Karen Skeens

Cyber Visionary and Website Guru with many years of marketing & advertising industry experience selling, marketing, writing and designing.

Built Green is working Washington’s neighborhoods with a new online identity

Built Green has a new online identity!  See their website just launched last week at http://www.builtgreen.net/. Ad Ventures worked with Aaron Adelstein, Director of Built Green, to create the new identity and website design that educates Washington new home buyers that “we can turn our neighborhoods from grey to green one house at a time.”  Roughly …

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Bing’s new logo works well as an integrated design element, not so much as a stand-alone

While at the “Bing Ads Connect” agency seminar in Seattle on Tuesday, I heard that some of Bing’s employees don’t like Bing’s new logo.  Well, if it weren’t for the logo, Bing’s new power point presentation and other marketing collateral wouldn’t be so killer.  Wow! Hundreds of pages of unique templates with infographics that delighted …

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Halloween Tails

Ad Ventures’ “welcome waggins,” Sammie and Taco, howl with goulash stare-downs. (We howled too trying to wrangle up doggies for photo shoots.)

Way to Stand Out

An 8th grader named Safaa Abdellatif from Evergreen Middle School sent a letter to our office today asking about design and photography careers and what graphic designers do on a daily basis. Normally, a letter like this would go on that “to do later if ever” pile because we get hundreds of letters and calls …

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