Please Stop Writing in ALL CAPS!

man shouting all capsI once received an email from an aunt written in ALL CAPS. Replying to her email, I asked her why she was SHOUTING!?

It became obvious she was perplexed by my response. Apparently she was oblivious to the fact that writing in ALL CAPS translated in to shouting.

Was she not aware of this? Shouldn’t it be a given? I guess there was some ‘splaining to do.

 

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Earth Hour 2017

Earth Hour 2017

Earth Hour 2017 is just about upon us. It’s time to
“Turn Up The Dark”

Earth Hour 2017 coming up this weekend. In staying with my roots as an advocate for this big blue marble we call home, I like to dedicate a post to this event. So it’s time for a shout out for Mother Earth!

“Each year, millions of people around the globe unite for an hour to celebrate our amazing planet. Will you join us for Earth Hour in 2017?”

In 2016 over 12,700 major landmarks switched off the lights, 178 countries and territories participated and 2.4 million people got involved and took actions.

Considering all the craziness going on with our current reckless administration – wanting to strip away important protections for clean air and water like the EPA, this is important – now more than ever!

 

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Understanding a Designer’s Availability

understanding a designer's availability - ASAP may mean rush chargesWe now live in a world of immediate gratification. Everything is urgent or
“I want it now”.

You may have that OMG moment where you realize you want a new logo, brochure or website for your business. And want it done ASAP!

The truth is, your project’s desired completion timeframe may not coincide with a designer’s availability.

 

Yes, things do pop-up. But as the saying goes, “your poor planning is not someone else’s problem”. This can certainly apply in the case of a designer you may want to work with. So an explanation is in order – along with some tough luv…
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