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“Steal” This Blog.   January 10, 2012
by BatesMeron

I’ve spoken before of the fear some business owners feel when giving away “free” advice through blogs. I said, and still think, that the fear is unfounded. The benefits of sharing your knowledge far outweigh the potential that some nefarious client will steal your intellectual property and no longer pay...[MORE]

     
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Top Projects of 2011   December 29, 2011
by BatesMeron

For our final Top list of the year, we bring you our top projects of 2011—the jobs that most challenged us, inspired us, rewarded us and paid dividends for our clients. We’ve gushed about some of these projects before, so today we’ll tell you something you might not have guessed...[MORE]

     
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Top Music To Be Creative By   December 27, 2011
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You. Hey, you! We see you there slumped over your keyboard, caught in the lull between Christmas and New Year’s Day, counting down the minutes to your next day off. Instead of seeing how much drool you can collect on your mouse, why not use this time to download some...[MORE]

     
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Top Logo Projects of 2011   December 20, 2011
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Our Top Logo Projects of 2011 Below you’ll find some of our most memorable logo projects of the year. Looking back, we were struck by the diversity of design. In particular, the range from more corporate identities to the more whimsical stood out. It’s rewarding as designers to have the...[MORE]

     
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The Top 8 Snacks We Consume While Researching, Project Managing, Designing and Writing   December 13, 2011
by BatesMeron

The end of the year is the perfect time to reflect on what you’ve done during the past year and to make plans for the next. In that spirit, we decided to create a series of “top” lists, sharing our most-loved projects, inspirations and creativity accelerants of 2011. Our first...[MORE]

     
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Holiday Marketing Roundup   December 6, 2011
by BatesMeron

We’re getting in the spirit of the holiday season at BatesMeron. While we love decking the halls, shopping for gifts and baking delicious goodies, we can’t quite turn off the marketing parts of our brains—so we also celebrate by helping our clients reach out to their customers in jolly ways....[MORE]

     
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New Company Pages, New Opportunities   November 29, 2011
by BatesMeron

Are you on LinkedIn? Is your company? LinkedIn recently enhanced the functionality of its company pages, making LinkedIn a more powerful brand-building tool. If you haven’t been using LinkedIn to promote your company, now’s a great time to start. With the revamped company pages, you can now share updates through...[MORE]

     
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We ♥: Investment Answers   November 22, 2011
by BatesMeron

When it comes to investing for retirement, very few people would hand over their savings to the Hamburglar. We want financial advisors we can trust, who have the knowledge and experience necessary to lead us to a secure and happy retirement. Our clients at Investment Answers are definitely the opposite...[MORE]

     
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Growing Hope   November 15, 2011
by BatesMeron

We consider ourselves lucky to have so many talented, passionate and successful clients. We get excited when they have a great quarter, smash their sales goals or get kudos in the press—and especially when we have a client that’s making a difference in the world. Such a story is unfolding...[MORE]

     
Melanie Davis  

In Defense of Proofreading   November 8, 2011
by Melanie Davis

Proofreading is one of the least glamorous tasks we undertake here at BatesMeron Sweet Design. As the primary proofreader, I sometimes feel like a professional nagger. Get rid of that comma! You missed an apostrophe! The wording on this page doesn’t precisely match the wording all the way back on...[MORE]