Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

This post is an expansion of tip #98 in our post 101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.
Asking Open Ended Questions

A design project starts as an investigation. Not that you are solving a mystery, although some clients are ambiguous. You will need to obtain vital information from them in order to complete your tasks. The [...]

This post is an expansion of tip #97 in our post 101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.
Organizing Tasks

Do you ever find yourself overwhelmed at work not knowing where to begin? Have you missed a deadline because you simply buried a project in some messy notes? Clearing the fog before you begin designing will boost [...]

This post is an expansion of tip #96 in our post 101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.
Become A Commenter
Writers and designers crave and need feedback. If you have taken the time to visit a blog or online portfolio, have the courteously of leaving behind a calling card. Something that says, hey, I was here [...]

This post is an expansion of tip #95 in our post 101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.
Change Can Be Good For You Too

Occasionally, okay more often than is preferable, a customer will change their mind in the middle of a concept and ask you to try something else or start over. The learning begins [...]

This post is an expansion of tip #94 in our post 101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.
Always Listen To Your Clients

If you really want to frustrate a customer – talk “at” them instead of with them. It can be hard to hold back at times, especially when you have knowledge of how things work. [...]

This post is an expansion of tip #93 in our post 101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.
Present Your Graphic Design Concepts

When you are showing a customer your concepts for their project for the first time, you are basically showing them the car they want and trying to decide which interior and exterior colors and [...]

This post, “Become An Avid Bookmarker” is a follow-up post to tip # 92 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.
Keeping Track Is Simple

The Internet is expansive and full of vital information. It can be challenging to find [...]

This post is an expansion of tip #91 in our post 101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.
Write a 30 second commercial for yourself:

When people ask you what you do for a living, do you say, “I’m a graphic designer,” or do you say, “I create graphic tools for businesses that help them establish and [...]

This is graphic design tip #90 from the post 101 Graphic Graphic Design Tips for Business Success
Don’t Be Afraid Of Competition

Newsflash…you are not the only graphic designer out there. Just as there are multitudes of photographers grappling for professional gigs, there are a myriad of designers and “wanna-be” designers snatching up prime jobs. (Who can [...]

This post is a continuation of graphic design tip #89 in our article “101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.”
Don’t Be Afraid To Let Go

Are you wincing every time a particular client calls your phone? Do you feel like they are stalking you through your email? Unpleasant and draining clients can become a big problem [...]