Guest Author

Doing Work for Free – Good Karma or Bad Business?

Posted on December 6, 2010. Filed under: Guest Author |

Thank you to Kettul for this guest post on providing free work. A dear friend I’ve known since elementary school is one of the designers for Kettul. Kettul is a group of designers and developers who are dedicated to produce stellar design, cutting-edge development and fresh, new ideas. Follow them on Twitter (@kettuldesign) and Facebook for a great and unconventional objective view of marketing, design and PR.

Kettul writes:

There was recently quite a bit of buzz in the Art Directors Club of Metro Washington (ADCMW) about the pros and cons of performing design spec work for a client with absolutely guarantee of compensation or contracted work. I felt this was a good opportunity to voice a short opinion piece on this matter, being that it is a hotly debated topic in many industries, particularly the graphic/web design field.

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Blogging Ups and Downs

Posted on December 3, 2010. Filed under: Blog, Guest Author | Tags: , |

Thank you to Jayme Soulati  for this guest post on managing the highs and lows of blogging. I met Jayme via Twitter. In the brief time we have known each, Jayme has been incredibly supportive, shared knowledge that can only come with amazing experiences, and has been a great inspiration.  Follow her on Twitter @Soulati.

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Like a Walk-In Closet, Twitter Needs an Occasional Cleaning Too

Posted on December 1, 2010. Filed under: Guest Author, Twitter | Tags: , , , , |

Like a Walk-In Closet, Twitter Needs an Occasional Cleaning Too


Thank you to Roxanne Rives  for this guest post on maintaining an effective Twitter following. I met Roxanne via Twitter, and she’s been a never ending wealth of resources and knowledge. I highly recommend you  also follow Roxanne: @RoxanneRives

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