Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

This is graphic design tip #39 from the post 101 Graphic Graphic Design Tips for Business Success
Terms In Writing A Contract

A proper contract should be used to protect both you and the client. A contract should never be one-sided and should never be worded with tricky sentences meant to confuse and ultimately take advantage of [...]

This post is an expansion of tip #38 in our post 101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.
Time Is The Essence

Are you one of those people who claim to work well under pressure? If you are, more than likely the reason you’re working under pressure is not because you enjoy it, but because you have [...]

This post, “” is a follow-up post to tip # 37 in our article, “101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success”. Please be sure to subscribe to that list if you haven’t seen it already.
Present Your Concepts In Smaller Groups

Set your expectations up front with the client, on the number of concepts and revisions you’ll [...]

This post is a continuation of graphic design tip #36 in our article “101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.“
Do You Have An Ongoing Trust?

In a contest, this isn’t possible; however, when working one on one with a client you should require a down payment, unless you already have an ongoing trust relationship. This keeps [...]

This post is a continuation of graphic design tip #35 in our article “101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.“
Design Is Not All About Pretty

Design is not only about creating something pretty, it’s about making people respond. There is a pure psychology around design and it goes hand in hand with marketing. You are expecting [...]

This post is a continuation of graphic design tip #34 in our article “101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.“
Educational And Network Opportunities

Tradeshows and seminars are great for many things, including:
Educational opportunities

Learn about competition
Learn best business practices
Learn about the industry
Learn about new products and technology
Etc…

Opportunities to network

Fellow designers
Potential clients
Teachers, speakers, experts, etc…

Attend Graphic Design Events

One [...]

This post is an expansion of tip #33 in our post 101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.
Niche Marketing: Be Specific

Marketing to a specific niche will do several things for you that will help you, naturally, get more business:
It helps you become an expert, by practice, in a particular area of business.
It gives you more [...]

This is graphic design tip #32 on how to become a speaker was in response to design tip #21 in our post, 101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.
Speak Up, Graphic Designer

There is no better way to get yourself out there and broadcast what you are capable of than public speaking. It may be intimidating [...]

This graphic design tip comes from our post, “101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.
The One Thing You Are Good At

Have you ever gone to a restaurant because they are known for their amazing calzones, fabulous fries, or secret special sauce? On the other hand, have you gone to a restaurant that had an over-packed [...]

This post is a continuation of graphic design tip #30 in our article “101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.“
Share Your Graphic Design Knowledge

There is nothing more rewarding than mentoring another person. Graphic Designers sometimes have a hard time parting with their hard earned industry secrets. Many times you may feel that you’ve had to [...]