Banking on Guerilla Marketing Techniques

Sometimes when you’re setting your marketing strategy, it’s good to step outside the box. Sometimes it’s even better to climb on top of as you wave your hands in the air and scream, “HEY YOU! YEAH YOU!! OVER HERE!!!” At the end of the day, advertising is all about getting a target audience’s attention, plain … Read More

It’s Not Always Just About the Benjamins

Absolute Marketing Group

While we love working with each and every one of our clients, there’s a special satisfaction that comes from collaborating with our non-profit organizations. Knowing your work is having a tangible effect on the local community in a positive way is one of the most rewarding experiences we have the privilege of partaking in here … Read More

Turns Out, It’s Easy Being Green

Fargo Green Screen Video Behind the Scenes

The term “green screen” probably sounds familiar to you. It’s that magical monocolored wall that makes some of Hollywood’s most fantastical ideas come to life all the way up on the big screen. More and more, however, companies, brands, and even small start-ups are utilizing this special effects magic-maker to more effectively communicate to the … Read More

The 5ives: Dynamic Design Decisions

In this month’s main article, Absolute’s Art Director, Scott Raffath, expounded on the skills and practices a graphic designer needs to break into the agency world after graduation and maintain their skills. The time immediately preceding graduation is really exciting, but it can also be nerve wracking as you look to the uncertain future. So here … Read More

Client Spotlight: Precision Lawn & Landscape

Precision Lawn & Landscape is a family owned and operated business that specializes in full-service lawn care, landscaping and snow removal. With over 20 years of experience in the Fargo-Moorhead area, Precision prides itself on having a service for every season along with offering dependable maintenance and magnificent design. “When you decide to work with … Read More

How a Freshly Graduated Designer Can Break into an Agency… and Stay There

So, you’ve just graduated and received a piece of paper stating you understand design, layout principles and graphic disciplines. Well… it’ll take a bit more to break into the graphic design industry. First off, the piece of paper that vouches for your skills is actually not as important as the portfolio you have to prove … Read More

5ives: Illustrious Careers or a Fantasy World?

How often do you get a request for a hand-drawn piece of art? You’re probably thinking, “Not too often.” But what if you’re one of the lucky few who are naturally skilled at drawing or creating things by pen, paper, charcoal or brush? Are these skills reserved only for street fairs and etsy.com? Is drawing … Read More

Tailored Photography & the Sweet Taste of Technology

To stand out in a world where a sea of messages are screaming for attention can sometimes be a tall order. The digital age has empowered the average Joe with the ability, although amateur, to create their own messaging and elements in an attempt to get noticed. Technology has not only empowered amateurs, but has also made professionals more … Read More