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Find typos before your readers find them

Find typos before your readers find them

Just because you have a blog doesn’t mean you have a full command of the English language. This blog is a prime example of that. And because we all know that in most cases, blog posts are one person cranking out story after story, sharing their experiences and advice...
World Backup Day is March 31

World Backup Day is March 31

Don’t be an April Fool. Be prepared. Back up your files on March 31st. That is the header at WorldBackupDay.com, and I couldn’t have put it better myself. World Backup Day was established to help people learn about the importance of regular backups. Let’s face it; if...
Prospects and designers to be wary of

Prospects and designers to be wary of

I have been in the advertising and design business for over 30 years. Most of it as a sole-practitioner or working with a business partner. During that time I have had many prospective clients come across my door, and I have had many that I have entered into long-term...
Do your friends and associates know what you do?

Do your friends and associates know what you do?

I was on a conference call the other day with one of the organizations where I volunteer. I was asked to be on this conference call and help with their project because I was one of the few people with any marketing experience they knew. I just assumed that most people...
Writing, it doesn’t come natural to designers

Writing, it doesn’t come natural to designers

Writing does not come naturally to me. But I was reading the blog post “10 Reasons Why All Designers Should Start Writing More” by Alana Brajdic, and it reminded me of my own journey as a reluctant writer. I knew I always wanted to be a designer. Having a father who...

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