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SOCENTEX Bulletin Board Logo

That's the funny thing when you work with someone closely over a long period of time, remain friends with them, and just know exactly what they need. In my former working life, I recorded a radio show on an AM station called 'The Trading Post', sponsored by my place of employment...

That's the funny thing when yo...

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Christmas Committee & Hometown Holiday Parade Logo

I was approached by a member of the New Braunfels Christmas Committee in November to create a logo for them in under a week. IN UNDER A WEEK. They ran into a jam as they'd hired someone else who accepted their deposit, and then turned around and said they didn't have any...

I was approached by a member o...

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Bonnie Lang EPK Marketing Design

Recently, I worked with Bonnie Lang on her marketing. We discussed her goals and ambitions, and then got straight to work! I offered her advice on how to spruce up her website and helped her develop a one page piece that will assist her EPK (electronic press kit). Bonnie performs many...

Recently, I worked with Bonnie...

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Graphic Design Rates

So You'd Like to Work with Mary on some Graphic Design! That's fantastic! Mary has a lot of experience in flyers, brochures, web graphics; and has a lot of valuable resources in terms of professional advice. If you'd like to work with Mary on small-scale graphic design projects, here are the...

So You'd Like to Work with Mar...

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MARYMAKINGTX POLICIES

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT A personal and professional approach to your project. Excellent communication about your project, advice on how to take your project and make it work for you, and all the tools you will need upon project approval. Continued support for your project upon project approval and release. AGREEMENT...

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT A per...

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Sweet B’s Bakery Logo Process

Earlier in the fall, I was asked to design a logo for Brie, who's opening Sweet B's Bakery in my hometown of Gonzales. She was looking for something super feminine and chic, and of course, I was psyched for the task. She even went through the trouble to create an...

Earlier in the fall, I was ask...

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The Ranch Locator Company Redesign

You may remember the Ranch Locator Company from my post on re-designing their logo in 2015. The Ranch Locator company is a small business in Weimar, Texas specializing in the searching and acquisition of acreage in Texas. The company is led by Jack Holman, a broker with experience in hunting,...

You may remember the Ranch Loc...

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Bob: The Man, the Myth, the Legend

Earlier this week, I got the opportunity to say thanks. Earlier in my career, I was the Multimedia Specialist for the University Star; the student-run newspaper at Texas State University. Hands-down favorite full-time gig I've ever held, where I learned to resurrect Drupal websites quickly, troubleshoot media software, and oversee...

Earlier this week, I got the o...

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Gonzales County Youth Show Association

I was approached in early 2016 to produce a logo for the Gonzales County Youth Show Association. They needed a new logo to start re-branding their association. I don't know if you've been involved with youth show associations recently; but they are not just about showing cows and chickens and...

I was approached in early 2016...

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Ranch Locator Company

The Ranch Locator Company is a family-owned small business in Weimar, Texas that helps people buy ranches. Specifically, they help people buy ranches, or ranch land, or recreational land (hunting or bird watching). They have over 30 years of experience, and have the added skills of land management. They help...

The Ranch Locator Company is a...

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Come and Organize It

One of my first clients as a full-time freelancer was Kasey Rhodes of Come & Organize It. I have to say, Kasey is one of the most energetic and fun clients I've ever spoken to. Come and Organize it is a multi-function small business operating in Central Texas. It's original focus...

One of my first clients as a f...

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GiveYourWay Web Badges

This set of logos and icons is an example of branding I helped to establish. Many companies and organizations neglect the opportunity to create consistency from the very beginning, and instead use fly-by-night emotions on individual projects and pieces. Designing smaller projects that look great standalone, but can get very...

This set of logos and icons is...

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Hospital Leaders: What Would You Change

This was one of the first online commercials I created in my career. The commercial is advertising a two-day workshop for high level associates of hospitals and hospital systems to adopt concepts from Lean Daily Management into their daily workflow. ...

This was one of the first onli...

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Work with Mary

Mary is a for-hire marketing and digital presence expert in the state of Texas.  She is capable of taking your needs for an online presence and converting them into a complete workhouse that will streamline your daily operations, gather leads, promote your social media messages, and suggest tools and tips that...

Mary is a for-hire marketing a...

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Big Time Tailgate

I had the privilege to design a tailgate banner for my old college roommate, her husband, and their tailgating crew. Their tailgate group is called "Big Time Tailgate", and I have to admit the entire time I designed this, Peter Gabriel's Big Time was totally stuck in my head on...

I had the privilege to design ...

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Give Your Way’s Logo Process

I met the founder, Jen, of GiveYourWay.Org as she found me on AwesomeWeb, a lister for freelance services. A couple of chats on the phone, I knew we'd make a great partnership. Jen has all the passion in the world for non-profits and charitable organizations. Her website, currently under development,...

I met the founder, Jen, of Giv...

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