Archive for December, 2012

December 28, 2012

Hot Off the Press: Palm Springs Printing

Located in the historic city of Sanford, Palm Springs Printing is Central Florida’s first hybrid printer offering cold webnewsprint, sheet fed printing, digital printing, and direct mail services.The family-owned and operated printer, recently commissioned Appleton Creative to design a new website. We believe that imagery can play an important role in conveying a message. That’s […]

December 24, 2012

Appleton's Ugly Sweater Contest

Appleton Creative got into the holiday sprit this year by hosting our very own Ugly Sweater Contest. On Friday, we asked our Facebook friends to vote for their favorite tacky sweater. After receiving an overwhelming number of responses, the results are finally in. The competition was very close this year. Here’s the final results: 1st […]

December 21, 2012

Bon Appetite!

As you may know, here at Appleton, we like to eat … a lot. So to combine our love for delicious cuisine and entertainment, we sharpened our knives and headed to Truffles and Trifles to learn a thing or two in the kitchen. Located in the heart of College Park, Truffles and Trifles offers gourmet […]

December 21, 2012

Appleton Celebrates 25 Years Strong

We did it! Appleton is 25 Years Strong. Since 1987, Appleton has worked with local, national and international clients to provide marketing strategies through print, web, social media and video production – all in house. To celebrate our milestone anniversary, we designed an exclusive 25 Years Strong info-graphic to highlight all the remarkable achievements throughout […]

December 18, 2012

Reigniting Opportunity: The Phoenix Foundation of Central Florida

Pursuing a higher education can be a financial burden for many students across the country. Central Florida resident, Patrick Tubbs formed The Phoenix Foundation of Central Florida, a scholarship granting foundation, to give students an opportunity to explore their talents and fulfill their dreams. Patrick grew up in Brevard County and graduated from UCF. His […]

December 17, 2012

5 Fascinating Facts from Reddit 2012

With over 46,839,289 visitors last month alone, Reddit has proven to be a dominant online community. Not only does it serve as a social news website, but it’s taught the cyber-world many interesting and educational facts. Here is a collection of our favorite fascinating facts: 1. Where’s Waldo? was banned for barring chest. In 1987, […]

December 13, 2012

Lawton Printers Celebrates 112 Years on 12/12/12

There are not many businesses in Central Florida that can say they’ve been in operation for over a century. Lawton Printers is one of the oldest family-owned and operated printers in the USA, and this year marks their 112th anniversary of family printing tradition. To celebrate, fifth-generation owner, Kimberly Lawton Koon hosted a party at […]

December 12, 2012

Best SEO Practices to Enhance Law Firms and Lawyer’s Personal Bios: Part 2

Last week, Appleton delivered a SEO presentation to a group of lawyers at Dean Mead. We discussed why it’s important for lawyers and law firms to enhance their SEO practices. In Part 1 of the series, we examined the first five tactics on how to boost lawyer’s online presence. Now let’s go over the last […]

December 10, 2012

How to keep your personal Facebook professional

It’s well known that LinkedIn is for professional networking and Facebook is for fun, right? Here at Appleton, we think differently. The fact is, Facebook’s 250 million active users overshadow LinkedIn’s 44 million users. Your Facebook profile is accessed more often than any other online profile. This can be your biggest advertising tool so it’s important […]

December 7, 2012

Impact the Community by Giving Back this Holiday Season

As part of our holiday tradition, Appleton Creative is participating in a note-worthy charitable initiative throughout the month of December. This year’s Good Apples donation drive supports Educational IMPACT, an organization that currently works with two Orange Country public schools, Mollie Ray Elementary and Pineloch Elementary, by providing academic volunteering services to students. The majority […]