I made my first sale this weekend! I logged in to Amazon Associates to get links and images for a new post this morning, which is how I saw the sale! And it was just in time as I was getting very close to calling it quits since all my hard work was seemingly going un-rewarded. Guess that's my lesson for thinking about giving up. Now off to finish that new article!
Believe it or not, the colors you choose for your website (and other marketing materials) can have an impact on your customers' experiences and perhaps even influence on whether they make a purchase or not. Statistics show that over 80% of consumers cite color as a reason for their purchase of a particular product! For example, did you know that red elicits hunger? Think of how many restaurants have red in their logo or even "red" in their name...McDonalds, Wendy's, Pizza Hut, Red Robin, Red Lo
I'm a graphic designer by trade, so I have tried a ton of various websites for graphics, web templates, etc. A great one is Mighty Deals (www.mightydeals.com). They offer a lot of free graphics, photos, and fonts that you can download and use on your site (http://www.mightydeals.com/free_stuff). They also sell items usually at a reasonable price. I bought a royalty free stock image collection from them years ago that contained thousands of images for only $75. They also offer Wordpress themes a
I wasn't sure exactly where to post this, so I figured my blog was a good enough place to start. Anyways, I'm a graphic/web designer by trade with over 15 years of experience and have run my own design firm, among many other creative positions. If anyone would like some advice or insight into their logo/website design, layout, use of colors or fonts, etc. just let me know. I'll be happy to help, time permitting. There is quite a bit of science and psychology to good logo and web design, believe
Well, I still haven't made any money, but I'm sure that will come. I've made several posts and continue to post almost daily. I've set up accounts on all of the social media suggested and am posting, sharing, tweeting, etc. frequently as well. I have several followers on these sites, which is exciting!
I've been a member about 2 or 3 weeks. I was working on it daily and making good progress up until last week when a friend had an emergency and I had to take a few days off. Anyways, I've created a website (www.craftbeerbrigade.com) and have a few posts up. I haven't made any money yet (I don't think I'm that far in the process at this point) but I'm glad of how the website looks and the logo I created. I'm hoping to get many more posts up over the next two weeks and start to see some significa