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What’s Behind Good Logo Design

January 27, 2016 / Conversation, Inspiration
Basic Logo Design Principles

Logos can be found all around us, and they are often the first impression we receive from a company. Since you see logos everywhere nowadays, you want your logo to stand on its own, all while properly representing your brand. However, this is not that simple; there is a lot more to designing a logo than simply taking the brand’s name and fitting it within a square. Since the logo is often times a company’s first impression, you want it to accurately represent your brand or image. A well-designed logo will impact your viewers’ perception, their overall attitude about your product or service, and can also affect purchase decisions.
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2016 New Year Resolutions for Designers

January 16, 2016 / Conversation, Inspiration
New Year Resolutions for Designers

2015 is behind us, and what lies ahead is a new year filled with opportunities and growth. The month of January is the time to gather your ambitions and prepare yourself for the year ahead. It’s an excellent time to reassess your goals and plan for the new year. If you want to bring yourself and your work to the next level this year, check out these New Year resolution ideas that you should add to your list that will help you improve as a designer and advance your career.

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8 Essential Networking Event Tips

December 31, 2015 / Conversation
Essential Networking Event Tips

If you have a business or a professional goal you are trying to meet, more than likely you will end up at a networking event at some point. Networking is an important tool to utilize, and can help you achieve your goals and expand out your circle. It’s not out of the question to feel like you should make the most of your time during a networking event; you want to build relationships that can lead to opportunities. However, it is also equally important to be relaxed and to have fun at these networking events, but that can be difficult to achieve if you feel overwhelmed and under prepared.

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Where to Distribute Your Business Cards in NYC

December 18, 2015 / Conversation
Distribute Your Business Cards

Business cards are an excellent way to make a personal connection, all while connecting with people in a traditional way. By placing your business cards strategically, you can increase your chances of a potential customer seeing your card. Since printing business cards is relatively cheap, you can distribute thousands of cards in areas that you target, and increase your brand awareness with minimal investment. In addition, increased brand awareness can also help you earn more business.

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Cross-Industry Client Management Tips That Really Work

November 20, 2015 / Conversation, Daily

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Are you someone who works in an industry where you deal with clients on a daily basis? What about industry… Do all of your clients tend to belong to one particular industry or is it a mix of industries? Either way, we have some tips to help you with managing your clients in the most effective way possible, regardless of which industry they are in!

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4 Tips For Making The Best First Impression

October 30, 2015 / Conversation, Inspiration

photo-montageAlways remember that you only have one opportunity to make your first impression on others, and this particularly so when it comes to the business world. You should aim to make your first impression count whether you are looking to take on a new client or even just making a new business connection. Whether you like it or not, you are going to be remembered by the first impact you made, making it crucial that you take the right steps to not only walk the walk, but talk the talk too! That’s why we’re sharing with you 4 killer tips for making the best first impression possible!

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Your Perfect Protocol Guide For Exchanging Business Cards

September 24, 2015 / Conversation

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Everyone knows the importance of having business cards, but what about how you use them? Most people don’t realizing what an art form networking actually is! When do you choose to exchange cards? What do you say? How do I handle receiving business cards from others? Lucky for you, we have put together a guide of business card exchanging etiquette, so you can be prepared and ready to take on your next networking opportunity by storm!

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3 Crucial Things To Take To The New York Film Festival This Year

September 17, 2015 / Conversation

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It’s that time of year… Fall is in the air in New York City and that can only mean one thing: Film isn’t far behind. Starting September 25th and through October 11th, the city that never sleeps will proudly be hosting The 53rd New York Film Festival. Being the lover of cinematography that you are, you bought your VIP or All Access Passes in advance and you can’t wait! But before you can indulge in some of the best films from Venice and Cannes (plus a touch of NYC charm too of course!), we have a few things you definitely don’t want to be without during the festival.

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