Category Archives: Promotion Design

6 Cheap Self-Promotion Ideas for Creatives

I recently picked up How magazine’s latest issue that’s all about self-promotion. I was looking forward to some inspiration because self promotion is an area of interest of mine and if you’re in a creative field including (but not limited … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Prepare for Your Next Best Job

You hear it a lot these days with the economy being in a continual state of suckage – you need to be prepared for a layoff, for your business to shut down, for pay cuts or even just to quit … Continue reading

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Where Have All The Graphic Artists Gone?

Perhaps you remember the Queen in Shakespeare’s Macbeth saying, “More substance less art.” When it comes to being a graphic designer or even a Web designer, the opposite is true. I’ve noticed something over the past few years out in … Continue reading

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Heart-pounding Design Video

Check out this video I recently made as a YouTube promotion for my freelancing work. I used iMovie to make the video. This was my first video project and I thought it came out decently well. See, I’m learning all … Continue reading

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Ingiting the Spark after a Lay-Off

“If you only knew what the future holds – after the hurricane comes a rainbow. Maybe the reason why all the doors are closed so you could you open one that leads you to the perfect road.” — Katy Perry, … Continue reading

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Estate Liquidators Logo Design

This was a logo design I did for a business called Estate Liquidators. Unfortunately, the client flaked out and not only chose not to use any of the logos but decided not to pay for the work done. So here’s … Continue reading

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Carolina Gardener Magazine Direct Mail Brochure

This was a direct mail piece I designed for Carolina Gardener Magazine. This brochure was the first 4/4 tri-fold brochure the magazine used to gain new subscribers. The bright colors and change in design got more attention than previous efforts … Continue reading

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