Buying locally was easy in a population with pride in local goods and services. My struggle and the internal conversation began not only when I left the Austin area but also when I landed in yet another part of the country running my own graphic design business. How can I encourage buying locally when my locale changes frequently?
I’ve been doing my own research and have been asked by others for solutions on a number of topics. This is a list I’ve compiled from my research and from recommendations from colleagues. Those in bold are what I am currently using. CRMs Dubsado ActiveCampaign Infusionsoft OntraPort Zoho Course Platforms WordPress LearnPress LearnDash LifterLMS Sensei…
Simplicity and Perception. The two go hand in hand. Simple is not simple to create, but the illusion of simplicity creates a higher perceived value. There is a lot of complex work that goes into a simple design. Understanding the principles of good design and letter forms is key to creating simple, lasting, quality logos.
Branding isn’t about a pretty logo, swirly typography, pastels, pinks, flowers, birds, “empowering” women, or how much you love coffee. Apparently, everyone’s doing it, which is reason enough for why you shouldn’t. Branding is about the needs of your clients, having a unique, consistent, and compelling story that separates you from the crowd of competition.
A friend was adopted when adoptions were closed, meaning she could never know her biological mother or father–a story to make Ancestry irresistible.
GDPR and What It Means for Your Business The GDPR takes effect on May 25th: What you need to know In the second episode of Launch Point: Strategy & Design Conversations, Todd Brogowski of Todd’s Written Word explains what the GDPR is and how we business owners can protect our businesses and be transparent about…
The original logo and concept are clever with the shape of the elephant’s face, changing directions at the trunk and tusks. However, there are three reasons why this clever logo wasn’t working as effectively as it should.