Now offering Full Color Banners and Trade show displays

With the holidays behind us, the New Year upon us and Spring just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about your new 2015 indoor and outdoor marketing materials! Urban Media Co. is now offering full color banners and trade show displays! 

 

Urban Media Co. will not only work with you on designing you the perfect piece to convey your message, but we will also print it for you. You can be rest assured that your print piece will come out looking professional and branded perfectly for your next event. 

 

10 social media post ideas for business owners

We often hear from our clients that they struggle with what to post via Facebook or other social media websites. This of course leads to frustration and ultimately a lacking social media presence. Although this is a common problem, there are solutions. Below we offer some suggestions that will help increase your likes, comments, shares as well as help get your website more traffic.

 

Ask a question - 

People love to give their advice and offer their opinion. Polls offer a great way to begin a discussion between you and your followers, this will also give you great insight from your audience. A good example of a poll would be something like " By a show of 'Likes', have you ever recommended our service to someone? If so/not, tell us why? " or something like this to get a conversation going. 

 

5 Web Design Trends you can expect to see in 2015

With each passing year website design layouts change and new trends come to life. Below you will find 5 web design trends that will be relevant in 2015, reason for the trend and what to do to make sure your website is staying up to par. 

 

Responsive website design  - 

If your website is not responsive, you are already far behind. Responsive web design has become the standard and more businesses opted to move in this direction in 2014. Responsive websites are more friendly for your website visitors, which leads to lower bounce rates and high conversion rates. Bottom line, go responsive and do it now! 

 

Thank you for a great 2014!

Thank you to all of our clients for another amazing year! 2014 was great year for us. As many of you know we changed our name from Urban Design Firm to Urban Media Co. and we expanded the services we offer. On top of Graphic Design, Website Design and Printing services, we are now offering full HD Video / Audio Production ( please check out some of our latest video production links below ) as well as Photography. We appreciate all of the fun projects we got to work on this year! Any excuse for us to be creative is a plus in our lives and we would not be able to do it without you!

 

We are wishing you all a Happy and Prosperous 2015! Happy New Years everyone! 

 

Logo Design & Color Meaning

At Urban Media Co. we offer professional logo design services to variety of businesses. We offer a unique style when designing our clients logos which makes our clients’ businesses exceptional and attractive to all who come across it.  At Urban Media Co. we will also help you select the best colors for your new logo, keeping in mind that each color has a meaning and we want to make sure that we use the best fitted color for your specific business.

 

For example, a business that would like to represent stability to their clients would be best to use the color blue, which signifies trust, dependability and strength. Companies who use blue in their logo design and branding are companies like Facebook, HP, Walmart, Ford and Twitter to name a few. Those in the entertainment or food industry should use colors such as orange or red, which signify friendliness, excitement and confidence. Companies who use these 2 colors in their logo design and branding are companies like Coca-Cola, Netflix, Dairy Queen, Nickelodeon and Crush Soda. Therefore even if you have no idea on what color will best suit your business needs, we will assist you in making sure you pick the right one that fits your company.

 

15% off all print orders from now until Jan 30th 2015

In celebration of the holiday season and the new year we are offering 15% off on all print orders from now until Jan 30th 2015. This discount is available on all our print products no matter the quantity. All that is needed is to make your order via phone within this specified time frame and you will receive the 15% discount, it's that easy! Our main goal with this offer is to give our clients the opportunity to enjoy our high quality printing services at reduced prices so they can kick off  the new year right!!!


The print products we offer are as followed: business cards, booklets, bookmark, brochures, calendars, catalogs, CD packages, club flyers, collectors card, door hanger, DVD packages, envelopes, event tickets, hang tags, letterheads, mini menu, notepads, posters, postcards, presentation folders, rack cards,roll labels, special shapes, stickers, table tents, and tent cards. We offer nearly all kinds of print services for all types of businesses and events and specialty print products are available upon request.

 

Is your business focusing on Google reviews? Here's why you should be.

What does your business look like on Google? Do you have any reviews? Are they good or not so good? It is very important for local businesses to put more focus on Google reviews going into 2015. If your website is ranking at the top of Google then you will of course attract more visitors, you’ll see more volume in sales, and essentially more revenue. However, it is easy for a potential customer or client to go with the other guys simply because they have reviews next to their listing and your business did not. Google reviews ( or lack thereof ) can also affect search engine rankings, so along with a proper SEO regimen, reviews can help keep your website exposure where you want it to be.

 

Currently, Google does not accept reviews from third-party websites such as Yelp and that is why Google local reviews have become more important. You should look for ways on how to get more Google local reviews from customers every time they use your services. Offer them an incentive before or after you have worked with them! Encourage them to share their experience with your business to others.

 

Why am I not getting more traffic to my website?

When businesses launch their websites for the first time, they tend to expect to gain an audience immediately. Most businesses are usually shocked by how taxing it can be to get someone to pay attention to their business, let alone find their website. Contrary to popular belief, having a website does not mean that all of a sudden you have a strong presence online. The easy part is usually to get your website up and running, the hard part is finding a way to get people to visit it.

There are many competitors who are online marketing their website which can make it more of a challenge for anyone to notice your website. The key to having a strong online web presence is not having a website alone, you need to be active on the internet. You need to advertise and market your website through different mediums.

 

Video is Important When Marketing Online

A good business owner does their very best to ensure that they have a blog or website so they have a strong presence online. But having a website is not the hard part; the difficult part is drawing attention to your website. The more visitors you get to your site, the more likely you are to convert visitors into clients. 

 

One of the most emphasized concepts when it comes to web design is the content you put in your website. Indeed, you need to have search engine optimized content, so that your rankings in popular search engines are good. But this is not enough; you also need to have valuable content that will catch the attention of your audience. This is where video is incorporated.

 

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