Monday, November 20th, 2017

This post is an expansion of tip #101 in our post 101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.
Demonstrate Your Relevance

Relevance is the key to your existence as a Graphic Designer. You must always remind yourself of your desires, your strengths, and your willingness to grow. Demonstrate your relevance with everything that you do. Keep creating [...]

This post is an expansion of tip #100 in our post 101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.
Proposing Your “Rough-Draft”

When you have a really amazing idea it’s hard not to take that ball and just run with it. You have to remember that your client is ultimately the team coach and the referee. Before running [...]

This post is an expansion of tip #75 in our post 101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.
Asking The Right Questions

Asking the right questions is of ultimate importance. The right questions will lead you to the desired result. The wrong questions may lead you to more questions, the wrong result, a frustrated customer, and most [...]

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 #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 [...]