Five J Design Blog

How to Use Visual Storytelling for Your Brand

Posted by Lacey Wright on Wed, Jul 18, 2018 @ 10:07 AM


You might be wondering, what is visual storytelling? By definition, visual storytelling is the use of any viewable media to relate your message to your customer base. This can include anything from infographics and images to video and illustrations. Although visual storytelling has been around for quite some time (think cave paintings) we have seen an uptick in image and video based storytelling in the last few years, thanks mostly to the social media boom. So why does it matter? And how can it actually help your marketing efforts?

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Tags: Social Media, Branding, Instagram, Graphic Design, Brand, Digital Strategy, Marketing

Outsourcing Graphic Design to Benefit Your Bottom Line

Posted by Sawyer Vanden Heuvel on Thu, Nov 19, 2015 @ 15:11 PM

Let's say you are a business owner or maybe a marketing manager for your company. You have few choices when it comes to your marketing:

  1. Do I hire a graphic designer to work for my company?
  2. Do I skip hiring a designer and try to do it myself?
  3. Do I outsource my marketing efforts to a marketing agency or firm?

Each of these options has its pros and cons, but the real question to ask yourself is: "how much time am I willing to give towards my marketing and will it be effective in the end?" For this article, we are going to focus in on the benefits of outsourcing graphic design work for your next marketing campaign or web site design project. 

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Tags: Branding, Graphic Design, Brand, Web Design

[QUIZ] Are you a logo design expert?

Posted by Sawyer Vanden Heuvel on Tue, Nov 10, 2015 @ 15:11 PM

Brands take a long time to become recognized and well-known by the general population. We've put together some famous logo designs over the years in this short quiz. Can you name all of the brands in this logo quiz? Who knows, maybe someday your brand will be famous with the rest.

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Tags: Logo Design, Branding, Logo, Brand

Avoid these Top Mistakes in Logo Design

Posted by Lacey Wright on Fri, Nov 6, 2015 @ 10:11 AM

So you're ready to get your logo designed. When choosing a logo there are a lot of mistakes that can make it hard to communicate your message. A logo is the way that customers will distinguish your brand from others and what they will remember about your brand. Below are a few design mistakes to avoid if you want a great logo design!

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Tags: Logo Design, Branding, Logo, Brand

5 Tips for Great Logo Design

Posted by Jake Peterson on Tue, Nov 3, 2015 @ 16:11 PM

Starting a business? Awesome! Have you considered your logo and the over-all company brand yet? Nope? It's okay! We're here to help. We love designing logos and company branding packages. Most of the time our clients don't know where to start. We've created dozens of logos and brands and have 5 easy steps to get you on the road to a great new logo or company rebrand. 

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Tags: Logo Design, Branding, Startup