We use Redpen to post proofs on your project. Providing feedback on Redpen is fast and easy. You just need to click on the image that you want to comment on and then type your feedback into the message box that appears next to the image. When you are done typing in your feedback, click the “Post This Comment” button to publish and save your feedback near the image. From there, you can move on to the next comment and...

We know from experience that finding high quality free stock photos and royalty free photos can be painful and time consuming. For the most part we use Adobe Stock Images since they have a huge selection of royalty free stock images. But the cost can add up if you have a project that requires a ton of images. A good solution are stock images that are for commercial use and FREE! A lot of searches will lead you to tons...

1. What are the specific objectives we need to achieve? 2. What are 3 words that should come to mind when the audience sees the (logo/brochure/ad/website)? 3. What action do we want the audience to take after seeing the (logo/brochure/ad/website)? 4. How does this project fit into the (organization/company/group)’s big picture marketing/communication business goals? 5. Does this project need to match any of your existing packaging or graphic systems such as web sites, marketing collateral, stationery? 6. Who is your target market? 7. What specifically...

All kinds of businesses aim for increase in sales and profit. For this reason many had tried shameless promotions and deceitful tactics just to achieve their primary goal thus, damaging their reputation. Profitable business can be achieved ethically; conforming to the set of rules and standards established and does not deceive consumers for profit. Integrity is a must to gain commitment in every form of business. To promote ethical habits in online marketing, here are Ways the Site Earns Money: Affiliate Links...

In every form of profession there is always set of norms and conduct to follow- one that is referred to as professional ethics. It is to manage employee’s behavior in completing various business functions.   In the profession of graphic design as well, Code of Ethics is existing to establish what constitutes 'fair play'. It is intended to provide protection for both designers and clients from unethical business practices and the havoc that can be caused by ignorance. Milton Glaser an American graphic designer...

With hosts of bilingual Spanish to English translators marketing themselves online these days, how can a prospective employer who may not have in mate knowledge of the technical aspects of professional translation, and who may not be fluent in both of the languages involved in their projects, confidently distinguish a skilled and qualified translator from a possibly under-qualified, (all be it well-intentioned) self-appointed pro-amateur? Here are a couple points of advice I would like to offer to employers from my experience which...

As first time attendee of GraphikaManila and being part of the largest gathering of creative individuals in the field of Graphic Design and Multimedia, it was an eye-opening and inspiring experience for me. Since its inception way back 2006, GraphikaManila has been hailed as a premier event for professionals and design students providing inspiring talks and success stories of individuals and group who made their way through the design and multimedia industry. The event took off with talks from Create.ph, Jerome...

Struggling with what to write about on your next blog post? try this method: 1. Go to Amazon.com and type in keywords that are related to your niche. For example, if your site was about Web Development, you'd type in web development in the search field. 2. Locate the top books in the search results, and click on one of them. This will open up the page that shows you what it's about, how much it costs, etc. 3. Look inside the cover.The...

Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the visibility of a website or a web page in a search engine's "natural," or un-paid ("organic" or "algorithmic"), search results. In general, the earlier (or higher ranked on the search results page), and more frequently a site appears in the search results list, the more visitors it will receive from the search engine's users. SEO may target different kinds of search, including image search, local search, video search, academic search,[1]news search and industry-specific vertical search engines. As an Internet marketing strategy, SEO considers how search engines...

It gets more and more difficult to create original logos. No matter how clever your idea, the chances are someone has come up with something very similar. Why is that? Here is a compilation of similar logos, showing them side-by-side so you can see what graphic designers face today. Sumpter & Gonzalez LLP and Stylegala   National Film Board (recently updated) and Virtual Global Taskforce   Carrier and Ford   Ubuntu and Human Rights First Star Sports and maltastar.com     Sun Microsystems and Columbia Sportswear If you need help in the areas...

By Bill Gardner, logolounge.com When gauging the relative merits of the 35,000-plus logos that have been submitted from all over the world to the LogoLounge.com site in the past 18 months, it would have been supremely helpful to have some sort of magical scanner-like device that could objectively compare, classify, and quantify the success of each design. But likely such a device could only spot the obvious visual trends. For example, some directions in design are driven by certain tools. Illustrator’s Swirl...