Author Archives: Ray Bauer

About Ray Bauer

I am an independent designer and marketer operating my own enterprise, rBAUERdesign, based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, I have an understanding of, and dedication to, the design and marketing process of firms in need of communication solutions. I bring my design, layout, creative and art direction experience and knowledge as well as applied and tested marketing applications from the advertising agencies and marketing firms I've worked at for over 25 years to every job I touch.

Social Media Stats for Small Businesses

Here is an excellent article by Phil Mershon outlining some Social – or as I call it New Media – statistics. If you are a business owner, some New Media channels should be a part of your regular marketing strategy. … Continue reading

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T-shirt Design Contest

A Contest with a Cause  It has been my pleasure to be involved with a non-profit organization – Fashion Has Heart – that helps aid the rehabilitative needs of America’s Wounded Warriors. One fund-raising venture is an online T-shirt design … Continue reading

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Use caution when using Adobe Creative Suite and OS X, Lion.

I saw this article I’ll link to and felt it important enough to make it available to as many folks as possible. Especially for all us designers out there using multiple Adobe products. For me, I’m not a big believer … Continue reading

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