1 Three Self-guided Online Learning Sites for Graphics and Marketing Professionals

The traditional college or university degree still carries a lot of weight when it comes to hiring and to industry recognition of expertise, but most professionals recognize the need for ongoing training and professional development. In the past few years, a number of self-guided online learning sites have been created to assist in this process. Some […]

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4 Expert Resources for Basic SEO

An important caveat: I am not an SEO Expert. I’m not trying to be humble; it’s honestly not high in my skill set at this time. As a website designer/producer, there are certain SEO features that I build into websites. But I have been at this long enough to know that there is a place […]

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Essential Delegation Skills for Small Business

One the biggest complaints I hear in the graphics industry is that work either comes in waves or it is dry and barren. It’s the classic “feast or famine” syndrome that many business owners and managers face. As much as people dislike this cycle, it often becomes an acceptable part of being in business. But […]

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Publish Your Blog as an e-Book

If you have ever written copy for an ad, brochure, or other marketing piece, you can appreciate the value of good writing. It’s simply not as easy as it looks. There’s a reason copywriters and good authors get paid the big bucks. Like millions of wanna-be authors in the world, I have been thinking of […]

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Design that Enhances Life

As I look back on this past year, one of the things I have been thinking about is what inspired me most. I keep coming back to the “Designed by Apple in California” ad that first aired at the WWDC in June. I was blown away. It occurred to me that, for the most part, […]

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