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Degree or No Degree, that is the Question?

This topic relates to something that has been widely discussed for the last couple of years I presume. The question is, Degree or No Degree? Myself being a self taught Artist has led me do ditch any form of studying to obtain a degree or diploma, personally I think of

How to Win your Design Commissions

In any profession where creativity is involved we often have to compete for projects. In my profession, architecture this is a common place, whether paid for or at risk. I have had a pretty good success rate with landing commission over the years, many times against other architects that have

30 Creative Moleskines to Inspire You

As creatives we love doodling away in our sketch books, some more than others, but the fact stays we love drawing. There are some artists out their that are really really talented at sketching and always keep their moleskines neat and tidy. Here are 30 Creative Moleskines to Inspire You,

Ipad, is it really that Great?

After watching Steve Jobs’s keynote launch of the iPad on 27 January 2010, my reaction was. “Steve I think you have just made your first major flop since returning to Apple.” It seems that I was wrong! The first weeks sales were amazing, 450 000 Ipads sold, 600 000 iBooks

Why 9 out of 10 Small Businesses Fail

We’ve all heard that 9 out of 10 new businesses fail. That is alarming, but when you look at the actual statistics it is much worse than that. Out of every 1000 new businesses, 40% fail within the first year,and 80% would fail within 5 years. Don’t celebrate yet because

The Importance of Social Courtesy In Publishing A Blog

When you publish a magazine online, you deal with the public, right? So how is it that more than a few online publications don’t have the courtesy to respond? Isn’t being social what social networking is all about? We’ll check out some benefits and best practices of being courteous and

5 Tips to Effectively Promote your Articles

This question gets asked a lot by new bloggers and even more experienced bloggers. How do you effectively promote your articles? In this article we will be looking at some methods I used to promote my articles when I started Creativeoverflow and how I then pulled back to a more

Going Green in Graphic Design

Today we are going to be talking about a subject related to graphic design. We will be talking about going green in graphic design, what it means to be a green designer. Why you should go green, how to practice green design and a few more topics. I hope that

Why Google created Buzz

Is there really a buzz, or is this just another way of make sure that we never see sunlight? I am a huge fan of Google and I think that search is getting better by the day. Some of Google’s apps have literally change my life and the way I