Your Website’s Copyright Notice © — Why You Should Keep It Current

copyright noticeWhen it comes to an outdated Copyright Notice on websites, I’m a bit of a stickler. That little © at the bottom of your website may not be something you pay much attention to. But at least once a year you should. Often it’s an oversight. However, an outdated copyright on your website can be perceived or reflect business services and products which are old or outdated.
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Is that the message you want to convey to potential customers?

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Green Gifts with Plantable, Seeded Holiday Cards and More that Grow

droopy little xmas tree with red ballAs much as the Holidays are a wonderful time of year, sadly they can be incredibly wasteful too. However, there are little things you can do to make your Holiday a bit “greener”.

Recycling your wrapping paper and Christmas cards can give you some eco warm and fuzzies. But millions of tons of Christmas cards and wrapping paper can wind up in landfills if they are infused with glitter which is then REJECTED for recycling. Bummer!!

Perhaps get more creative this year and opt for eco-friendly wrapping paper and Christmas cards and more that grow!

 

I came across a company called Green Field Paper Company. They are based in San Diego, CA and with Seed Paper and Hemp Pear, they create “Eco-Friendly Papers With A Purpose”. They are even a  Green America approved business.

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Why New Project Consultations Are So Important

consultation communicationDo you find yourself with a creative business challenge? Is there a gap with where you are now and where you’d like to be? If so, you may find it necessary to reach out to a creative professional. Ideally they can help close this gap by creating a solution tailored to your needs.

If this pertains to you, then it starts with a new project consultation!

 
New project consultations are an incredibly important part of the design process. They are for the benefit of both the potential client and designer. By gathering relevant info via an initial consultation, they enable designers to determine your needs and best solution moving forward. 

“Hearing is one of our five senses, but listening is an art.”

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Understanding a Graphic Designer’s Availability

I want this done ASAPWith a deadline looming, you suddenly realize you need a new logo, brochure or website for your business.

And you want it done ASAP!

However, if you don’t already have an established relationship with a graphic designer or other creative professional, you’ll need to find one pronto!

That being said, your project’s desired completion date may not coincide with the availability of the designer you’d like to work with.

In our world of immediate gratification – one where everything is “I want it now”, you’ve officially hit a log-jam.
Yes, you can comb the globe for someone who may do your project cheaper. However, that can bring its own host of challenges like time zones and language barriers. But good things ARE worth waiting for. It can reflect a business (or designer’s services) are sought after and in demand with the quality and value they deliver — and that’s a good thing!

Hopefully the following information will assist you in avoiding this pitfall and to plan better in the future. 🙂

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