Tingalls Tips for Celebrating the Fourth of July

What do you do when your blog post falls on the 4th of July? Offer up a few of the team’s favorite suggestions for celebrating America’s Independence Day, of course! Continue reading

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Why Your Business Needs to be in a Web Directory

Your website can transform your business. Make sure it gets found by using today’s most relevant web directories. Here’s how. Continue reading

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Posted in Google

How to Write a Blog Post That Matters

Approaching your blog as a tool for your customers ensures you make the most of it. Creating a successful blog post means writing content that matters. Continue reading

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Posted in Copywriting and Blogging

Case Study: Madison-based Information Technology Professionals (ITP)

Staying on brand and on target with a look that embraces a business’ identity is an important focus in graphic design. This week’s case study takes a closer look at how to do it right Continue reading

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Tingalls Graphic Design Adds New Creative Writing Service

Fitchburg’s graphic design and website developing agency, Tingalls Graphic Design has recently added copywriting to its growing list of offerings. To continue to build the culture and meet client demand, Tingalls has brought on a professional copywriter, Catherine Bell, to support the new service. With the growing opportunities in the area, Tingalls is taking on more business than ever. All their employees are excited about the opportunities to come. Tara Ingalls, the Owner, expresses how the addition of copywriting services will impact the business. “Having professional copywriting as a service is a tremendous asset to our clients,” said Tara. “With Catherine’s extensive writing experience, we will be able to expand … Continue reading

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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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Posted in About Tingalls, Nonprofit Graphic Design

Five Website Design Trends We Love

Identifying what trends are right for your website can be confusing – there’s so much out there! Our designers list five of their favorite website design trends and show you some examples to make it easier to find your way in the ever-changing landscape of web design. 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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Case Study: Find A Wrench Website

This month’s Tingalls case study highlights Find A Wrench website. View what we’ve designed, how the process works and the results Continue reading

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Posted in Logo Design, Print Design, Website Design

How to Use SEO Keywords on Your Website

Want to learn how to use SEO keywords to get your website found and drive more traffic to your site? We’ve got the information you need plus a handy SEO checklist to get you started. Continue reading

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Posted in Copywriting and Blogging, Search Engine Optimization, Website Design

Can Your Web Design Pass the Five Second Test?

You know the saying; you never get a second chance to make a first impression. It’s logic that also applies to your company’s website. Wouldn’t you like to know right away people’s first impression when they hop onto it? Luckily, there’s a short test (five seconds short to be exact) that can do just that. The five-second test is a method that’s easy to conduct without a lot of setup and gives you valuable results fast. Acting on the results this logical method offers could be the difference between an engaged audience that goes on to gather more information on your website or one that bounces off to another site … 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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5 Smart Ways to Optimize Your Website for Google

By Catherine Bell, Copywriter To be successful, your website has to be more than just a pretty face. Your site also needs to provide a great user experience and attract the attention of the Google search engine. This means that the SERP (search engine results page) is critical to the success of your site. Luckily, we have five easy ways to get your SERP looking and feeling great. 1) Keep It Fresh Your website content should be relevant, well-written and original. Keep your content fresh with regular updates and posts that engage with your readers. Including testimonials and reviews will create user-generated copy that will be on target and interesting … Continue reading

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Is a Printed Newsletter More Effective than Digital?

Guest Article From Steve Namio, Wells Print & Digital Services When sending out your next newsletter, which medium should you use to gain the best response from your customer, e-mail or print? You must understand the advantages and disadvantages of both before you can make a fair decision. An e-mail newsletter and direct-mail (printed) newsletter can include similar articles, advertisements, etc. and both require a mailing list. Cost One of the few advantages of an e-mail newsletter is cost. An e-mail newsletter will be less expensive to distribute than a printed newsletter, so you can send them out more frequently. The printed newsletter will have the consistent costs of printing … Continue reading

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Does the New European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) affect my Business?

By: Paloma Kennedy, Attorney with Boardman & Clark, LLP Have you noticed lately how many websites have sent you an email or requested you to agree to their new, updated privacy policy or terms of service? This is due to a new EU regulation that was passed May of 2018, called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR affects any business that collects or processes EU resident information, which includes an EU resident’s name; address; IP address; cookies; health, racial and ethnic data; political opinions; and sexual orientation – regardless of whether the collection or processing of this data is intentional. The regulation requires business owners to implement safeguards … 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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