Social Media

Keep up with your virtual neighbors with our thoughts on Social Media Marketing trends.


A Guide to retrieving and approving your Recommendations from The LinkedIn Recommendation Zone.

As pictures are worth a 1,000 words, we present our latest info-graphic illustrating how to navigate to your archived recommendations.

Posted on April 17th, 2012
Filed Under: Design, Free Goodies!, Social Media

Google+ :: The Merging of Search and Social

Travitt and I have had an ongoing conversation over the last several weeks about . How successful or useful is it as a social network? Is it worthwhile to recommend that our clients spend the time and effort necessary to set up a Page and maintain it? What benefit will they get from it? Does […]

Posted on March 28th, 2012
Filed Under: Social Media
Facebook Profile Template

Free Photoshop Template for Facebook Timelines

Download our free Photoshop Template for Times – complete with custom smart object support!

Posted on March 6th, 2012
Filed Under: Design Tutorials and Tips, Free Goodies!, Social Media, Social Media Profile Templates

Facebook Timeline for Pages

Today formally announced Time for Pages, which will alter the default view of your business’ or organization’s Page to lo like your personal profile pages. On March 30th all Pages will roll over to the new design and you can do it now if you want, but Phases recommends you wait until works out a few of the kinks.

Posted on February 29th, 2012
Filed Under: Branding, Social Media

Socialize Your Brand

Phases Design Studio’s new guide to social media marketing is available for download. Like us on and unlock access to our concise guide to using , , and to build your own brand. You’ll also get access to valuable information and tools, like our new set of social media icons.

Posted on February 29th, 2012
Filed Under: Branding, Free Goodies!, Social Media, Studio News

Don’t Let Facebook Give You the Blues

‘s dominance of the web has small businesses convinced that their badges have to be blue, regardless of whether or not the color works in the overall design of their own websites, or with their own brands. This isn’t the case. It’s your job to brand yourself, not to manage ‘s and ‘s brands. Here are a few sites that make the icons their own.

Posted on January 30th, 2012
Filed Under: Branding, Design, Social Media

How to Fail @ Social Media

As branding and marketing professionals on whom clients rely for solid branding and marketing strategy and implementation, it’s our job to figure out who needs to do social media and who doesn’t, and why, and to push back against the tide of “all-social-media-all-the-time,” that we’ve seen over the last couple of years.

Posted on October 12th, 2011
Filed Under: Social Media

5 Add-ons That Turn Firefox Into a Small Business Power Tool

Firefox was one of the first and most popular alternatives to Internet Explorer. One of the reasons for its popularity is that it gives users the option to customize it to their own individual needs. Firefox 4 is just as customizable as its predecessors. Here are 5 Add-ons and extensions that will turn your favorite browser into a productivity power tool for your small business.

Posted on April 12th, 2011
Filed Under: Design, Social Media

Double Secret Discount for SEO Strategies Webinar Series

If you own or manage a small business, and if your business has a website, you’ve probably heard about SEO. But if you’re like most small business officers, you probably don’t know what that really means or how to use it effectively to drive traffic to your site. This series will help you change all that. Thinking Bigger Business Media is presenting a 3-part webinar series on SEO strategies for small businesses, and Phases Design Studio can save you a little cash when you register.

Posted on November 30th, 2010
Filed Under: Social Media, Studio News

Google Apps at the Denver Media Group

Don’t forget tomorrow’s Google Apps presentation before the Denver Media Group. Doors at 5:30; presentation at 6.

Posted on September 14th, 2010
Filed Under: Social Media, Website Design

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