Archive for January, 2010

Tutorial brought to you by Matthew Blake – Creative Rockstar!

A quick tutorial on color correcting your photos using Adobe Photoshop.

More Photoshop Tutorials coming soon!!!

Super Exciting, New Office $90 Special!!!

Just finished moving into the new office and I’m so excited that I’m running a special for the rest of the week!  Until Sat. Jan. 23rd you can get 2,500 Full Color, double sided business cards OR 1,000 Full Color, double sided 4×6 Postcards for only $90!  It’s a HUGE deal… we’re only doing it this week.  Take advantage NOW by contacting us to get your order in, and tell anyone you know that has been looking for a deal!

Thanks – Matt

Hey, Rockstars! HAPPY 2010!!  We are now at TheCreativeRockstar.com!!!  It’s the First Creative Rockstar Podcast of the year and it’s a GREAT one! First we talk about new things for the New Year. Some great new Social Media stuff that we are doing found HERE, and several ways to get your business marketing efforts headed in a positive direction for the new year!  Then we follow up with the last show’s talk about using social media like Facebook and Twitter to grown your business with a bunch of tips on using Facebook to promote your business!  Then a few Super tips for my Graphic Designers on the Logo Design Process.  Due to requests I added some in depth photography tips with 4 quick portrait photography tips, and they are GOOD ones! And, Finally… our Useful Links for this episode.

MailChimp.com – FREE email marketing service
TheThriftyMarketer.com – Get your website in the TOP of the google results and more (Shawn Audlin).
EverTweet – AMAZING Twitter tool by John Razmus for adding keyword targeted twitter peepes!
YouTheDesigner.com – Graphic Design Blog with Tips, Tutorials and Jobs!
Creativebits.org – Super resource for my designers out there!
TexasPhotoForum.com – BEST Online photo learning site EVER!
BetterPhoto.com – Make better photos… duh!

And there you have it… I hope you all enjoy and let me know what you’d like to hear next time!

Importance of a Good Business Card.

Why should you have a great looking business card? It’s all about first impressions. Matthew Blake Creative Rockstar talks about why you should have a card that stands out! View our website for more on Small Business Marketing at http://www.TheCreativeRockstar.com

Social Media Marketing for YOUR Business

Social Media Marketing Package

While social media is quickly becoming the easiest way to keep your customers and the public updated on your business and your special offers / new products, not many small business owners have the extra 3 – 4 hours per week to devote to using these tools effectively. That is why we are offering our Social Media Marketing Package! We can get you the optimal benefit from these tools, without having to spend time training yourself or an employee, and while you continue to devote time to running your business!

Plan, Setup and Maintain Twitter Account
Build Custom Twitter Page – Build Follower Base
Cross Promote with other businesses
Send 5 – 10 Tweets per week directing customers to business.
Plan, Setup and Maintain Facebook Page
Build
FacebookAccount – Build Fan Base
Integrate with twitter – 5 – 7 posts per week
updating customers on business offerings.

$200 Per Month.

Price is based on 3 month commitment; Month to month pricing is available, but not recommended for maximum benefit. 5-10 tweets is the weekly minimum and in most cases will be significantly higher. 5-7 Facebook posts is weekly minimum, but will depend on information provided by the client on a weekly basis.

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– SPECIAL OFFER –

The First 3 Clients to sign up for this package will get it for $125 a month!