Creative and a little geeky

Local roots global reach



We don’t just do. We think. Then do. Then adapt and repeat.


Identify + engage an audience.


Good design is always in.


Leverage the latest in web + mobile.

Local Roots. Global Reach.

Dowitcher Designs is an integrated marketing agency with California roots and a global reach. Dowitcher provides strategic marketing, design and technology services to organizations large and small. We listen, we collaborate, we partner, and we provide some kickass solutions to a variety of problems. Plus we have fun doing it.

We love our clients. And they like us a lot, too.

I recommend Dowitcher Designs as superb web professionals particularly in the areas of website implementation and SEO/SEM management. They are a valued member of my marketing team and an integral component to building my company’s web presence.

Mia Girard

Senior Marketing Manager & Creative Director, Synectics

So happy to recommend Amber and Dowitcher Designs for any situation they go after. Just take a look at the Women’s Festival website and you’ll see some of her capabilities. Amber is also very personable and offers great value with ON Time, all the time! (nope she did not pay us to say this!!:-)) Patty DeDominic

Founder, Women's Festivals

Dowitcher Designs is a great team and I highly recommend them for website development, computer graphics, editing, and more… Nathan Woods

Owner, Santa Barbara Pet Services

Dowitcher did a fabulous job redesigning the brochures for our nonprofit organization. The new design uses a well-balanced mix of photographs and text to highlight the people in our organization and our mission. The vibrant colors and strong graphic design of the new brochure better reflects our organization and helps our recruitment of new members. Michelle La

Board Member, AAUW

We can’t get enough of what we do, so we write about it, too.

Essential Steps of a 2017 Marketing Plan

The beginning of any year is a great time to set up the foundational elements of your marketing strategy and revisit certain pieces, editing your marketing plan as necessary.

Marketing activities necessitate careful planning and understanding of all facets of the project. Your marketing plan will be the step-by-step process focusing on campaign execution. Here are a few tips and tricks to get you on the right marketing pathway.

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The Return of an Icon: Nokia 3310 Makes a Comeback

Do you remember “Snake”? If you’re under 20 you probably missed out on playing the popular cell phone game. For those who wasted countless hours playing the game, you’re in for a treat: the phone that made the game famous is coming back. Those of us who were lucky enough to experience the glory that was the Nokia 3310 can rejoice – it’s making a comeback at the 2017 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona at the end of the month.

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Traversing the Social Media Advertising Solar System

There is an abundance of social media advertising options and if you’re lacking experience, the whole process can feel like a trip to the moon. Marketing automation software company Marketo created a fun infographic that explains various ways you might use paid advertising on a few of the major social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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7 Reasons Not to Overlook the Power of Email Marketing

How many emails do you get a day to your personal email? I’m willing to bet the answer is “too many.” That’s part of what has contributed to the spammy reputation email marketing has. Many folks over the years have said that email marketing’s days were numbered, that it would soon become a dated technology. Despite those naysayers, email marketing is not dead. It is still one of the most effective methods for reaching and engaging target audiences and remains the backbone of digital marketing.

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Merriam-Webster New Words Alert!

Calling all language lovers! In case you missed it, Merriam-Webster added over 1,000 new words to the dictionary. Some have been around for decades and others are the result of newer technologies. Here’s a look at my favorites.

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WHAT’S A DOWITCHER? Good question!

A dowitcher is a shorebird that migrates through Santa Barbara, CA.

Yep, we named an agency after a bird.



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