How Do I Hire The Right Visual Communications Or Design Company To Help Me Market My Business?
It starts with rapport and the portfolio. Can you work with this designer? Are they in sync with you? Does the look of their portfolio and client list match your expectations? Can they demonstrate knowledge and experience? If you feel good about the answers to these questions, you've probably found the right designer.
What makes About350 unique in a sea of design companies?
Personal consultation and service are the nucleus of our core values. We believe it is the best way to truly understand a client's needs, and provide the best possible results. Because of this, most of our clients have been with us for years.
Whether your brand is big or small, a mature sequoia or newly sprouted, About350 can work with you to visually articulate and market your company's product, goal or process.
Need an idea, direction or concept? Sometimes a client doesn't know what they want, or for that matter what they need. Let us consult with you from the infancy of your project. With our creative consulting services we can offer ideas, provide direction, or just brainstorm with you.
To find out more about our combined experience with brands of all sizes, and our commitment to serving our clients, let's talk!
If it is in print, we can design it. Brochures, catalogs, stationary, sell sheets, rack cards, mailers, postcards and more.
We have designed dozens of logos and identity systems for companies of all sizes and types. About350 can give your brand a look, then apply it consistently throughout all your marketing materials.
With many years of website design and development experience under our belt, About350 can design and develop your website from scratch or work with what you have to create an online solution that meets the ever-changes needs of the online customer.
Grow your online presence and your following with social media. About350 will get you going on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and others, and can maintain and manage your pages and posts.
A well-designed logo and website are great. But if they can not get found, what is the point? About350 can write your content, optimize it for search and keep it fresh. We know what search engines like. We will get you found!
2012 was the first year on record where marketing dollars spent online outpaced that spent on traditional forms of advertising. To start moving your marketing dollars online, let About350 can get you going now.
Sometimes a client does not know what they want. They have a budget, but do not know the best way to use it. About350 can consult with you on any design or marketing issue, offer ideas, provide direction, or just brainstorm with you.
Most of our clients have been with us for years.
Many since the beginning.
Eric is a marketing communications industry veteran with 20 years of experience creating all matter of traditional printed marketing materials, corporate identity systems, video production, websites and user interfaces. After graduating from Kent State University's Visual Communications program, he gained valuable industry and global brand experience working as a designer and art director for an interactive advertising agency in Akron, Ohio. Toyo Tires, BFGoodrich Aerospace, General Electric, Davey Tree, Corning Fiber Optics, Sherwin Williams and The Pro Football Hall of Fame were just a few of the brands with which he worked.
In 2001, he formed About350 Visual Communication + Design to provide well-priced, high-end design solutions and close personal service to his clients. Since then, he has added Anheuser Busch, SeaWorld, Sesame Workshop, The Ritz Carlton, Dirt Devil, Hoover, Little Tikes and Things Remembered to his resume.
After stints in St. Louis and Philadelphia, Eric settled About350 in historic Hudson, Ohio while still maintaining clients in those cities, as well as others around the country.
Julie Ann's diverse background ranging from studio art and art history to music, marketing and product development adds a unique and valuable skill set to About350. Her strengths in creativity, problem-solving, communication and customer service help our clients achieve success.
With 18 years of experience in theme park entertainment, she has acted as Vice President of Merchandise for the Busch Entertainment Corporation at Sesame Place and has extensive knowledge in strategy, design, marketing, retail and product development with global brands such as SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, Anheuser-Busch and Sesame Workshop.
At the Akron Art Musem, Julie Ann oversaw all public relations and marketing initiatives leading up to the opening of the highly publicized Coop Himmelb(l)au-designed building addition. From working with local and international media to overseeing the new brand identity system launch, Julie Ann handled all aspects of communications and creative during this exciting time of change in the museum's history.
Perhaps most importantly, Julie Ann has an innate sense of quality customer service. From both the vendor and client sides of the table, she knows that respect and strong relationships in working with clients on any projects achieve the best results.