results-targeted graphic arts

We’ve moved!

Not to worry; beachdog.com is still available for your results-targeted graphic arts needs. Whether for a logo, brochure, business card, website, or other marketing tool, we’re still happily helping clients fill their pockets from beautiful Long Beach, Washington. Our hours are as creative as our people. Please get in touch…

A 5-Star Reputation Makes Your Phone Ring

Is reputation really everything?  Why are we seeing large corporations risk theirs to create buzz about themselves? Let’s learn from recent marketing mistakes in the news: 1. Don’t change the name of a company that’s been around for decades *and has a cult following that effectively gave the company its current…

Rust Dahlia

Cart Features Class Registration and Calendar Integration

The ladies of the Rusty Dahlia are a talented lot. When i first stepped into the Rusty Dahlia I was immediately struck by the owners’ gifts: adding class to the reclaimed, freshness to the vintage, and elegance to the rustic. I was delighted to learn the store also taught classes! …

Don’t you just love a good before-after story?

We do! Leland Holeman and Amelia Cook understand the power of brand and its importance to their business success.  They inherited the business name and branding when purchasing the internet side of the original Goodwinds kite supply and, as their business has grown, that identity became less effective.  The brother…

Fresh Fish & Cash in Your Pocket? Nice.

Where can you get both AND breakfast to boot?  Surf Perch Derby! We’re pleased to have been webmastering and hosting for the Surf Perch Derby since its inception.  The original site was designed by a beachdog.com intern.  When that site “aged out” it was re-tooled by a staffer.  This year,…

cellar on 10th

Who says they don’t drink wine on the coast?

You can get a bottle of great wine from just about anywhere in the world at Astoria’s The Cellar on 10th. Inside the cellar, you’ll find an old European feel, with not only a delightful selection of wines, but unique noshes to go with them.  Putting a gift basket together…

skateparklongbeachwa.com

Ready For a Skate Park, Long Beach?

Most of you know Wendy as our always smiling and helpful receptionist.  Some of you have been lucky enough to know her as an excellent WordPress and Social Media trainer.  Every once in awhile, she surprises all of us and joins the web development team!  Now you know where she…

the wedding directory

Planning a Wedding?

Part of a suite of regionally-focused sites, including Mid-Atlantic, Rocky Mountain, and Southern directories, the NW Wedding Directory is a complete local resource to help brides and their families find everything needed for planning a wedding. From reception venues to photographers, caterers, and florists the Directories have all of the…

Long Beach, WA

Long Beach Launches Customer-Focused Site

The City of Long Beach launched a brand new website recently.  Shedding some of the content of years past that was no longer serving a purpose, the new site is designed to make the information important to residents and visitors easy to access. A major contributor to local tourism-based business…

custom label, custom shape label, laser-cut label

It’s Custom Label Season!

Glorious, Creativity-Bursting, Custom Label Season! One of my favorite things about the week between Christmas and the New Year is the arrival of catalogs from all of our label vendors.  They arrive in fat envelopes, with samples, updated paper options, colors, foils, varnishes… whee! Variable Labels This year, the pricing…