Posts

created anger and resentment, | GreenCup Design

Very Scary Websites for Halloween!

When people want to know more about your business the first thing they will do is visit your website. The first impression you make on your clients doesn’t come from a handshake or a phone call, it comes from your online presence. Even if you hand someone a business card, the next contact they will make with your business is through your website.

In order to make a good first impression, your website must be well constructed, easy to navigate, and easy to find when someone searches for the few details they remember from a conversation or recommendation. Your website is arguably the most important representation of your business or the services you provide.

Read more

GDPR Hall of Shame for 2018

Just in case you haven’t had enough news and information about GDPR, or the General Data Protection Regulation , here is more news and information about GDPR. However, it’s time to lighten the mood a bit.

The flood of email that hit your Inbox with those four pesky little letters has really been sent to help safeguard your privacy. The GDPR regulations are supposed to make the websites you visit show you how they use your personal information and give you ways to control what can and cannot be stored or shared by that website.

Because all of your favorite websites now have to ask your permission to store their visitor’s data,  you have to accept their new privacy policies even though you already accepted their privacy policies, allow them access to things you granted years ago, and click Yes to continue receiving their newsletters and snarky emails about GDPR.

Read more

Tidbit: The Difference Between Branding & Identity

We experience a lot of confusion about what a logo, brand, and brand identity are.  Yes, they are all pieces of the same puzzle, but some should not stand alone.  Which parts must you have, and which can you live without?  Watch this Green Cup Design Tidbit to find out!  Read more

Why I Rebranded

Green Cup Design was originally founded as Kirin|Design.  I liked the brand, thought its use of the vertical separator in the name clever, and the use of a last name gave it a polished feel.  But it was my last name, and, in truth, the business was all me.  I was the brand, and that can only grow so far. Read more

An Infographic to Help Find Fonts

So You Need a Typeface