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About vang67196

Graphic & Web Design student at LTC. Currently hold a Bachelors Degree in Marketing. I also do hand illustrations.

Takeaway: Web Dev Basics

Takeaway one: a cheaper solution for purchasing web hosting is through shared hosting. Some sites allow you to purchase both a shared host and a domain name in one bundle, but with others you have to purchase them separately. This … Continue reading

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Takeaways: Web Design Fundamentals

For takeaway one, we discussed that web design must meet the C.R.A.P. principles: contrast, repetition, alignment, and proximity. Based on this article which breaks these principles down into specifics, I wanted to go out and try to find examples of … Continue reading

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Takeaway: Client work, Mission Statements, & Site Specs

From Friday’s lecture, my first takeaway point is: asking the right questions and doing your research on the client is important to helping the client solve their marketing/creative issues. Though for the class, our client will already be assigned to … Continue reading

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Takeaways on Branding

First takeaway from Tuesday’s lecture: your brand reflects your company and represents your promise, so losing focus on your brand identity can be very detrimental. To support this, an article published by Forbes.com in 2012 focused on Starbucks.┬áTheir stock prices … Continue reading

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Takeaways: Marketing Strategy & Plan

My first takeaway is that marketing research has many different methods of quantifying data. These include both qualitative and quantitative. This short but straight-to-the-point youtube video breaks down when you should use either methods. Researchers may use the former when … Continue reading

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Takeaways: Marketing Strategy and Site Specs

My first takeaway is how copy writing sets the tone for design and development projects, especially in web. So, I looked up an article for proper dos and don’ts for web copy writing and found an article from Direct Marketing … Continue reading

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Takeaway: Marketing Research

During the lecture and discussion on Friday, the following five are key takeaways I learned or wanted to further explore: First, we briefly discussed marketing research and the types of research that exists out there. Ultimately, these research findings become … Continue reading

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