Lessons from journalism – gaining access to people and resources isn’t as difficult as you think

cleveland-reporterAre you looking for a quick way to get an endorsement, find an investor or learn new information or some valuable insider market research? In …

Charitable donations can further YOUR cause

charityMy hometown is all about high school sports. The entire community rallies around the local teams, so business is booming for the screen printing T-shirt …

Five travel spots guaranteed to inspired

I hate being in a rut. When I’m overworked and deadlines are staring me down, it can block my creativity. Sometimes I’ll find myself just …

Party marketing (take your business card and your smile — and avoid the keg stand contest)

drunk-at-office-partyYou’ve been invited to the party of the year, the one where all the big players will be, and you want to impress but fear …

Proving everyone wrong takes hard work

Everyone has dreams. Most never realize them; not because they’re impossible but because they’re unwilling to put in the work. The wildest dreams do not …

The best thing you can do for your kids

To listen to some of the “old-timers,” we’ve got it pretty easy these days. You’ve probably heard them all: “Back in my day we used …

Worst business blunders in history (and what you can learn from them)

segwayYou know what’s great about others’ misfortune? We can learn from it. Dozens, if not hundreds or thousands, of blog posts touch on this topic. …

Promote your business with pro bono design work

Drawing by Robert MacMillan

I love graphic design so much that if I could, I would do it for free. Just to see the smiling …

Promote your graphic design business with social networking

Social networking sites are all the rage today. Some people look at them as ways for teenage girls to gossip about boys and show off …