On Design Series: You Must Own A Mac

In Marketing, Self-Promotion by David9 Comments

If you want to create great looking design, you must do it on a Mac. You can’t do it on a PC. OK, that’s not really the first tip. Here’s the real one: If you have vision, your tools don’t matter a whole lot. But without VISION you done lost the battle before it started. So start there. In any …

Advertising Resources for Photographers

In Marketing, Self-Promotion by David0 Comments

Looking for a place to post a portfolio and be discovered? Here’s a short list of some very solid resources for you. None of them come cheap, and some, like Viisual, are very picky about who they list, but if you don’t try, you’ll never know, will you? The Workbook Viisual BlackBook PDN Photoserve AdBase – This is a direct …

Freelancing? How about a Free 4GB CF Card?

In Marketing, Self-Promotion by David7 Comments

Raise Your Rates. Here’s How. Today’s FreelanceSwitch has an excellent article on negotiating, beginning with the advice/challenge to immediately raise your rates 25% for all future clients. If you struggle with your hour/day rates, and dealing with negotiations/pricing issues, this is a solid article. Find it HERE Marketing. Be Proactive not Reactive. As a freelancer you understand the daily crush …

You Did that on purpose!

In Marketing, Self-Promotion by David2 Comments

If you’ve read this blog or know me personally you know one of my favourite words is INTENTIONALITY. Life happens faster and faster all the time and without putting much effort into it the days slide by and before you know it another year has gone by and it’s still “same old, same old.” If you were to do three …