Why is the US Trying to Ban TikTok?

TikTok has taken the social media world by storm since its reinvention in 2017. It is reported that over 67% of teens/young adults in the US, and a whopping 150 million users nationwide actively use TikTok. What’s the reason the app has become so popular? TikTok offers a variety of content for virtually every audience […]



What Makes a Successful Logo?

If you’re reading this, you already know how important logos and identities are to businesses. Logos often become a valuable asset that hold significant intrinsic value to its brand community and to potential buyers of the business.  To get a fundamental idea of what a successful logo must consist of to be successful, here’s a […]

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How To Create A Captivating Retail Video

So… You want to make a captivating marketing video for your business? The power of video marketing can’t be denied. Not all videos are easy to produce. Design the Planet created and produced two video spots to advertise Lakeside Shopping Center Holiday events. Using these as examples, I’ll show you how we utilize the power […]

Are Hashtags relevant for New Orleans Businesses


Are hashtags still relevant in 2022?

Are hashtags still relevant today for social media usage? In short, yes. But its usage is not the same as it was originally intended. What was once a hyperlinked tag used to categorize posts for easier discovery is now additionally used by social media algorithms to rank posts and show them to users who would […]

How much does a Website Cost?


How Much Does A Website Cost?

How much does a website cost? Our thoughts and considerations – from a team who has developed over 700 websites. Without a doubt, the first question when considering a website is cost: What will it cost me, my company, in time and money to build a great website? In our experience, the range is considerable, […]

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How do Search Engines Work?

Are you Curious? How do Search Engines work?  Google and Yahoo and Bing etc. Normally people ask the question above so that they can answer the questions below. Why isn’t my website on the first page of Google or Yahoo? I’m talking about the coveted number one spot in Google and Yahoo for all of […]



Is Social Media Marketing Good for Business?

Social media marketing should be…social. Picture this: You’re walking through the mall, enjoying a delicious Auntie Anne’s cinnamon pretzel hand-in-hand with your significant other, when you’re accosted by a woman at a kiosk. She insists that she rub your hands down with her Dead Sea lotion. This isn’t a polite conversation, she’s in your face […]