The Blog

30
Oct

2013 Online Marketing Trends

2013 as a year brings about a slew of new online marketing techniques. When marketing for a small business, it is always wise to consider what the effective, inexpensive option is. One trend that has been especially popular is the designing and redesigning of many websites. It is no secret that design matters a lot […]

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16
Jul

Email Marketing – Can it still work?

Did you retweet that from her?  Just a second, let me add her as a friend. Instagram that picture! The above are phrases that have become almost every day terms. Social media now almost dominates the internet, so it’s not silly to assume it dominates the online advertising field. It leads many to wonder: “Is […]

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10
Jun

2013 Color Trends

One of the biggest factors in determining an effective advertisement is its color and the message it conveys. For example, being in a baby store with bright red and aqua might make you a bit uncomfortable, while the typical colors of pastel blue and pink are much more soothing and comforting, which is the desirable […]

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30
Oct

Full Moon Design Group Owner Joins Promise House Board

Dallas, Texas, October, 2012 – Full Moon Design Group, Inc. proudly announces that Principal, Vicky Gouge was recently voted onto the Promise House Board of Directors.  Gouge will be the Chairperson of the Marketing committee for Prom Squared and will be assisting the internal marketing department with various needs, support, and guidance. “I am truly […]

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31
Aug

The 3 Things To Avoid When Emailing Your List

When you decide to have an opt-in list, it is not just a matter of sending your subscribers your promotional newsletters or catalogs. There are many things to consider in avoiding many complications. While there are so many ways you can make people subscribe to your list, there are also some things you must do […]

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08
Mar

What are QR codes and Why Should you be Using them in your business??

Many of you (hopefully most) have seen these little box codes start popping up everywhere. What most of you don’t know is that these Quick Response (QR) codes have been around for some time now. They were invented in Japan in 1994!! But, like most new technology, it has taken years for these little codes […]

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17
Feb

Company Culture

As referenced in our blog about the Lunar Cycle, company culture is a huge part of a company’s success. Your culture is your brand. Want great customer service? Need high productivity and creative output? Want your employees to exude professionalism and enthusiasm? Need more sales? Do your employees reflect your mission statement?  It’s then environment […]

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11
Aug

The Written Word – Making a Comeback

I’ve noticed more and more lately that writing is sort of “last week.” It’s old school. Blame it on technology, if you like. Pick one: whether it’s cell phone texting,  word processing auto correct,  or spell check they’ve all contributed to the slow demise of a basic skill. Sometimes I wonder if a person realizes […]

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02
Sep

Hotel ZaZa – A Branded Success

A little over a month ago, I headed to Dallas with a very good friend. Since it was a girls’ weekend, we decided to pamper ourselves and stay at Hotel ZaZa. I had not heard of the boutique hotel before this trip, but after staying there for two nights, I’ll never forget it! From the […]

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28
Jul

Marketing: All Wheels need to be in orbit.

Introducing the Lunar Cycle: All marketing wheels need to be in orbit! *Note: Our model is to serve as a summary of good marketing practices. To be successful in business, you have always needed a marketing strategy. Your marketing strategy has always needed to promote your brand while protecting it at the same time. And […]

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09
Jul

Our Thoughts on Customer Reviews: We Want to Hear from You!

As you’ve probably noticed, more and more people are looking to reviews to determine whether or not they should buy from a particular store, eat at a certain restaurant or buy a new product. Heck, you might be one of them…I know that I am! The stats are proving that people are trusting an online stranger over advertising. So, what does that mean for businesses? Get the reviews! Get your customers involved!

Here are some surprising stats:

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24
Jun

Promotional Items = Walking Billboards

Take a second and look around. You are probably at your desk reading this blog post or you are reading this on your phone. My bet is you have a few promotional items around that you may not realize are there anymore, but for one reason or another you kept it nearby. Me? Just at my office, I have an acrylic cup from one of my favorite vacation spots, a cup from the World Championship Goat Cook-Off, a couple of coasters, one representing my Longhorns, koozies from numerous clients, a client’s calendar and too many pens to count! At home, I have so many chip clips that I am never hurting for one when in need! Do I use them all? Yes! That’s what makes them effective. Even the notepad that I love so much I use it daily has the company’s logo on it.

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