Tag: advice

50 Quotes That Will Open Your Mind

There are times in life when we simply get stuck. Our negative emotions get the best of us and we are no longer in control of our destiny. Feeling upset and depressed will essentially lead you nowhere. Why not stop...

10 Things I learned During my Internship at a Digital Agency

About 12 months ago I walked into the Loud&Clear's Digital Agency office in the hopes of landing myself an internship. I was sweating. Not the kind ‘oh I just walked up the stairs on a hot day’ sweat, I mean the...

10 Online Marketing Secrets that the Gurus Don’t Tell You

Successful marketing gurus rely on conventional techniques that every textbook on marketing contains. However, they also implement unique methods that help them attract more audience and keep it hooked for longer periods of time. If your intention is to maintain...

How To Get Ahead In Graphic Design – Top Tips From Creative Directors

The Dots held a Graphic Design Portfolio Masterclass at the world's largest independent design consultancy - Pentagram. This was to give talented budding Graphic Designers the opportunity to have their portfolios reviewed by Pentagram Partners and a handful of the...

Boost The Confidence Within You: 5 Simple Ways To Bring Out The Best In You

Marcus Garvey once said that: “If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.” Indeed life brings challenges and obstacles that we continue to overcome everyday and confidence is the key that could...

The Best Pieces of Advice Every Designer Needs to Know

For budding designers or newbies, one advice from a pro can change the course of their careers. Producing ideas isn’t normally the problem – designers, newbie or seasoned, have plenty of that. Usually, it’s the self-doubt that creeps in, second-guessing...

20 Simple Tips That Will Dramatically Improve Your Writing

Knowing what separates good writing from bad writing is a challenge that every author faces at one time or another in his or her career. With an overwhelming amount of advice available on how to improve writing, it can be...

New to Graphic Design? A Comprehensive Guide to Get You Started

As with all careers as a beginner it can be daunting with no experience behind you. In becoming a graphic designer your insecurity can stifle your creativity. You are either unsure of yourself, you shy away from the simplest of...