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Branding Trends

Tingalls Graphic Design is super-excited to be the first agency in Madison to offer to latest in branding trends – The Rock. Continue reading

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Posted in Advertising, Branding, Creativity, Tips, Tradeshow Marketing

Tracking Your Networking Success (or Lack Thereof)

In our recent blog post, Networking is Still a Viable Way to Grow a Business, we talked about five tips to help determine what types of networking groups are best for you to join. But once you find groups that are a good fit for you and your business, how do you track the actual effectiveness of the group to see if it’s generating business leads, or business insights, on a regular basis? Assuming that you are a regular attendee of the group, is it really worth your while? To answer these questions, you’ll first need to determine your intention for joining the group in the first place (which hopefully … Continue reading

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Networking is Still a Viable Way to Grow a Business

There was a time when a handshake was our social media. Live conversation, awkward pauses, and the exchange of business cards were our means of disseminating information to each other. And although the Internet has permanently changed the business landscape, networking is still an excellent way for many businesses to be more involved in the community, and grow their business. That being said, you may not want to join the very first association or group you stumble upon. Doing some research to find a networking group that offers value to you and your business — either with educational opportunities, or potential to meet customers in your niche — can go … Continue reading

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10 Business Building Tips

As you may know, Tingalls Design has grown solely by networking and word of mouth marketing. Below are some of my best kept secrets to help build your business. 1. Be seen as a pro. Write an article about your profession and submit it to your local newspaper or neighborhood association’s newsletter. 2. Vehicle Mobile advertising. Letter your vehicle’s bumper with your website address. 3. Join forces. Contact members of your power team; vendors you regularly do business with. You may have the same niche and can share client lists. 4. Exhibit. Showcase a new product or service at an upcoming tradeshow. 5. Be generous. Offer your services for free … Continue reading

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