Link Love 2015.04

Here’s some of my favourite articles, web sites and inspiring goodies from April 2015. “Work your ass off and don’t be an asshole.” Inspiring words and interesting comparisons from well-known graphic designers are presented in a quirky, Swiss-style infographics in this article, ‘I Used to Be a Design Student.’ An oldie but a goodie, ‘The 7 Design Sins […]

Design Spotlight: myVEGAS

myVEGAS, an online gaming platform by PLAYSTUDIOS, offers a unique system: a Facebook game and two mobile apps for online table games and slots, with the cash-out option being real-world comps though M life, Sugar Factory, Wolfgang Puck, and a number of other partners. (See my previous post on myVEGAS and other Las Vegas loyalty programs here.) The […]

Who Are You Blogging for?

When it comes to starting a blog for your company, it’s important to find out why you’re starting a blog. What are your goals? Who do you want to read the blog? What do you hope to achieve through the addition of a blog. There’s a number of reasons to start blogging. The first is […]

QQCC for Designers

As a designer, it can be quite frustrating having a professional blog, Tumblr, Instagram, Twitter or Facebook fan page. Not only do you have to keep up the skills of your trade and constantly innovate, you’re left sharing designs and concepts that you may not be happy or fulfilled with. After all, as soon as […]

You are your reputation. (Or, what I learned from temping in customer service)

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been filling in for different people on holidays for a particular client. Answering product questions is somewhat similar to copy writing, but it requires an excellent CSR who understands sales and brand management. After all, it’s all a sales pitch, and it’s a great way of managing and expanding […]