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Client Management for PR Professionals (50 minutes)
Posted Jan 21, 2011
  How To Make Your Client A Creative Partner (49 minutes)
Posted Dec 22, 2010
In this recorded webcast, Dan Simon, leader of Cognito America, speaks at mediabistro's 20 Tips in 20 Minutes webcast series  more details

Pr, Webcast, Client Relations, Dan Simon
  Minimize stress and revisions by collaborating closely with your clients  more details

Career, Creativity, Career, Case Studies, Client Relations, Collateral, Business Issues
 
Color and Design 2: The Fundamentals of Harmony (32 Minutes)
Posted Dec 16, 2010
  Better, Faster Web Design Using a Grid (26 Minutes)
Posted Nov 17, 2010
Learn the logic and concepts behind eye-pleasing color schemes  more details

Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Printing Tips, Client Relations, Type, Layout, Color Harmony, Contrast
  Use grids to design visually appealing web pages quickly  more details

Creativity, Client Relations, Layout, Web Design, Grids
 
Freelance Career Management: Landing Your First Gig (16 minutes)
Posted Nov 3, 2010
  Strategic Business Planning for Designers (43 minutes)
Posted Nov 3, 2010
How to start a freelance career from scratch  more details

Design & Photo, Freelancing, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Career, Social Media, Client Relations, Business Issues
  Develop a business plan for your design firm  more details

Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Career, Client Relations, Business Issues, Business Plans
 
Using Adobe Contribute to Administer & Edit Websites Part 2 (16:35)
Posted Oct 13, 2010
  Land Your Dream Job with Debbie Millman (9 minutes)
Posted Oct 7, 2010
Master your collaborative website design workflow  more details

Contribute, Dreamweaver, Client Relations, Layout, Web Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 5
  Job-hunting tips from one of design's most prominent personalities  more details

Creativity, Career, Client Relations, Business Issues, Portfolios
 
How to Get Work with Self-Initiated Assignments (45 minutes)
Posted Sep 22, 2010
  Using Adobe Contribute to Administer & Edit Websites (20:45)
Posted Sep 17, 2010
Fake it till you make it: How to win work with self-initiated design projects for your portfolio  more details

Creativity, Branding, Career, Job Search, Logo Design, Case Studies, Printing Tips, Client Relations, Collateral, Business Issues, Resumes, Getting Hired, Brochures
  Collaborative web publishing made easy  more details

Contribute, Client Relations, Web Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 5
 
Freelance Career Management: Thinking Beyond the Paycheck (16 minutes)
Posted Sep 16, 2010
  Copyfitting 101 (18 minutes)
Posted Sep 2, 2010
Tips for building and maintaining a successful freelance career  more details

Design & Photo, Branding, Freelancing, Marketing, Promotion, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Career, Social Media, Client Relations, Business Issues, Web Design
  Make functional and beautiful page layouts in difficult circumstances  more details

Copywriting, Printing Tips, Client Relations, Type, Layout, Magazine Design, Stock Photography, Adobe Indesign, Photo Selection, Copyfitting
 
Back To The Future of Design with Alexander W. White (15 minutes)
Posted Aug 4, 2010
  Defamation, Privacy, and Publicity Basics (27:39)
Posted Jul 28, 2010
Leading author and educator Alex White explains the changes currently happening in design  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Client Relations, Type, Business Issues
  Defining defamation, privacy, and publicity from a legal perspective  more details

Branding, Publicity, Marketing, Promotion, Client Relations, Business Issues, Privacy, Defamation
 
Designers: Amp Up Your Creativity with Alexander W. White (15 minutes)
Posted Jul 22, 2010
  The Structure of a Well-Designed Website (26:18)
Posted Jul 1, 2010
How to defeat creative blocks and nurture originality in graphic design.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Printing Tips, Client Relations, Type, Business Issues
  Map out the website before you start designing to save you and your clients time and money  more details

Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Client Relations, Business Issues, Web Design, Website Architecture
 
Listening to Type (21:10)
Posted Jun 10, 2010
  14 Practical Strategies for Developing Creative Solutions (46:00)
Posted Jun 9, 2010
Make your typography speak clearly and effectively to your audience  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Relationships, Case Studies, Client Relations, Type, Layout
  Wow the client with unexpected design concepts  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Case Studies, Printing Tips, Client Relations, Layout
 
Effective Self-Marketing With Online Portfolios (29:18)
Posted May 18, 2010
  Insurance Basics for Designers (25 minutes)
Posted May 10, 2010
Marketing principles that will help you attract clients with your portfolio site  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Client Relations, Business Issues, Web Design, Flash
  A pathway to obtaining the insurance you need for your freelance practice or design firm  more details

Career, Freelancing, Client Relations, Business Issues, Insurance
 
Logos and the Subliminal Eye (30:32)
Posted Apr 30, 2010
  What Does It Take to be an Art Director (52:27)
Posted Apr 23, 2010
Understanding and achieving logos that affect the viewer on an subconscious level  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Logo Design, Client Relations, Type
  A guide for aspiring art directors, and those who have art direction thrust upon them  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Client Relations, Type, Business Issues, Layout, Image Selection, Stock Photography
 
5 Makeover Web Strategies (25:09)
Posted Jan 29, 2010
  Logo Concepts from Paper to Computer (12:57)
Posted Nov 24, 2009
It's easy to know when a website needs a redesign, but knowing just what to do with an outdated site is a lot more difficult.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Logo Design, Client Relations, Type, Web Design
  Designer Lauren Matsumoto locates the origin of effective visual branding in the simple hand sketch.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Logo Design, Client Relations, Illustrator
 
Lightroom for Designers (42:10)
Posted Nov 19, 2009
  PDF-Based Forms 101 (48:49)
Posted Nov 16, 2009
If you deal with groups of images on a regular basis, Adobe Lightroom may save you a lot of tedious shuffling between programs  more details

Photoshop, Client Relations, Image Selection, Stock Photography, Web Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  Interactive PDF-based forms are a convenient eco-friendly alternative to paper-intensive info-gathering.  more details

Alternative Materials, Client Relations, Business Issues, Pdfs, Acrobat, Illustrator
 
Trademark Essentials for Graphic Designers (39:51)
Posted Oct 23, 2009
  Top 10 Brand Management Activities for Designers (41:44)
Posted Sep 30, 2009
Shel Perkins breaks down intellectual property law for creatives. This tutorial answers the following questions (among others): What constitutes trademark infringement?  more details

Career, Digital Media & Tech, Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Client Relations, Business Issues, Project Management
  Branding expert Jonathan Gouthier counts down his top ten tips for long-term success in branding. Jonathan's suggestions and ideas go beyond design issues to address the complications, common...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Case Studies, Client Relations, Business Issues
 
10 Tips on Rebranding for Designers (35:15)
Posted Aug 21, 2009
  Copyright Essentials for Designers (22:44)
Posted Aug 10, 2009
Before you work on your next brand redesign, you should watch this tutorial by branding professional and educator Jonathan Gouthier, whose ten tips will help designers take full advantage of all...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Case Studies, Client Relations
  Author Shel Perkins discusses the basics of copyright ownership, protection, infringement, and licensing. Using real-world examples to illustrate copyright law, Shel provides the essential facts all...  more details

Creativity, Client Relations, Business Issues, Project Management
 
How a Logo Fits (28:35)
Posted Jul 14, 2009
  Make the Medium Suit the Message (32:56)
Posted Jul 10, 2009
Author/university professor Alex W. White articulates the principles and processes behind successful logo creation, delving into key issues such as the initial creative brief, discussing concepts...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Logo Design, Client Relations, Project Management
  When creating promotional or communication materials, designers must make all the visual elements somehow reflect the "face" of the brand/company, without ever boring the intended audience with...  more details

Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Client Relations, Type, Layout, Image Selection, Magazine Design
 
Best Practices in Green Design (40:46)
Posted Jun 9, 2009
  Fixed-Fee Proposals (39:42)
Posted Jun 1, 2009
These days we all want to go green, but it's not so easy to know where to start and how to go about it. Rita Amladi, having thoroughly researched the issue, provides a guide to greening nearly every...  more details

Case Studies, Alternative Materials, Printing Tips, Client Relations, Collateral, Business Issues
  Our business expert Shel Perkins dissects and demystifies the all-important fixed-fee proposal. His advice and strategies address complex issues ranging from calculating standard rates to protecting...  more details

Client Relations, Business Issues, Project Management
 
Smart Designer/Client Contracts (38:51)
Posted Mar 20, 2009
  The Upside of a Down Economy (24:27)
Posted Mar 2, 2009
Shel Perkins expertly guides you through the complexities of preparing a design-related contract. After laying out the basics of contracts and how they are interpreted by the legal system, Shel...  more details

Client Relations, Business Issues, Project Management
  Nancy Hoffmann addresses the sometimes-harsh facts of recession-era living with a wide variety of tips and strategies designed to keep both you and your business going strong through an economic...  more details

Marketing, Promotion, Client Relations, Business Issues
 
Creating Logo Families (26:34)
Posted Feb 25, 2009
  Working from Home Revealed (33:31)
Posted Feb 13, 2009
When a brand branches out, how can a core logo be adapted to reflect new services, products, acquisitions, etc.? With a plethora of case studies encompassing brands of all types and sizes,...  more details

Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Relationships, Logo Design, Case Studies, Client Relations
  Ever wanted to start a freelance design practice out of your home? Designer/consultant Ivan Freaner did it successfully, and in this tutorial he gives advice on everything from finding clients to...  more details

Creativity, Marketing, Promotion, Client Relations, Business Issues, Web Design, Project Management
 
Good Advice for Bad Times (21:52)
Posted Feb 3, 2009
  Logo Design in Next to No Time (32:23)
Posted Jan 23, 2009
Acclaimed author and educator Shel Perkins offers firm managers and self-employed designers six smart strategies for surviving, and maybe even thriving, during difficult economic times. Shel's hints...  more details

Marketing, Promotion, Client Relations, Business Issues, Project Management
  Angela Riechers arms you with the game plan for completing a logo design and getting client approval quickly. She offers hints for each stage in the process, identifies common sources of...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Color, Logo Design, Client Relations, Business Issues
 
Copywriting for Designers (28:12)
Posted Dec 12, 2008
  Self-Promotion for Designers (28:27)
Posted Nov 7, 2008
Designers can become more competitive by adding copywriting to their skill set. Nancy Hoffmann, a designer who has worked as a professional copywriter, understands how effective writing and...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Copywriting, Client Relations, Business Issues, Web Design
  Self-promotion is a necessity for designers contending with today's challenging economic climate. Unfortunately, designers often view self-promotion as an impossibly complex, expensive, and...  more details

Creativity, Marketing, Promotion, Client Relations, Flash
 
Boosting Sales Through Effective Web Design (27:46)
Posted Sep 24, 2008
  Project Management: Staying On Track (28:28)
Posted Sep 16, 2008
Designer and author Aliyah Marr answers the question, "How do you design a website that sells?" As Aliyah points out, it's all about how web design attracts, maintains, and directs the attention of...  more details

Marketing, Client Relations, Web Design, Flash
  This lesson will help you avoid many of the most common and treacherous pitfalls of design project management. Renowned business consultant and author Shel Perkins explains how you can keep your...  more details

Client Relations, Business Issues, Project Management
 
Project Management: Planning and Staffing (21:15)
Posted Sep 8, 2008
   
A productive designer/client relationship begins before any actual design work is done. Shel Perkins, one of the design world's foremost business experts, demonstrates how thorough planning and...  more details

Client Relations, Business Issues, Project Management