Much like in fashion, website design trends come and go. The web is ever evolving and that site you had built 5 years ago may be starting to look stale and dated. If it's time for you to revamp your online look in the same way you ditched those passé pieces from your 2006 wardrobe then read on for our top 5 website design trends of 2017.
Everyone knows that real estate is booming right now and in a competitive space it's important to stand out from the crowd. Sean Skuter approached Hiilite looking for a brand that would serve as the foundation for growing not only his personal business, but also for further expansion in the future.
The Canadian Mental Health Association Kelowna encourages people from all walks of life to learn, talk, reflect and engage with others on all issues relating to mental health. On May 1st Teresa May and Hiilite Web Design and Marketing SEO, SEM Agency in Kelowna is starting a Fundraising Initiative to challenge other local businesses, universities, and schools to participate in supporting the Canadian Mental Health Association Kelowna.
The tricky part about personal branding is balancing the end result between what the customers expect from your brand as well as what you feel represents yourself. If the entrepreneur does not feel connected with their own brand, it will not translate the passion that person has for their business. On the flip-side however, if the brand does not speak to it's target audience, it will miss the mark completely.
Another year, another St. Patrick’s Day. Do you join in with the legions of companies rolling out green-themed campaigns and posting leprechaun images on social media, while implying that if only they bought into what your company was selling that they’d finally find their ‘pot of gold’? Well… maybe. It depends.
Paul Rand was an American graphic designer that established himself as a leader and innovator in the design world. He developed logos for Enron, UPS, IBM, ABC and NeXT. His journey didn't have the easiest beginning as he was not encouraged to pursue art as his career, and was forced to teach himself much of what he knew. His hard work and determination is what set him apart from other designers at the time.
It is widely understood that colour plays an integral role in branding, but do we really know to what extent? Even if we do, do we know how to use it properly?
You have your business set up on social media and you have been blindly posting information. Now you are ready to move forward, to create targeted content and actually reach an audience. Here are 6 tips to stop making generic noise and stand out in the social media crowd.
Many small businesses are intimated by approaching a marketing company for help. Getting a marketing plan up and running is essential to helping your business grow, but you don't need to over spend to start seeing some results. There are a few ways that you can increase your reach without investing money upfront.
Marketers have been working to perfect social media marketing for years. Facebook is the medium that has dominated for the majority of businesses, but we want to give you some great tips on how to use Instagram to properly promote your business.
Consistency in brand appearance reassures your customers they are getting the same great service every time. So how do we ensure brand consistency for our clients? We use a Brand Identity Guide.
When you have Hiilite help you on an ongoing basis, you are gaining the knowledge of our in-house experts. We are here to help ensure that your online presence stays up to date, functional and optimized for it's best performance.