Design

WriteBrand announces full design capabilities in Microsoft Word

For years, WriteBrand has been a boutique copywriting and brand strategy agency, filling a unique niche in the West Coast marketing/advertising industry. And words have always been our focus. Today, we’re proud to announce an expansion of our capabilities. In addition to writing and brand strategy services, we’ll also be offering full design capabilities in Microsoft Word. “We’re highly skilled in Word after working in it all these years, so it was a natural step to offer these design services to our clients,” says WriteBrand founder Janelle McGlothlin. “And as writers, we have a natural knack for design. Writing and design are pretty much the same thing, really.” “We can do brochures, one-sheets, any kind of printed material. We can make it one-column, two-column, even do three-column, and we can put the page breaks wherever you want them,” says writer Mouncey Ferguson. “We can add images, too, though they can be a little glitchy. Because of this, we also deliver a pdf file that is compatible with Mac or PC.” “We can even use the ‘save as web page’ command and create a web page for you,” Ferguson added. “We have a dedicated process for learning our clients needs and understanding their vision, and then either making the text bigger or smaller to accommodate that vision,” says office manager and project coordinator Rebecca LaFond. “We can also make text bold, italic, or underlined for no extra charge.” We’ll also offer logo design services. Says writer Kat Popovic, “We can put your company name or first letter in one of hundreds of fonts, to create a logo that uniquely expresses your brand promise.” Other firms offer design services using other software, such as the Adobe Creative […]

writebrandstudio.com Launches! (finally)

  Full disclosure – we’ve been working on this site for way too long. Our clients have kept us happily busy, so we can’t complain, but we did learn a thing or two in the process. Since many of our clients face the same issues we do as a company, we put together a few tips to help you take the stress out of getting your website off the ground. ____________________ We’ve all been there. (Especially us.) Some guy: So what do you do? You: I’m a blah blah blah at such and such and we do this, that and the other. SG: No way, I’m looking for a blah blah blah to do this, that and the other. What’s your website? (Crickets.) Y: Oh, well, um, I’m still working on it. It’s in development. You know how it goes, the cobbler’s children have no shoes… SG: (Back to those crickets.) The truth is, to survive in today’s business world you need a website. And to thrive, you need a good one. Building a website can be overwhelming. If you’ve never done it before, or even if you have but it’s time for an update, it’s hard to know where to start. There’s so much to think about, and so little time. (Not to mention TV to binge-watch.) As copywriters, we’ve helped create content for hundreds (if not thousands) of websites. We’ve seen it all: the good, the bad, and the ugly. We’ve also seen the great – which is what you want. The first step is hiring the right designer. A good web designer is a great investment. According to one study, it takes visitors less then two-tenths of a second to form an opinion […]