Tools for Building and Testing Your Mobile Site

Where are you reading this blog post? Are you at your computer? Are you looking at this on your phone? Check out this round up of links to mobile site generators and simulators that can help you transform your site so that it’s easy to view on a phone.

10 New Resources for Direct Marketing Inspiration in 2011

Whether you’re new to the game or an old marketing dog, you can always learn new tricks from these 10 direct marketing resources.

4 Facebook Marketing Tips for Freelance Graphic Designers

If you are a freelance graphic designer or any type of freelancer or small business owner, then you should start marketing yourself on Facebook today.…

Just Say No

If you work at home, don’t become the neighborhood dog sitter or package courier. Here are some tips for learning to say no to favor-seekers and setting up boundaries for your professional life.

Best and Worst Marketing Moves of 2010

What were the best and worst marketing moves of 2010? Find out my opinion and weigh in with your own here!

Sex Sells? 7 of the ’Unsexiest’ Advertisements Ever

Sex sells, right? Not always – especially if your “sexy” advertisements look anything like these.

The Art of Noir City

The ninth annual San Francisco Film Noir Festival begins tonight, and these 24 posters and lobby cards of the movies being shown depict the signature style of the genre: crime, betrayal, manipulation and cynicism.

12 Designs for Penguin Awareness Day

In honor of Penguin Awareness Day today, I present to you 12 diverse works by different artists of the dapper bird who played around with the black-and-white coloring of penguins, took away outlines or amplified the contrast.

3 Bookplate Design Tips

Want a great idea for a new promotional giveaway or design product to add to your repertoire? Design a bookplate! Bookplates are those cool rectangular stickers that you attach to the endpapers of the front of a book and write your name on. This way everyone knows its your book from your personal library.