Photography: Advice and Ideas for Web & Graphic Design

For designers who need photography 101 tips on photo shoots, photo editing apps and creative photography projects, HOW has design resources for your best shot ever. This page also highlights the intersection of photography and graphic design, including tips for art directing your next photo shoot.

Buy Local / Shoot Local

“Buy Local” meant that we need to utilize the world down the road from us. This keeps our local industry strong and helps reduce environmental impact by transporting goods unbelievable distance.

Make Yourself Irresistible to Prospects

It’s Marketing Plan Week here on the Creative Freelancer Blog and today we have a post — written and beautifully illustrated by creative freelancer, Neil Renicker — about the single most important key to marketing your freelance services. He reveals  the “trick to being irresistible” to your prospects. And shows 2 versions of his...

Best of Best of Blogs

I love love love this quiet week between the holidays when things slow way down and there's time to think and read! So if you're in that boat too, here are a few I've enjoyed reading...

HOW Design Live in Boston: June 21-25

Save the dates: June 21-25, 2012 for HOW Design Live in Boston. Four conferences under one roof—with one goal: To help you buck the status quo in order to produce your most inspired and professionally rewarding creative work ever.

Do open rates matter?

My recent newsletter had one of my lowest open rates yet. But its subject line -- Tired of Waiting for Copy? -- was also the most targeted to my ideal audience.