Category Archives: Business

Beware of Logos From the Dollar Menu

Cheap graphic design seems to be the new craze everywhere but I want to talk specifically about logo design because this seems to be the number one thing business owners and entrepreneurs seek out when starting a new venture. Those that are choosing to go with dollar logos ($1, $5, $20 it’s all the same) … Continue reading Beware of Logos From the Dollar Menu

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No Love For Design Crowdsourcing

I am passionate about graphic design and the creative field so if I see anything that devalues or diminishes what we do I will not hold back. The crowd source things and contest sites are an evil thing. Any time you work for free with no guarantee of compensation that is immoral and cruel. I … Continue reading No Love For Design Crowdsourcing

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You Are Your Biggest Hater When it Comes to Your New Ventures

If you have started or plan on starting a new venture whether it is coming up with a great product idea like “Plate-O’s the plate you eat!” (not to be confused with a tortilla) teaching a particular skill like public speaking for emo teens or starting that blog to share your passion for exotic chinchillas … Continue reading You Are Your Biggest Hater When it Comes to Your New Ventures

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Getting Things Done! Declutter Your Mind

Running a business is hard enough but managing a family and a business at the same time lord have mercy! Like many finding a balance between work life and home life can be a never ending struggle lucky for me I came across a program that has changed my life. Getting Things Done or like … Continue reading Getting Things Done! Declutter Your Mind

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Show Me the Money! Payment Upfront is a Win-Win For Client and Designer

We all know as creative professionals it is important to get paid for our time but for me receiving payment up front is more important for other reasons. Early on in my business I knew I was taking a risk by not requesting payment up front or at least a deposit for projects because I … Continue reading Show Me the Money! Payment Upfront is a Win-Win For Client and Designer

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Weird Branding – The Science of Creating a Good Brand

If you grew up on cheesy 80’s movies like me you probably remember “Weird Science” about two kids that make a real woman using a computer and science. Just like in Weird Science I tell my clients or potential client to treat their business brand like creating a person. What does your business brand look … Continue reading Weird Branding – The Science of Creating a Good Brand

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Entrepreneur Awakening

I have tried doing my own business twice and fell flat on my face and gave up, thinking entrepreneurship was not for me. I took a 2 year hiatus from trying to run my graphic design business to focusing on my physical and mental health. I’ve changed so much because of my journey and have … Continue reading Entrepreneur Awakening

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