15th
April 2016

by Diana
Diana Ries Designs, Inc.

No doubt about it. Social is hot.

Every client wants it. Every agency claims to be great at it. But before you decide if social is right for you, ask, “What is social media marketing, really?” For starters, social isn’t Facebook likes. It’s not Twitter followers or hashtags or ads on LinkedIn. It’s not advertising. It’s not broadcasting. Social is a philosophy. […]

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12th
May 2015

by Diana
Diana Ries Designs, Inc.

Is there a place for social media in a boring business?

You might be thinking, “My business is boring and unremarkable and I’m not about to be a Blend-Tec or Chiplotle. Why would I participate in social media?” Here are a few great reasons: Public relations – It’s likely that some aspect of social media has to be incorporated into any plan for media relations, crisis […]

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18th
March 2015

by Diana
Diana Ries Designs, Inc.

Facebook marketing tips

Facebook continues to be the most powerful social network on the planet with over 750 million active users. Businesses simply cannot ignore Facebook as part of their online marketing strategy. Take your Facebook marketing to a new level with these hot Facebook marketing tips direct from the top pros in Facebook marketing. #1: Give people […]

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18th
March 2015

by Diana
Diana Ries Designs, Inc.

Knowing what horse will win, or how to increase your ROI

5 Steps To Squeeze More ROI From Your Marketing Before placing your bets on a horse race, it would be nice to know which horse would win. Many CMOs today have a similar yearning when looking at the confusing and proliferating array of marketing channels. They’re not sure where to place their bets. Marketing Mix […]

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06th
March 2015

by Diana
Diana Ries Designs, Inc.

Air-Sur Aviation Insurance Video

Air-Sur, Inc. began doing business in 1976 as an independent aviation insurance agency, serving primarily aircraft owners and operators in Florida. Formed as a general partnership, they incorporated in 1981, and embarked on a pattern of planned, successful growth that has characterized their operation ever since. We created this video for them in early 2000. They are […]

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15th
April 2014

by Diana
Diana Ries Designs, Inc.

DRD redesigns Porsche Chesapeake Club Website

Last December, the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland Porsche club came to us for a website redesign. Their site was confusing and didn’t showcase the beauty of their vehicles. “The new site is amazing… we couldn’t be happier.” Terry DellaVecchia, Webmaster for pcachs.org. We streamlined the website by reorganizing their navigation and giving it a crisp, clean […]

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15th
April 2014

by Diana
Diana Ries Designs, Inc.

Telluride Fire Festival video trailer creation

This video was created last year for the Telluride Fire Festival. An enduring, extraordinary, interactive, sculptural and performing fire arts event that was crearted to both educate and entertain. They are a 501 C3 organization wishing to promote a unique form of art, give exposure to the artists that create this art form, and bring […]

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15th
April 2014

by Diana
Diana Ries Designs, Inc.

Killer Facebook Contest Ideas

Running a Facebook contest has never been easier. Since removing their contest restrictions in 2013 (before that, we weren’t allow to actually administer a Facebook contest; only through an app), businesses have come up with lots of creative ways to increase engagement by administering contests from within their platform. According to Facebook’s new rules, businesses […]

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15th
October 2013

by Diana
Diana Ries Designs, Inc.

10 things for which to be thankful

Thank You! This Thanksgiving, ask and give “Thank You” more freely… (listen to Laura Tice 3 min TED talk) THANK YOU – to our clients, bureaus, friends, and family for all you do to stretch, grow, challenge, and believe in our work. You make us better! Good Friends – Good Memories Not long ago a client […]

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