The best online communities for graphic designers

Seth Godin recently argued that blogs have eliminated the need for most business books. Whether you agree with Seth’s statements or not, you can’t …

Does your website need a makeover?

In the business arena today you must have a website to compete on an even playing field, but does your website help your business or …

Business partners every graphic designer should have

A great business partner is one whose work makes you more successful. A great business partnership enjoys mutual success — you’re helping your partner as …

No. 1 factor for a successful e-mail marketing campaign

To launch a successful e-mail marketing campaign you must reach the right targeted audience for your business. In order to do that you may have …

Cutting costs in tough economic times

piggybankCutting costs in tough economic times is a harsh business reality. How do you know what you can cut and what you have to leave …

How To Go Green With Your Graphic Design Business

There are two types of green businesses in this world: those that promote green products and those that actually practice green strategies. As a graphic …

Five business functions you can (and should) outsource

I hate business; or rather, I hate mundane business tasks that detract from the creative. In fact, I can’t name a single designer I’ve met …

10 freelancing myths

In this current economy many people who have been laid off or let go have thought about turning to freelancing. Some will be successful, others …

Five (unlikely) resources for graphic design inspiration

Inspiration is huge. For graphic designers, inspiration is everything. Just like a copywriter struggling with writer’s block, a graphic designer often needs a spark of …