Outsourcing upgrade: Cloud commuting

Cloud commuting is a fairly new term — an upgrade if you will — for outsourcing. Outsourcing has suffered a bum rap from people whose …

Picture Perfect: Resolution 101

This is one of the fundamentals of graphic design and a very important part of maintaining a great relationship with your printer! Resolution.

Resolution is …

Throw out all the rules – the art of the calculated risk

MacArthur_Manila“You are remembered for the rules you break.” – General Douglas MacArthur

Ask any mega-entrepreneur – Gates, Ford, Jobs, Trump, McMahon – what the ingredients …

Distribution services

mailmanDistribution is yet another service that a client of yours may need. And you thought you were just an artist…

After a client finishes a …

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 …