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  • Star Wars is the most important thing ever to happen on this or any other planet. It brought together people from all walks of life, taught them to live in perfect harmony and bought them all a Coke. Okay, maybe not. It was a pretty big deal though. In the late 1970s, the demand for anything and everything Star Wars meant that you simply could not escape the film. From fast food restaurants to newsstands, Han, Luke, Chewie and the rest of the Star Warriors were everywhere. The flick was even marketed in doctor's offices thanks to the classic R2-D2 and C-3PO immunization poster that was to prepubers what the Farrah Fawcett one was to older folks of the era. Inevitably, Star Wars fever spread to the pop charts quicker than Chlamydia at Plato's Retreat. After Meco released his disco version of the movie's theme, aspiring musicians around the world decided that Star Wars was their ticket to fame too…with various results. A flood of quickie records peripherally and/or explicitly related t
  • With the power of the Web, and more eyes watching than ever, it’s important for a business to communicate its unique message clearly. The easiest way to recognize a company and distinguish it from others is by its logo. Below, we go through 10 common logo design mistakes that you should avoid if you want to create a successful and professional logo.
  • Welcome to BlueTrip CSS Framework. A full featured and beautiful CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) framework which combined the best of Blueprint, Tripoli (hence the name), Hartija's print stylesheet,'s simplicity, and Elements' icons, and has now found a life of its own. What Can BlueTrip Do For You? BlueTrip gives you a sensible set of styles and a common way to build a website so that you can skip past the grunt work and get right to designing. Download the package, include the images and stylesheets in your site structure, and get going!
  • Reinforce your business' brand identity and strengthen customer loyalty with a professional logo design created especially for you by an expert graphic designer. * Work one-on-one with a professional graphic designer * Choose your favorite of 3 custom logo concepts * Collaborate with your designer on 2 rounds of revisions to your chosen business logo design * View our Logo Portfolio for sample designs All Custom Logo Design Packages include: * Direct interaction with an expert graphic designer * Multiple opportunities to revise your business logo design to ensure that the final version meets your needs * An efficient, user-friendly five-step process * Final logo file delivery in multiple, high-quality formats — .JPG, .EPS, and .TIF — so you can use your new company logo on the Web or in print materials such as brochures and advertisements
  • A good statement of work can take time to create. This Statement of Work Builder reduces that time considerably. Answer a few simple questions and receive a detailed Statement of Work. Use the output to receive bids from contractors and attract the appropriate talent for your job. Get Started! Answer the questions in the wizard then save, print or copy and paste your statement of work into a document that you may then share with your contractor.
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