MODERN MENTALITY // OLD FASHIONED STANDARDS
MODERN MENTALITY // OLD FASHIONED STANDARDS
Creating captivating content is essential to developing your brand, and connecting with your niche market. We help you stand out from your competitors, by creating content that will tell your story in an entertaining and engaging way.
Good design is good business. We believe it. We live it. We create it.
We can handle your sourcing, product development and fulfillment needs. Plus, we have the best blanks in the business.
We help brands build long-term emotional connections with their customers through memorable events.
Here's why our clients love us.
Here's why our clients love us.
"I admire their ability to keep an open mind and are always willing to cohesively collaborate with their Clients to ensure everything is as you envision. VC delivered in a timely and premium execution."
- Brad Melear, Field Marketing Mgr. Red Bull North America Inc.
Branded content is so incredibly important in this day and age. One of the biggest and best marketing brands knows this all too well. Over the last year Tequila Patron has hired us to produce short social media videos that recap each race of the IMSA season.Sweet gig huh?
Networking events, happy hours, holiday parties, and brand activation events are just a few of the fun events that you'll find yourself at this season. One thing you'll find at every good event is a photo booth. Whether you see a old school photographer clicking away, a walk-in booth, or a kiosk, everyone's always got to have that selfie or group photo to post.
John Dyess is well known in El Paso, San Antonio, Austin and all over Texas as "that friendly guy that cares about your safety". He has built his company from the ground up over the last 12 years and is passionate about helping protect peoples families and small businesses.
Max Frost is a native Austinite and a natural born rockstar. Always on the road and frequently on Hype Machine's top tracks, Max is gaining a following, fast. *Knocks on wood* Check out his SociaLight Video below and his new EP "Withdrawal!"
When we first met Kash, and heard his story, we knew we had to bring him in for our Awesome In Austin series. He left a high-paying, steady career to start a global movement centered around passion....
I f*cking hate data management! But somehow it's at the cornerstone of what we do. Whether you're a graphic, web, or video designer you better have things backed up!
What do you do? It’s a question you probably hear almost every day. It’s one of those core, calibrative questions that help us figure out each other. And you probably answer with variant of your title or job description that reflects your professional endeavors.
There's been a lot of talk about Amazon and their alleged "crazy" work conditions that are making grown people cry. Here's what the CEO Jeff Bezos had to say about this allegation. Since its video Wednesday, we're leaving it up to you to decide. What do you think?
Technology companies are booming in this city. According to the Austin Chamber of Commerce, high-tech companies in this city added more than 5,400 new jobs in 2014. Tribeza featured 4 of these new companies in their Tech Tech Boom write-up.
Did you know Yelp discourages business owners for asking their customers for reviews?It seems counter-intuitive, but it’s true. Here’s what Luther Lowe, the Director of Outreach & Public Policy at Yelp, says in response to this.
Bijou Finney admits that starting her two companies within a year of one another, was no easy feat. She is the founder of Golden Bones Boutique and Co-Founder of The Velvet Cartel. She shared a lot of advice and special announcements on our very first episode of the #awesomeinaustin podcast.
I had the pleasure of stopping by the #besomebody compound this week and check out the crazy awesome stuff they have going on out there. I'm not sure if I am able to disclose all the badassery I witnessed but take it from me, it's going to be amazing!
Live stream. Live stream. Live stream. It's definitely not new, but it's definitely on the rise. Live streaming is being integrated into almost every platform, from Youtube to Twitter, and most recently, Facebook. Here are the top live streaming services out there today...
You've heard the buzz. We've got the answers. And we've listed Alphabet's companies from A-Z, of course.
Inspiration is powerful, but it expires quickly. To stay motivated, keep your day full of inspiring people, books and ideas. Here is our list of the 10 most inspiring biographies.
The demand for e learning programs has increased dramatically, and new hire training has changed, for the better. Almost every company is incorporating training videos into their corporate structure. And the good news is the velvet cartel provides a wide variety of e-learning solutions.
We've previously talked about how emoji's are the new language. But today for Video Wednesday, we're taking it one step beyond that... GIFS. I've recently found an amazing source for finding gifs. It's easy to use, has a huge database and is searchable. Enter: Giphy.com
Want to change the world? Start by making your bed.
"I think, therefore, I (Instagr)am." For this Video Wednesday, we let Jason Silva explain how technology and social media are affecting our lives.
The Doppel wristband is truly like no other wearable tech out there. It doesn't record your pulse or movement. It's a simple device that pulses- either fast or slow, which influences your mood.
Last week I wrote about the importance of a personal brand, and this week we’re expanding on that conversation by talking about blogging. I believe everyone should have a blog. Everyone should write because we all have something important to say, and we all have interesting perspectives to share
This new app is for busy people who want to lose weight and get lean, Stronger is an eating and exercise program that brings together 30-minute daily workout videos and personalized meal plans with hundreds of easy-to-prepare recipes. All of this comes with easy-to-use tools to track your progress.
Here at The Velvet Cartel, we value good design. It is vital that we give our clients the best design imaginable. If you were the only entity offering your service, then sure, you can be lazy with your design. However in most industries, the competition is very high. This makes design important. Good design will separate you from the rest. "Good Design is Good Business."
The technology that supports a small business in its start-up phase can truly make or break the future of the company. Luckily, there are a lot of free and inexpensive tools to help guide business owners in the creation of their company. This Technology Tuesday, we pay homage to the top 5 apps that make doing business easier.
Personal Branding is about identifying and then communicating what makes you unique and relevant and differentiated for your target audience so that you can reach your career and/or business goals. Competition is HIGH. If you understand your strengths, skills, passions, and values, you can use this information to separate yourself from your competitors and really stand out.
Amy Edwards is a local Musician in Austin, TX. She’s a lady of many hats; along with being a musician she’s also an actress, a podcast host, and the mother of two lovely girls. Amy is full of courage and inspiration, and for that we love her. Check out to what she has to say about her journey so far.
Benjamin Steiner is the founder and buyer for Collective Status, and the founder of a new bar opening called Clearport. As you can tell, Ben is an inspiring man who has a lot of wisdom to share. Which is exactly why we've brought him in for an installment of our Socialight Series. Click the video below to listen to Ben explain how Collective Status is pushing the envelope and his best advice for fellow entrepreneurs.
Life moves pretty fast. With all the pushes and pulls of modern, life it’s easy to get so busy we forego the little things that help us be better people. So much doing, not enough being.
It takes just seven seconds to build a prejudice based on someone’s appearance. This Ramadan, Coke invited six strangers to an Iftar in the dark. See what they discovered and how it changed the way they see.