Marketing Mondays: Make Your Brand Shine With Graphic Design

Unfortunately, not every small business owner is an artist. But fortunately for us, Marquayla Ellison of Ellastic Designs will be sharing a key set of graphic design best practices, tips and tricks that you can put to work for your business right away! For this Marketing Monday, we’ll discuss the fundamental rules of graphic design, visual branding and communication. You’ll come away from this session with everything you need to know to put the best foot forward for your business – we’ll discuss everything from colors, fonts and layouts to logos, signage, flyers, and more!

Marketing Mondays host Ben LeFort of Dolomite Marketing will guide the conversation. Feel free to bring your graphic design questions and we’ll do our best to answer them!

Meet Your Facilitators:

Marquayla Ellison | Owner / Graphic Designer, Ellastic Designs

Marquayla’s innate creative skills were enhanced at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM) where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Design & Visual Communication from the Peck School of the Arts (PSOA) in 2013. During her freshman year, she established Ellastic Designs as a small design firm set on creating customs digital and print designs for small businesses, local philanthropic professionals, nonprofits and organizations. In addition to building her clientele list, Marquayla values the opportunity to work, play, and visually enhance Milwaukee as a servant leader. She regularly gives back to the community as and entertains her social side as co-owner and president of Social X MKE, a young professional diversity and inclusion consulting group. She is also a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. , AIGA, and chairwoman of The City of Milwaukee Millennial Task Force.



Benedict LeFort | President, Dolomite Marketing

A long-time resident of Milwaukee, Ben has taught English abroad, worked in publishing and nonprofits, honed specialized marketing skills at top notch agencies, run a solo consultancy, and started up a Milwaukee-based firm focused solely on Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Over the years, Ben has cultivated a deep knowledge of how businesses can attract new customers through digital marketing and data-based decision making.



  •  September 20, 2021
     12:00 pm - 1:00 pm




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