2012

Dec
18
2012

Stevens 470 designed and built Annino, Draper & Moore's website to highlight their services and expertise, as well as their culture of working together to benefit their clients. The website provides information about each partner and highlights their areas of practice. The new site also includes a News section with useful articles on legal issues.

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Nov
29
2012

Stevens 470 recently designed the logo for the Friends of the Columbia Greenway Rail Trail. Working with several members of the FCGRT, we created a bright, simple scene that depicts elements of the Greenway's path through Westfield. When complete, the Greenway will travel from Southwick, through downtown Westfield to the Great River Bridge, on a mostly elevated line.

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Oct
24
2012

Stevens 470 designed and built Array's website to introduce the company and highlight its products. The website draws special attention to their flagship product, StreamTask+, which manages medical software updates, tasks, service requests and more. The website also features a customer login section where Array's clients access information and documents about the software they have purchased.

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Sep
26
2012

Stevens 470 designed Blue Label's website and took the product photography. The new website showcases Blue Label's excellent design and printing services and provides the information you need to order custom labels. Stevens 470 developed the website within a powerful Content Management System (CMS) that allows Blue Label to make their own updates through an easy-to-use text editor.

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Aug
22
2012

With the rising dependency on mobile devices, and their GPS and WiFi technology that can determine where a user is located, businesses are realizing the need to think locally. This article will provide a brief overview of four popular location-based social media tools and explain some of their major differences as well as reasons they may be important for your business.

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Jul
25
2012

Stevens 470 recently worked with Strathmore Artist Papers on two new products and a website CMS (conent management system) upgrade that allowed Stevens 470 to incorporate responsive design into its layout.

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Jun
21
2012

Sulmac Inc., located in Holyoke, MA, has been producing quality products and servicing customers since 1947. The Sulmac Water Diverter is a vital product to their customers, providing emergency protection from roof, pipe and machinery leaks. Sulmac prides themselves on prompt service and courteous attention, especially in emergency situations.

Stevens 470 worked with Sulmac to build a clean and simple website featuring their Water Diverter to show visitors how it can be used, as well as its benefits and features.

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May
23
2012

On May 9, 2012, Tina and Katie headed for Orlando to attend "Art Materials World 2012," the annual conference of the International Art Materials Association (NAMTA). The organization is recognized as a leader in the support, sustainability and advocacy of art and the art/creative materials business.

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May
17
2012

On Tuesday we presented our monthly Coffee Hour on the use of video to enhance your company's online presence. While everyone enjoyed coffee and a light breakfast, Bob and Justin reviewed different video concepts businesses can use to capture attention and tell a story. They also discussed how to use video to promote products or activities to engage customers, and how those same videos can be used to increase your social media presence and search engine optimization. They also covered some of the technical aspects of online video and highlighted the pros and cons of using YouTube and Vimeo.

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May
02
2012

Tekoa Country Club and Banquet is located at the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and provides beautiful views of the Westfield River. Their golf course, designed by Donald Ross, consists of 18 holes suited to golfers of all abilities. Tekoa's banquet facilities are perfect for any occasion from beautiful weddings to luncheons and corporate events. Tekoa prides itself on making your event an occasion to remember.

Stevens 470 worked with Tekoa to create a website highlighting their beautiful golf, wedding and banquet facilities, as well as their commitment to customer service. Through the site you can learn about upcoming events, golf and membership rates, and view photo galleries of the course and facilities.

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Mar
29
2012

Stevens 470 worked with One Write to create a website highlighting their wide range of church products and printing services. The site takes a user through the steps of ordering custom designed offering envelope books by allowing them to choose everything from cover design to numbering style. One Write's site also features a dynamic stock order form that allows churches to easily choose from a variety of options to order the products they need.

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Mar
15
2012

Tuesday, March 13, we presented our March Coffee Hour on Social Media and had a great turn out! While everyone enjoyed coffee and a light breakfast, Bob and Tina co-presented on how to maximize your use of Social Media. Tina began with a marketing overview for developing your social media goals, audience and messaging. Bob presented several examples to highlight some best practices when using Facebook. Bob also went over many of the new Facebook Timeline features you might consider using to promote your business through social media. Our guests shared new ideas and insights on helping to increase their online presence.

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Feb
27
2012

The Arbors Kids offers child care services, summer camps, and before and after school programs. They are a family owned business that truly cares about kids. They recently opened an additional child care center in East Longmeadow. Stevens 470 worked with them to develop advertising and marketing materials. The project also included a brand update, with new collateral and information sheets for every Arbors Kids location.

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Feb
17
2012

On Tuesday, February 14, we were feelin' the love at our Valentine's Day Coffee Hour! While everyone enjoyed coffee and a light breakfast, Bob and Justin co-presented this month's topic "The Growing Role of Mobile Marketing." Bob reviewed the latest statistics on surging social media use on mobile devices, and discussed some of the successful mobile apps that are available. Justin reviewed mobile commerce (m-commerce) and responsive website design, which allows a website to display appropriately across multiple devices - a monitor, tablet or smart phone.

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