DMP 005: Running a Design Business with Wes McDowell

Running a Design Business with Wes McDowell

My guest for the fifth episode of the Design and Marketing podcast is the wonderfully witty Wes McDowell. (Duration: c. 45 minutes.) Wes runs a design shop in Los Angeles, California, and is known for having one of the best design podcasts on iTunes, The Deeply Graphic … [Read more...]

Helping People as a Business Strategy


There are many reasons to start a business. To make money. To create something. To impact people's lives. Or because working for other people may seem dull and unfulfilling. However, the reasons people stay or are successful in business may change as they progress along … [Read more...]

“How To Get Clients” eBook


Download full version of How To Get Clients. Download free How To Get Clients chapters here! I am about to unleash my new premium eBook onto the world. I am very excited about this as it's something I have always wanted to do. What's the eBook about? The book will contain … [Read more...]

How To Be An Expert


Shortly after he moved to America in 1933, Albert Einstein agreed to address a group of mathematicians at Princeton University on tensor analysis, a geometric entity used to explain general relativity. Details of the forthcoming talk were put on a notice board in the … [Read more...]

How to Blog for Business

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For me, blogging isn't about making money from advertising, affiliate marketing and selling products. It's not about that for the majority of bloggers either. But it is about business. All of my current clients have either contacted me through my website or are a result of a … [Read more...]

Know Your Visitors – Know Your Customers!

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Most websites fail. Why? Because, they don't post regular content that people will want to read. How do you know what people want to read? The answer is to get to know your website's visitors and potential visitors. By knowing your readers, you will hopefully have some idea … [Read more...]

Marketing your business with a website and social media

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If investment banks can break the economy; small businesses can start the healing process. Now that start up costs are lower than ever, thousands of talented and skilled individuals who are frustrated by lack of corporate opportunity will do what they've always wanted and become … [Read more...]

Freelance graphic design advice

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Whether you're a rock star creative in a top-ten agency or a freelancer running a business from home on a shoestring, graphic design is an absorbing, all-encompassing practice. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and therefore disagreements occur and criticism can be hard to … [Read more...]

How to win traffic and influence markets


How to Win Friends and Influence People is one of the bestselling self-help books ever published. Written by Dale Carnegie in 1937, it has sold 15 million copies. "[Dale Carnegie] changed my life" Warren Buffett, one of the world's wealthiest people and most generous … [Read more...]

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