30 Must-Read Small Business, Design and Marketing Articles

July 1, 2014

Occasionally I come across blog posts and articles I feel are so valuable, it would be a disserve to not share it with the small business, design, and marketing communities. Here, I’ve shared 30 such posts and articles with you. If you take the time to read them, keep in mind how they pertain to you and how you can take advantage of the information presented in each. Without further ado, here are 30 must-read small business, design, and marketing blog posts and articles.

1.  Email is more effective than Facebook and Twitter

Email beats Facebook and Twitter for marketing purposes, survey says Digital T_2014-01-22_13-33-43-Optimized-1  

2.  How a runner’s mentality can motivate business owners

Small Biz Lady Compares Business to Running - The Root - Google Chrome_2014-01-22_13-35-37-Optimized  

3.  Small business technology trends for 2014

Small Business Technology Trends for 2014 - Google Chrome_2014-01-22_13-37-17  

4.  How to integrate print with marketing automation

How to Integrate Print into Your Customers’ Campaigns with Marketing Automation _2014-01-22_13-38-07-Optimized  

5.  Innovation versus marketing

Innovation vs. Marketing Balancing The Two Key Elements Of Business Success - F_2014-01-22_13-39-03-Optimized  

6.  Why small business owners are staying away from Obamacare exchanges

Why Small Business Owners Are Staying Away From Obamacare Exchanges - Businesswe_2014-01-22_13-40-07-Optimized  

7.  Should we market print as honest marketing?

The Digital Nirvana » Blog Archive » Should We Market Print as “Honest” Marketin_2014-01-22_13-42-16-Optimized  

8.  Unlimited does not mean three

OK, people 'Unlimited' does not mean three ZDNet - Google Chrome_2014-01-22_13-44-26-Optimized  

9.  Dictator challenge

Graphic Design and Illustration Dictator challenge - Google Chrome_2014-01-22_13-45-41-Optimized  

10.  Five free tools to aid in graphic design

Five free tools to aid in graphic design - TechRepublic - Google Chrome_2014-01-22_14-05-37-Optimized  

11.  Facebook marketing declines, how businesses should react

Facebook Marketing Declines, How Business Should React Social Media Examiner -_2014-01-22_14-06-36-Optimized  

12.  Print’s not dead: Print marketing will thrive in 2014 and beyond

Marketing Strategy - Print's Not Dead Print Marketing Will Thrive in 2014 and B_2014-01-22_14-07-38-Optimized  

13.  Marketing ye olde handcrafted charm in a digital age

Marketing ye olde handcrafted charm in a digital age - The Globe and Mail - Goog_2014-01-22_14-08-26-Optimized  

14.  Stealth marketing: Microsoft paying Youtubers for Xbox One mentions

Stealth marketing Microsoft paying YouTubers for Xbox One mentions [updated] _2014-01-22_14-09-29-Optimized  

15.  15 small business owners share what they wish they’d known when they first started

Small Business Lessons Learned - Business Insider - Google Chrome_2014-01-22_14-10-37-Optimized  

16.  Graphic designers play with movie titles

Graphic Designers Play with Movie Titles Design Galleries Paste - Googl_2014-01-22_14-11-38-Optimized  

17.  Graphic designer launches Kickstarter campaign

Graphic Designer Launches Kickstarter Art Campaign - Salem-News.Com - Google Chr_2014-01-22_14-12-26-Optimized  

18.  2013 American Graphic Design Award winners

American Graphic Design Awards 2013 sponsored by iStock by Getty Images - Google_2014-01-22_14-13-39-Optimized-Optimized  

19.  Malware threatens small businesses’ data, livelihood

APEX Malware threatens small businesses' data, livelihood Shop Talk NewsObs_2014-01-22_14-14-47-Optimized  

20.  Is ‘Internet of Things’ marketing’s next big thing?

Is the 'Internet of Things' Marketing's Next Big Thing Molly Borchers - Googl_2014-01-22_14-15-39-Optimized  

21.  New marketing resurrects old brands

New Marketing Resurrects Old Brands - Google Chrome_2014-01-22_14-16-34-Optimized  

22.  The six pieces of the customer experience puzzle

The 6 Pieces of the Customer Experience Puzzle - Google Chrome_2014-01-22_14-17-34-Optimized  

23.  Get inspired with motion graphic design

Get Inspired with Motion Graphic Design Creative Cloud User - Google Chrome_2014-01-22_14-18-44-Optimized  

24.  David Airey: Is it still important to sketch as a designer?

Is it still important to sketch as a designer David Airey, graphic designer -_2014-01-22_14-19-32-Optimized  

25.  The one-two punch: print and social media marketing

The One-Two Punch Print and Social Media Marketing - Google Chrome_2014-01-22_14-20-26-Optimized  

26.  How to fix a broken client relationship

How to fix a broken client relationship Graphic Design Blender Freelance Des_2014-01-22_14-21-13-Optimized  

27.  How to charge (what you’re worth)

How to Charge For Your Graphic Design Work (& Get What You Deserve) GoMediaZin_2014-01-22_14-22-07-Optimized  

28.  Hard work, not luck, leads to success

Graphic Designer JD Smith Hard work not luck leads to success (Includes intervi_2014-01-22_14-22-52-Optimized  

29.  Corner office secrets for staying innovative

Corner Office Secrets for Staying Innovative Fox Small Business Center - Googl_2014-01-22_14-23-43-Optimized  

30.  10 Youtube alternatives for small business

10 YouTube Alternatives for Small Businesses - Google Chrome_2014-01-22_14-24-56-Optimized

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Brian Morris serves in various capacities as a freelance writer, content developer and public relations specialist for growing small businesses. When he’s not writing, he can be found on the racquetball court - usually getting his tail kicked by guys 20 years older.

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