Summer Days Are Ending, But We’re Still On A Roll

by Alissa Gouveia

As the Summer days are quickly coming to an end, we realize time really does fly when you’re having fun! We’re consistently finishing up deliverables for our clients that we are oh-so proud of! Below are a just a few. Read More

LDM will be sponsoring the Santa Clara County Office of Education Hoffman Awards.

About the the Hoffman Awards: each Fall, school districts are invited to identify programs they consider worthy of commendations and consistent with a free, public education for all students. A program may be multi­district, district­wide, one school, or only one classroom.

Come see Hilary there!

LDM wins 3 Graphic Design USA 2018 Health + Wellness Awards!

We’re proud to announce we’ve won three awards in GDUSA’s 2018 Health + Wellness Competition. There were over 1500 entries this year!

We were awarded for our work created with:

  • Doheny Eye Institute: New Campus Announcement Ad
  • American Heart Association Western States Affiliate Life is Why Digital Marketing Campaign
  • American Heart Association Western States Affiliate Saint Mary’s Campaign

GDUSA’s Health + Wellness Design Awards competition honors the best of graphic design, digital design, and marketing in one of the fastest-growing segments of the economy: the healthcare sector.

LDM is proud of our efforts and so grateful to you, our clients, for providing us the opportunity to create successful projects on your behalf.

Women in Leadership and Workforce Development

Hilary Lentini Appointed to the California Workforce Development Board by Governor Jerry Brown

Hilary Lentini swearing-in

Hilary being sworn in

Founder and Creative Director Hilary Lentini, of Lentini Design & Marketing, proudly supports women-owned businesses and small businesses. She’s deeply invested in creating employment and skill development opportunities for the next generation. From her tenure as President of the National Association of Women Business Owners Los Angeles Chapter (NAWBO-LA), Hilary realized that advocacy was another passion for her, and that she wanted to continue her volunteer leadership efforts. She set her sights on influencing public policy at the state level and applied for state commission work. Read More

Hilary featured in “Voyage LA” as one of L.A.’s Most Inspiring Stories

Our boss and fearless leader Hilary sat down with “Voyage LA” to talk about her background, LDM’s origins and how to draw more “luck” into your life. To read the article, click here.



What to Know About Social Media

Social media is a valuable marketing tool, but to reach its full potential it must be used correctly. One thing we know for sure is that you have to keep pace with changes to the platforms. For example, the days of simply posting content for free and receiving high engagement are numbered. Feed algorithms on all major platforms have either recently or are working on a more transparent approach for their users. This means most professionally branded content will need to be paid or “sponsored.” In addition, sponsored content will be allocated differently than before in any given user’s feed. To position your brand and to optimize your efforts in the space, we have the biggest trends to be aware of for social media in 2018.

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Emails Are Still A Valuable Marketing Tool

by Michelle McAllister

Social media is the king of marketing, and print will always have its presence, however, when you’re looking to maximize your marketing dollars, don’t forget about email. 80% of marketers still report email as the strongest performing media buy. It’s also the tried and true method to retain repeat customers.

Here are some tips to make sure your email campaigns stand out: Read More

LDM Founder Hilary Lentini in “50-Plus Years of GDUSA People To Watch”

Hilary Lentini, Principal and Creative Director of Lentini Design & Marketing, Inc. is in the “50-Plus Years of GDUSA People To Watch” article in the Graphic Design USA  2017 “People to Watch” edition. To read the article, click here.

How To Keep Your Brand Safe From Controversy

One of the foundations of effective advertising is having a quality marketing agency as a core part of your team. This important addition to your approach assists in focusing in on your ideal audience AND the most effective messaging that resonates with that audience. Getting the messaging right is critical and not as easy as it seems.

What if your message inadvertently hits a sour note (think a leading soft drink company and a very poorly received, culturally tone deaf television spot)? Nowadays being politically sensitive and socially aware opens new doors for companies who market the right way. But how do these companies know what to say, how to say it, and whom to say it to in order to achieve success in advertising? Read More

LDM Founder Hilary Lentini featured in LA Confidential’s “Women of Influence”

Hilary Lentini, Principal and Creative Director of Lentini Design & Marketing, Inc. is a 2017 “Woman of Influence” in the Los Angeles Confidential Spring 2017 edition. Read More