Posts by sharesehend

10 Inspiring Self-Promotion Ideas

 Self-promotion can be a little tough to handle at times. It can get a little hard to sit and talk about yourself. No one wants to come off as arrogant but sometimes promotion is needed.Good thing as a designer we do not need to speak to promote ourselves. The work we create can speak for…

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What I Wish I Knew Before My First Design Job Interview

When I graduated from college, I had student work in one have and a Word resume in the other. I was so ready for that big paying job. In my mind, I would graduate and walk right into $50,000 a year.Interview after interview and nothing. I was a little confused so I did my research bought…

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Are You a Freelancer or a Business Owner?

Let’s get technical for a minute. I recently came across a YouTube video from The Futur, that totally changed the way I thought about my business. The term freelancer is thrown around all the time. Everyone who goes out and obtains clients on a project by project basis will consider themselves freelancers.”If I am not…

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20 Design/Branding Tips For a Better Logo

There is always room for improvement right? Whether that is learning more about the Adobe program or just general design tips. I am going to share a few basic graphic design tips to help you with a new professional quality logo you design.Note: This page contains affiliate linksGeneral1. Build a brand firstNever ever skip this…

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8 Ways to Automate Your Design Business

Automation is one of the main ways to free up time in your business. Unfortunately, there are not 48 hours in one day. With the limited of time in each day, business owners are faced with the challenge of maximizing every second. Sending emails, writing a blog post, posting on social media are just a…

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How to Build a Design Portfolio Without Clients

The struggles of a new graphic designer. You know you can do the work but you have not had the chance to land any projects yet, been there done that. You find yourself in a circle. “I need clients to add work to my portfolio but wait, what work am I suppose to show potential…

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45 Must-Have Graphic Design Resources

Everyone wants to make their lives a little bit easier. If you don’t, more power to you. Particularly in business, when things are smooth sailing we smile a little more.Having a list of tools and resources is one of the ways to work more proficiently. As I fumble through business, I have tried different software,…

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How to Start a Solo Graphic Design Business

It is truly a joy to start a business. You have a sense of control and a great deal of motivation. The major plus is getting to do something you love every day. It makes working that much easier. This new venture you are about to embark on is not going to be easy.Get ready…

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