Transform your website from a glorified brochure to a marketing machine in just 1 week.

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Introducing the relaunch of our Ballowax.com budget division, adding new unlimited graphic design services.

Lots of clients who want to work with us may not have the budget yet for the strategy and consulting that are much of the cost of our projects.

We've long offered affordable website projects through Ballowax to help accommodate those clients, and recently added our new unlimited graphic design services. Three levels of service means there's a plan for everyone. The Ballowax design service is production-level design and doesn't cover more complex projects like branding and custom illustration.

It's meant to help clients meet ongoing design needs that don't require the strategy and consulting that larger projects do, the types of things that you may hire a freelancer for, try to do on your own, or have a standard print service create for you.

With Ballowax, you don't have to waste time learning to use tools you don't need otherwise or rely on someone who may not be available, and you get unlimited revisions so your project ends up being exactly what you want.

It's suitable for solopreneurs, small businesses, and even larger companies who may need to supplement their in-house marketing materials or create items for internal use, like Human Resources brochures or employee newsletters. Find out more about Ballowax.

Sample Project Visuals

poster
Illustrated Poster
poster
After helping to break the drought of over 12 years of non-sold-out festivals in 2013, the pressure was on for a successful encore for the 2014 Virginia Cantaloupe Festival. Putting our creative minds together in a marathon brainstorming session, we created the theme You've Got Friends in Lope Places and introduced a character we created named Lope.
Villa Cathedral
Ads
Villa Cathedral
Website design for Villa Cathedral Properties, a bed & breakfast business with 2 unique properties.
VGA
websites
VGA
Economic development website design for Virginia's Growth Alliance, a region that covers 10 counties.
illustration
Illustration and Animation
illustration
For as long as we've been working with the tourism office, director Linda Shepperd has wished for some type of animation that would let visitors "drive" around the county to discover things. Using animation that requires no special browser plugins, illustrator Erin Kipps Brown came up with a concept to treat the project like a theme park map. Requiring no special plugins, it can be displayed on all devices.
salem website
websites
salem website
Web design and development for Stand Up For Salem / Main Street Salem, NJ, part of rebranding project. Site includes features like a donation system (one-time and recurring), and events system with capability for paid events with multiple ticket types and early bird discounts.
svhec site
websites
svhec site
Southern Virginia Higher Education Center website redesign. We previously created SVHEC's branding identity in 2013.
print
Print Design
print
This 20-page 5-year Progress Report for a Tourism Department is printed on high quality gloss paper of magazine quality. Presenting details of progress made in an easy-to-digest manner helps Tourism stay accountable to funding sources.
distinct impressions
websites
distinct impressions
Distinct Impressions e-commerce site on Shopify platform. Gifts, fashions, accessories, embroidery and screen printing.
social
Social Media
social
When we were invited by Virginia's Department of Housing and Community Development to speak about marketing to Virginia Main Street Community directors from across the state, we needed something helpful to give them to take back to the office. Our Quicky Guide to Social Media ended up being quite a hit! This poster is different from anything we've ever seen: It has dry erase blocks to let the user jot notes for planning their social media. The poster is 11"x17" - large enough to accommodate the dry erase blocks but small enough to not take up too much of the user's office wall.
vineland website
websites
vineland website
Web design and development for Vineland Downtown Improvement District / Main Street Vineland, NJ. Part of a project awarded to VDID through a Branding & Digital Design Grant from Main Street New Jersey.
rmep website
websites
rmep website
The Rural Math Excel Partnership website was developed to help parents and family members, math teachers, and the local community perform key student support functions to help students understand the relevance of success in math to their future success. The site offers password protected content for each user group.
villa cathedral logo
branding
villa cathedral logo
Branding identity for Bed & Breakfast property.
svra website
Websites
svra website
Southern Virginia Regional Alliance required a new site to replace one that was developed in 2011. Since they lacked a good library of relevant photographs, our design uses minimal photography combined with animated odometer-style statistics and clear traffic funnels for targeted visitors.
Branding
Branding
Branding
New branding identity for Stand Up For Salem (New Jersey), a nonprofit that stimulates business opportunity, historic preservation and community growth through grassroots community development.
shop local
Shop Local e-commerce
shop local
We created a Shop Local website for Virginia's largest geographic economic development region. Shoppers can buy from multiple vendors in one transaction, proceeds are distributed automatically into vendors' payment accounts, and each vendor receives their own order information.
print
Print Design
print
This magazine won an Award of Merit for Communication from the Southern Economic Development Council. Virginia's Growth Alliance is geographically the largest economic development region in Virginia. They provide a printed quarterly quality of life magazine to prospects; the magazine is printed on glossy paper that is of the quality you would find on a magazine rack. A low-res version is also available for download on their website and for distribution on usb's.
chhcg website
Websites
chhcg website
Commonwealth Home Health Care is owned by a parent company that needed us to create sites for multiple companies that carried through a similar look and feel.
fact sheets
Fact Sheets
fact sheets
As a part of the Halifax County IDA rebranding project, the organization needed a one-sheet data flyer for prospects. The piece is designed to present a good bit of data in a condensed format that provides a quick overview of the county, and integrated design elements extend the new branding identity.
vineland branding
Branding
vineland branding
New branding identity for Main Street Vineland, NJ / Downtown Vineland Improvement District, a group that promotes, enhances and revitalizes historic Landis Avenue as a thriving commercial district and community-gathering place for shoppers, residents and visitors. Part of a project awarded to VDID through a Branding & Digital Design Grant from Main Street New Jersey.