Posts Tagged “Young Entrepreneurs”

Top 10 Features to Add to Your Design Portfolio To Increase Your Website Conversion.

by Calvin Cox on March 24, 2009

I’ve decided to step out of my Designer shoes and step into my Salesman shoes to write my top 10 list of features I would expect to find on a designer’s website who is serious about making money and taking (…)

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Top 7 Reasons Your Clients Will Stay With You Through This Recession

by Calvin Cox on March 19, 2009

1) You Provide A Great Product or Service That Cannot be Matched By Your Competition Simply put, excel at what you do. Don’t settle for being second. The only thing that stops you from being the best in your industry (…)

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Choose Your Web Designer Like You’re Choosing Your Next Girlfriend!

by Calvin Cox on March 13, 2009

Here you are- brand new plan for a great business idea. This is the one, the big idea that will propel you to financial independence. You’ve already picked out the business colors and logo design concept, selected a couple of (…)

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Is Your Company’s Brand Promise Different Enough To Succeed In A Recession?

by Calvin Cox on March 2, 2009

Being that my primary job responsibility involves working with designers and design firm brands. I get a chance to see many design firms websites, portfolios, taglines, logos, advertising, social media avatars, etc, etc. There are literally hundreds of thousands of (…)

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Is Your Employees Personal Brand F*#$%ing Up Your Company’s Brand Image ? PART 2

by Calvin Cox on February 23, 2009

UPDATE 3/2/2009: Found an interesting article on Advertising Age from a tweet by Dan Schawbel @danschawbel detailing a Personal Brand/Corporate Brand conflict with Ford Motors.   Interesting read. You can read part 1  of this series here: Is Your Company’s Logo (…)

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PLEASE REMOVE MY BLOG CONTENT FROM YOUR WEBSITE

by Calvin Cox on February 7, 2009

Your Blog Articles Are Your Design Company’s Assets. They Must Be Protected At All Cost. Last week I received a Google Alert for my domain name styleapple.com. I use Google Alerts to follow my brand online. Great tool to use (…)

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The [Graphic Designer -Web Designer-Fashion Designer] Artist Loses Out in The Social Media Sphere.

by Calvin Cox on February 6, 2009

Design Job Description: “JACK OF ALL TRADES… NOT WANTED” I meet designers who are involved in so many areas of design it’s insane.  I mean I understand how common this is, after all creativity expands.  It is normal for a designer (…)

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A Swift Kick in the Butt And A Bit of Inspiration From Just Creative Design.

by Calvin Cox on January 28, 2009

Just Creative Design, Jacob Cass Interviews Veteran Designers About Staying Focused. Design as you know is not like anything else in the realm of career choices. Most times you find yourself hoping that you were not chosen to follow the (…)

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Branded Designers – The Agency, Open For Business

by Calvin Cox on January 20, 2009

We’ve been working hard, very hard these past few months on some major projects I believe will assist my designer colleagues who are looking to create some success in 2009 and beyond. We are now in beta for our new (…)

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Is the Global Economy Negatively Affecting Your Local Design Business Income?

by Calvin Cox on December 2, 2008

As I’m doing my research on the various ways designers find work; I stumbled on many different sites that designers use to find work. The questions is, do these sites give you the work you want at the price you (…)

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