Design Business

Creative Freelancing in the Wake of the New Election

Donald Trump will be our next president. This is the reality, and it’s a reality a lot of us are afraid of. To most of us, Trump’s victory is a wake up call, a sobering end to an extremely polarized political campaign. I’d be wrong if I didn’t admit to feeling defeated. But with all Read More…

Germinate News

The Awesome Benefits of Coworking Spaces

Hey y’all! Exciting news to share: I was recently interviewed in the Sept/Oct Communication Arts magazine on my coworking experience. Author Rebecca Havel and I spoke about my transition from working at home to working in an office. She interviews myself, along with others who work in coworking spaces in San Francisco and New York Read More…

Branding

Your Generic Logo

Here are 4 reasons why you might have a generic logo: You bought it on 99 designs. Or another similar contest-based logo design crowdfunding website. Yes, it’s cheap, and your results might even look trendy. However, poor communication between contest holders (that’s your designer) and contestants (that’s you… what a terrible way to be thought Read More…

Business Strategy

Recipe for Growth

It’s August! My favorite month of the year! Why’s that? It’s my birthday month! And this one is a big one, y’all: I’m turning 40. This year is a milestone. Not only because it’s a milestone birthday, but also all of the professional and personal stuff that’s going on around this time. The personal thing Read More…

Client Kudos

TRUSTID has a complex story to present, and Maria has always made it easier and faster to grasp. We deliver a highly complex solution, and her design sense and communication skills have made our story clear, logical and easy to understand to our prospects. Maria has been so easy to work with. On time and on budget while exceeding our expectations each time. We are completely pleased with her work.

Patrick C., Chairman and CEO