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. …

The essentials of website presentation (part one)

I am a marketing guy. So, why is a marketing guy tackling website presentation? Well, how am I supposed to market a company that looks …

Typography rules

typographyTypography is a very essential part of design. Understanding the written and unwritten rules about it can enhance your projects and get your clients message …

Five must-read graphic design books

What are the best graphic design books? Like any other published genre, that all depends on your style, your current knowledge, and what you can …

Subcontracting

Subcontracting is like a dirty word to a lot of people. They have had experiences that have left a bad taste in their mouths. I …

Quality is king

As a freelancer writer and marketing guru(self proclaimed) I have faced the every depressing feeling of being overwhelmed with work. You know, you turn on …