Custom Exhibit, Discount Prices, Large Format Graphics, Portable Displays, Silicone Edge Graphics, Tension Fabric, Trade Show Displays, Uncategorized

Displays by Area Exhibits Launches Site

What I’ve Been Up To For Six Months I’ve been silent here on the blog for several months due to a large project I’ve been working on for Area Exhibits, my employer since September of 2017. However, I’m pleased to announce that the project is complete and has gone live! Introducing Displays by Area Exhibits. This new e-commerce site is…

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Communication, Customer Service, Difficult Client, Graphic Design, Graphic Design General, honesty, lies, Logo Design, Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized

Do It Now Instead Of Later

As a graphic designer who cares about customer service and sales (yes, I care about sales and appreciate the effort it takes) my feeling on tasks at hand has always been to “do it right now”. Regardless of what you may be working on at the time you should always be flexible to handle an emergency, or even a small…

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Communication, Customer Service, honesty, Trustpilot Reviews, Uncategorized

Trustpilot Isn’t Trustworthy Online

Many Game The Truspilot System And It Is Easy We all love to purchase products online for the great convenience. You find the product you want after searching online to be sure you have the right source. You see that the site has excellent reviews both internally and externally through sites like Trustpilot. You make the decision to buy the…

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Alibaba, Bad Employer, China, Communication, Discount Prices, Environment, honesty, Industry Changes, Internet, Knock Offs, Manufacturer MSRP, Pollution, Stock Market, Uncategorized, Waste

Will Alibaba’s $25 Billion Singles Day Kill Us?

What is the environmental footprint of the $25 Billion Alibaba Singles Day 2017 figure? If you are not aware, Alibaba hopes to eventually either shut down your e-commerce operation, or simply absorb it into the Alibaba portal realm. In North America you probably already thought this was a danger from either Walmart or Amazon. But those two companies have nothing…

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Bad Employer, Communication, Graphic Design, Graphic Design General, honesty, Job Search, lies, Sabbatical, Time Off, Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized

Oh The Web We Weave When We Deceive…

I’ve been lucky to only work for four companies in my professional career as a graphic designer and creative individual (and one of them is my own freelance outfit). The most recent company I work for I only joined a few months ago and I love it. Therefore, in over 22 years, just three actual corporations have had me as…

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Customer Service, ghost writer, Graphic Design General, honesty, Internet, Knock Offs, Large Format Graphics, Trade Show Displays, Uncategorized

Beware Blog Articles That Are Ghost Written

Is a graphic or trade show expert just a hired writer with no experience? So the company or individual you do business with has written a blog article and you are excited to read it because you trust this entity. However, are you certain the article was actually written by the person/company in question? How can you tell? As the…

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