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Successful Blog Review

ImJustCreative.com

I’m far behind in this 31 Days challenge, but I figure it’s better late than never! The task this time is to analyze another successful blog. I’ve picked Graham Smith’s ImJustCreative.com to review, as it seems to be a similar setup to my own combination of portfolio and blog. Here are some of my thoughts. (more…)

Business Card Printing Roundup

Chris Rossi over at modbird has put together a great list on her site of business card printers. I’ve personally used Moo, uPrinting and VistaPrint and have gotten great results from all. I absolutely love my Moo mini cards. She also has some really good points about the card design process and the importance of having a good card. Check it out!

um, do you have a card?

(This post is Day 7 of the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog challenge. To find out more about the challenge, visit ProBlogger. To see all my articles during the challenge, click here.)

Best Sites for Morning News

The most important thing you can do as a designer is to keep up with current design trends and ideas. You need to be able to know what the big ideas are so you can both use them as inspiration, as well as avoid creating something that looks cliché. Here are five great sites to keep up with what’s going on in the world of design. (more…)

31 Day Challenge – Day 1

I’m participating in the ProBlogger 31 Days to Build a Better Blog challenge. I’ve gotten a late start (spam filter fail) but I’m excited to work on it. The first day’s challenge is:

Write an Elevator Pitch for Your Blog

Basically, an elevator pitch is a short overview that can be delivered in the time span of an elevator ride. (more…)