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Brother CreativeCenter “Back To Business” Contest Winners and Participants
Posted By Annie Pilon On April 5, 2014 @ 12:30 pm In Marketing Tips | 4 Comments
We’ve been so thrilled by the contributions to the Brother “Back to Business” contest on BizSugar. First, let’s give a big shout out to our wonderful sponsor for the contest, Brother! They created the Brother CreativeCenter .
It’s a great way to design business cards and other promotional materials for your business. If you didn’t get a chance to try it during the contest, please be sure to give it a look today. Make your own business cards, flyers, calendars or other small business marketing materials with a professional look.
BizSugar’s Brother CreativeCenter “Back to Business” Contest saw entries from all across the U.S. They included many great and creative examples of how this useful business tool works.
Now, let’s have a look at our 3 winners below. They each receive a Brother printer prize suite worth approximately $500. The prize suite includes the Brother Wireless Color All-in-One Inkjet Printer (MFC-J6920DW), Desktop Office Labeler (PT-2030), 3 color cartridges, a black ink cartridge and assorted packages of labels.
HERO created a set of business cards. The cards were created by Deb Brown, and include the organization’s name, contact information, website, and a bit about its mission. HERO  (Help Entertain and Restore Organization, Inc.) is a non-profit organization based in Iowa that is dedicated to reopening a historic theater in Webster City.
ORBTR Flyer 
Travis Campbell created a poster for ORBTR , a company which offers sales and marketing automation for WordPress. The poster highlights the importance of small business marketing and provides some information about the company’s offerings and a link to get started.
Amy Lue Patrick, a textile artist selling handmade pieces on Etsy, submitted these business cards for her shop, Blue Door Red Gate . We think they’re works of art in themselves! They include a photo and graphic, contact information, and shop and social media links.
Now, let’s take a look at all of the contest entries. You can view them as a single page or a slideshow by clicking one of the buttons below. There are 76 great visual examples of small business promotional marketing.
AMI Healthcare  created a two-page brochure with information about the business and its various services.
Handy Manny’s created a direct mail brochure with information about services and springtime promotions.
Global Foam Company  created a poster with photos of the various signs the company has created for clients.
Moazen Jewelry & Accessories  created a themed 2014 calendar with monthly prompts for good karma and a link to the company’s website.
Finance company Imagine New, LLC  created a poster that shares a bit about the company and its approach to service.
The Flowering Branch created a 2014 calendar displaying photos of some of their products and online shop link.
The Salvaged Boutique  created a 2014 calendar that shows the company’s logo at the top along with its website.
Stained glass creation and restoration company Seraphim Studios created a set of business cards that display the company and owner’s name, along with contact information and a brief list of services.
Future Fitteds created a monthly calendar featuring a cover image and the company’s contact information at the bottom.
Leslie Harrison  created a set of personal brand cards to display personal and contact information.
Your Health By Design  created a set of business cards with the company logo and contact information for its operations manager.
Lisa Buben of the blog Inspire to Thrive  created an informational flyer about her blog and its content.
Sade’s Beat Faces created a 2014 calendar with a fun photo and the company’s address and contact information.
Jocelyn Juhan, the professional fashion consultant behind Fashions by J, created a set of business cards with her contact information and photos depicting her style.
Alex Yong of Word of Mouth Marketing and Training created an informational pamphlet about the company’s services and expertise.
RST Motors Flyer 
RST Motors created a flyer with information about its business and some photos of past sales.
Texas-based employment check company, Associated Services , created a 2-page informational brochure with a list of services and other information.
PiKture Time Films  created a set of business cards that utilize QR codes and also include all of the basic contact and business information.
Motion Works Poster 
Motion Works  physical therapy practice created a poster that shows basic business information, client testimonials, and contact info.
The VA Bug Flyer 
The VA Bug  is a personal assistant service that used a flyer design to explain the benefits of hiring a personal assistant.
Dwight Roberts Cleaning Service created a 2014 calendar that includes the business’s address and contact information.
Mom + 4 + 1 Calendar 
Mom + 4 + 1 created a 2014 calendar with a design to appeal to its target audience and its contact info displayed at the top.
Welborn Social Media  created a graphic to promote its Facebook page.
This insurance company submitted a three-page questionnaire to gain information from potential clients.
Photographer and graphic artist Calvin Finklea  created a two-sided business card that shows off some of his work along with services offered and contact information.
Professional model Derrick Finklea created a monthly calendar that shows off a couple of his photos and also displays his contact information.
Private English tutor Tiffany Finklea created a set of business cards to promote her tutoring service, Tiff Tutoring.
McCray Transportation created a 2014 calendar that displays its contact and business information at the top.
Image consultant Amy McNish  created business cards with her business and contact information to promote her image consulting and designing business.
The Green & Gorgeous Fashion Show & Gala created a flyer providing information about the event and its cause.
Sade’s Personal Training submitted a monthly calendar showing Sade at work and displaying the business’s address and contact information.
IT services provider Rashida Stephens created a set of business cards with a photo, business name and contact information.
Michael Currie created a set of business cards with a photo and contact information to promote his carpenter business.
Puppy to Dog Obedience Training created a 2014 calendar showcasing a client photo and the business’s contact information.
Ricey Rice Paintings created a set of business cards with photo backgrounds to promote a freelance painting business.
Kimmestry Dance Studio created a 2014 calendar with a photo and the business’s contact information.
Internet marketer Stacie Walker  created a monthly calendar with personalized graphics to show off her website and personal brand.
Internet and affiliate marketer Geri Richmond  created a set of business cards to promote her website and personal brand.
ProCuffs Inc.  created a visual presentation about different types of men’s fashion accessories, which includes its business and contact information.
Van’s Cleaning Service created a 2014 calendar with its business name and phone number displayed at the top.
A retirement cruise group created a flyer for an upcoming trip that provides some information about the opportunity along with a photo and contact information.
Primo Assistance 
Primo Assistance created a new business card design that displays the business name and logo.
Virtual Office created a new business card design to provide some basic contact and business information.
Start Up Gap Flyer 
Start Up Gap  created an informational flyer to promote its weekly online show about startups and entrepreneurs.
Crock and Cabin created a set of business cards with its contact information and social media links to promote its home décor business.
Seize This Day Coaching created an informational flyer about an upcoming event in partnership with River Rock Dental Lab.
New Horizons 123  created an informational flyer about its video marketing service.
Deep Valley Farms  created a pamphlet to mail to potential customers of its produce delivery service.
Arista Professional Services  created a set of business cards with its owner’s contact information and business name.
Maria Lord Designs  created a personalized 2014 calendar to promote its online shop link.
Entrepreneur Sushant Misra created a set of business cards that include a photo and contact information.
Michelle Mangen created a set of business cards to promote her virtual assistant business .
Blessed Coaching created a 2014 calendar displaying a photo and business name.
Creative Children for Charity  created an informational packet highlighting one of its most popular initiatives.
Self Employed King  created a set of business card with a photo, some business information, and contact details.
Anthony Wells of TheFreelanceSpotlight.com  created a set of business cards to promote the business’s website.
All Seasons RV  created a set of business cards with a photo background and the business’s contact information.
Ramon Ray of SmallBizTechnology.com created a set of photo cards with information about RamonRayLive.com .
Brent Leary of CRM Essentials  created a set of business cards with the business’s website and contact information.
Keep it Simple Web Design  created an informational brochure about the business that includes its credentials, client testimonials, and basic contact information.
La Soiree Chic Events created a brochure with updated information about the company and its services.
Learning Yoruba with Naija Mom submitted a 2014 calendar with the business’s website and a personalized photo header.
Raygoza’s Cleaning Service created a set of business cards with a photo background and basic business and contact information.
Word for Word Typing and Transcription Services created a set of graphic business cards with basic business and contact information.
Cordelia Raygoza created an informational brochure about Dry Tortugas National Park.
Herby Fabius, founder of BillionSuccess.com , created a set of business cards with the business’s contact information and social media links.
Integrity Lawn Services created a set of business cards with a photo, graphic, and basic contact and business information.
Roastin’ Rey coffee roaster and retailer created a set of photo business cards with some basic business information and links.
Chris Westerman Brochure 
Webmaster Chris Westerman created a two-page informational packet about his services and business information.
Hidden Springs Farms  created a flyer that includes information about its poultry CSA and basic business practices.
ASH Photography created a set of business cards with a background that shows an example of the business’s work and also includes links and contact information.
Jorge A. Granda submitted a 2014 calendar with photos to go with the theme “Beauty and the Beast.”
Personal trainer JoAnna Larson created a set of business cards that include photos, professional certifications, and contact information.
Brady’s Beef Flyer 
Brady’s Beef created a direct mail flyer with information about grass-finished beef and the company’s offerings.
Theme Parks OC created a set of business cards with the company’s name, logo, contact information, and website.
Growmap Poster 
Gail Gardner of Growmap helped Small Business Trends promote the “Back to Business” contest so she wasn’t eligible to enter. But she did create this poster highlighting the company’s offerings any way. Great job, Gail!
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URLs in this post:
 Brother CreativeCenter: http://www.brother.com/creativecenter/en_us/index.htm
 HERO Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/business-card-for-hero.pdf
 HERO: http://www.webstertheater.org/
 ORBTR Flyer : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/honey-you-shouldnt-have--flyer--beginners-guide-to-marketing-automation.pdf
 ORBTR: http://orbtr.net/brother
 Blue Door Red Gate Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/new-business-card-2.pdf
 Blue Door Red Gate: http://www.etsy.com/shop/AmyLueP
 AMI Healthcare Brochure : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/brochure-about-international-healthcare-services.pdf
 AMI Healthcare: http://www.amihealthcare.net/
 Handy Manny’s Brochure : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/handy-mannys-spring-brochure.pdf
 Global Foam Company Poster : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/signs--fries--what-poster.pdf
 Global Foam Company: http://www.globalms.com/
 Moazen Jewelry Calendar : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/good-deeds-guide--tracker-for-small-businesses-who-want-to-give-back-to-their-communities-through-simple-monthly-actions-.pdf
 Moazen Jewelry & Accessories: http://www.moazenjewelry.com/
 Imagine New, LLC Poster : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/poster-sharing-our-approach-to-service.pdf
 Imagine New, LLC: http://www.imaginenew.com/
 The Flowering Branch Calendar : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/the-flowering-branch-calendar.pdf
 The Salvaged Boutique Calendar : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/the-salvaged-boutique.pdf
 The Salvaged Boutique: http://www.thesalvagedboutique.com/
 Seraphim Studios Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/the-seraphim-studio-business-cards.pdf
 Future Fitteds Calendar : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/future-fitteds-calendar.pdf
 Leslie Harrison Personal Brand Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/leslie-harrison-personal-brand-card.pdf
 Leslie Harrison: https://www.facebook.com/leslie.harrison
 Your Health By Design Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/your-health-by-design.pdf
 Your Health By Design: http://www.yourhealthbydesign.com/
 Inspire to Thrive Blog Flyer : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/inspire-to-thrive-blog-flyer.pdf
 Inspire to Thrive: http://inspiretothrive.com/
 Sade’s Beat Faces Calendar : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/sades-beat-faces-calendar.pdf
 Fashions by J Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/fashions-by-j-biz-card.pdf
 Word of Mouth Marketing and Training Brochure : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/consultant-and-friend-to-pr-agencies-of-all-sizes.pdf
 RST Motors Flyer : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/flyer-advertising-my-new-business.pdf
 Associated Services Employment Check Brochure : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/sales-brochure-targeting-small-biz-in-texas.pdf
 Associated Services: http://assocserve.com/
 PiKture Time Films Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/pikture-time-films-and-photography-business-card.pdf
 PiKture Time Films: http://pikturetimefilms.webs.com/
 Motion Works Poster : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/poster-for-physical-therapy-practice.pdf
 Motion Works: http://www.motionworkspt.com/
 The VA Bug Flyer : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/flyer-about-my-virtual-assistant-service.pdf
 The VA Bug: http://thevabug.marketingwithcandace.com/
 Dwight Roberts Cleaning Service Calendar : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/dwight-roberts-cleaning-service-calendar.pdf
 Mom + 4 + 1 Calendar : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/-mom--4--1-calendar.pdf
 Welborn Social Media Graphic : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/welborn-media.pdf
 Welborn Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/WelbornSocialMedia
 Consumers Insurance Agency, Inc. Questionnaire : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/need-new-business-cards-to-increase-my-book-of-business.pdf
 Calvin Finklea Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/calving-finklea-creative-photography--graphics-biz-card.pdf
 Calvin Finklea: http://www.calvinfinklea.com/
 Derrick Finklea Calendar : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/derrick-finklea-calendar.pdf
 Tiff Tutoring Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/tiff-tutoring-biz-card.pdf
 McCray Transportation Calendar : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/mccray-transportation-calendar.pdf
 Image Consulting and Designs by Amy Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/image-consulting--designs-by-amy-biz-card.pdf
 Amy McNish: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amymcnish
 The Green & Gorgeous Gala Flyer : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/green--gorgeous-gala-flyer-.pdf
 Sade’s Personal Training Calendar : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/sades-personal-training-calendar.pdf
 Rashida Stephens Affordable IT Services Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/rashida-stephens-biz-card.pdf
 Mike the Carpenter Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/mike-the-carpenter-biz-card.pdf
 Puppy to Dog Obedience Training Calendar : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/puppy-to-dog-obedience-training-calendar.pdf
 Ricey Rice Paintings Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/ricey-rice-paintings-biz-card.pdf
 Kimmestry Dance Studio : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/kimmestry-dance-studioshanise-benitez-calendar.pdf
 StacieWalker.com Calendar : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/staciewalkercom-calendar.pdf
 Stacie Walker: http://www.womaninleadership.com/
 GeriRichmond.com Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/geri-richmond-biz-card.pdf
 Geri Richmond: http://www.geririchmond.com/
 ProCuffs Inc Presentation : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/men-fashion-accessories.pdf
 ProCuffs Inc.: http://www.procuffs.com/
 Van’s Cleaning Service Calendar : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/vans-cleaning-service-calendar.pdf
 Retirement Cruise Group Flyer : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/flyer-for-a-retirement-cruise-group-2014.pdf
 Primo Assistance : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/new-business-cards-3.pdf
 Virtual Office Business Card : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/virtual-office-business-card.pdf
 Start Up Gap Flyer : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/start-up-gap-weekly-show-flyer.pdf
 Start Up Gap: http://startupgap.com/
 Crock and Cabin Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/new-business-cards-to-hand-out-and-send-with-orders.pdf
 Seize This Day Coaching Flyer : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/meet-the-experts-flyer.pdf
 New Horizons 123 Flyer : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/poster-for-new-horizons-123-video-marketing-production-services.pdf
 New Horizons 123: http://newhorizons123.com/
 Deep Valley Farms Mailer : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/deep-valley-farms-ok-csa-mailer.pdf
 Deep Valley Farms: http://www.deepvalleyfarmsok.com/
 Arista Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/arista-business-cards.pdf
 Arista Professional Services: http://www.aristapro.com/
 Maria Lord Designs Calendar : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/calendar-2014.pdf
 Maria Lord Designs: http://www.marialord.com/
 Sushant Misra Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/business-card-with-photo-1.pdf
 Your Virtual Assistant Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/your-virtual-assistant-business-card.pdf
 virtual assistant business: http://www.thevirtualasst.com/
 Blessed Coaching Calendar : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/blessed-coaching-calendar.pdf
 Creative Children for Charity Pamphlet: http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/creative-children-for-charity.pdf
 Creative Children for Charity: http://meylah.com/3c
 Self Employed King Business Card : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/self-employed-king.pdf
 Self Employed King: http://selfemployedking.com/
 TheFreelanceSpotlight.com Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/flyers-business-cards-t-shirt-transfers.pdf
 TheFreelanceSpotlight.com: http://www.thefreelancespotlight.com/
 All Seasons RV Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/upside-down-winnebago-business-cards.pdf
 All Seasons RV: http://www.allseasonsrvsales.com/
 Ramon Ray Live Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/ramonraylive.pdf
 RamonRayLive.com: http://ramonraylive.com/
 CRM Essentials Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/new-business-cards-2.pdf
 CRM Essentials: http://crm-essentials.com/
 Keep It Simple Web Design Brochure : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/brochure-for-a-web-design-business-for-networking-events-i-adapted-a-dynamic-dance-studio-template.pdf
 Keep it Simple Web Design: http://keepitsimplewebdesign.com/
 La Soiree Chic Events Brochure : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/updated-brochure-with-newer-information.pdf
 Learning Yoruba with Naija Mom Calendar : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/learning-yoruba-with-naija-mom-daily-2014-calendar.pdf
 Raygoza’s Cleaning Service Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/business-cards-that-look-professional-for-my-cleaning-service.pdf
 Word for Word Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/new-business-cards-to-embark-on-new-venture.pdf
 Dry Tortugas National Park Brochure : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/brochure-about-my-favorite-getaway.pdf
 BillionSuccess.com Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/herby-fabius-billionsuccess-new-business-cards.pdf
 BillionSuccess.com: http://billionsuccess.com/
 Integrity Lawn Services Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/business-cards-for-our-new-lawn-care-service.pdf
 Roastin’ Rey Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/roastin-rey.pdf
 Chris Westerman Brochure : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/chriswestermancom-marketing-tools.pdf
 We Love Local Chicks Flyer: http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/we-love-local-chicks-flyer.pdf
 Hidden Springs Farms: http://www.hiddenspringsfarms.com/
 ASH Photography Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/ash-photography--business-cards.pdf
 Beauty and the Beast Calendar : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/beauty-and-the-beast.pdf
 JoAnna Larson Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/new-business-cards-1.pdf
 Brady’s Beef Flyer : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/flyer-to-mail-to-nearby-community.pdf
 Theme Parks OC, LLC Business Cards : http://www.bizsugar.com/contests/brother/submissions/pdfs/theme-parks-oc-llc.pdf
 Growmap Poster: http://growmap.com/