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 …

The web hobo

web-hoboWhat a glorious time to be a hobo! I’m not talking about the historical train-jumping vagrants who slung sticks ‘n sacks over their backs. Instead, …

Expand your graphic resume by entering design competitions

I’m sure people tell you all the time what a talented design prodigy you are. And, of course, you don’t let it get to your …

Replacing squeaky (when demanding clients limit your growth)

squeaky-wheelThey say the squeaky wheel gets the grease, but for design firms, freelance writers, designers, and developers the squeaky wheel can take up so much …

Tired of the marketing lies

Turn on the tube late at night and they’re easy to see — lies everywhere. Like the super towel that “Olympic divers use to dry …

Free invoicing systems for graphic designers

I’ve had my graphic design business for four years now, and I think the part that continues to hit me over the head the most …

Get smart with online design tutorials

Do you see someone’s flyer and say, “How did they do that?” Or you see someone else’s website and wonder, “Where did they come up …