How Long Do You Want To Keep It New?

by: Adam

Bought a new car recently? Check out the  Keep it New brand new website, logo re-design and video commercial to advertise their newly offered dealership program for keeping driver’s new cars, ‘new’. Keep It New came to FPM3  to design and develop their new website as well as stationery items (Sales Sheet, Business Cards, etc.) with their eye on recording a brand new video commercial to promote their program. Their new website allows customers to learn about Keep It New’s core services and they can easily register through the Keep It New website form. Among all the services provided to Keep It New, we were especially happy with the commercial quality produced by our videographer expert Adrian Konstant. For more information about Keep It New services and to see the video commercial, please visit the their website at http://keepitnew.ca/  

YouTube New Advertising Strategy

by: Adam

Have you heard about the YouTube paid channels coming up soon? On May 6th, YouTube, property of Google Company, announced they will launch a new feature allowing YouTube viewers to pay a monthly fee to subscribe to certain channels (i.e. The National Geographic Kids). The number of channels and countries where it will be available will be limited at first, but Google hopes to develop the idea and generate more revenue. And that is what this is all about: getting more revenue for YouTube but also for the company who uploaded the videos. Ever since advertising has been allowed on YouTube it has been a great source of revenue, but now it seems that it is not enough which is why paid channels could be the answer. Plus, you can choose whether or not you want to pay, so no one will ever be forced to pay if they want…

Skills Canada Event: The Green Screen Game!

by: Adam

FPM3 attended the Skills Canada event in Waterloo for OCAS from May 6th-7th. OCAS came to us with the idea of picturing high school students in a skilled trade and handing them a free picture with a QR code as a souvenir to remind them of how they’ll look working in their desired trade. FPM3 developed the picture-taking-qr-code-generating software for the event, with the ability to take a picture of someone in front of a green screen, remove the green screen, apply the image to a chosen background image, generate a QR code, slap it all together, and finish with a high resolution print, all under 2 minutes. We then use Adobe After Effects software to remove the green screen and re-size the picture before setting the background chosen (i.e. firefighter, police, paramedic, landscaper, fashion model, etc.). Finally, we send the picture to the printer. Since the pictures feature a custom generated…

We’re Adopting Lifesavers Park in Hamilton!

by: Adam

    Hi there! FPM3 is proud to announce that we will be adopting Lifesavers Park located in Hamilton, at the corner of Sanford Avenue and Cumberland Avenue. You will probably ask ‘what does it have to do with FPM3?’. Well, from now on, and for the next 3 years, FPM3 will be responsible for cleaning up the park four times a year starting this Spring 2013. Not only will it give the park a better look but it will also allow FPM3‘s staff to develop its team spirit outside the office. We are also deeply convinced that it is important that each of us participate, with the time and the resources we have, in improving our community and make our city a better place to live in.   More information regarding the upcoming cleanup, Facebook page, and website are about to come!

Langs Launched Live!

by: Adam

FPM3 is proud to announce the launch of Langs’ brand new website! Langs chose FPM3 as the winning candidate for their request for proposal in Summer 2011. Now, their new website allows Langs members and visitors to find information about the services and programs they offer, and also a little bit of their history. Their brand new website is now highlighting the opening of their new facility in Cambridge. FPM3 is also currently working on re-branding their Facebook and Twitter pages, which will be up and running soon. Langs is a not-for-profit organization, located in Cambridge, whose mission is to make sure that every person in their neighborhood have a place to call home for health, wellness and community support. Indeed, the Langs Community Health Centre, which is a publicly funded organization, provides primary health care to any residents of the Preston Community of Cambridge who do not have a…

Happy Birthday FPM Marketing 2013

by: Adam

  10 years ago today, was when I walked into the 1 room location, full of old washing machines, a snow blower and a leaky tap against the wall.  It smelled like mold and had the 1970’s fake wood panel along the wall. I had a Kyocera 7135 (see attached phone) that had fax machine abilities and was my office in one.   My G3 Laptop was the best at the time, and was the lifeblood of my email and web browsing experience.   All this was Fingerprint Marketing & Design.   I then had to change the name to FPM Marketing & Design due to a similar name law suit.   I wasn’t happy about it, but lesson learned to hire better lawyers.   The first client was Carmen’s Banquet Hall.  I was developing their website.   The second client was Saturn of Hamilton East.  Both, approached me when they found out that I…

Gabis Splash Page

by: Adam

If you need a webpage up and running , even if you’ve had one for the longest time? FPM3 is able to get you online and are proud to have our latest “Gabis – The Permanent Make-Up” company go up with a splash page while the re-development of her full-fledged website is being built off-site. This splash page is to allow her clients and potential clients be able to get in touch with her with ease while the site is re-worked, and was done in a very short period of time, and still run her business. As a small business, having an online presence is absolutely huge and any down-time will hurt you and so getting it back up and running was a key priority for FPM3 Be sure to check it out at www.gabis.com  

Splash Websites - Lickety Split!

by: Adam

Hey everyone, Sometimes when a client is in a jam, we still want to be able to help and we do so by providing our web services to quickly slice and dice by putting up a splash page for yo. This way your company/product/service has an online presence with crucial contact information until you are ready to get the rest of the pages of your website. Even if you’ve designed the site in Photoshop yourself such as www.goodfellowterra.com and www.microprosienna.com, FPM3 is able to prepare it for the web with ease. With a 24-hour turnaround, FPM3 is here to cater to your needs right down to the basics or even a full-fledged e-commerce site.

FPM3 Now Open for Business!

by: Adam

The holidays were well spent and FPM3 is now officially moved into the new office on John Street South in Hamilton. Just a reminder that our hours of operation are between 8AM-6PM, and we can always be reached after-hours via our website contact page, leaving a phone message or emailing accounts@fpm3.com. Happy New Year to all of our loyal and future clients and may your business prosper in 2013!

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