Awesome Articles by Cole Battles

More free LinkedIn background images

LinkedIn is great for people wanting to create and grow their professional network. It’s important to put some time into your LinkedIn profile—and Company Page—if you really want to make utilize it. And a huge part of that is your LinkedIn cover photo—also known as your background image.

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How to find blog topics – infographic

For years we’ve been working with clients that understand that it’s a good idea to blog, but have no clue what they would blog about. While you should certainly get more strategic as time goes on, the old quote attributed to Mark Twain holds true: “The secret to getting ahead is getting started.”

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Strategic web design with fonts and colors

Looking for a foundation to start designing your website strategically? Whether you’re working with a web design agency, freelancer, or going the DIY route, two of the early design elements to start with are your fonts and colors. Let’s look at what you need to know…

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How to find blog topics

Blogging is great for SEO and to demonstrate your expertise to potential new clients. But it can often be a challenge to come up with new and interesting topics to write about. Maybe you came up with a list of topics when you started blogging, but you’re almost done with the list. Or maybe you’re just starting out and you don’t even have a list yet. It’s time for some brainstorming! But the process of coming up with new topics can feel like an uphill struggle. Here are six different ways to find blog topics when the going gets tough.

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How drip email campaigns work

If you’re anything like me, you might have heard of a drip campaign, but didn’t completely understand what it was or how you could use it. In addition to being the graphic designer extraordinaire here at T&S, I also help with content on a fairly regular basis. Depending on the topic, I enjoy writing nearly as much as I enjoy designing. As a result, I recently contributed to a drip campaign project we started working on for a client.

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How to tell if your website is frustrating to use

Have you ever visited a website and couldn’t find what you were looking for? Maybe you just needed a phone number or address, but you couldn’t even locate the contact page. Whatever the issue was, the website you visited had low-usability. How annoying!

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Instagram for business tips

A simple site to share photos has grown into an effective marketing tool and means of communication for many businesses. However, it can be a challenge to keep track of all the ways you can use Instagram for business.

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Pixel coloring pages

We know you love Pixel. We love him too! So we thought we would come up with a great way to let everyone have a little fun.

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Color palettes you can steal

Today’s topic is color palettes. Whether you are creating a brand, building your website, opening a store, or just making an infographic, it’s important to define your creation’s identity. Color is…

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Color personalities and how to choose yours

When you make something for people to look at, you generally want them to feel a certain way. This is especially true when it comes to branding, logos, websites, and the like.

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