Metropolis Creative on Twitter Metropolis Creative on Facebook Menu
Finding the right web design agency


First steps to finding a web design agency

Here is a guide detailing what you should expect from the redesign process depending on the type of company you have and the growth stage it is in. The typical process starts with a realization that you need a new website, but you have no idea what it will take to get it done. That makes sense, since you're (hopefully) not creating a new website for your company… read more

Painting of Disney Castle


A Painting a Day

I started oil painting a few years ago because we needed something on the walls, and I couldn't stand the though of my wife going to the store to buy a picture. I'm not bad — I did go to art school way back when. The problem is, I'm not very quick at it. I'm on my fourth painting in four years and this one just isn't getting finished. So a couple weeks ago,… read more

Branding Nightmare Before Christmas

Blog Branding

Jack Skellington Needed a Lesson on Branding

The reason why it was such a Nightmare Before Christmas is simple — Jack didn't start with a brand discovery. He thought he had a great idea and barreled forward with it. And we all know how that turned out. Analyze your audience — Don't give a shrunken head for Christmas Clearly, if he had done a little research, he would have known that (most) kids don… read more

IMS Marketing Conference

Blog Business Digital Trends Marketing Social Media

Move At The Speed Of Culture

Last week we attended the Inbound Marketing Summit conference in Boston! The sessions mostly focused on how businesses engage and interact directly with their customers, building an unthreatening and personable relationship via social media. Succeed in this, and it will be to the benefit of both company and customer. A company needs to be where its customers a… read more

Jeff Cutler Be Open to New Relationships

Blog Business

Be Open to New Relationships

Lots of people in the web industry can recall an instance where they’ve been at a conference or tradeshow and had an interaction that didn’t pay benefits. The scenario is like this... The business person strides up to a table, perhaps hoping to grab a free tape measure, flashlight or squeeze toy. In some situations, the goal of flicking a business card int… read more