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Don Keller

Don Keller grew up in the rural small town of Emporium, PA Always with with an interest in Art and drawing, Don made his mark even as early as elementary school. Music was also a part of Don's life playing in concert, marching and jazz band through school Don studied commercial art and was introduced to the city life while graduating from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh in 1979.. Don moved to Maryland and found employment within a recruitment agency design department and then 2 other Baltimore Ad Agencies before joining creative forces with his wife and business partner, Karen Kerski. Co-owner of Catalpha Advertising & Design 35 years of experience within Catalpha. Serving as Creative Designer, Chief Sales Officer, Production Manager & Account Director Lead contact for multiple accounts including Reckitt, Pentair & Johns Hopkins. Don has worked on too many projects to count and they have ranged from print, to packaging, point of purchase, as well as radio, TV/video and websites.
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A Complete Guide To Having a Corrugate Floor Display

Posted by Don Keller

POP displays are strategically positioned retail product displays that are separate from regular aisle shelves, designed to capture shoppers' attention as they navigate through the store. By integrating POP displays into your retail layout, you can create memorable interactions between shoppers and your products, helping your products stand out among competitors.

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Topics: Advertising, Corrugate Displays

How Branding and Packaging Design Can Make Your Company Successful

Posted by Don Keller

Branding and packaging design must be seen as critical components of any business strategy. In today's business climate, consumers are often overwhelmed with the number of choices that they face when making even the most mundane purchases.

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The Psychology of Packaging: What Consumers Respond To

Posted by Don Keller

Retail consumer buying behavior is a complex topic that has been studied extensively and likely will continue to be the focus of industry and academic surveys for some time to come.

As existing markets mature and new ones come online, competition intensifies as companies naturally seek as many advantages as possible.

One area companies focus on is their product packaging, in both retail outlets and e-commerce outlets. Product packaging serves many roles besides its core purpose of housing and protecting the product.

Once the product is manufactured, it may be shipped to a warehouse where it may sit for days or weeks before final delivery to retail store shelves and your packaging provides protection at this stage of the journey.

Once placed on the shelves, the packaging's other potential strengths come into play. The hours of work dedicated to designing a package that piques consumers' interest are tested here and can have a major impact on the overall success of the product in question.

•  How will customers judge the packaging?

•  Will they impulse buy?

•  Do they immediately recognize the brand from the colors and logos on display?

These questions are the keys to the psychology behind modern product packaging.

Continue reading to learn how the packaging you choose for your products affects consumers' buying habits.

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Topics: Packaging Design, Rebranding, Luxury Packaging, Package Copywriting, Food Packaging Design, Package Printing

How Displays For Retail Stores Can Increase Your Sales

Posted by Don Keller

Whether you own a small store or a nationwide retail franchise with multiple departments, thoughtful implementation of product displays allows you to increase revenue through better visibility and more effortless flow for customers.

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Topics: Point of Purchase Displays, Corrugate Displays

Persuasive Point of Purchase Displays POP Your Products - 50 Samples!

Posted by Don Keller

Doing well in retail is something every brand is striving to achieve. Once a customer is in store, how do you capture their attention and sell to them? The answer, my friend, is not 'blowing in the wind', it's found in your point of sale marketing.

Let's dive deeper into the world of POP marketing...

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Topics: Design, Point of Purchase Displays, Retail

5 Tools To Help You Get Your Product Into Retail Stores

Posted by Don Keller

Regardless of what products you sell or what industry you are in, you need to ensure that you get your products in front of store buyers and into retail stores.

If your products are not in stores, it will be much more challenging for you to meet your sales targets moving forward.

When customers see your products on store shelves it not only gives your offerings a certain amount of credibility but also gives them an opportunity to see your products up close and personal so they can get a real feel for what your offerings are all about.

 

While many retailers opt to sell their products online, there is a lot to be gained from selling in-store.

If you are currently selling your products exclusively online, now is the time to think about getting your products in front of store buyers so you can get them onto the shelves of the major retailers.

E-commerce has blown up in recent years and while it is a fantastic way to sell your products and very cost-effective, it is now more competitive than ever.

Selling your products using a combination of in-store and e-commerce approaches is the best way to ensure that you maximize your sales.

Getting your products into retail stores might seem challenging at first, however, there are many different avenues you can pursue, and with the right approach, you can ensure that your products find their rightful place on the store shelves.

Below, we take a look at just a few tools that you can get your product in front of store buyers and into the retail stores.

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Topics: Product Development, Rebranding

Custom Sales Kits - Your ‘Salesperson’ in a Box [with Video]

Posted by Don Keller

If you own a business or are in marketing or sales, you know how important it is to Stand Out and make an impression.

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Topics: Sales Kits

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