Photography in Watermead Park, Birstall

Watermead Park in Birstall is a great place for the family, and a great place for me to try out some creative photography. I tried to capture details of the park rather than landscapes to try and focus the images on particular objects/subjects. If anybody wants to use any of these images or anybody needs […]

SEO Training session in Leicester

I recently attended a Training day for search engine optimisation in Leicester. It was a very informative day and reaffirmed my previous training. Search engine optimisation is sometimes seen as a black art and a lot of myths are out there as to how to be number one in google. Keywords being the biggest myth […]

Looking for more work again

After finishing the newsletter and meeting the deadline I find myself with a bit more time to look for more work – I never did distribute my postcard around the local area – so I’ll use this time to do just that and see what response I get. Of course if anybody does need an […]

Not missing deadlines

This week I’ve been working long hours to make sure that I don’t miss a deadline on a newsletter that I’m designing for a client. They need it for a particular date and it’s getting very tight with all the amends they keep making. But that’s part of the joys of being a graphic designer. […]

Looking for more clients

I have just received my A6 promotional cards back from the printer and and about to go out and about delivering them through business letterboxes and talking to potential clients – lets hope this works – I only need one client for the cards to pay for themselves. Also just sent out a targeted email […]

Self Promotional Work

Why is self promotional work so hard to do? Is it a lack of time to cencentrate upon it or is it the lack of a brief. When designing for my clients I don’t always get a brief but they do know roughly what they want and I can talk to them and between us […]

Royal Wedding Logo

I watched the Royal Wedding last Friday with my daughter, whilst watching I noticed the C&W monogram logo that they were using throughout the coverage on the BBC. I liked the design but it bugged me a little that the C came before the W in the design when it should really have been the […]

Starting my own company

Starting out on my own at a time when work is hard to come by is both exciting and terrifying. I’m looking forward to getting my own clients and being my own boss, but at the same time I worry about not getting any clients and not making enough money to survive. In the next […]