Elavon dine out on a new stand

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Having had their first taste of events this year at the E-commerce Expo show last week,  Elavon were excited to move on to the main event at The Restaurant Show, Olympia. Not just about food and drink, this show thinks about the tools and services needed by the hospitality industry too, taking payments being a pretty essential one!…

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Make first impressions count

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Your business card is often your first impression. Much of what we do in business today is digital – emails, meetings, networking. So hail the business card, one thing that digital will not fully replace anytime soon. Here are 5 reasons why Yebo Design and Marketing believe your business card deserves a lot of attention: 1. It’s…

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Autumn? No, it’s Events season!

Scott Bader JEC

We know it sounds obvious, but making your customers aware that you exist is essential to your success. So when you consider where your customers are and how you can meet them it’s no surprise that many businesses join the events circuit – an ideal opportunity to physically meet a lot of potential customers, all…

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Stand out for the right reasons

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The start of 2016 has a seen a flurry of events and exhibitions for Elavon to take their place as card payment industry leaders.  Typically hectic, events attract masses of people who are all potential customers. Businesses have a fleeting chance to catch their eye and entice them to their stand. Here are our thoughts on…

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Companies had first profile pics too!

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We’re loving the trend to share your first ever Facebook profile pic. The smart marketers at Innocent were the first to jump on the trend by posting this funny post of ‘how young they looked back in the day’. And it got us thinking how many other companies would be able to show an old…

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The Right Signs

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If you run or are planning to start a business, an important consideration is how you plan to use signage. A creative, eye catching sign can help your business stand out from the competition. We believe customers are more likely to purchase from a business they have already heard of, so a sign can help plant the seed for…

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Who’s got the balls…?

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And now there are four…Brazil, Argentina, Netherlands and Germany are all that remain in the 2014 World Cup, and who do you want win? My heart says the Netherlands but my head says Germany, but can a European team win on South American soil! So far there’s been excitement, creativity and great goals through every single round…

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Leo the Little Lion…

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Well after a week of major disappointment for all 3 Lions fans we can now turn our attentions to watching without the heart ache! We have an array of talent on show this World Cup and the attacking flair is winning through with an average of 3 goals a game so far. Here is my homage to…

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The Flying Dutchman…

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Wow what a goal from Robin Van Persie, not only did his diving header change the course of the game against Spain but will leave us with one of the most iconic picture’s of the World Cup … so far! Here is Yebo’s Robin Van Persie 2014 World Cup Illustration – Enjoy!

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Danny at the ready…

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Ok England fans it seems Danny Welbeck is at the centre of a strategic game-plan for England’s World cup opener against Italy. With 24 games and 8 goals under his belt we need him to be on top form and his scoring boots on! With a youthful look to our squad and energy to burn I’m looking forward to…

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Let’s go Brazil nuts…

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Is Neymar ready to fulfil the world cup dreams of all Brazilians on home turf? Is he in your Dream Team? Will Brazil’s creative players fire on all cylinders – lets hope so as Neymar has scored five goals in 21 matches this year and needs to hit the back of the net  more! Says a…

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More than just a business card

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Whichever business you’re in a business card can be as important as your website, but with the added ability to have real textures, different materials, finishes and shapes. Your business card creates a physical connection and bond between you, your business and your customers. It is important for your card to be attractive and memorable. Think…

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Earn loyalty the intelligent way

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Every single customer is different but do you treat them differently?  This is the Holy Grail of many marketers and businesses, but it can be achieved where it really matters.  Almost 78% of the retailers recently surveyed by the Economist Intelligence Unit said they had seen a positive economic return from their investments in strategic…

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The rising popularity of mobile

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Christmas time is good time to track consumers channel preferences and Christmas 2013 showed some staggering results. There was double-digit growth for shopping via desktop computer, smartphones and tablets. In fact sales via smartphones increased by a massive 94% in the UK. 8 This reflects the increasing appetite among consumers for mcommerce; they want the convenience…

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Trust Marketing

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When you think about the marketing and advertising you see everyday, or if you have your own business, the messages you communicate to your customers, how strongly do you believe the message is genuine and honest? Stereo-typically, it feels like there is a degree of scepticism around marketing and advertising campaigns; you need look no…

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The joy of character illustration

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When you are looking to create a character there is no clear-cut or ‘correct’ way to go about it. Over time, most illustrators and artists will develop their own individual techniques that suit their own personal style. So the only tip I have for you is to keep drawing all the time and use that sketch…

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The importance of a sketchbook

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If you take a look inside a sketchbook of a designer, you can see the creation of their ideas: everything from branding to illustrations and headlines for corporate communications, beginning life as scamps and doodles. This is the most invaluable tool for any designer. The sketchbook is a test bed and journal, and best friend…

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