Design Business: Industry Issues & Advice

Are you a design principal or in design management? Stay abreast on leading tips for smart growth strategies, self-promotion design advice and management issues. Experts in the industry and business consultants are tapped for leading advice on new business trends and sage wisdom for starting your own graphic design business.

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5 Easy Ways to Protect Your Work Online

It happens all the time—the big guy steals the little guy’s idea, makes all of the money and leaves the little guy with nothing. That’s what allegedly happened with designer Tuesday Bassen and Spanish clothing and accessories retailer Zara. You probably remember the controversy that started with a few disgruntled tweets calling out the brand...

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End the Feast & Famine Syndrome in Your Creative Business

“In 2014, about 1 in 5 graphic designers were self-employed,” – from the Bureau of Labor Statistics If you consider yourself one of the 20% of designers who are self-employed, then you’ve noticed that the creative business market is extremely competitive when it comes to winning over clients and staying financially afloat. While, yes, it’s...