NO TO THE QUO




5 Misconceptions About Social Media


Pitching social media to some clients is not always an easy process. You can show them the immediate value of a newly designed website or a rebranding campaign, but trying…
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Social Media




Get Your Business on Google+


With the miry of social networks out there, companies often have to pick and choose which ones to dedicate their time and attention to. It's not the best strategy to…
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Social Media




Why Your Small Business Should Be on LinkedIn


While there are so many social networks in existence today, few standout as well as LinkedIn for small businesses. Here at No to the Quo, we are often asked where…
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Social Media




Empire Avenue Strategy: Tips and Tricks


For the last week, I've been addicted to a new online "game" called Empire Avenue. Before you ignore this blog post, know that this game has NOTHING to do with…
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Social Media




Basic SEO Tips in Generating Web Traffic


What good is a website or a blog if no one comes to it? You can spend thousands of dollars in hiring a professional designer to create a beautiful website,…
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Branding & Design Social Media Web Design




The Value Proposition


While working at my last job, I was in charge of email communications that would be sent out to a large distribution list. The company sent out usually one to…
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Branding & Design




Why Design Hierarchy Really Matters


When potential clients come to your website, what do they find? Your site is usually the first interaction they have with you, but if your website is not properly designed,…
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Branding & Design Web Design




Beyond Social Networking


I love social media. I love seeing it bring people together from all over the globe, how it enables me to learn what other people in my industry are doing…
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Social Media




The Branding Process


When I came on staff at Christ Church Kirkland, one of the first things I wanted to establish was a consistent brand. A brand is a name, sign, symbol, slogan…
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Branding & Design




Asking the Right Questions


I have tried starting this blog article six times now. I am sitting on a plane, returning from Costa Rica, and have tried six times to figure out how to…
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Branding & Design