Great Business Tips for Facebook Success

Facebook is a great way to connect with friends, family, and co-workers around the world. Although it was designed as a top social media site it has become a highly effective business tool.

According to, an estimated 42% of small businesses in the U.S. now have a Facebook page.  And about 70% of small businesses overall plan to use social media this year. It’s great for marketing your products and services, share contacts, and connecting with your customers. Here are some smart ways your business can use Facebook to their advantage.


Avoid the “business hours” trap

Most businesses post content to their Facebook pages during the middle of the day (roughly 10 am to 4 pm).  But that’s not

Top New Year Resolutions for Graphic Designers!

As a new year approaches many people take time to look back on the previous year and reflect on what they would do differently this coming year. Well as a graphic designer one of the things I always say I’m going to do better is taking my design skills to the next level by expanding my overall knowledge and growing my clientele. But why stop with just the one resolution. Why not go for as many as you can! Here is a list of the top New Years resolutions for graphic designers to consider for 2012!

Expand your Design Skills:

In order for a graphic designer to grow their businesses and stay on top of their competition you need

December 20th, 2011|Branding and Identity|

Graphic Design Services You Can’t Be Without

When it comes to your companies marketing needs you want to work with a company that has all the best services to help grow your business. The top graphic design agencies can offer you more than just a few items to get you going. You want someone who can give you a professional, standout new look to help drive customers and revenue. At Moonstruck Marketing Group we offer a wide variety of graphic design and advertising services. We also provide website design, corporate identity packages, and printing services for all your marketing needs.

Corporate Identity and Logo Design

Corporate Identity and logo design target to deliver your business message through an image, symbol or mark. The corporate identity creates

Top Way to Keep Your Customers Coming Back For More

Let’s face it, sometimes searching for new clients in a competitive market is tough, so most of us graphic and web designers tend to build strong, long-term relationships with clients which gives us continuous work rather than always searching out for new work and clients. There are several ways you can build up your clientele base but here are some great tips on retaining them for the long-haul.

Finding The Right Clients

First, one of the best ways to keep a strong relationship with a client is by finding the right ones to work with. This is done by knowing your target market and reaching out to those people. By being active on networking and interacting and staying in

Top Tools and Apps for Graphic Designers

Here are some of the latest tools and apps that can help Graphic designers, freelance designers, web designers and others utilize to maximize their marketing and design potential.

-Basecamp: This is a great online software package that makes project management and collaboration easy. This software system is accessed and managed entirely online, so none of the software or data is actually stored on your computer. You can share the project management with your clients or an entire company.

-MailChimp: This is a great site for email marketing and the best advantage of this site is that is it completely free. MailChimp helps you design email newsletters, share them on social networks, integrate with services you already use like paypal,

Top Business Online Marketing Tips and Tactics for Cyber Shopping!

Black Friday is known as one of the busiest shopping days in the United States totaling well over $50 billion in sales and seeing a whopping 226 million customers in the doors. But in recent years with all the best online deals on the Internet it’s no wonder why 83% of consumers say they prefer shopping online over visiting crowded stores during Black Friday. Cyber Monday has given Black Friday a run for the money.

And a new study shows that 65% of online shoppers to search out products and buying well before Cyber Monday.  So it is a must for top companies to market their produce and services early. Here are some top tips and tactics companies

Top Marketing Trends to Follow

As technology continues to move faster than the speed of light it is important for businesses to develop new and more technical ways to market their companies. Although print media is still a very important and effective way to market your company, using the web to drive customer traffic and promote your products and services is the latest marketing trends. Here are some great marketing trends to follow to help grow your business.

QR Codes

2011 has seen a huge increase in the use of QR codes on everything from advertising campaigns to websites. A QR code is similar to a barcode that stores business information that can be read by smart devices to market your company. QR codes

November 22nd, 2011|Moonstruck Marketing|

Top Skills Every Graphic Designer Should Have

To become a professional graphic designer there are a variety of skills that are essential to creating projects assigned by a client or employers that they will expect you to demonstrate. Here are the top skills every graphic designer should have to help you build your business and drive client traffic.

Creativity – Have the skill to recognize and develop new trends and what appeals to people the most, as well as being able to visualize how something can look completed.

Typography – Knowing and understanding type is essential to strong design. Designers should be aware of font families, appropriate use of line-height, kerning and tracking. Since our industry is primarily about communication so the type needs