We are pleased to welcome Geraldine de Torres Lim to Dubyts Communications as our cracker jack web programmer and designer.
Geraldine knows her way around code and design - a very tough combination to find - but we finally found her!
Welcome to the Dubyts Team Geraldine!
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Social Marketing Mahem
sure if the whole social marketing thing is for you? Do you need a
facebook page? What about twitter, Linked in, MySpace, etc., etc., etc.
ever you do, don't put meatballs on your sundae. Find out if you should
be in this space and to what extent. Give us a call and we'll
help you make sense of it all.
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||If it looks like a duck and it walks like a duck . . . |
I'm fairly certain most people can finish this statement without really
thinking about it. But we don't really consider HOW we know how to
finish this sentence. We just know that, "If it looks like a duck
and it walks like a duck then it must be a duck!" Someone might
have said it to us once, maybe twice, but it stuck because it made
This is a great illustration of what your marketing and design should achieve. You should strive to ensure your marketing:
- is intuitive
- makes sense
- the graphics should enhance the message and visa versa
you want the person looking at your logo or website or brochure, even
your biz cards, to say, "Of course, what else would it be? This makes
Here are a couple of grade school examples to drive the point home:
- It wouldn't be very intuitive for a company named Yellow Duck Graphics to create a logo with pastel pink duck.
- Sunny Day Kids Kamp
would surely have more luck attracting clients with bright primary
colors like yellow, red, green and blue vs staid and stodgy colors like
navy, gray and taupe
- The HE men of, The Real Man's Iron Gym, would suffer a serious disconnect if the font on the outdoor sign was a frilly pink script.
These examples might seem a little goofy but it's amazing what you get in your mail box these days!
marketing, communications and design are the product of a methodology
and process that answer some fundamental questions to discover
everything from basic demographics to what influences purchase, how
they purchase, when they purchase, etc., etc., etc.
If you're looking for that "Aha!" of a great communications piece you know who to call. ; )
||Congratulations Deb Dawson-Dunn! -
|Congratulations to Deb Dawson-Dunn of Get It Dunn!
Get it Dunn is a treasured client and we are extremely proud to offer
our congratulations to Deb on being named, Woman Entrepreneur of the
Year in the Emerging Business Category. The awards are hosted annually
by the Women Business Owners of Manitoba!
||Slic Chics the sequel - |
might recall our last newsletter when we introduced you to one of our
newest clients, Slic Chics Boutique. Well, Debra Laurin, owner of
Slic Chics successfully launched her boutique in April and is open for
business at, 845 Henderson Highway in Winnipeg.
are proud to have assisted Debra with a direct mail campaign that
brought out 1000's of customers to her weekend grand opening. We also
worked with her on her website design and production, grand opening
collaterals, e-news, gift certificates, postcards and more!
Check out Slic Chics online at www.SlicChics.com and make sure you stop by her shop at 845 Henderson Highway to get some of the hottest new and consignment clothes in the city