Monday, March 17, 2008

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

I found out today that the Chicago River is dyed green every year for the celebration of this holiday. How did I not know this?

The topic today reminds me of how people perceive things differently. Especially in the design business, it’s often difficult if you are a business owner to get your idea across to your designer of what you’d like your logo, website, business cards or stationery to look like.

I usually ask my clients to send me websites and images that they like the look of so I can get a better idea of what type of design they prefer. More often than not, their taste is not the same as mine and it helps so that we can both get on the same page.

If you happen to have an Irish pub or you know someone who is need of an original “Irish” site design, drop us a line – in honor of the holiday, we are offering up this site design for dirt cheap:

Why you ask?

It’s a website design mock-up that we never used for a clients website and we’ve been holding on to it, waiting for a match. The perception of what was desired and what came to be, varied vastly:

I realize today’s small business tips blog wasn’t too helpful, but I promise we’ll post something worthy of your attention tomorrow. (That is if we don’t consume too much green beer and corned beef tonight!)

In the meantime – you should read what the experts have to say when weighing in on what technology marketers should be paying attention to in 2008. (They quote my favorite branding guy Darryl Ohrt from Brand Flakes for Breakfast.)

Kiss me, I am Irish - Joanne

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