Category Archives: About Tingalls

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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5 ‘Business Hacks’ to Reduce Stress and Improve Productivity

Psychologists and productivity experts have noted for decades that “engaged” workers tend to get a lot more done. But it’s easy to forget in the midst of busy or stressful times that your employees also need support and encouragement. Below are five simple “business hacks” we use here at Tingalls on a daily basis: Embrace Positivity It’s just as easy to look at the brighter side of things as it is to be grumpy, and the result can definitely increase productivity. We start each weekly staff meeting with an uplifting client testimonial or employees share something positive from their weekend. It helps set the tone for the entire week. Be … 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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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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3 SEO Trends, What’s In and What’s Out

Ranking at the top of the search engines is the goal of many websites but not all of them know how to get to the top. There are a variety of different approaches you can take to improve your search engine optimization, some legitimate, others not so much. Tingalls Graphic Design stays on top of SEO trends and always recommends using best practices. To that end, we’ve come up with the latest SEO trends, what’s in and what’s out. IN – Good Content Content is king, especially in the world of websites. Targeting one or two keywords/keyphrases for each page and then using those keywords in content that is informative … Continue reading

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Royal Family is Expecting – Tingalls is Also Expecting

A new look! Today the royal family announced that Prince William and Kate Middleton are expecting a royal baby. It seems like the perfect opportunity to announce that Tingalls is also expecting a new look and much more! Currently, the office is under construction as we revamp our entrance and add a private conference room. In addition, we’ve changed the company name from Tingalls Dzyn to Tingalls Graphic Design, LLC. Check our Facebook Page to see the construction process and to see our new branding unroll. At the beginning of November the Tingalls Graphic Design team each unveiled a new look for the company branding and a few logo ideas. … Continue reading

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