Episode #22: How Graphic Designers Can Leverage LinkedIn

Linkedin tips

Learn how to leverage LinkedIn as part of your marketing efforts so you can build relationships and attract your ideal clients. Get tips on how to craft a profile that has impact, strategically network with connections, and more from LinkedIn expert Brynne Tillman.

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Episode #19: Tips About Trademarking Logo Designs

Trademarking logo designs

Do you understand the difference between a copyright and trademark? Do you know how to make sure your logo designs don’t infringe on another company’s trademark? Attorney Matt Johnston and I talk all about trademarking. Find out how to make sure what you design doesn’t infringe on someone else’s trademark, what your client should consider before trademarking, the trademark process and more. (Most designers don’t bring this up to their clients.) You’ll get great tips for how trademarking can add value to your work and instill confidence in your client.

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Episode #16: A Creative Business Convo With Cameron Foote

creative business

What should you consider before going out on your own as a freelancer? How should you present your work to get objective feedback? When should you push back with a client? How can you earn more respect from clients? Should you specialize? Creative business guru Cameron S. Foote shares his insights on all of these topics.

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Episode #15: A Hoppe Good Time Talking InDesign

Jason Hoppe at CreativeLive

Do you need to work smarter in InDesign? Maybe you’re unknowingly wasting time when creating new documents or you’re guilty of “guide hoarding.” Find out and learn some best practices and time-saving tips as the hilarious Jason Hoppe and I talk about InDesign and page layout in this special hour-long episode. Plus, find out which InDesign feature Jason calls “delicious” and what some designers do that he says is “like walking and having your pants not go with you.”

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Episode #14: Triple-threat Creative: Illustrator, Painter, Graphic Designer

Michael Auger with dog painting

Ever considered a full-time or part-time career as a fine artist? Hear from Michael Auger of Auger Artwork Studios, who’s had a solid career as an illustrator, painter and graphic designer.

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Episode #12: Fold Some Fun Into Your Direct Mail Projects With Trish Witkowski, Foldfactory

folding and direct mail design

Print designers, do you find yourself using the same folds for projects over and over again because you think other types of folds might cost too much or they seem too complicated to set up properly? In this episode, Trish Witkowski of Foldfactory will educate and inspire you—and tell you how to get some free templates for your next project.

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