Small Business Resources - Branding
All of the designers below come highly recommended - either we've worked with them personally or one of our trusted colleagues has experienced their work. While every designer can adapt to your guidance in terms of style, the most effective way to choose the right designer is to find someone whose artwork naturally resonates with your taste -- be sure that you like most examples in their portfolio.
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Soulful Brand is a brand consultancy and leadership development firm, helping socially conscious organizations stand out with a unique message in their market, while staying true to themselves. Ryan Rigoli and Matthew Sloan are guided by the belief that telling a powerful story of your brand is more than just having the right words, it’s about the resonance you create with your community when you share your message. In essence, it’s the deeper meaning and authenticity that comes through you, online and in conversation, that can attract your best-fit audience.
Stewart Snyder does web design. His focus is on the three criteria for a successful collaboration: great work, on time (actually, amazingly responsive), and easy to work with (he's just plain fun). His IT background gives him a precision and can-do attitude that are very refreshing. Couple that with his own entrepreneurial experience and you've got a partner that will provide more than you imagine at an extraordinary value - and a process you'll truly enjoy. Any time you need work on your website, put Stu on your shortlist. www.webdesignwithstu.com
Since 2000, Blue Marble Creative has focused on working with people committed to making a difference in social and environmental issues, by helping their mission-critical services, products and ideas have greater impact. Blue Marble Creative helps their clients clarify and organize their message, then create communication tools to connect, align and inspire their audience into action. Their areas of specialization include: brand positioning and communications strategy, website design and development, infographics and content development, publication design and layout and presentation slides and handouts.
Judy Stewart of J Stewart Designs has a gift for capturing your essence in visual design for your marketing mission. She offers web and print design as well as book cover design.
Jennifer Hautman of Big Blue Design creates unique compelling designs. She's a delight to work with and brings a fine arts detail approach to her designs.
Jo Anne Smith and Evangeline Welch are extraordinary facilitators and designers who founded Intuitive Leaps Creative Services. Its mission is to help people and organizations clarify and express the essence of who they are and what they offer. They will collaborate with you to articulate your mission, ignite your message and connect more effectively with your audience. Services include branding, website development, writing and editing, art direction and graphic design, and group facilitation.