The social phenomenon

freelancerworld A few short years ago MySpace, Facebook and others of their ilk were considered to be a domain of the young. Only college and high …

A graphic designer writing copy?

I decided to write this article because lately I’ve gotten several requests for writing copy for various materials such as brochures, flyers, taglines, etc. I’ve …

Outsourcing complaints

I guess all I want to do is rant and rave a little bit. I have a pet peeve that should be aired and maybe …

Five sweet brand redesigns

I love before and after makeover photos. Not the kind you see on TV where they grab some random disheveled individual and run them through …

Five unique ways to advertise your graphic design services locally

pizza-boxYellow pages, directories, SEO, PPC, trade magazines — there have never been so many ways to market. The reach a single person can have today …

Effective brainstorming tactics

brainstormThe best way to get any idea off the ground is to gather a group of people involved in your project and brainstorm. Brainstorming is …

Logo inspiration: Sites that showcase great logos

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As I’ve often said before, logos are probably the No.1 thing that I get asked to do by my new clients. Creating great logos is …

Alternative graphic design software

Graphic designers are on the cutting edge of revolution. They get bored easily, so they’re always quick to make a change, introduce a new style, …

The essentials of website presentation (part two)

In my last post I introduced the four elements of website presentation. Now, I will go more in depth to show you what I mean. …