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Stress-Free Search Engine Optimization

September 20th, 2011 1 Comments

Every business works hard to stay competitive in the online marketplace. Search engine optimization, the process of improving one’s search rankings is an important method of gaining visibility for many Bozeman, Montana businesses. A business owner generally puts themselves into the searcher’s shoes to see how his or her business ranks amongst the competition. With local searches gaining a large number of website visits, even small companies can showcase their goods and services to interested buyers.

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Photos from 2011 Sweet Pea Festival in Bozeman

August 8th, 2011 0 Comments Photos from 2011 Sweet Pea Festival in Bozeman

Every now and again I enjoy sponsoring a small contest on Twitter and other social media networks. The whole idea is to foster a bit of community involvement and to see who the most active users are. I felt like the annual Sweet Pea Festival in Bozeman, Montana would be a great cause to rally around. Last week I posted a quick Tweet calling for Sweet Pea Festival photo entries. Here’s what happened!

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Using WordPress to power small business websites

June 24th, 2010 0 Comments Using WordPress to power small business websites

Today’s Manifest marketing minute explores the popular content management system WordPress. Philip Downer discusses why Manifest Creative believes this platform is a powerful tool for Montana’s small businesses to extend their reach on the internet.

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Social Media resources for Bozeman businesses

March 25th, 2010 0 Comments

Last night was the 2010 Bozeman Tweetup hosted by the good folks over at KBZK, Future Farm and, of course, Manifest Creative. While the numbers have yet to be tallied, I’d be willing to bet that there were just about 100 Bozeman business owners in attendance. Sean Golliher of Future Farm gave a great presentation [...]

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Surprising your customers

January 21st, 2010 0 Comments Surprising your customers

Surprise can be a wonderfully potent element of any business’ marketing arsenal. When Chad Kimm, owner of Crema Roasting in Bozeman, Montana, stopped by our studio last week, it was completely unexpected.

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Horsepower? – Automotive Horse Logos Scarce at Best

January 11th, 2010 3 Comments Horsepower? – Automotive Horse Logos Scarce at Best

Horsepower has been a part of automotive terminology since the beginning of the automobile era, therefore I find it surprising that only a handful of automotive manufacturers have chosen to use an image of a horse as a design element of their logo or emblem.

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Manifest Creative Enjoys a New Studio

January 7th, 2010 1 Comments Manifest Creative Enjoys a New Studio

On December 1st of 2009 Manifest Creative officially moved into a new studio office located at 21000 Frontage Road, Suite #6 in Belgrade, MT.

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More Bang for Your Advertising Buck

December 27th, 2009 0 Comments More Bang for Your Advertising Buck

In today’s economy, many businesses are cutting their marketing budgets while searching for more effective pathways to maximize their advertising dollar. With smaller budgets to work with, advertisers must work smarter and more efficiently.  To be considered effective, it must offer your organization measurable, trackable results.

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It’s A Wrap! – Vinyl Vehicle Graphics Make a Mobile Billboard

September 1st, 2009 5 Comments It’s A Wrap! – Vinyl Vehicle Graphics Make a Mobile Billboard

Mike Mulinix Taxidermy in Bozeman, MT hired Manifest Creative and Signs & Designs to create a custom vinyl wrap on their company vehicle that really turns heads!

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For the Love of Logo Design

June 22nd, 2009 7 Comments For the Love of Logo Design

I simply love logo design… it is a passion of mine, and with each new logo I create, I love it even more. Over the last several months I have created many logos… some of them are for actual customers, some of them are for friends/family, a few of them are just exercises in design and I also have a number of them available for sale as well.

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