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Okay, real talk, blogging often is hard shit. We care so much about you and your time. We don’t write posts for the sake of writing posts. If we have a passionate topic, you’ll see it here. Otherwise trust we are probably just busy making something great for the citizens of the interwebs.

PRESS RELEASE – Factor1Studios.com is donating a website…

Reading Time: 2 minutes Factor1Studios.com is donating a website to a deserving West Seattle non-profit. Factor1Studios.com is a web, design and marketing agency that has just opened a West Seattle office. As part of our grand-opening introduction we are completely gifting the design and deployment of a custom website for a high-impact and critical non-profit in the West Seattle…

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how are we/you doing?

Reading Time: < 1 minute People reference your work whether you think so or not. Sometimes it is positive. Other times it is negative. And, even if it is mediocre or indifferent, that is still a type of reference. Do you care what people are saying OR not saying? You should! Given the 3 options, only 1 of them will generate future…

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Personal News around the office.

Reading Time: < 1 minute There are a lot of things going on around here, I thought maybe I would share.  1. Shannon (our rockstar resident web designer) is getting married tomorrow. Congratulations Shannon & Spencer! 2. Ryan (business development partner & marketing guru) and his family will be moving to Seattle at the end of May to pursue starting a church. Ryan…

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Good Business, Bad Business

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is NOT one more post about the tough times… you can get that negative talk anywhere. We all need some inspiration, motivation and ideas to move forward and upward in our pursuits. —- One of the most foundational contributions to my personal leadership & business development was being pressed by a friend to read…

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why does QUICK & EASY feel so good?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Whenever something takes longer than the predetermined time I have alloted for it, I can feel my satisfaction and enjoyment waning. On the other hand some things in life need to be extended: mountain bike riding, a very nice meal with my wife, a good fight scene in the movie and a much needed Sunday afternoon…

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genius desperation

Reading Time: < 1 minute this commercial has a GREAT spin on name recognition, humor with the obvious and not taking yourself too seriously – who won’t remember this the next time they are needing some quick money for their gold? (how many of us can really  relate to that anyway?)

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default content

Reading Time: < 1 minute have you ever noticed how many web pages you visit NEVER change after they are released? OR have you been to a website that has a posted item or a blog where the date is still form last year? What were your thoughts? Did you you think the company had died? Did you think that…

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[ LEADERSHIP ] why should you hire a professional design & marketing company?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Designers & idea people are NOTORIOUS for dreaming and promising far more than they deliver on. 9 times out of 10 you can completely forget about these creatives delivering your product on time. Communication, clear, detailed and consistent, will be missing almost every time. So, why like an addiction, in this era of highly competitive…

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[ CREATIVITY ] Why should you hire a professional design & web company?

Reading Time: 2 minutes I hate to be the guy to tell you this, but YOUR ideas are getting stale. OK, maybe not all of them, but that is what most people in your office, market place or in your store are probably thinking. Even if you have a creative and interesting idea to help you gain new customers…

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