Kankakee Website Design

small business website design

Here’s a new website I just launched for ACME Auto Parts in Kankakee. Contact me today for a FREE estimate on your next website or design project.

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Kankakee Band Poster

Here’s another band poster I designed recently. I used funky graphics and frame editing in Photoshop. I exported the 11×17″ file as a pdf and emailed it to a local printer for color copying. The different groups also posted the image on their Facebook pages for further promotion. It’s a very inexpensive way to promote […]

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Direct Mail Generates Income

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I design an annual holiday appeal for the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation of Chicago. This one direct mail piece generates most of their operating funds for the entire year. Every year we include a 2-page letter with stories about how OCD Chicago has helped individuals deal with their OCD. It’s mailed in a #10 envelope and […]

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Chicago Newsletter Direct Mail

Here’s a sample of a Direct Mail Newsletter that will be mailed out next week. I’ve been doing these quarterly newsletters for Harmony House (a no-kill cat shelter in Chicago) since 2000. They rely almost entirely on donations and these mailings bring in the majority of their income. Each mailing includes a 4 to 8 […]

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Door Hangers Can Bring Customers Through YOUR Door

This is the front and back side of a door hanger I did this week for Goodberlet Plumbing & Heating in Kankakee, Illinois. They’re doing focused marketing in neighborhoods where they’ve installed new heating and/or cooling systems. So they just put some door hangers on neighbors’ doors after they’re done with a job and hopefully […]

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Band Poster

Here’s a band poster I just did. I found the brick image and grunge frame on free clip art websites and set up the layout in Photoshop. I exported the 11×17″ file as a pdf and emailed it to a local printer for color copying of 10 posters. It’s a pretty inexpensive way for bands […]

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SEO Tip

The more websites I design the more I realize that effective Search Engine Optimization can be as time-consuming as the website design itself! It’s crucial to “think SEO” during the entire site development process. After all, you may have a great website but what good is it if it can’t be found in searches? One […]

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Billboard Designs

Here are two billboard designs I just did for Fieldstone Credit Union (formerly Armour Kankakee Credit Union). You can see them while driving down Route 50 in Bradley, Illinois. I set up the artwork using Illustrator and Photoshop. We used bright, attention-getting colors and a fun, relaxed design theme.            

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