Inspire

Put on the kettle and take some time to read our blog.

We feature Delaware Valley business professionals, tips on branding & marketing, and funny cat videos.

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Guess what? It’s our 8th birthday!

We’re celebrating our eight-year anniversary! How crazy is that?! We’ve come a long way and accomplished many things over the years. Just how much? Let’s look and see… More info

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On Gratitude

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” ~William Arthur Ward

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On Focus

“…choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving  toward something.” ~Ralph Martson

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On Being Thankful

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” ~Oprah Winfrey 

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On Positive People

“You should also appreciate the goodness around you and surround yourself with positive people.” ~Nadia Comanei

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On Getting Started

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” ~Mark Twain

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On Individuality

“I still appreciate individuality. Style is much more interesting than fashion, really.” ~Marc Jacobs

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On Tea Time

“Tea time is a chance to slow down, pull back and appreciate our surroundings.” ~Letitia Baldridge

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On Bad Times

“Unless you have bad times, you can’t appreciate the good times.” ~ Joe Torre

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On Girl Power

“A woman is like a tea bag- you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Website Conversions at Teakettica

Free Download: The Key to Website Conversions

Are you using a slider or slideshow? That’s mistake #1 for website conversions.

Let’s talk about our checklist, the key to website conversions. Whether you are starting a new website redesign or need to improve an existing site, this is for you. More info

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On Mistakes

“Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.”~ Thomas A. Edison #design #quoteoftheday

Remember this? Go humans go.

 

gohumansgoBack in 2009, I saw this billboard and I thought it was one of the best advertisements I have seen in at least 5 years. I have to say, this is the first ad that has ever touched me. And to this day, it may be still.

There was a pretty decent article about it written by the New York Times..

Down Economic Times Elicit Upbeat Campaigns
By STUART ELLIOTT
Published: March 9, 2009

SAY goodbye to the dutiful Quaker Man who declared of his namesake oatmeal, “Nothing is better for thee than me.” He and the Quaker Oats division of PepsiCo are clambering aboard a fast-moving marketing bandwagon by offering upbeat exhortations during these tough economic times.

“Go humans go” is the theme of a major campaign getting under way for Quaker Oats. The theme acts as an umbrella under which all the division’s oat-based products are being peddled; as an announcer in a commercial declares, “The power of Quaker is in everything we make.”

Read rest of the article here…
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/10/business/media/10adco.html

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On Role of Logo

“The principal role of a logo is to identify, and simplicity is its means… Its effectiveness depends on distinctiveness, visibility, adaptability, memorability, universality, and timelessness.”~ Paul Rand #design #quoteoftheday

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On Teamwork

“An organization, no matter how well designed, is only as good as the people who live and work in it.”~ Dee Hock#design #quoteoftheday

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On Fashion

“Just as you can identify eras of fashion by glancing at a piece of vintage clothing, logos create and follow trends over time.” ~ Peleg Top #design #quoteoftheday

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On Credit

“The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.” ~Benjamin Jowett #design #quoteoftheday

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On Friendship

“Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with.” ~Paula Abdul #design#quoteoftheday