When Good Clients Go Bad: Signs Your Working Relationship is No Longer Working

Posted @ 2:50 PM on December 2, 2020 by

#5: Financial Red Flags – If your always-pays-on-time client is suddenly misplacing invoices or paying late, consider this the ultimate relationship red flag. As a contractor, you are not always privy to the financial updates, but take it as a sign that the company is struggling and get out before you end up on the angry creditor list.Tags: freelance
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What White Space Can Do For You

Posted @ 2:08 PM on November 24, 2020 by

"White space is a powerful tool that can take your designs to the next level. When used strategically, that is. "

Unless Designers Intercede, Augmented Reality Could Become the Super Creepy Dating Tool of Tomorrow

Posted @ 2:39 PM on August 24, 2020 by

"How could designers intervene, helping us meet, greet, and potentially fall in love with a little bit less of a 10 out of 10 predatory vibe? Let’s consider some possibilities around that moment in the video where the two future lovers meet:"
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How to Request Permission for a Quote or Song Lyrics to Use In Your Book

Posted @ 5:14 PM on August 18, 2020 by

Before an author can include song lyrics or a quote from a film in her book, she needs to get permission from the rights holder.Tags: Writing AmWriting
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Ksenya Samarskaya: Subtlety, Contradictions & Women in Type Design

Posted @ 11:22 AM on June 8, 2020 by

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How to Install and Use Custom Illustrator Presets

Posted @ 5:13 PM on June 5, 2020 by

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The Power of White Space

Posted @ 2:24 PM on June 5, 2020 by

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Another [Awful] Way to Monetize Ebooks

Posted @ 2:57 PM on May 19, 2020 by

Imagine a service where you can download all the ebooks you want, for no charge. The content is locked and it becomes accessible as you answer a survey question every few pages. Or maybe you answer a few survey questions at the start of each chapter. Either way, rather than cash or credit card, you’re paying for the ebook with your data and opinions.Tags: ePublishing eprdctn epub selfpub
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Do parents prefer print or digital books for their children and young adults?

Posted @ 4:38 PM on May 18, 2020 by

Find this and much more crucial data in Pariah Burke's essential new book, The Business of ePublishing 2015
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Considering a startup job? Ask these 5 crucial questions first

Posted @ 9:46 AM on May 18, 2020 by

I decided against joining them and in hindsight I’m glad I didn’t – sales dropped and staff got laid off. Here are a series of considerations that would have made my decision a lot easier.Tags: Startup
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