About Joel Black


Black Bear Design is a full service web design, internet marketing and graphic design company located in Atlanta, GA.

Website: http://www.blackbeardesign.com

Posts by Joel Black:

  • Color Personalities and How To Find the One for Your Company

    Posted on Nov 17, 2017 in Blog

    Companies choose the colors of their logo for any number of reasons: to convey power or serenity, engender safety or trust, or create hunger or warmth – or just because they like them. That decision may be based on a variety of reasons from the owner’s favorite color or the color of their first car, but how important are they?

  • Google Partner Connect Mobile Search

    Posted on Nov 15, 2017 in Blog & Internet Marketing & Search Engine Optimization

    Black Bear Design is a proud Google Partner! This video from Google offers a rich program with a ton of takeaways if you are considering using AdWords for your digital advertising. Some fascinating facts: More than half of all web traffic is now coming from smartphones and tablets. 79% of consumers use their smartphones for research […]

  • Roofing Company Logo Design

    Posted on Nov 02, 2017 in Logo Design & Portfolio

    Tip Top Roofers is one of Atlanta’s oldest commercial & industrial roofing companies. They came to Black Bear looking for a re-design of their existing logo, but wanting to keep familiarity with their brand. Our designers worked with the client to give the 94-year-old company a refreshed, modern look.

  • Black Bear Design Lands on Top of Clutch’s Graphic Design Directory

    Posted on Oct 31, 2017 in News & Uncategorized

    Clutch is a B2B ratings and reviews platform that rates IT service firms, including agencies like ours. They look at hundreds of graphic design companies across the world, and we’re excited to be ranked so high!

  • 8 Steps to Great Landing Pages

    Posted on Oct 27, 2017 in Blog & Web Design

    Before we examine best practices, let’s talk about what “landing page” means. A landing page is a stand-alone page on your site where a visitor can fill out a form to request gated content like a white paper, subscribe to your email newsletter, buy a product or set up a meeting. A good landing page […]

  • Law Firm Logo Design

    Posted on Oct 24, 2017 in Logo Design & Portfolio

    Weissmann Zucker Euster Morochnik P.C. is a full-service firm that offers a broad array of capabilities in virtually all areas of the legal practice. Needing a logo, the client contacted Black Bear Design for their branding needs.  

  • Women’s Clothing Retail Logo Design

    Posted on Oct 24, 2017 in Logo Design & Portfolio

    Odee Marie is an upscale office attire company, catering to the working woman. With a unique “luxury chic” style, the client reached out to Black Bear Design to aid in the production of a timeless typographical logo.  

  • Electronic Device Accessory Retailer

    Posted on Oct 24, 2017 in Logo Design & Portfolio

    Dagger Enterprises, LLC, Georgia’s newest company in the consumer electronic industry, needed a logo that was targeted towards business professionals. Our design team worked with the client to produce a sleek design, perfect for digital and e-commerce platforms.

  • Why Video Must be an Integral Part of Your Digital Marketing Strategy

    Posted on Oct 24, 2017 in Blog & Marketing Strategy

    Have you been thinking about creating video content to promote your business, but just aren’t sure if it’s worth your time and effort? We’ve mentioned before the influence video will have on marketing in the future and, in almost every industry, it is worth the work for the impact it can have. Let’s start with […]

  • Why Isn’t Anyone Coming to My Website?

    Posted on Oct 17, 2017 in Uncategorized

    You’ve carefully planned and executed your website, and yet nobody is looking. Why? We’ve got a few ideas. New to the web? If your website is brand new, congratulations! First, understand that traffic takes time, but there are things you can be doing to help drive people to your new site. Google has to find […]

  • 10 Tips to Make Your Small Business Stand Out in Your City

    Posted on Sep 20, 2017 in Blog & Business Owner & Graphic Design & Search Engine Optimization & Search Engine Optimization & SEO & Social Media & Social Media & Web Design

    Standing out in a crowd of competitors is no easy task, and it’s getting more difficult all the time. Whether you are a little fish in a big pond or just trying to make your mark as a new venture, we’ve got 10 tips to help your small business get noticed. Solve a Problem. Is […]

  • 5 Ways to Drive More Traffic to Your Website

    Posted on Sep 11, 2017 in Blog & Business Owner & Search Engine Optimization

    There are hundreds of tactics for driving visitors to your website, but there are several factors to consider beyond “get more people!” You can spend all of the money you have driving people to your site, but at the end of the day, what matters most is that you’re driving the right traffic. While the […]

  • Social Networking & Ecommerce Website

    Posted on Sep 07, 2017 in Content Management Systems & Ecommerce Website Design & Homepage & Website Design

    Efamily is a social media and matching platform built for matching families with like demographic and geographic traits.  You simply create an account, build your profile, select what areas of your life are most important to you, and a custom matching algorithm will rank families in your area with the highest potential matches at the […]

  • Black Bear Design Group Named Top Atlanta Digital Agency by Clutch

    Posted on Aug 24, 2017 in News

    Here at Black Bear Design, we want to stand out in the forest. Given the amount of design firms that have been popping up over the past few years, this is getting harder and harder to do. In order to truly separate yourself from the pack, you need to be able to innovate and adapt […]

  • Entertainment Industry Logo Design

    Posted on Aug 02, 2017 in Logo Design & Portfolio

    OuttaSpace Entertainment, Atlanta’s newest entertainment company, needed a logo that represented their brand, values, and flavor. Our design team worked with the client to produce sleek logo they can use on all of their marketing materials.

  • How Graphic Design Helps Your Business Excel

    Posted on Jul 24, 2017 in Blog

    When you’re choosing what to have for dinner or even choosing which book to read, chances are, you’re drawn to the most attractive looking imagery among the competition. Whether it’s artisan soap or the dollar store’s name brand, you can tell quality just by looking at the label. The world of business is absolutely no […]

  • How Digital Marketing is Adapting to the Ever-Changing Music Industry

    Posted on Jul 20, 2017 in Blog & Internet Marketing

    If you live in Atlanta, there’s a chance you’ve heard about the pink “Trap House” in south Atlanta. The house was renovated and repainted to promote the release of one of the most prolific rappers alive, and Atlanta’s own, 2Chainz’s newest record release called ‘Pretty Girls Like Trap Music.’ The house was used for his […]

  • 2017: An Update on Video Marketing Trends

    Posted on Jun 30, 2017 in Blog

    For those tuned into social marketing know: trends in social media, video marketing, and general digital marketing change almost hourly. As marketers, it’s our job to follow the trends our followers adopt and adapt to them immediately. One respondent in Hubspot’s 2017 State of Inbound Marketing Report agrees, “If a company is slow to capture […]

  • What Makes SEO and PPC Important for Your Business

    Posted on Jun 29, 2017 in Blog & Search Engine Optimization

    When was the last time you searched for something on Google? Ten minutes ago, maybe? Let’s say you were searching for a new marketing agency in Atlanta. You might type in those exact words, “marketing agency, Atlanta.” When you press enter you’d see a page of 10 results with anything from award sites, to websites, […]

  • Recruitment Theme Website

    Posted on Jun 27, 2017 in Homepage & Portfolio & Website Design

    Responsive custom website built on the WordPress application.

  • The Best Ways to Engage Your Audience on Social Media

    Posted on Jun 26, 2017 in Blog

    Hubspot recently released their 2017 State of Inbound Report which found that 91% of marketers want to know how to uniquely engage their audience. That 91% knows engagement gives businesses a competitive advantage over the competition, and that’s been found to be true. Take companies like Target, Denny’s, or Arby’s. If you work in social […]