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Brand Yourself Before Others Brand You

16 Inspirational Quotes on Personal Branding

Brand Yourself Before Others Brand You

We don’t always think of ourselves as being a brand, perhaps we only assign that to people who own businesses with several employees. But consider this quote:

Even individuals need to develop a brand for themselves… Whatever your area of expertise, you can take steps to make people think of YOU when they think

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Using Pinterest Boards to Establish Your Brand Style

Using Pinterest Boards to Establish Your Brand Style

Creating an inspiration board is a great way to begin the design process. Not only will it help you get clearer on what you want, it will help your designer get a better sense of what you’re looking for.

I provide my clients with a bit of homework before starting a project. Questions regarding their offering, who their clients are

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Don’t Compromise, Be Strategic: Quality vs Speedy vs Inexpensive Design

Don’t Compromise, Be Strategic: Quality vs Speedy vs Inexpensive Design

So many new entrepreneurs spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to get fast, cheap and good design. Time that they could be spending on growing their business. They want to have everything perfect up-front with amazing, eye-catching design… but they’re also really excited and ready to launch their business so they want it done quickly…

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What's a Style Guide? Do I Need One?

What’s a Style Guide? Do I Need One?

To truly create a professional and trustworthy brand, you need to be cohesive and consistent. Just imagine if you keep changing your logo, if your colors don’t match across social media and if your materials look completely different each time. For someone who doesn’t know you well enough, they might think they’re dealing with completely different companies. We definitely

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Reviewing Artwork with Your Customer in Mind

Reviewing Artwork with Your Customer in Mind

Few things make a designer cringe more than a client saying “these designs look great, I just want to show my spouse”. No, we don’t have anything against your spouse, cousin, mother, friend… but 9 times out of 10, they’re not your target audience. And 9 times out of 10, they’re going to skew your opinion is a way

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Color Resources

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while, and I’m finally getting around to it. Below are a few color resources that I find invaluable in my design workday. Hopefully you’ll find these useful as well. :)

Designer’s Guide to Color

Designer’s Guide to Color is a compilation of small books with various color combinations to inspire

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