We don’t just do Graphic Design

From the 1st year to the 100th year, putting on a convention is a ton of work. From picking the perfect date, venue, concept, interest, audience, and the list goes on and one. It was very interesting to me that after speaking to many, the general consensus is “Once you have done the convention… isn’t it super easy the next year?” Oh, how I wish that was true. This was my 2nd year helping out with GEXCon, so you would think.. “ok most of the graphics and marketing are already done.” And yes, for some items that may be true,

This is what I really do?

April 1, 2016 No Comments dennisw Graphic Design , , ,

Being able to have 10 min. of free time last week, I took full advantage. With the sun shinning and our pile of finished pieces pilling up I started snapping away photos. That’s the easy part right? Now time to write captions, slightly edit and re-size photos, and begin posting on our website. Then of course I can’t stop there, as I have to set up post for ALL of our social media. No big deal….right? But when you have Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Linkedin, Google+, and Twitter it is a lot to cover. Not only do I make sure each post

Working together with Magazines

March 25, 2016 No Comments dennisw Branding, Multi Media, Print , ,

Many come to us with graphic design needs and realize we provide much more. Yes, we love to design for all our clients, but we also want to make sure they are getting the best deal in all of their marketing efforts. As an advertisement agency we have many working relationships with local companies and are able to ensure the best deals for all parties. Two of our clients were looking for new ways to reach patients and help build their brand. General Internal Medicine Group wanted to capitalize on the longevity and strong relationships they have kept over the years

GEXCon – The next Gaming Convention in Fredericksburg, VA

February 17, 2016 No Comments dennisw Branding , , , ,

At AJ Studios we are constantly finding different ways to spotlight and help promote each and every one of our clients. Some are best featured on Pinterest and Facebook, while others may be best to be displayed in our office. But today, we have decided to dedicated our blog post to help spread awareness for FIAD Entertainment’s next big event… GEXCon. What is GEXCon? THE Gaming and Entertainment Experience Convention (GEXCon) is a two day non-stop event featuring video and card games such as  Magic The Gathering, Couter-Strike: Global Offensive, Super Smash Bros., Rocket League, League of Legends, HearthStone, and

#ShopSmall isn’t just about retail

November 24, 2015 No Comments dennisw Branding , , , , ,

The first Small Business Saturday took place on Nov 27, 2010 and launched a new phenomenon immediately following Thanksgiving. With Black “Friday” (now really Thursday) and Cyber Monday focusing on many of the larger chains, American Express took charge to bring it back to the local community. Going into it’s 4th official year (recognized by U.S. Senate in 2011) many eager consumer go out to visit their local shops and continue the purchasing mayhem that is prior to the Holiday gift giving season. BUT!!! #ShopSmall isn’t just about Shopping. It is about reconnecting with the small local businesses and supporting the local

Online Marketing

November 18, 2015 No Comments dennisw Branding , , , ,

Online marketing for any company is a full time job. With so many options between Google, Facebook, Twitter and more.. how do you know what is the right platform for your marketing strategy? Do you know what ads are most effective? Watch our short episode on Lifestyles to learn more.

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