Marketing agencies in Charlottesville, Virginia

Charlottesville Marketing and Design Agencies


09.05.17
Often, we are reminded of how fortunate we are to be working in Charlottesville, Virginia. Marketing firms in this part of the world set a …
Personal photos and selfies vs professional business photography

Good Design Matters: The Benefits of Hiring a Professional Photographer


08.17.17
Custom, professional photographs are the foundation of good design. Without them, marketing is lifeless. Do yourself a favor: hire a professional photographer.
Ivy Group's logo leaf icon 3D printed

3D Printing (for Free) at Your Library


08.01.17
Several years ago, the idea of printing objects seemed extraordinary. Now, it’s more mainstream and available to the public, particularly through libraries. Curious to experience 3D printing firsthand, Ivy Group programmer Landon Dorrier popped over to a local Charlottesville library to get hands-on experience.
Picture frames with Ivy leaves

How to Get the Most Out of Your Content


07.20.17
Content marketing is an investment of time, effort, and money—make sure you get the most out of it with the three “re”s: repackage, reframe, and repost.
Library card design for Ypsilanti District Library

Why Give a Public Library a Tagline?


06.22.17
Support advocacy efforts. It’s no secret that over the past twenty-five years, public libraries, alongside schools and other services, have felt the pinch of straitened municipal …
HTTPS SSL Security

SSL: What is it? And do I need it?


06.06.17
What is an SSL Certificate? An SSL certificate establishes a secure connection on your website that is more resistant to hackers. In a nutshell, it is …
Good Design Matters: Value of a Well-Designed Logo

Good Design Matters: Avoiding the $1 Logo Trap


05.09.17
Do you know what you have to lose by trying out those $1 sites?
Good Design Matters

Good Design Matters: The Basics


04.04.17
Have you ever been approached by an offer to design your website, flyer, or logo? Did you think “why pay someone else to do it when I can do it for free?”
Agency-client relationships

Agency-Client Relationships


02.14.17
Put a ring on it: 4 tips for successful agency-client relationships Becoming the agency of record for a company can feel a lot like getting married. …
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I Resolve To…


01.03.17
How are your New Year’s Resolutions going? Take a look at The Ivy Group’s I Resolve project! To kick off his resolution, senior graphic designer Stephen stepped …
Emily Burlingame

Welcome Emily


11.18.16
This month, The Ivy Group welcomed Emily Burlingame to the team. We sat down with her to find out why. Your official title is Design & …
Sexism in Advertising: You mean a woman can open it?

How to Avoid Sexism in Advertising


11.03.16
At one of my first jobs out of school, I was tasked with writing copy for a Super Bowl-themed date night promotion. The first lines on …
LinkedIn for B2B Business Development

LinkedIn for B2B Business Development


07.01.16
LinkedIn offers an entire suite of features to make your job easier. It’s the Facebook of the professional world and a business developer’s dream. Follow …
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What Does a Website Cost?


06.28.16
Website development costs are a matter of hours, determined by the complexity of the site's design and functionality. The website price depends on how long it will take our highly skilled designers and programmers to deliver a quality product that meets your (and your customers’) needs.

Only in Des Moines During a National Election


03.04.16
It’s political season and Greg Heid, Library Director, Des Moines (IA) Public Library recounts his primary experience.