2017 Year in Review

2017 was a great year for our long-time partners and new friends alike. We focused on continuously elevating our work and our clients’ success. Take a look at some of our favorite projects from 2017. 2017 Project Highlights We’re already ramping up for 2018. We hope you find some inspiration and excitement in this work and … Continued

4 Tips to Improve Your City’s Social Media Presence

In this post, we asked Kara Sokol, Communications Manager for the City of Ferndale, to share her tips for cities looking to improve their social media presence.  Here’s what she had to say. A good social media presence is like your front office or customer service desk; you’ll be asked questions about which you know nothing, you’ll sometimes be … Continued

What Leaf Pickup Can Teach You About Social Media

Q+M has been working with public agencies for over a decade.  Our recent work has us creating Marketing Plans, campaigns and brands for cities like the City of Ferndale, MI. In this post, Q+M interviews Kara Sokol, Communications Manager for the City of Ferndale. The City of Ferndale maintains an extremely active social media presence … Continued

Three Different Websites, Three Very Different Purposes

Whether you’re launching a new program, project, or company, your going to need a website. Here three different websites we’ve designed for three very different purposes. Ypsilanti District Library: TALK The  TALK (Texting And Learn for Kindergarten) from the Ypsilanti District Library encourages parents of young children to sign up to receive texts that build … Continued

Build Community Support for Your Public Project

Municipal projects present unique communications challenges. People need to know the short-term impacts and the long-term benefits. It’s like being a teacher and graduation speaker at the same time. When done well, public projects build community support by involving stakeholders every step of the way. Midland Michigan Digs In During the summer of 2017, the City … Continued

Video: YDL Bookmobile, Client Highlight

Take a peek into the graphic design that went into redesigning the new Ypsilanti District Library Bookmobile. According to the Ypsilanti District Library, “The Bookmobile is a unique location of the library in that it brings library materials to people. It serves as an alternative to stationary locations, and can go places where library use … Continued