Here are some articles and tips to help your business prosper. From marketing, design, technology and how to get results.

Articles: Things to think about – Orcada Media Group, Inc.

Orcada Media Group

18 hours 35 minutes ago

#Unicorns might be #myths, but they aren’t the only ones. #WebsiteDesign also has myths you need to know about before getting a new site or revamping your current site. #LifeIsNotATemplate #BeRecognized #WeAreOrcada #OrcadaMedia

10 Web Design Myths, Busted [SlideShare]

Orcada Media Group

1 day 18 hours ago

“#GraphicDesign will always be a necessary tool for artistic, economic, #marketing and architectural expression and will continue to evolve as a result of advances in technology and online mediums.” Well that’s good. We’ll still be in #business. #LifeIsNotATemplate #BeRecognized #WeAreOrcada #OrcadaMedia

How Graphic Design Is Evolving
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Orcada Media Group

2 days 18 hours ago

If you’re in the #FoodIndustry, you need to stand out. You need a cohesive, vibrant look that will keep you top of mind. Curious what we can do for you? Contact us: hello@orcada.com
#LifeIsNotATemplate #BeRecognized #OrcadaMedia #WeAreOrcada

Orcada Media Group

3 days 18 hours ago

We’ve designed many #HealthAndWellness #websites, and we’ve seen what works and what doesn’t. Reach out if you need yours refreshed or rebuilt: hello@orcada.com. In the meantime, enjoy this @Huffpost #article. #LifeIsNotATemplate #BeRecognized #OrcadaMedia #WeAreOrcada

The 30 best websites for learning about health and fitness

Orcada Media Group

4 days 18 hours ago

Ever #ShopOnline, only to abandon the basket and go to another site? There could be a reason for that, other than #Squirrel! There might be something wrong with the #website. Does your site have that issue? #LifeIsNotATemplate #BeRecognized #OrcadaMedia #WeAreOrcada

How to Improve the User Experience of Your E-Commerce Site

Orcada Media Group

5 days 18 hours ago

One thing we do really well is #communicate. We listen, we think, we come up with ideas to fix problems in attracting customers. That’s part of the #CreativeProcess that makes good #GraphicDesign and #branding work. Sound like something you need? Contact us: hello@orcada.com
#LifeIsNotATemplate #BeRecognized #OrcadaMedia #WeAreOrcada

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Orcada Media Group

1 week 18 hours ago

Ever think of #WebDesign as being part of developing #CustomerLoyalty? We have! Check out this #article. Then ask us to review your site. No charge. hello@orcada.com #LifeIsNotATemplate #BeRecognized #OrcadaMedia #WeAreOrcada

Building Loyalty: 7 Web Design Strategies to Earn Your Audience’s Trust - Search Engine Journal

Orcada Media Group

1 week 1 day ago

“Visual experience is the first pathway on the journey to conversion…” Great line from this @Forbes article on #branding and #design. Keep these ideas in mind when you are reviewing your #website and thinking about a refresh. #LifeIsNotATemplate #BeRecognized #OrcadaMedia #WeAreOrcada

Creating Brand Connectivity Through Design And Content Strategies

Orcada Media Group

1 week 2 days ago

We encourage clients to #blog, but it’s not always easy, especially if you have trouble coming up with ideas. Our friends at @ATW-AllThingsWriting have some issues you need to be aware of. #LifeIsNotATemplate #BeRecognized #OrcadaMedia #WeAreOrcada

Assessing Your Blogs: You Should Be Concerned If …

Orcada Media Group

1 week 4 days ago

Trying to write your own #WebsiteContent? It’s not easy (and if it seems to be, you might be missing something). Our friends at @ATW-AllThingsWriting have some great questions you should ask yourself. #LifeIsNotATemplate #BeRecognized #OrcadaMedia #WeAreOrcada
https://allthingswritingllc.com/14-questions-to-ask-yourself-when-writing-website-content/

14 Questions to Ask Yourself When Writing Website Content

Orcada Media Group

1 week 5 days ago

We encourage clients to #blog, but it’s not always easy, especially if you have trouble coming up with ideas. Our friends at @ATW-AllThingsWriting have some issues you need to be aware of. #LifeIsNotATemplate #BeRecognized #OrcadaMedia #WeAreOrcada https://allthingswritingllc.com/assessing-your-blogs-you-should-be-concerned-if/

Assessing Your Blogs: You Should Be Concerned If …

Orcada Media Group

2 weeks 18 hours ago

If you’re doing your own #SocialMedia and you’re using #Instagram, it helps to get some #tips along the way. Here’s one you might not have heard. #LifeIsNotATemplate #BeRecognized #OrcadaMedia #WeAreOrcada

How To Share Instagram Posts Directly To Your Stories

Orcada Media Group

2 weeks 1 day ago

#PSA: There are a lot of fly-by-night #DigitalMarketing and #WebDesign companies out there that will leave you hanging - and take your cash with them. Even if you don’t choose us, we suggest you work with a #LocalBiz that is well established and has a good #LocalReputation. #LifeIsNotATemplate #BeRecognized #OrcadaMedia #WeAreOrcada

How To Avoid Digital Marketing Scams And Outsource The Right Way

Orcada Media Group

2 weeks 2 days ago

Best. Line. Ever. Or at least today. “Good design is a tricky thing. Not only do you have to have all the right pieces, you also have to keep out all of the wrong pieces.” Nice work, @Hubspot! #LifeIsNotATemplate #BeRecognized #OrcadaMedia #WeAreOrcada

10 Web Design Myths, Busted [SlideShare]

Orcada Media Group

2 weeks 3 days ago

You have choices when it comes to #WebDesign, and building a @website shouldn’t require you complete form after form after form. Want to have a real discussion about your #design and #branding needs? Let’s talk. hello@orcada.com #LifeIsNotATemplate #WeAreOrcada #BeRecognized #OrcadaMedia

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Orcada Media Group

2 weeks 4 days ago

One of the best things about our #DesignBiz is the way we get to learn about you and your #business and create #solutions to your #branding and #website problems. (Yes, we find it fun.) Want that personalized approach? Contact us: hello@orcada.com #LifeIsNotATemplate #WeAreOrcada #BeRecognized #OrcadaMedia

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Orcada Media Group

2 weeks 5 days ago

One thing we do really well is #communicate. We listen, we think, we come up with ideas to fix problems in attracting customers. That’s part of the #CreativeProcess that makes good #GraphicDesign and #branding work. Sound like something you need? Contact us: hello@orcada.com #LifeIsNotATemplate #BeRecognized #OrcadaMedia #WeAreOrcada http://www.orcada.com/

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Orcada Media Group

3 weeks 16 hours ago

Does #ContentMarketing seem a little hazy to you? Not sure what it's all about or questioning its value? Recent reports reveal some interesting #MarketingTrends. Here's what the latest #stats are saying. https://princewilliamliving.com/2018/07/content-marketing-what-recent-numbers-say/

Content Marketing: What Recent Numbers Say

Orcada Media Group

3 weeks 1 day ago

Ever think of #WebDesign as being part of developing #CustomerLoyalty? We have! Check out this #article. Then ask us to review your site. No charge. hello@orcada.com #LifeIsNotATemplate #BeRecognized #OrcadaMedia #WeAreOrcada

Building Loyalty: 7 Web Design Strategies to Earn Your Audience’s Trust - Search Engine Journal

Orcada Media Group

3 weeks 2 days ago

“Visual experience is the first pathway on the journey to conversion…” Great line from this Forbes article on #branding and #design. Keep these ideas in mind when you are reviewing your #website and thinking about a refresh. #LifeIsNotATemplate #BeRecognized #OrcadaMedia #WeAreOrcada

Creating Brand Connectivity Through Design And Content Strategies

Orcada Media Group

1 month 3 weeks ago

It is a wait and see for now on the new Supreme Court decision on sales tax and internet sales.

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/06/what-the-supreme-courts-decision-on-online-sales-tax-means/563405/

Will a New Supreme Court Decision Change Online Shopping?

Orcada Media Group

1 month 3 weeks ago

Orcada Media Group

2 months 1 week ago

Orcada Media Group

2 months 1 week ago

Working with Baskin Robbins in Gainesville, VA if you are able to make it on the 5th, there will be live show tunes with Angela Knight from 1-2 PM. Come joing us and have some yummy ice cream!

Orcada Media Group

2 months 1 week ago

Just finished designing Jakari's new logo.

Orcada Media Group

2 months 3 weeks ago

If you do business in the EU then you need to be aware and upgrade your Privacy Policy by May 25th. The new (GDPR) data protection laws. They provide clarity in how your business collects and processes your clients data. You also must send out a notification to allow for your email reccipients to unsubscribe.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2017/12/04/yes-the-gdpr-will-affect-your-u-s-based-business/#2a96bd656ff2

Yes, The GDPR Will Affect Your U.S.-Based Business

Orcada Media Group

2 months 3 weeks ago

Tools to help you keep in touch with your customers.

https://blog.fivestars.com/13-tools-businesses-can-use-to-communicate-with-customers/

13 Tools Businesses Can Use to Communicate with Customers | Fivestars Insights

Orcada Media Group

3 months 4 days ago

Presentations that engage.

https://business.tutsplus.com/tutorials/creative-presentation-ideas--cms-27281

10 Creative Presentation Ideas: That Will Inspire Your Audience to Action

Orcada Media Group

3 months 4 days ago

What color means and how it can affect your logo.

https://www.fastcompany.com/3028378/what-your-logos-color-says-about-your-company-infographic

What Your Logo’s Color Says About Your Company (Infographic)