Even if you don’t know anything about writing, you’ve probably heard of the age old adage, “Show; don’t tell.” In creative writing, that means presenting the story in a way that lets the reader infer what the characters are feeling or thinking based on context clues. Rather than simply saying, “Roland never...Continue Reading Make Your Company Values Count: Show; Don’t Tell.
Usually folks hire someone else for a task for one of two reasons: They are either short on time or skill. In particular, when it comes to creative works like design, development, writing, marketing, et al., it means you’re also paying for a unique perspective that informs and elevates the skill at hand. The...Continue Reading What Are You Paying For When You Hire a Developer?
The freelancing world is a fierce place to be, and for a newbie freelancer, this is especially true. Competing against the world online can seem like a futile endeavor, which is why most freelancers start off in their hometown or nearby cities working for local business. Usually you have the advantage...Continue Reading Common Freelancer Fails and How to Avoid Them
“Harmonious” may not be the word a lot of clients and agencies/freelancers would use to describe their relationship. Perhaps many would even land on a more negative term. Why is it that we hear of the bad cases so much more often than the good ones? Are designers and stakeholders simply destined to be...Continue Reading Forming Harmonious Client-Agency Relationships
Another spectacular Prestige Conference is coming up this weekend, August 1st-2nd, 2015, and we CANNOT WAIT to get ourselves to Minneapolis! Like PressNomics, Prestige is a tech conference that focuses on business and career development, rather than tech itself; most of the presentations are focused on discussing how to run a...Continue Reading Prestige Conference, WDS is Coming Your Way!