Even the most seasoned designers can fall victim to design faux pas. Whether you’re creating a design for a coffee mug, pillow or your own website, here are 5 common mistakes graphic designers make and how to avoid them. Forgetting to spell check. You may not be a copywriter, but as a designer, you’re responsible […]
When you think of branding, you might automatically think of iconic companies like Apple, Google or (ahem,) Zazzle. Each has its own unique personality, and we’re betting you can describe it in a few words. But can you say the same about your own personal brand? Yes, you. Whether you’ve cultivated it or not, you […]
Whether you are looking to start your own small business, or just want to brand yourself as an independent contractor in your field of expertise, one of the best ways to do that is to have a formal business suite. The type of suite you put together depends on whether you are looking for marketing […]
Staying competitive in today’s marketplace means making a concerted effort to stay up on the latest trends. That means knowing what’s in, what’s out — and perhaps more importantly, what’s coming next. Make no mistake, it takes work to keep up with the design Joneses. This type of self-education should be a part of your […]
He’s cute, he’s huggable, and he loves honey — the one and only — Winnie the Pooh! How will you spend your National Winnie the Pooh Day? Take a look at a few fun ideas below.
Take a look back at the 2016 holiday season to see what worked and what didn’t work so you can ensure to have even more success in 2017. In this blog post, we’ll show you a few ways you can use your royalty reports to analyze the holiday season.
The holidays are over and it’s time to plan for the new year! To help you stay organized, we’ve created a calendar of this year’s upcoming holidays and are providing several housekeeping tips to help you stay on top it!
It’s cold out there. And I’m not just talking about the weather. Today’s icy political climate has caused us to crack, and it seems we’re all drifting farther and farther apart on our own sad, lonely little glaciers. And even though you may find it hard to believe that anyone who voted for “the other […]
The business card is dead. Long live the business card! Yeah, the above sentence? Totally not true. Nothing about the business card is dead, even in the age of online networking sites like LinkedIn, Monster, and JobVite. While these sites make it easier to search for job openings, sometimes the old fashioned meet-and-greet method is […]
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: business cards are a great way to network with important people and influencers within your profession. But what else can they do for you? I’m going to take a look at some of the other uses for business cards that you may have not have thought of. […]
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