Website add-ons that lend trust and credibility

Ever notice those little icons that dot the footers and sidebars of many websites? They typically denote certification, licensure or organization affiliation. They show, for …

Bicycle bumper stickers and the top five ways to market on vacation

bicycle-bumper-stickerAhh … You’ve worked hard for months, and it’s time for a well-deserved, long-overdue vacation. Time to forget about budgets and sales, personnel and marketing, …

Write something people want to read – Top 10 resources for blog inspiration

newspaper-blogI’ve heard it time and again: “Brian, I blog three or four times a week but I don’t get any traffic.” If this describes you, …

Downtime recharges!

relaxing-on-beachEver play with a remote control car that’s low on batteries? It will still go, but it takes a long time to get there. Work …

Be your own celebrity

celebrity-imageWish you could hire a celebrity to promote for you? I’ll do you one better — instead of paying someone to do it for you, …

The lost art of typography

Consider how your type font might be effecting your design’s look.

Five great websites to find freelance design work

So you’re a graphic designer, and you’ve got your laptop, and you’ve purchased Photoshop, and you’ve made up your business cards. but something’s missing. Clients! …

‘Eventually’ is the enemy

fast-cheetahHow many times do you say that you’re “eventually” going to do something? “Eventually, I’m going to add a service where I …” or “Eventually, …

Stop waiting to be discovered and market already!

market-yourself-like-this-guyWant to know what’s wrong with your marketing strategy? I’ll tell you. You’re waiting for customers to discover you. Big problem.

OK, so perhaps you’re …