The time-loss continuum (delegating tasks to free time)

olympicsTime is of the essence, and nothing shapes your ability to earn money more than time. How long does it take to complete a project? …

Play music to boost business

man-playing-guitarUntil about 18 months ago, I never played an instrument; and at no time have I ever considered myself a musician. Growing up, music was …

Graphic designers: Make passive income from your downtime

dollar-close-upYou’re between projects or you’re waiting on a client to respond before you begin a revision round. You hate sitting on your hands, but you …

Quality vs. quantity: One truly great thing is worth more than 50 OK things

Ever ask someone how they liked a particular movie and they say, “It was OK”? It seems Hollywood puts out a lot of “OK” movies. …

Characteristics of a great logo design

Ever looked at someone’s logo and thought, “I would never eat there! I would never shop there! I would never take my child there!” It …

10 unique ideas to promote your graphic design business

Every business from the major corporation to the home-based business needs promotion; a way to get your name out to your target market. Even if …

3 questions for better design communication

After your target audience receives your materials, what do you what them to know; how do you want them to feel; and what do you want them to do?

The benefits of economic recessions

You are probably thinking that anyone who says there are benefits of economic recessions is off their rocker, but you would be wrong. This post …

Three innovators creating opportunities for you

lightbulb-iconNearly every entrepreneur is always on the lookout for new marketing avenues, and 2009 has brought a slew of newcomers that create opportunities for you …