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DIY Websites are ruining the Internet - Market House
DIY websites are ruining the Internet

Sample scenario: Bob runs a company. Bob is used to cutting corners on “unnecessary” expenses. Bob needs a new website, so he just decides to do it himself. Bob made the right call, right? Wrong. When it comes to looking for ways to save money and cut expenses with your business, the last place you…

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how much does a website cost
How much does a professional website cost?

If you’re reading this article, then it’s likely that are you’re looking to know the answer to the question, “how much does a professional website cost?” That’s a loaded question if there ever was one. And, chances are, no 2 people will give you the same response. Whether you’re asking a colleague for a recommendation or getting…

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professional website design
Professional Website Design for Your Brand

It’s time for your website to grow up Like many many companies out there, you probably have a website that should’ve been updated long ago. You know it. Your employees know it. Your customers know it. And, like many websites sitting on long-established domains, it was most likely created by someone with a fleeting interest in…

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direct mail marketing
Direct Mail Marketing: The Good & The Oh So Bad

When you a see a marketing campaign that clicks with you, you know it just works. Even with direct mail pieces that overload your mailbox, when you see one that catches your attention and holds your focus long enough to NOT be tossed into the garbage, that’s effective marketing. All the others that end up…

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combat creative block
6 ways to combat creative block

UPDATE We’ve doubled this list on the LunchBreak Marketing podcast. Listen to the podcast episode now. Have you ever been working on a project and just hit a wall? Or, what about sitting down to start project where you need to create 6-8 different, unique business cards that the world has never seen and you…

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misconceptions about being designer
5 misconceptions about being a designer

I haven’t always wanted to be a designer. Like most kids, I wanted to be a firefighter, a police officer, a cowboy, an astronaut, a professional athlete (more specifically an NBA player and this is funny if you know me because I rarely watch basketball), you know, the usual. Graphic designer never made that list.…

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4 ways to get the best work out of your designer
4 ways to get the best work out of your designer

Whether you’re a business owner who has hired a freelance designer, hired a staff designer to join your team, or are working with Market House as an extended marketing team, the fact is you want your designer to produce a great work for you. Designers are essentially all the same and here are a few tips…

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What is Responsive Web Design?

If your company deals with people, then a responsive website is vital to your business. Yeah, that sounds silly, but people are mobile now and are only a swipe and a tap away from information, a purchase, an app install or more. As a result, responsive web design focuses on delivering the best user experience possible regardless…

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