales to your website. Use them to deliver your customized message and spread awareness of your programs and services. When someone searches Google with a keyword, your ad pops up and they click …

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Spring Cleaning for Your Website

Now that spring is here, we have a few tips on how to clean up your website. Your website is your virtual office and it works for you 24/7 so investing some time into making it work better, especially if you haven’t updated it for use on mobile devices is really worth the time investment. …

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Facebook Ad Certification Fail

This past week, I scheduled my official Facebook Ad Certification Exam, it cost a whopping $150 and was supposed to last 90 minutes. I say “supposed” because it most certainly did not. I began my exam by downloading the third party ProcterU service that requested I clear my desk of all items. After clearing my …

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Green Printing For Better Business

Much like Kermit says “It ain’t easy being green” or cheap! To get the most sustainability out of your print products you want to pay attention to a few things and of course it will cost a little more but printing sustainably is worth it! Paper and ink are of course at the top. But …

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Tips to Get Work Done Faster

Like the great Ferris Bueller said, “life moves pretty fast, if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” While I usually agree wholeheartedly with Mr. Bueller, there is one aspect of my life that could really use some speed: my workflow. Working faster is so much more than …

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3 Tips to Getting a New Client

There are so many ways to navigate new clients – at Uptown Studios we build many options for us to meet new clients – here are three of our tips: 1. Show up and do what you say your will do. Volunteer your time and meet the people on your committee, at the meeting or …

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30 Tips From My First 30 Days

A lot of things can happen in 30 days. You could meet your soulmate, date, get engaged, marry and divorce (sorry Britney Spears). You could attempt a 30 day vlogging challenge and fail before it even begins. You could even attempt a ridiculous challenge (personally, I should really do #67) and surprise yourself with the …

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6 Ways to Find Keywords for Free

Google is a word chewing beast. It eats keywords and delivers what it thinks are the best results to address the searcher’s needs. You need to know the keywords people are using to search for your organization so you can rank on the first page of Google. They are also useful in updating your website’s …

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Using Illustration in Web Design

Illustrations are a great way to create images that are fun, playful and add an element of approachability to a site. Artists and designers can create illustrations that are full of personality and custom-made to match a brand’s tone and make it stand out in the crowd. Illustration styles are so versatile that they can …

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