7 Ugly And Universal Truths About Branding You Need to Know

7 Ugly And Universal Truths About Branding You Need to Know
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Branding is full of lies, myths, misconceptions and fairy tales. Some of them were created on purpose by brand designers, consultants or marketers. Others were created by accident. With time, these lies and myths have spread across the world. Fortunately, there are still some universal, and sometimes ugly, truths about branding that are still valid. In this article, we will take a look at seven truths about branding we all need to know. Let’s see if you can handle it.
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7 Important Leadership Lessons from 5 Years in Business Pt1

7 Important Leadership Lessons from 5 Years in Business Pt1
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There are two types of leadership lessons. Lessons learned from theory and lessons learned from practice, usually the hard way. In this two-part article, we will discuss the later, 7 important leadership lessons I learned from more than 5 years in business. If some of these lessons will sound familiar, please keep reading. You may still find something useful. Finally, at the end, I will give you a list of four great books worth reading at least twice. Now, let’s begin. Continue reading “7 Important Leadership Lessons from 5 Years in Business Pt1”

9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt2

9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt2
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Working for design agency can be a great opportunity for designer to learn a lot about design and business. In this second part of this miniseries, we will discuss the last five lessons I learned from working for design agency. These lessons include topics such as focusing on moving fast and testing ideas, what to do when you get stuck, building a reputation and more. I hope that these lessons will make it easier for you to build a career or business in the design industry. Continue reading “9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt2”

9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt1

9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt1
Reading Time: 11 minutes

Working for design agency is one way to start your design career. Some designers decide to work full-time others choose freelancing. Still, working for design agency can teach designer valuable lesson she can apply almost everywhere. In this two-part article I will share with you nine key lessons I learned from working with one of the top Czech design agencies, as a freelancer. I hope you will find these nine lessons useful for your career or business. Continue reading “9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt1”

3 Reasons Why Website Builder is Not Web Designer’s Enemy

3 Reasons Why Website Builder is Not Web Designer's Enemy
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Website builder is one of those tools that are very popular today. It makes it easy for people to design and build their own websites in just a few minutes or hours. And, they can do it all by themselves, without having to hire a web designer. It is no wonder many web designers and developers are afraid of it. When people can use a website builder, is there any future for web designers? Yes, it is. Let’s take a look why web designers don’t have to fear website builders. Continue reading “3 Reasons Why Website Builder is Not Web Designer’s Enemy”

Should You Work for Free? No, and Here is Why

Should You Work for Free
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Doing work for free is one of those ways some designers are trying to get exposure and traction. Let’s face it. When you are just starting out, and have nothing to show, it is hard to find good paid jobs. Without a portfolio or at least a few examples of work, it is hard to convince people to trust and hire you. Then, no wonder a lot of designers are willing to work for free. However, this is often a big mistake. In this article, we will discuss some reasons why you should not work for free. Continue reading “Should You Work for Free? No, and Here is Why”