5 Ways To Create A Brand That Gets Noticed

5 Ways To Create A Brand That Gets Noticed

Capturing the attention of your dream customers ain’t easy these days, you have lots of competition. So the question is, what can you do to break through all the noise and create a brand that gets noticed? #1 Create a visual identity that sets you apart When...
Fabulous Brand Fonts: 8 Pro Tips For The Non-Designer

Fabulous Brand Fonts: 8 Pro Tips For The Non-Designer

Choosing and using the right brand fonts is a detail that separates design amateurs from the pros. But when you’re new to design, it can be confusing when you don’t understand the basic principles–but that’s why you’re here so I’ma hook you up.  In this...
4 Tips To Define Your Client Niche When You’re Stuck

4 Tips To Define Your Client Niche When You’re Stuck

This week I caught up with an old friend and colleague; we talked about the ways the internet has changed the way we do business since we first set up shop. It used to be we could place an ad in the newspaper and drum up business—there was scarcity in the market, and...
The Sleazy Tactic You Should Avoid Using In Your Sales Copy

The Sleazy Tactic You Should Avoid Using In Your Sales Copy

This morning while having my coffee, I happened upon this awesome article, You’re In Sales Too (Whether You Like It or Not) — it’s a short read with a powerful lesson: You never know when you’re speaking to (and pissing off) a customer. It...
What This Experiment About Murder Teaches Us About Branding

What This Experiment About Murder Teaches Us About Branding

By definition, our brand is what sets us apart. Going back to the historical origins of branding, it was a way for merchants to distinguish their products from other products at the market.  Here’s the problem: because we’re humans, we feel uncomfortable...
Why You’re Not Charging Enough For Your Services

Why You’re Not Charging Enough For Your Services

A few months back, there was a big, heated discussion debate in one of my Facebook groups about how much a business owner should pay to have their logo designed. The designers in the group got pretty upset when loads of people suggested that getting one whipped up on...