7 Things You Should Know About SEO

Search engine optimisation is something that is often spoken of, but it isn’t often that people truly understand it. If you know what you’re doing, SEO can change the way you do business. If you don’t, however, what you don’t know could sink you. By now, most people realize that SEO is a very important part of business. An Internet presence is vital if you want to make it in today’s world, so search engine optimisation is something that just about everyone needs to know something about. If you run a business, it’s even more important that you understand how to optimize your website or blog. Search engine optimisation isn’t just about adding keywords to your website content and blog […]

9 steps to better web design

As the old saying goes, if you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Developing a web design without a plan is like constructing a building without blueprints. Things end up in the wrong place, features are overlooked, and the situation is ripe for mis-communication between website developer and client. Planning your website ahead of time will give it clear direction as well as prevent missed deadlines and backtracking. If you are a web developer working with clients, then this guide will help both of you to plan properly. If you are a business owner or employee of an organisation, then this guide will help lay the ground work for your website. Set your purpose and goals. What is the purpose of […]

Adelaide Festival Design Posters

For more than 50 years Adelaide Festival audiences have been delighted in an mix of challenging, inspiring and entertaining artists and performers. This vital and prestigious celebration of art from around the globe has defined South Australia as the nation’s premier festival state. With internationally acclaimed theatre productions, an eclectic array of world-class musicians, breathtaking dance pieces and striking visual arts displays, Adelaide’s warm March days and starry nights provide the ideal setting for this highly accessible event. We have had the privilege of working with the Adelaide Festival for the past three years, and are luckily enough to have just been signed on for a fourth year. It has been a great experience working closely with the team for both […]

Graphic Design Adelaide Community on Google+

We have finally seen the light, and joined Google+ by creating our own little design community named ‘Graphic Design Adelaide Community’ which anyone can join by clicking on the link. We love all things design, and of course our little town of Adelaide in South Australia. We made this community not just for fellow Adelaideans, but for any one out there who has never been to Adelaide, so that one day they can come over and see what it has to offer. Below is some of the cool stuff we have posted on there. Adelaide… it’s got that feeling (1982 Advert)    

Adelaide logo design for favourite food event

Category: Adelaide logo design The problem Fork on the Road was an idea by Joe Noone, who was inspired by the Food Truck Events overseas. After coming back from his trips abroad, Joe approached us about creating a logo which had to clearly identify the idea of Food Trucks, Vans, Carts and Bikes all in one location, making the food itself the attraction and the event. The approach We started the Adelaide logo design project by researching the main theme of the fork on the road as per the title of the event. The ideas was not to take itself too seriously, and have fun with the idea. Using colours such as yellow and red in relation to the fast […]

Why Your Logo Design is Really Important

A logo is to a business as your face is to you. It is how you are recognised. It reflects your personality, or in case of your business. It is also the most powerful marketing tool known around. Logo design establishes your identity. It’s hard to establish your business in the market place without a logo. A logo is like a mental shortcut to a product or company. Just how often do you recognise a car from its make, rather than the ever present logo on the bumper or in front? The power of a logo lies in its visual stature. Studies have shown people recognise and relate to images faster then say text. In today’s world of multimedia, this […]

Using Your Website to Generate Leads

The other day I was sitting in a meeting with a new client, discussing their objectives of their website. What is it that you want it to do for you? This was the question that I asked them. There are many answers that usually follow. I usually hear things like: Provide information about my business Give people a way to contact me Prove to shareholders that we are actively marketing online Be on the first page of Google Now, while these are all fine goals, they really aren’t the primary thing that we should be looking at. Yes, your website will provide viewers with information about you and your business. This should absolutely include a contact page, but is that […]

New to Google Plus?

With so many user guides out there, we found this infographic to give you some of the main principles you’ll want to know to get started on Google Plus! Impressed by this infographic? Well, get in touch with the Mervik Haums here: www.mervikhaums.com