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Uptown Studios is your Sacramento creative team specializing in graphic design, website design, hosting and management, video production, social media training and management, brand development and marketing services. We fix complex problems for our clients through human-centered design processes. We care about what we do and our focus is always to make YOU look fabulous to your clients. Let us help you with your next project.
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Each week the Uptown Studios crew will chat about our week, what interesting things happened and awesome projects we got to work on. We hope you find some inspiration and tips in our blog about graphic design, the world of web, video and social media – and sometimes we will chat about other things we really love, like good beer!
What Makes Good Design? – (Infographic)
June 23, 2016 · 0 Comments
What makes good design? Evaluating design has never been easy. To help with this, we have created a small infographic that will guide through this process and highlight important aspects that should be taken into consideration when judging a design. Enjoy!Read more »
A Love Letter From My City
June 17, 2016 · 0 Comments
If your city could talk, what do you think it would say? Here is what I imagine Sacramento would tell us. To my beloved Sacramentans, Do you know what gets me up in the morning? You. You are what makes every day brighter. Sure, we’ve had our rainy days and some somber moments, but you’veRead more »
5 Things to Do When You are Crazy Busy
June 9, 2016 · 0 Comments
1. Smile When you are crazy busy it is the easiest time to snap at the people around you. STOP, think of what you sound like. Someone can ask if they can help when I am crazy busy and I feel like snapping at them – NO just leave me alone. But Don’t – SmileRead more »
Promote Your Business Using Social Media Ads
May 19, 2016 · 0 Comments
Social media has unlocked a new era of marketing for businesses big and small. It’s now more affordable than ever to reach new customers. With an advertising budget of a measly $100 per month, you can reach thousands of potential new customers. Before signing in to create your next social media ad campaign for yourRead more »
Are Difficult Websites In?
May 13, 2016 · 0 Comments
The Washington Post recently published an article about a new trend of websites that can only be described as “difficult.” Now, I see you Kanye West and Apple Developer Conference, but I still believe that design and function take precedence. Clients often describe their new website visions as “innovative, new, distinct” and I agree withRead more »
Why are My Google Ads Not Showing?
May 5, 2016 · 0 Comments
Google AdWords gives you tons of great ways to market your business on the internet. All you have to do is create a campaign, add some keywords and create some punchy ads that will grab your customer’s attention. Sounds simple right? Well, sometimes there can be some hiccups along the way. You’ve gone through theRead more »
Website User Experience Lessons from the Smashing Magazine Conference
April 14, 2016 · 0 Comments
Last week we got a chance to go to two workshops hosted by Smashing Magazine. I went to a workshop hosted by Dan Mall, a superfriendly creative director and advisor from Philadelphia, who talked about responsive design workflow and Mark was lucky enough to meet Vitaly Friedman, the editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine and chat about front-end patterns overRead more »
The “Force” of Inspiration
April 11, 2016 · 0 Comments
Inspiration: a force or influence that inspires someone. Personally, I have rarely been inspired by a “force”, but the “I” in inspire is relevant. One can be inspired by money, though this is rarely the true case, inspired by love, by family or even by their own will to be successful. People have often beenRead more »