Tag: tips

24
Oct

What to do during downtime at work

Downtime is a rare thing in most workplaces, but there’s a good chance you’ll experience a slow day every once in a while.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

10
Oct

Become a better writer with these 15 ways to write faster

Sometimes it seems as if there aren’t enough hours in the day to get all your work done—especially if you’re a writer. Some people are writing machines; they get an idea, pound it out in minutes, and move on to something else. For most of us, however, it takes time to write something decent. If we could learn to write faster, we could get more writing done and have more time for ourselves.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

30
May

Infographic: The best times to post on social media

The easy answer is that the best times to post on social media are when the people you want to see the content are on the network. However, each social network has its own best practice. Data from 16 studies proves that posting at the best times will help you get more traffic, more engagement, and more followers.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

19
Oct

The essential guide to easily writing a catchy headline

Do you want to know how to quickly write an attractive and catchy headline for your blog post? It’s one thing to write great content, but it’s another thing to get it read and ranked.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

11
Aug

21 tips for a successful job interview

Whether we’re just starting out or seasoned professionals, we’re all striving to find that dream design job. These days, not every job is advertised in a newspaper or on a website. That’s why it’s important to make as many connections as possible. Online communities such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook will help you interact with other designers. Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

20
Jul

Learn how to escape zip tie restraints

Being restrained in home invasions and kidnapping scenarios, innocent people are increasingly being zip tied. With a quick Google search, you’ll see a number of situations where suspects used a zip tie. Because handcuffs are expensive and hard to come by, but zip ties are cheaply available at every hardware store. Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

13
Jul

How to step up to seniority

You may have a way to go before you’re an intermediate or senior art director/designer, but it’s never too early to be thinking about advancing your career to a position of seniority.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

05
May

5 things clients want to see on your portfolio

A full thought out and cleanly designed portfolio is not only vital to showcase your artistic talents, but it also creates the first impression that a potential client will have of you.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

25
Apr

Infographic: How to prepare for an interview

Out of the blue you get a call from a prospective employer about an interview and they have an opening this afternoon. Maybe your contract is coming to an end soon, or perhaps you’ve been looking for a new job but haven’t heard anything back. Whatever the case may be, don’t stress out, there are ways you can quickly prepare for your interview.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

07
Mar

Infographic: 11 psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Do you feel like getting more of what you want? Do you want to be more likeable or personable? Serious self-improvement takes time, but what about a little instant gratification? While it’s not important to get your way, it does feel good sometimes.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

26
Jan

5 tips for taking creative criticism

For as long as I can remember, I’ve disliked receiving creative criticism on myself and my designs, even when it was entirely accurate. At first in search of an explanation for this assault on myself or my designs and then for a retort to rationalize whatever actions are in question. I’ve struggled in giving it too – afraid of being too harsh with people. I envy those who can graciously accept constructive criticism.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

05
Jan

3 proven ways to prevent awkward conversations

Have you ever been in the middle of a conversation and gone blank as you were about to say something? Did you know that there are proven ways to prevent the conversation from turning awkward? Or having the people you’re talking to look at you like you’re from outer space.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

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