I’m So Lucky!


I’m a very lucky man. I didn’t alway think this. I used to fill my head with thoughts of how unlucky I was. “If only I was better looking. If only I’d been more popular at school. If only I’d been born with more innate talent.” That’s embarrassing. Here’s why I’m lucky: I was born […]

DMP009: From 10 Visits-a-Day to 2000 Visits-a-Day in One Year with Louise Myers

From 10 Visits-a-Day to 2000 Visits-a-Day in One Year with Louise Myers

I have been pestering my latest victim interviewee for the Design and Marketing Podcast (subscribe or leave a review, folks) for weeks and weeks before she gave in! Louise Myers is a fantastic example of a designer who has never stopped learning. You have to listen to this interview because there is so much to […]

DMP008: Travelling Graphic Designer Karen Mareš


This is my 8th podcast and interview with an independent graphic designer. In this episode I talk to Karen Mareš, née Karen McDade, about travelling, Photoshop, design, clients, websites and life! Click here to subscribe to my “Design and Marketing Podcast” on iTunes! Have laptop, iMac, Cintiq; will design It’s probably misleading to describe Karen […]

Web Designer and Businesswoman Randa Clay

randa clay

Randa Clay is a mother of two from Texas, USA. She has clients that she’s picked up from her portfolio site RandaClay.com and sells WordPress themes at DivaThemes.com. She also runs hugely successful kids websites at FreeStuff4Kids, FunPlace Database as well as Homeschool Roundup which is about teaching your kids at home rather than sending them […]

DMP 001: Welcome to the Design and Marketing Podcast – Interview with Tara Roskell

tara roskell

Drumroll please! Yes, this (above) is my first podcast. The first of the imaginatively titled Design and Marketing Podcast. What the first episode is about … The subject of my first interview is the very wonderful Tara Roskell. Tara is a graphic designer with many years experience who is based in Northamptonshire in the United […]

Graphic Designers and Specialization


How much should graphic designers or design companies specialize? Should they hone their skills and expertise to a particular niche? Or should they provide a range of services for their clients? Starting out When a graphic designer first starts out as a freelancer or when a new graphic design company has just set up, the […]

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