GoPro Hero 3+ Black: Down and Dirty Photo Quality Review

Aerial Photo

Just a quick photo-only quality review on the GoPro Hero 3+ Black. Disclaimer: I’m not a commercial photographer by trade, but rather an art director who is well versed in photography at a semi-pro level. I’ll leave the video review for someone who knows that realm better. A GoPro is great for what it is…

Building Your Brand: Business Podcast

Entrepreneur Exchange: Building Your Brand

I was recently invited to be a guest co-host on “Entrepreneur Exchange”—an internet audio show (podcast) on It was recorded last Friday and officially released today for download and your listening pleasure. To listen to the show, go to: Entrepreneur Exchange: Building Your Brand   It was a great discussion hosted by Jeff Neuville, Director…

Facebook’s Update to Timeline for Business Pages

Facebook Cover Photo Branding Example

This is an update to my original article below from 2012. Most of the content is still very relative, however since Facebook changes things up (almost monthly it seems!) I felt it best to quickly provide a link to a recent article from Social Media Examiner that covers the latest 2014 update in more detail….

The BEST Way to Create Marketing Content for Your Blog

The BEST way to create content for your blog

What is the best way to generate great articles for your content marketing efforts? In my humble opinion, it’s to answer an e-mail question! I get questions and consultation requests all day long, every day in my inbox. Whether short or long, I reply with a response that speaks to my expertise in my industry—something…

Hickory NC Graphic Design Studio Launches New Website

Hickory, NC Graphic Design Studio Launches New Website

HICKORY, NC           Hickory-based graphic design studio m.e.designlab has a new, redesigned website, Enhancements to the new website include responsive design, blog, newsletter signup, and services for industry trends such as mobile website optimization, social media and e-mail marketing. “The new design showcases the big picture of branding my studio offers,” says Matt Everley, owner…