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October, 2016

  • 8 October

    Special News – Forms and Agreements

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    One of the most important part of any business are the forms and agreements. Without them you might as well not even go into business. This is especially true for agencies and freelancers due to the various type of work performed and the confusion that is created in the process. Have a contract makes any issues go away and can …

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  • 6 October

    Don’t Scare Your Clients

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    Happy Halloween. It is the time for goblins and scary monsters but, not the time to scare your clients. You need to be ready for all types of changes, conflicts and debates with them, so stay up-to-date by visiting our Posts Library to find the articles you need to help keep you moving forward in your business. All the articles …

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  • 5 October

    Warning for Businesses – Devalued Creativity

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    The art of creativity seems to be waning since the growth of easy to use software is being implemented by almost everyone and even those who have never taken creativity classes or worked for an ad agency. Even ad agencies are getting into the business of quick creative turn-around without any real creative work. So…what is happening? Advertising veteran Bob …

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  • 5 October

    Special News – Create Tasty Content

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    Content is king. It always was and always will be. However; today your content needs to get readers attention and to give them a great experience. How your audience consumes your content matters. And by all accounts, your audience is not only using multiple screens, they’re loving it. In each case, when presented with a positive or negative reaction, the …

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  • 4 October

    Mesmerizing? You Decide by Watching

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    We have seen some cool holiday animations with lights and music, but this one is miles beyond that type of display. The Hungarian team Limelight worked on their 4.5-minute spectacle for two and a half months. It used 104 projectors to cover 23,000 square meters of the Romanian Parliament – one of the largest administrative buildings in the world. [video_player …

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  • 4 October

    How-To Protect Your Design From Unauthorized Use

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    Everyday we hear about artists loosing their work to unscrupulous businesses. Most of the time the work is just stolen because it is posted on-line. Well…in case you didn’t know this that is stealing and stealing is still illegal. So how do you protect yourself?  Read More. Please let us know if the article is helpful in the comments below. …

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  • 4 October

    How-To Land The Best Clientele

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    Your day starts out as any other day. You look at your emails and spot one that seems promising. Someone is looking for you to do a brochure and wants to know how much it will cost. So, what do you do? The first thing not to do is to rush out and email with the cost of the project. …

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  • 3 October

    Newsjacked – Life Abroad As a Freelancer

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    The Creative Tablet is created in the U.S.A., but we have readers from many different countries and try to give them content that works for them as well. We just saw this story from Amsterdam and wanted to share it with our readers. Life of a creative: what it’s really like to live and work in Amsterdam? Can you define …

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  • 2 October

    Special News – Critical Digital Brand Presence

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    Branding is critical in the crowded on-line market. If you don’t brand your business you will lose a lot of potential customers.clients. Everything a company does sends a message, from its logo to the design of its headquarters. These are all, in a sense, mission statements. And in today’s digital age, nowhere is this truer than in the design of a …

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September, 2016

  • 30 September

    Business Ideas Right Under Your Nose?

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    Everyone wants to start a business that is successful, but no one actually looks for the best one.  Business success can be hard, but getting the right vendors can be even harder. Sometimes it takes the right problem to find the right solution. Sounds crazy right? Read More Please let us know your thoughts in the comments box below. Thanks. …

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  • 28 September

    Special News – Behind the Scenes Animation

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    How many times have you wondered about how some of the animation in TV commercials is achieved? Well…Gillette hired Chris Dooley (an award winning animator and filmmaker) to create a series of futuristic spots. The spot contains live action and animation in a futuristic environment and uses Adobe After Effects Premiere Pro, AI, PS and ID. We hope this give …

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  • 27 September

    Warning! Bad Typefaces Could Loose You Customers

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    How many times have you read about using typefaces for this or that? As far as I am concerned many. The size of the font will greatly affect viewing and if your customers are aging or wearing glasses you need to carefully think out the face and sizes. Ho do I know? I am one of those who has to …

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  • 24 September

    Special News – You Need This for Design Work

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    Stencil also has an array of pre-made illustrations and symbols that have been artfully created for architecture, interior, industrial, and graphic design. That makes it easier to do multilayered sketches and images. If you like a real world facade or street sign, you can take a photo, set the contrast, and then transform it into a stencil that you can use …

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  • 22 September

    7 Warnings For Freelancers

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    No matter how long you have been freelancing; we all make mistakes even the seasoned professional. Some mistakes are simple and others are costly. You need to stay away from the costly ones as much as possible. After doing some research with staff and friends we have compiled a list of the most common (and maybe not so common) mistakes …

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  • 20 September

    How To Become a Happier and Successful Freelancer

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    Every freelancer worries about almost everything in their business. Did I say the right thing, did I do the right thing, is the design good enough and you could go on and on. Driving yourself crazy will definitely put you in a crappy state of mind. So; what can you do? Some days it may be hard to remember, but …

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