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 …

My favorite business cards of all time

You know you need a great business card, one that grabs attention and leaves a lasting impression. Here are my favorite business cards of all …

Three websites for marketing research

marketingWouldn’t it be great to know what keywords your competition uses, how much traffic they get off those keywords, who links to your competitors, and …

Spice up your graphic work with cool, free fonts

If you’re a graphic artist, I’m sure you can agree with me when I say, enough Scriptia! Enough Times New Roman! Enough Zapfino!

Sure, these …

Why summer is the perfect time to market

summer-marketing-lounge-chairSome marketers swear by the summertime blues — the season when people are so busy you can’t market effectively. I say bah! Summer is actually …