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BigCommerce Content Strategist Corinne Watson on Website Strategy for Small Businesses

[fa icon="calendar'] November 8, 2019 / by Gil Watts posted in Marketing & Sales

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Corinne Watson is a writer, researcher, and content strategist for BigCommerce, the leading cloud ecommerce platform for growing businesses. She’s a pro at helping businesses of all sizes develop winning marketing strategies and design stunning websites, so we asked her for some insight on website strategy for small businesses and entrepreneurs.

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5 Examples of Spooktacular Business Cards for Halloween

[fa icon="calendar'] October 16, 2019 / by Gil Watts posted in Business cards, design

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If you’ve ever created special, limited-time business cards or greeting cards for the holiday season, you know that a fun and festive design can draw more attention to your brand. 

We recently looked at some beautiful fall-themed illustrations to celebrate the changing seasons, but if the golds and browns of autumn are a little too subdued for your taste, there is another way to make a timely, seasonal impression: give your brand some Halloween spirit.

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Blooming Pixel Creatives CEO Payge Kerman on Brand Identity & Her Influencer Journey

[fa icon="calendar'] September 25, 2019 / by Gil Watts posted in branding, Business, Design Business

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CEO Payge Kerman founded Blooming Pixel Creatives in early 2017. A creative agency that caters to everyone from startups to multi-million-dollar companies, BPC helps their clients display unique work and create consistent, impactful branding. 

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The Ultimate Guide to Ordering Gift Cards for Your Business

[fa icon="calendar'] September 12, 2019 / by Gil Watts posted in Business Gift Cards, design, Business

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“Do you have gift cards available?”

Being able to answer “yes” to this question can be valuable for your business in a few intersecting ways. 

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Paper Type and Card Stock: How to Choose the Best Business Card Stock

[fa icon="calendar'] April 9, 2019 / by Gil Watts posted in Business cards, design

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Business cards are highly visual, but smart designers know the power that comes from going beyond looks alone and engaging with touch using paper weight and texture.

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Our Favorite Business Cards Using Foil

[fa icon="calendar'] March 29, 2019 / by Gil Watts posted in Business cards, Foil business cards

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 Effective business card design is all about storytelling. Foil business cards use subtle touches to give life to that story and transform the experience of giving and receiving a card.

How do you design a foil card that stands out? Here are some of our favorite examples of effective business card designs with foil:

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Different Types of Bases for Your Business Card: Cotton, Linen, Suede, Wood, and More

[fa icon="calendar'] March 26, 2019 / by Gil Watts posted in Business cards, design, wood business cards

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It doesn’t take long to make a first impression. In fact, some studies indicate that a person will make up their mind about a stranger in seven seconds or less. When you hand someone a business card, what does that card say about you?

Killer business card design can make you or your clients stand out, but it’s not all about looks. The base you choose for your business card will influence how a recipient will feel — literally.

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Die Cut vs Laser Cut vs Router Cut: Defined

[fa icon="calendar'] March 18, 2019 / by Gil Watts posted in Business cards, design

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