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Alchemi Wins dotCOMM Awards!

Last week, we received notification that Alchemi Design has won two dotCOMM Awards! Not just one, but two! We are so excited to have earned such recognition for our work on our own website redesign project as well as the main events marketing piece for the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel Venue Book, a Marriott, Autograph Collection hotel. Here’s a closer look at our award winning projects.

 

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dotCOMM Awards 2017 Gold Winner for the Website/Small Business Category*

Alchemi Design’s New Website

Since the establishment of our company in 2005, Alchemi Design & Publications has kept a consistent online presence with our website and social media, maintaining our brand identity to establish a recognizable presence in the digital world. Last year, with ten years under our belt, we felt it was time for a refresh, not only to our online brand but also to the technical aspects of the code, layout and organization. In the hopes of creating an improved digital experience, we have designed our current website with a client-conscious mindset. But that’s enough of explaining… go check it out and let us know what you think. Leave a comment on the blog, send us a message on our Contact page, or hit us up on Facebook.

Alchemi can help you design a custom website for your business and services. Another example of website design work, please visit the The Wright Firm’s website. We took their existing website, advertising and print collaterals and updated the branding to better reflect their professional and sophisticated approach. If you would like to learn more about how Alchemi can help you with your own website design or marketing needs please email or call (443) 321-9895.

Annapolis Waterfront Hotel Venue Book
dotCOMM Awards 2017 Platinum Winner for the Owned Media/eBrochure Category*

Award Winning Venue Book

This custom venue book for the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel is the fourth edition of the hotels events marketing tool designed to showcase the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel as a premier wedding and reception venue. The book highlights the best and most unique features of the hotel and event space. As commissioned by the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel and partnering with the hotels preferred vendors, Alchemi designed and published the book for both print and digital distribution, creating an online ebrochure with interactive links, allowing an infinite reach to potential customers. Once we completed the book, the materials were handed off to the hotel’s marketing department for distribution, and voila!

All of our team members at Alchemi share a passion for providing local businesses with the best marketing and design tools we can offer. Our goal is to help you establish your brand identity, reach your target audience and increase your sales and consumer traffic. If you would like to inquire about our publications and marketing services, please email or call (443) 321-9895.

 

Tell us what you think and leave a comment for us below!

*The dotCOMM Awards are administered by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals.

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The Meaning Of Alchemi Is Magical

What we do defines who we are and we are Alchemi. So what does Alchemi mean? To us, it is a very powerful process of transforming something ordinary or common into something special and unique. The meaning of Alchemi is sort of our motto, that the work we do should be “as good as gold” for our clients. It reminds us to strive for the very best, to be original and to make work that shines brighter than the rest.

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Grow Your Business With Online Marketing

98% of CMOs and marketers affirm that offline and online marketing are merging with the top area in marketing as Digital Commerce. †

Having an online presence for your business is crucial now that the majority of consumers shop electronically. Help engage your clients with integrated online marketing. We can get you out in front of them with overall branding, website creation, social media management and online advertising.

website designNeed a website?

Whether you have an existing website you would like to update, or you want to rebrand you company we can assist you in meeting your goals. We will help you develop and display your content in a way that is most beneficial to you and your audience. Check out our latest project on Rebranding & Website Design.

Ask us about our website design and content development services.

BlogIcons_fbHow about social media presence?

Social media has become an essential marketing platform for businesses to get out in front of the right audience. We assess the most appropriate channels that will most benefit your business and develop campaigns that will achieve the best results.

Ask us about our social media marketing services.

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As a Google Partner, we can create campaigns specifically focused on exactly the audience you want to reach by geo targeting and retargeting your campaign. By customizing your overall outreach, we can help you improve the effectiveness of your marketing efforts.

Ask us about our services as a Google Partner.

†Source: Gartner CMO Spend Survey 15/16.

Logo Design For Community Outreach Campaign

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Commitment To Their Community

Alchemi designed a new logo for the Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa’s efforts to contribute to the Chesapeake Beach community in Maryland. Giving back is important to our clients at Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa and we wanted to evoke that in the logo as much as we could. The clean lines, simple forms and oceanic color palette help translate a clear and memorable message to the viewer.

New St. Mary’s County Wedding Guide Book

Magnificent Weddings in St. Mary’s County

Alchemi’s newly published wedding book titled “Magnificent Weddings” showcases the lovely peninsula of St. Mary’s County and its variety of venues, lodging and landscapes. Every flip of a page leads you through the county’s wondrous backdrops ranging from vintage to waterside, historic to rustic. The unique atmosphere of St. Mary’s county is effectively exemplified by fantastic imagery, filling each spread with elegance and flair. 

If you would like to view more publications by Alchemi, or if you are interested in publicizing your own business/service, please click here to go to our website to learn more.

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Click Here To View This Book Online!

Introducing the new Cecil County Book!

Alchemi Design & Publications has designed and published a new Wedding Destinations book for Cecil County, Maryland.

Twenty-eight lovely pages filled with beautiful venues perfect for the special day. Distributed to potential brides and grooms throughout the region to help them find the perfect location. Highlighting a variety of wedding vendors located in Cecil County, this book features gorgeous waterfronts, farm houses, historic sites, and more.

Check out photos from the Kick Off Event!

 

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View the Cecil County’s New Wedding Destination Guide Book here

 

Marketing Cosmetic Dentristy

We have been busy in the new year with creating a unique marketing campaign for one of our favorite dentists, Dr. Scott Finlay. We have been writing about his latest techniques in the market since he is a pioneer and  leader in cosmetic dentistry. Alchemi created a fresh branding campaign for Dr. Finlay including email marketing. This was a large undertaking since we needed to start from stratch and compile emails for different lists that not only Finlay’s office had but other businesses. Once we compiled and cleaned his lists we set out to create a new cutting edge look that was consistent with Finlay’s business goals. We feel we have achieved the overall look and first marketing projects including print and online advertising, email and public relations and look forward to progressing with this brand. Take a look at one of our monthly email campaigns. Click here!

 

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A Reflection On What Giving Means

Easter is now behind us but some people are still engaged in the Giving Season and hoping to Multiply Miracles. We were hard at work even before Easter to create a Stewardship Campaign for Woods Church that focused on the concept of Multiplying Miracles for a large community. This campaign evolved into a multiple step project starting with a new logo that conveyed the idea of giving back to the community and that our actions can come full circle. Then moving on to a three fold brochure, letterhead, reply card and envelopes. This was a great project to see in the final presentation, take a look for yourself!

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Spreading Holiday Cheer

For us (and we guess for most of you too) the holiday season is both part wonder and stress, especially this holiday past where the tight time between Thanksgiving and Christmas made us all feel short of time to prepare. Each year, we like to let our creative sides go wild, salute our relationships and thank all our wonderful clients by coming up with a little holiday gift. As we are a collection of graphic designers we love paper and the chance to use our hands to create things both entertaining, useful and shamefully promotional.

We like to think we are hitting the mark on these ideas every year but end up having a chuckle at some of our results. For instance in 2012 we came up with the thought to spread holiday warmth to all by sending imported European hot chocolate during what was a record warm holiday season. Last year we thoughtfully prepared an “illuminating” gift centered on a keychain flashlight and greeting card all mailed in shiny gold bubble pack envelopes. Not only did we nearly go blind stuffing the envelopes (they were shiny) all the feedback we received on the gifts was how thrilled everyone was with the envelopes with no mention of the functional flashlight. No matter – the goal is to be remembered which was mission accomplished!

 

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Alchemi 2012 Christmas Present

 

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