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Four Great Reasons Your Business Should Give Back

Supporting a local charity will not only help your community but help your business too. Here’s why your business should give back and where to start. Continue reading

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Are Walking Meetings Effective Meetings?

Want to encourage healthy employees and increase productivity, collaboration and creativity all while holding effective meetings? Maybe a walking meeting is for you. Continue reading

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The Strength of a Strong Company Culture

Every business has a culture but not every culture is good for business. Workplace culture can make or break an organization. Learn more about how your company culture can make a difference. Continue reading

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Tingalls Collects 4th Consecutive Award for Madison’s Best Website Developer from InBusiness Magazine

Tingalls Graphic Design is wrapping up 2018 on a high note with the announcement that, for the fourth consecutive year, they’ve been voted the area’s best website development company in InBusiness Magazine’s Annual Executive Choice Awards. The winners are determined by majority vote of write-in ballots from 1,000 Madison executives, business owners and decision makers and honor businesses across a variety of industries for excellence and proven success. Tingalls Owner and Creative Director Tara Ingalls says this kind of acknowledgement is what fuels her passion every day. “We’ve served well over 1,000 clients since I founded the firm in 2000, and we strive to bring energy and creativity to projects … Continue reading

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Tingalls Fuels New Growth Taking on Clients of Union Street Design

Tingalls Graphic Design is excited to announce it will take over serving clients of Union Street Design upon the retirement of the firm’s founder and principal, Jeanne Gomoll. Tingalls, which provides logo design, print collateral, and trade show design service, is also the three-peat winner as the area’s best website development company according to InBusiness Magazine’s Annual Executive Choice Awards. Tara Ingalls, Owner and Creative Director of Tingalls Graphic Design, is honored to have been trusted with Union Street Design’s client relationships. “We’ve served well over 1,100 clients in our 18-year history and are thrilled to have the opportunity to carry on the creative and vibrant design work Jeanne has … Continue reading

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The Tingalls Graphic Design Giving Tree

Can a business be about more than the work it does, or even the jobs and income it generates? We certainly think so. That’s why one of the goals we treasure at Tingalls Graphic Design isn’t just to be the best design and marketing company in Wisconsin, but also a catalyst for positive change in the community. We call it our “Giving Tree,” after the popular book you might have read as a child. If you want to understand how our philosophy affects you – not to mention the greater Madison area – here are some things you have to understand… Why We Make Giving Back a Priority For us, … Continue reading

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Get Better Clarity and Focus with a Vision Board

Now that we’re well into 2018, it’s a good time to check in to see where we’re at with our goals for the year. Although it’s no longer January, there’s still plenty of time to accomplish great things! Our team here at Tingalls recently created our annual vision boards to help us clarify, and be mindful of our goals. It was a lot of fun, and we created some truly inspiring stuff. What exactly is a Vision Board? More than a simple craft project, vision boarding is a tool that helps us craft the life and business we want. “A vision board is a tool used to help clarify, concentrate … Continue reading

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It’s a Hat Trick – Tingalls Voted Madison’s Top Website Development Company for 3rd Consecutive Year

For the third year in a row, local Madison business leaders have voted Tingalls Graphic Design the area’s best website development company in InBusiness Magazine’s 2017 Executive Choice Awards. The firm also took top honors in the same category in 2015 and 2016. Winners are chosen by fill-in-the-blank majority vote by Madison executives, business owners and decision makers, having achieved top-of-mind awareness in the business community and representing the best of the best in local professional services. Tingalls Graphic Design, under the leadership of Owner and Creative Director Tara Ingalls, achieved another major milestone in 2017: During their 17th year in business, the firm celebrated serving its 1,000th client. “At … Continue reading

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Tingalls Graphic Design Voted Madison’s Top Website Development Company for Second Consecutive Year

InBusiness Magazine’s Executive Choice Awards Honor the Best of Madison Business Local Madison business leaders have voted Tingalls Graphic Design the area’s best website development company in InBusiness Magazine’s 2016 Executive Choice Awards. The firm also took top honors in the same category in 2015. Winners in a variety of categories are chosen by majority vote of 1,000 Madison executives, business owners and decision makers. In a statement announcing the 2016 winners, InBusiness Editorial Director Joe Vanden Plas said, “Since the winners and three finalists in each of 37 categories are chosen from a fill-in-the-blank survey, these are companies that have achieved top-of-mind awareness in the business community. They represent … Continue reading

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Get to Know Tingalls: Whitney

We at Tingalls like to think we’re a pretty fun bunch. Get to know us a little bit better as we take turns in the spotlight in the upcoming months. This week, it’s Whitney’s turn! Whitney Role: Graphic Designer Has been with Tingalls: 6 years Your role in a few sentences: I think of my role as being a creative problem solver. I get to take all the “pieces” of a project and make sure they all fit together and end up looking like a spiffy finished puzzle. Favorite thing about your job: My favorite thing about my job is the variety of clients and companies that we get the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Get to Know Tingalls: Alyssa

We at Tingalls like to think we’re a pretty fun bunch. Get to know us a little bit better as we take turns in the spotlight in the upcoming months. This week, it’s Alyssa’s turn! Alyssa Role: Graphic Designer Has been with Tingalls: 3 years Your role in a few sentences: I work with our team to design the best logos, print pieces, and websites we can for our clients. Favorite thing about your job: That I get to help people realize their dreams through good design, and that I get to have fun while I do it! And spoons… First thing you do when you get to work each … Continue reading

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Get to Know Tingalls: Kallie

We at Tingalls like to think we’re a pretty fun bunch. Get to know us a little bit better as we take turns in the spotlight in the upcoming months. This week, it’s Kallie’s turn! Kallie Role: Graphic Designer Has been with Tingalls: 3.5 years Your role in a few sentences: Concept, design, and refine ideas for logos, print layouts, digital designs and websites. Prepare and send files to press. Occasionally win a game of spoons or two. Favorite thing about your job: I love the range of projects I get to work on. First thing you do when you get to work each day: Check my email and google … Continue reading

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What is an Hour of Great Design Work Worth?

Occasionally, when we are in the process of meeting with new clients, we will notice a pause in the conversation – or even a raise of the eyebrow – when we mention our hourly design rate. This usually happens when the client has been meeting with a freelancer who quoted a much lower rate, and maybe even less than half of what we charge. Sometimes they are too polite to ask, but we can tell they always want to know: where does the money go? And is it worth it? Only you can decide what makes sense within your marketing budget, of course, but we would like to take a … Continue reading

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Tingalls Graphic Design takes First Place for Website Development

InBusiness Magazine honors Tingalls Graphic Design with First Place in 2015 Executive Choice Awards Recognition by the InBusiness Magazine’s Executive Choice Awards is an honor highly sought after. Winners in a variety of categories are chosen by majority vote of 1000 Madison business executives. In an industry with a great deal of competition, the award for best Website Development Company is a difficult one to attain. “It is an absolute honor to be acknowledged with this award. Since 2000, my team and I have worked very hard to streamline our website design process for our clients so they feel engaged, excited and empowered from the initial meeting to the website … Continue reading

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March Spoons Update!

March Madness indeed! The Spoons games at Tingalls Graphic Design have reached critical mass. In a close run game, JoAnna, the January Champion reclaimed her bejeweled Spoon Scepter from upstart Alyssa. The final game was filled with tears of joy and anguish as the winners were sorted from the losers, the women from the girls.

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February Spoons League – The results are in!

The mighty upset! Epic highs and perilous lows at the Tingalls Graphic Design office last Friday as the February Spoons Championship battle was decided. Continue reading

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The Creative Hurricane – Our Logo Design Process

When you think brainstorming, you probably think of a stuffy room, some paper, a handful of people and maybe some Mountain Dew. That’s cool. Maybe it’s not your specialty. But here at Tingalls, creative is our bread and butter. Continue reading

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