Working as a freelancer is a new working trend in the professional world and has also become very popular source of income these days. Either you are working alongside a regular job, or on a work-from-home projects, freelancing has its own unique charm for professionals and especially the graphic designing community. A great number of [...]Read more
Right from the beginning, print advertisements have been an important part of advertising. This is an ages old medium and still prevails in the ad world. Although with the introduction of online advertisement and electronic mediums, print ads have lost a chunk among the audience, however, there are millions who still rely on advertising through printed ads. Following is process and tips that will help the designers (and other people as well) cook an effective print advertisement and let your customers savor from it:Read more
Blogging has become the most important and widely used tool of new media technology. The concept has, once again, enabled the Internet to become a two way communicating medium. Since the advent of blogging, people from all walks of life have started pouring into this and have initiated blog sites of their particular expertise. One of its kinds is a Design Blog which is very popular among the graphic designing community and has significant number of readers.
There are numerous design blog sites working around the globe disseminating important information about layout, design, style, colors and everything that comes under the sun regarding designing. However, the mushroom growth of such blog sites has lowered the quality of design blogs, which is why I have come up with important tips to enhance the readership and quality of your design blog.
Your design blog gives customers an idea of your skills that you’ll use when creating their brochures and other marketing collateral.Read more
In this world of competition, every company or business individual is striving to earn as much as possible. Specifically for the business of graphic designing, making new clients is very important. Whether you are a freelance graphic designer or own a cutting-edge advertising agency or design house, there is a cut-throat competition being face in the field of graphic designing. Learning how to pitch your services to potential clients (also known as prospects) is a skill one must master in order to generate more business and become successful.
A perfect sales pitch is almost a myth, as it depends on a number of probabilities and uncertainties. A perfect sales pitch has a simple formula i.e. ‘knowing how to talk about your services’, however; it is often easier said than done. Pitching a design client can be more complicated than pitching any other client. It must be well thought out before hand and executed properly while engaged. So n this post I will try to mark out some practices and techniques that can help you better prepare yourself and deliver the knowledge about your services. For those who might already have most of these points at the back of their minds, this post may turn out to be a refresher course and turn your pitch into a direct call-to-action.Read more
Writer’s block, exhaustion, anti-productivity, creative clog, fatigue and boredom all of these terms refer to one single mental condition of creative minds, called the ‘burnout’. Creative minds sometimes undergo dry spells, which affects their working ability in general and creativity in particular in a very negative manner. However, the trouble actually begins if they’re not aware of what’s happening to them and let the situation take them over.
A burnout can happen to anyone, whoever is involved in creative thinking process at any platform at any time of age. However, this post specifically addresses to the burnout that hits a freelance graphic designer’s mind. We will discuss this problem in detail in the following.Read more
Freelance graphic designing is a completely different phenomenon in itself. It is different than a regular salaried designing job, 360 degrees. It is a prevailing trend among the graphic designing community. Many experienced salaried designers are turning to freelance graphic designing and even a good number of fresh graduates are starting their career as freelancers.
Like every other thing in the universe, freelance graphic designing has its own advantages as well as disadvantages. This field of profession can be very rewarding. You are your own boss, you are not stuck in an office, and there is really no limit of your potential earning. However, at the same time, it is not bed of roses as well. Before you begin to think about becoming a freelance graphic designer (or even if you are in this field), you should keep the following simple tips in mind:Read more
A business card is the just the thing to begin marketing your business. However, the outlook of your business card describes the level of professionalism and your commitment towards your business. Your business card plays a vital role in establishing business contacts. It is important that your card should convey a clear message about your business and should have a positive effect at the onlooker. It should also be designed in a way that would leave a mark in your prospect’s mind about you. So creating an ideal business card is very crucial for your business’ promotion.Read more
Effective graphic designing relies on the mutual interaction of various elements to convey a message, or in other world, communication. Graphic designing revolves around using symbolism to express messages and understanding the meanings of different symbols. Colors are one such symbol of communication in design. Colors play an influential role in affecting your mood, buying [...]Read more
Likewise, in the business of graphic designing, a graphic designer has to undergo all three steps in order to earn from his work. The Internet is filled with matter relating to first two steps of business in graphic designing. In this post, however, we are going to discuss the third part of the business i.e. Marketing or Sale of your product.
In the business of graphic designing (both freelance and company based), selling your work is very important, as it completes the business cycle and you get the reward of your creativity and hard work. Designers, however, don’t pay much heed on the selling-factor of their work and take it for granted most of the time. Although, selling your work to the client is pretty difficult, but by keeping the following things in mind and taking a few wise steps, you can get your designs sold in quite a hassle-free way.Read more
You may get inspired with these listed twitter backgrounds or you can also make your own twitter background, these kind of designs always inspires to others to follow you and this will also helps you to grow your network.
Most graphic designers are getting inspiration and earn as well, you should also share your own inspirations which will be helpful for many other peoples.Read more