User Storyboards for Website Design

Website User Storyboard

In the web/app/software development world, a traditional “user story” is composed of several statements in which deliverables portray “As a <type of user>, I want <some goal> so that <some reason>.” In other words, what a user wishes to accomplish and why. Likewise, for design and layout purposes, I like to develop what I call…

Hickory NC Graphic Designer Wins Award for Responsive Web Site

Responsive Web Design & Development for KGP Logistics

HICKORY, NC        Matt Everley, of Hickory, NC-based graphic design studio m.e.designlab, was recently selected as a winner for a 2013 American Graphic Design Award by a nationwide panel of judges. The award recognizes excellence in communication and graphic design.

Reasons NOT to Hold a Logo Design Contest

I recently created a proposal for the logo design/identity development for a potential client, along with web design. When they got back with me, they were excited to get started on the web site, but told me they would not be needing my logo design services because they were going to hold an internal “design”…

Helpful Tips and Links for Effective Email Marketing

Email Marketing for Small Business

If you’ve found this link, you either attended my Effective Email Marketing workshop at the Small Business Center in Hickory, NC or the search engine gods have shined their face on one of my blog posts! Either way, I’m grateful you came. The following links are provided to help you build your email list or…

Hickory NC Graphic Designer Wins Awards for Logos and Web Sites

HICKORY, NC        Matt Everley, of Hickory, NC-based graphic design studio m.e.designlab, was recently selected as a winner for six 2012 American Graphic Design Awards by a nationwide panel of judges. The awards recognize excellence in communication and graphic design.