How to communicate effectively with your clients

Communication is probably the biggest factor in having your own business, graphic design or any other.

Your clients are going to relay information to you …

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.…

8 websites that offer free brushes

You guys know I love free stuff! So I had to share one of the things I use the most in my work: brushes.

They …

How To Write An Effective Headline

What is the job of the headline? To get someones attention. A good headline pulls the readers attention farther down to the story itself. It …

Crumpled paper and the witch doctor

This is a story that I like to tell my first year students. It illustrates the importance of seemingly unimportant activities and how they can help you later in your career

Copywriting Basics: An Introduction

New copywriters may feel overpowered by all of the different mediums they are having to learn how to write.

It doesn’t matter if you are …

How to manage your time effectively

For a busy entrepreneur, time management is imperative. It seems as though every second of the day is important, and if time is continually being …

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 …

Be curious: It’s your best idea generator

New input equals new experiences. I’m always on the hunt for new experiences, new materials and new ideas to replenish the well. Recently I visited my local corrugated box manufacturer. Believe it or not, I had to ship a 70-pound child’s peddle tractor and needed a heavy duty box. The box manufacturer has a showroom — yep, a showroom