John Tesh & Fiverr: Radio Host Promotes $5 Logos

I hate to admit this, but I was listening to The John Tesh Radio Show the other night when driving to the mall. (Don't judge. You know you've gotten sucked into watching something lame-o like QVC or the preview channel for hours on end just because...

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"The Big Bang Theory" & Their Unrealistically Profitable Hair Accessories Website

"The Big Bang Theory" is my favorite television show, hands down. But just because I laugh so hard I almost pee my pants during every episode doesn't mean I won't point out its horrible inaccuracies when it comes to web design.

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"2 Broke Girls" & Their Unrealistically Cheap Cupcake Website

My husband has a li'l obsession with the CBS comedy "2 Broke Girls." (Well, more like he has a crush on Max, the sassy waitress played by Kat Dennings [the one on the left.]) And, being the good wife that I am (ha!), I've watched every single...

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Why I'm asking for your design and marketing budget

When I ask the all-important (and much dreaded) "what's your budget" question to new clients, I almost always get the same response: "I'm not really sure. Can't you tell me how much it will cost?" My answer? Not really.

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Choosing a Designer Is A Lot Like Buying A Car

Choosing a good designer is a lot like picking out your next car; there are lots of options (style, cost, speed, etc.) and you should weigh all of them carefully to find the best option for you.

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How To Work With a Graphic Designer

You're a small business owner and need to hire a designer to create a logo. Or a website. Or a postcard. Or an insert-your-own-creative-project-here.

Before you get started, check out this insider's guide chock-full of valuable tips to make your...

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I'm mad as hell… SPEC YOU!

UPDATE: Please read the comments section for a response from Domtar and Bryn Mooth, the editor of HOW.

I write about a lot of funny and lighthearted topics here in my blog. But today I want to express my opinion on a very serious issue for visual...

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Graphic Design: You Get What You Pay For

I've recently developed a bit of an obsession with cleverly-designed infographics (check out this blogger's Top 10 of 2010), so this Venn diagram definitely had me chuckling to myself this afternoon. So funny. So sad. So true.

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The 8 Types of Bad Creative Critics

Ain't this the truth…

Share your most memorable stories of campaigns gone horribly wrong, as well as your best solutions to deal with problem clients!

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