8 websites that offer free brushes

You guys know I love free stuff! So I had to share one of the things I use the most in my work: brushes.

They …

How To Write An Effective Headline

What is the job of the headline? To get someones attention. A good headline pulls the readers attention farther down to the story itself. It …

Crumpled paper and the witch doctor

This is a story that I like to tell my first year students. It illustrates the importance of seemingly unimportant activities and how they can help you later in your career

Copywriting Basics: An Introduction

New copywriters may feel overpowered by all of the different mediums they are having to learn how to write.

It doesn’t matter if you are …

How to manage your time effectively

For a busy entrepreneur, time management is imperative. It seems as though every second of the day is important, and if time is continually being …

Best graphic design jobs forecast

The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that the graphic design industry is expected to grow by nearly 10 percent through 2016, and so now seems …

Be curious: It’s your best idea generator

New input equals new experiences. I’m always on the hunt for new experiences, new materials and new ideas to replenish the well. Recently I visited my local corrugated box manufacturer. Believe it or not, I had to ship a 70-pound child’s peddle tractor and needed a heavy duty box. The box manufacturer has a showroom — yep, a showroom

Simplify for profits (simplify your day)

I don’t need to write a quick example of how erratically clustered your days are. I know what it’s like … busy, busy, busy. You’ll …

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: