7 elements of effective cover letter writing for graphic designers

Are you in the midst of a job hunt? Don’t forget the importance of an outstanding cover letter. Here are a few points to consider:

10 things you should know about starting your own graphic design business, part two

Here are the remaining five things from my list of 10 things to consider when thinking about starting or just recently starting your own freelancing …

7 Tips For Freelance Copywriters In A Bad Economy

Ad budgets are slashed and there are layoffs at ad agencies. It is still a good time to be a freelancer in a bad economy. …

Outdoor advertising — a driving force

Billboards present some unique challenges for designers. Even though the basic principles of good design apply, there are a few additional points to consider before setting out to create an outdoor billboard.

Portfolio applications for graphic designers

If you’re a graphic designer, you know you need an online portfolio. You probably have one already. And if you don’t, you can always find …

10 things you should know about starting your own graphic design business, part one

I believe that almost everybody has dreamed of owning their own business; firing their boss, striking out on their own and being successful while sleeping …

The psychology behind colors, part two

Here is part two of my list of basic colors and their influence on people’s feelings, how it makes people perceive others and associations that …

The psychology behind colors, part one

One of the most important elements to any graphic project is color. Especially when it comes to logos, color is a widely used stimulant to …

The importance of keywords in post titles

seoThere are two camps on this topic. One believes that keywords are all important. Why bother writing if people can’t find your blog to read …