Recent Posts

November, 2016

  • 10 November

    9 Rules to Keep You Moving Forward

    Creative Tablet Light Bulb

    All the creatives we know have rules they use on a daily basis. This helps keep them motivated and sharp and their business moving forward. Of course, it is not easy following rules, but once you get started you can apply them a little at a time or all at once. Don’t get caught up in having to make these …

    Read More »
  • 9 November

    Special News – 10 Great Art Books

    creative-tablet-special-news-logo

    Art and design books are everywhere in our offices especially “Creative Confidence” and “Ignore Everybody”. Everyone refers to them on a daily basis for ideas or inspiration. This article has a list of the 10 books and is NOT an affiliate site since there are no links to purchase the books. You will be able to find them on Amazon …

    Read More »
  • 8 November

    Warning – Big Time Freelancing Mistakes

    TCT Freelancer 2

    Freelancing is a challenging business, but to have simple mistakes create problems can be avoided. Everyone makes mistakes. We do and others we know do, so it is not un-common. The best way to deal with mistakes is to try to avoid them in the first place. OK. So you are thinking “How do I avoid mistakes?” Well; that depends …

    Read More »
  • 5 November

    Special Alert: Create Great Workspaces

    creative-tablet-special-news-logo

    Everyone likes to have a cool work space/workplace, but some of us get to work in really cool spaces. This post is mostly for business owners, but freelancers may find it helpful in their own offices. Keep in mind that trends come and go so, you don’t want to use them if you are concerned about the trend fading out. …

    Read More »
  • 3 November

    Happy Thanksgiving 2016

    TCT Thanksgiving

    Happy Thanksgiving to all. We hope you have a wonderful day and enjoy your friends, family and football. Thanks for being loyal viewers and we will continue to provide helpful articles to give your business success the edge over your competition. The Creative Tablet Staff

    Read More »
  • 1 November

    Secrets to Building Your Creative Imagination

    TCT Think-Box

    Build Your Creative Imagination Creative imagination is more than just active imagination. To be able to actively imagine things, to see and hear things in one’s mind, is an important ability. It doesn’t have to involve much creativity, though, does it? Daydreaming, for example, is a process of imagination. It can consist of an elaborate fantasy world, but one full …

    Read More »

October, 2016

  • 27 October

    7 Ways to Make Contact Again

    TCT Comic

      In this day and age, it’s simply not enough to call on someone and make a presentation. If you don’t follow up at least 7 times, you are wasting your time, as well as theirs. The more time you put into getting to know your potential customers, the better your relationship will be. Because of that, you need to …

    Read More »
  • 26 October

    50 Self-Doubt Busters

    TCT Newsjacked

    Doubting yourself is a common way to think once you start working on a design project. It is  easy to keep thinking “Is this right or wrong” without getting any outside opinions or thinking you can do a good job. Well…this article gives you 50 way to bust through self-doubt and get back on track…Read More. Please let us know …

    Read More »
  • 26 October

    Special News – Building a 6 figure Freelance Business

    creative-tablet-special-news-logo

    Freelancing is fun and challenging at the same time. You can have dry spells and money-making ones. Most freelancers have some of both, but not many can generate a 6 figure freelancing business. The following article will give you some insight on how someone with limited resources manages to generate that kind of income. Read More We would like to …

    Read More »
  • 25 October

    The True Cost of Negative Thinking

    Photoshop Flames

    You may think that negative thinking won’t affect your life and your work but, you would be wrong to think that. Negative thinking creates more negative thinking and can ruin your personal life and freelance business.. So, how do you get out of thinking negatively? By thinking positively. Yep…it’s that simple and sometimes hard to do. We have all been …

    Read More »
  • 21 October

    Special News – Breaking Up With Clients

    creative-tablet-special-news-logo

    Breaking up with a client can be the hardest thing you ever do, but sometimes it is necessary to save your business and your sanity. Some clients can be pains in the ass and others can be downright belligerent and these are the ones you know to kick to the curb. Think about it this way. you have a client …

    Read More »
  • 20 October

    Get Hit – With Inspiration

    Adobe Inspiration

    Ah…inspiration. The one thing we need but, manages to elude us just at the right time…when necessary. Why is it that we can’t seem to get a handle on inspiration? We have a lot of books and the internet. Maybe all those things are great but, not helpful. We need to look beyond the obvious of books and the internet. …

    Read More »
  • 19 October

    Designing For China? Here’s How

    creative-tablet-special-news-logo

    Designing for other countries involves a decent amount of knowledge about their cultures and beliefs. A business person from China remarks “You don’t understand, my market is different”, or “This will never work in China” is almost as common. So how do you design for China? This article covers the important things to know…Read More. Please let us know what …

    Read More »
  • 18 October

    Warning – Burnout Will End Your Freelance Career

    CTC Burnout

    How to Avoid Burnout and Boost Productivity The one most devastating thing is when a designer experience burnout. This is not only devastating to their business but, social life as well. It is critical that you stay focused and make the job fun and productive. Here are a few ways to ab void burnout and increase productivity: The Morning Starter. …

    Read More »
  • 14 October

    10 Tips for Holiday Retailers

    TCT Newsjacked

    Retailers Alert: The holidays are around the corner and retailers need to get their programs and media together so it will be a prosperous one. This articles contains 10 tips to get you going and moving forward…Read More. Please let us know your thoughts in the comments below. Thanks. The Creative Tablet Staff.

    Read More »