What It’s Like to be a Newbie at TJA

What we do isn’t about following the rules. It’s not about playing it safe. It’s about who we are – and you don’t need auto-tune when you’ve got genuine, rock star talent (but without the attitude, infighting and bad fashion sense). Every person at The James Agency brings his or her own unique genius and […]

TJA Team Talent: Darren Simoes

What we do isn’t about following the rules. It’s not about playing it safe. It’s about who we are – and you don’t need auto-tune when you’ve got genuine, rock star talent (but without the attitude, infighting and bad fashion sense). Every person at The James Agency brings his or her own unique genius and […]

How to Design Professional Business Cards

Your business card is your first impression. It should help you get noticed and be remembered. So, when it comes time to utilize your services / product / business, people think of you first because of that awesome card you left behind. But more than that, business cards are an opportunity to display your personality […]

TJA Team Talent: Cristin Andrews

Meet TJA’s Money Lady! Born and raised in Tempe, Arizona, Cristin and her husband Matt will be celebrating nine years of marriage this month! As an Arizona State University graduate with a bachelor’s of science degree in management from the WP Carey School of Business, Cristin is responsible for managing all things money at TJA, […]

How To Get Your Face On A Billboard

According to Texas A&M’s 2013 annual mobility study, the average Phoenician spends roughly 35 hours in traffic per year – not including their normal commute. Although that is not the best news for you and me as a commuter, it is great for business owners and advertisers. More traffic means more impressions, which means more […]

20 Ways TJAers Take Our Coffee

In honor of National Coffee Day, we would like to share the many ways that we TJAers take our coffee as well as some of our favorite local coffee houses! Who knows…maybe we’ll even inspire you to stray from your ‘usual’ the next time you’re ordering your morning coffee. [ezcol_1quarter] 1. One and One 5. Drip […]

How to Write a Compelling Call-to-Action

Building a relationship can be tricky business. Too much attention and you’ve smothered them. Too little attention and they lose interest. The wrong kind of attention and…well, we’ve all seen the headlines. Imagine your target audience as someone you’d like to ask on a date. You’ve seen the person around and have (um, hopefully) communicated […]

Advice to New & Aspiring Graphic Designers

I have so far enjoyed five months of employment as a junior graphic designer with The James Agency. I was extremely lucky in landing where I have and am still not quite sure exactly which celestial bodies aligned the day I was offered a job here. Identifying as an aspiring designer myself, I want to […]

20 Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following

If you’re obsessed with Instagram and want to know about the best, coolest, most interesting accounts with the most incredible, mouth-watering, jaw-dropping and creative photography, we’ve made it easy for you. Here is a nice list of our top 20 favorite Instagram accounts to follow. From fashion bloggers, to adorable puppies and piggies, to comedians, to […]