How to Choose a Design Portfolio Platform that’s Right for You
Mar19

How to Choose a Design Portfolio Platform that’s Right for You

Guest post by Tudor Stanescu A common saying in design circles states that a proper online portfolio can make or break a career. Your portfolio basically encompasses who you are and what you do, and can either entice or repel a potential client. Books always get judged by their covers, and as a designer, you’ll be judged by the work you put up on display. So, how do you want to be known? Purpose and Presence First and foremost,...

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Vexels is now in German!
Mar19

Vexels is now in German!

Here at Vexels we love a good challenge – this is why we’ve set out to conquer the German market in the upcoming year. During the first months of 2019 we’ve kept busy and are very excited to finally announce that vexel.com is now also available in German! Wir bei vexels.com lieben Herausforderungen! Deshalb haben wir uns für dieses Jahr die Aufgabe gestellt, den deutschen Markt zu erobern. Wir  waren seit Beginn des neuen Jahres...

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Why Writing is Useful to Designers
Mar08

Why Writing is Useful to Designers

Guest post by Lilian Chifley In this day and age, where instant gratification has become somewhat of a norm, design has become more important than ever. For instance, when it comes to web design, it only takes visitors about 50 milliseconds to decide whether they like a website or not, which sounds incredibly harsh. And it’s more of the same story when it comes to branding and packaging of products, as can be seen in Tropicana’s case,...

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Digital Marketing for Graphic Designers
Mar01

Digital Marketing for Graphic Designers

Guest post by Raul Harman Graphic design is an inseparable aspect of any solid online branding strategy. It gives online businesses the opportunity to build a memorable brand presence, increase people’s awareness of their brand, and present their content in an engaging and original way. For graphic designers, entering the digital marketing industry is a lucrative, but extremely challenging move. As online marketing is changing at an...

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How to Negotiate Your Design Ideas with Skeptical Clients
Feb28

How to Negotiate Your Design Ideas with Skeptical Clients

Guest post by Milena Gallo Apart from the needed artistic skills, most designers need sales skills to make the best money off of their work. Clients may occasionally bargain on contract terms and pricing. If you keep rolling over to please them, you’ll likely end up bankrupt. Mastering the art of negotiation may be the one thing separating you from true success as a freelance designer or solopreneur. How do you successfully sell...

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