Author Archive | Brian Morris

15 must-see Photoshop tutorials

If you love Photoshop, you’ll love it even more after learning the techniques in these tutorials:…

40 ways to increase business

signWant more sales? Try these 40 tips for increasing business and profit.

1. Be nice, all of the time

2. Under-promise, over-deliver

3. Track everything…

Three steps to a great speech

give-a-great-speechWhether you speak for a living or just have to deliver a single presentation, you know that pressure to give a great speech can be …

Creepy ads – do they work?

creepy-soap-adEver see an advertisement that really creeped you out? You have to wonder if the shock value of a creepy ad outweighs the repulsive reflex …

What dogs can teach you about business

dogMy family has a dog, a haphazard mix of breeds that is unidentifiable to even our veterinarian. Whatever she is, Ruby has been a good …

Top 10 employee management tips

dont-be-a-target-be-a-good-bossSuccessful employee management is like raising children. Your job is to teach and offer guidance so that your charges can navigate day-to-day life without supervision.…

Best graphic design jobs forecast

The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that the graphic design industry is expected to grow by nearly 10 percent through 2016, and so now seems …

Simplify for profits (simplify your day)

I don’t need to write a quick example of how erratically clustered your days are. I know what it’s like … busy, busy, busy. You’ll …

Portfolio applications for graphic designers

If you’re a graphic designer, you know you need an online portfolio. You probably have one already. And if you don’t, you can always find …

10 things to include in your graphic design proposal

Look around the web for information on what to include in your graphic design proposal, and you’ll come across things such as “executive summary,” “current …

Best free Drupal themes

I write a lot about content management systems, probably Joomla! more than others. But by far my favorite CMS is Drupal. The system is powerful, …

The scoop – how to get free press

reading-newspaper-in-waterWhen it comes to business, free press is golden. Here are a few ways to convince reporters and editors you’re worth the column inches: …